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SNOW! GOTTA WORK? Y WORRY!

Y Fun Club

On days when Stratford Public Schools are closed for inclement weather, the Stratford Y offers programming for school-age children. Located at the main YMCA, and students can spend the day in a safe and fun environment challenging their friends to board games, creating art projects, swimming, and much more.  Pre-register today for our Y Fun Club, date to-be-determined. We will accept children as space and staff requirements allow.

Children need to bring a nut-free lunch, a bathing suit and towel, and appropriate clothes to play outdoors (snow clothes, extra pants, socks, boots, hats, gloves, etc.).

Ages: Grades K-6

Time:  8 am – 6 pm

Fees: Members- $35   |   Non-members- $70

 


NAEYC Accredited Preschool Program

NAEYC Accredited Preschool Program

Ages: 3-4 years

Our preschool program uses the CT Preschool Curriculum and Assessment Framework.  Our preschool provides a wide variety of opportunities for each child to explore and learn in a safe and nurturing environment designed to meet each child’s individual need.

Activities include:

  • Center based learning
  • Indoor/outdoor movement
  • Arts and crafts
  • Science
  • Field trips
  • Story time
  • Computers
  • Music and movement
  • Circle time with Preschool learning and Kindergarten readiness

To be enrolled, children must be three years of age by December 31, and must be fully toilet trained.

Extended AM Preschool:
7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.   $20.00/week

Half Day Preschool:
9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. $80.00/week

Full Day Preschool:
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.  $150.00/week

Extended PM Preschool:
3:00 – 6:00 p.m.  $20.00/week

2014 CCC YMCA Preschool Registration Forms

Program Handbook:  Stratford Y Child Care Program Handbook 2013

Care 4 Kids helps low to moderate income families in Connecticut pay for child care costs. This program is sponsored by the State of Connecticut’s Department of Social Services (also called DSS).

To learn more about Care 4 Kids, take a look at this website. You can look at the site to find out how the program works, who is eligible, and more. http://ctcare4kids.com/


School Age Before/After School Program

School Age Before/After School Program

Register now for the School Year!

Comprehensive State Certified After School Program for youth in Kindergarten through 6th grade.  Your child will benefit through homework help, arts and crafts, healthy snacks, physical activity, games, swimming, and much more.

The YMCA offers Before and After School Child Care for students who attend Stratford public schools.

2014 2015 School Age Child Care Registration Packet

2014 2015 School Age Child Care Parent Handbook

Before School Care

Time:  6:45 am until the start of the school day

Cost:  Members:  $195/per month; Non-members:  $293/per month

After School Care

The program also provides care on regularly scheduled half days.

Time:  Dismissal until 6:00pm.

Cost:  

5 days/week:  Members:  $255/per month; Non-members:  $383/per month

3 days/week:  Members:  $165/per month; Non-members:  $248/per month

Care 4 Kids helps low to moderate income families in Connecticut pay for child care costs. This program is sponsored by the State of Connecticut’s Department of Social Services (also called DSS).

To learn more about Care 4 Kids, visit this website. This site provides information on how the program works, who is eligible, and more. http://ctcare4kids.com/


Y Vacation Club

Ages: 5-12 years

Enjoy your days off from school at our Y Vacation Club!  Children should bring a peanut free lunch and appropriate clothing, including a bathing suit and towel.

Time:
7:45 am – 5:45 pm

Cost:
Members: $35 per day
Community Members: $70 per day