Child Care


Peace of Mind – While you Shop

Drop and Shop

Need time to get holiday shopping done? Drop your kids off with us and we’ll do the rest while you get some free time.  Trained child care staff will provide lots of fun activities to keep the kids busy. Preregistration is required.

Activities include: swimming, holiday arts-n-crafts, and games.  Please send your child with a nut free lunch, bathing suit already on if they wish to swim.

  • Ages 3-10 (must be fully potty trained, no pull ups or diapers)
  • Saturday, December 2, 10:00am– 3:00PM
  • Saturday, December 9, 10:00am – 3:00PM
  • Members- $30 |   Community– $60

School Age Before/After School Program

Engage Beyond the School Day!  Register now for the School Year!

You can relax knowing that with us, your kids are getting their daily dose of fun, homework assistance, character development, cultural enrichment and fitness with the Y.  We offer Comprehensive State Certified After School Program for youth in Kindergarten through 6th grade.

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

CCCY 2017-18 SACC Registration Packet CCCY StratfordY SACC Parent Handbook 2017-18

Before School Care

Before School Care is offered at the YMCA, Stratford Academy and Wilcoxson.  Busing to school is provided.  Drop off for this program begins at 6:45 am

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

After School Care

The program also provides care on regularly scheduled half days.  Chapel, Eli Whitney, Franklin, Nichols, Second Hill Lane, Victoria Soto School, Wilcoxson and Johnson House at Stratford Academy.  Lordship and Honeyspot are bused by the Board of Education to Stratford Academy.

Time:  Dismissal until 6:00pm.

 

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://www.ctcare4kids.com/


NAEYC Accredited Preschool Program

Learn Grow Thrive

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
  • 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.  A $50 non-refundable Family Registration Fee is due at the time of registration.

Half Day Preschool:
9:00 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.  Members $325.00/month  Community Participants $490.00/month

Full Day Preschool:
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.  Members $585.00/month  Community Participants $880.00/month

Extended Day Preschool:
7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.  Members $735.00/month   Community Participants $1,105.00/month

2017-2018 CCC YMCA Early Childhood Registration Packet  CCC Y Early Learning Centers Parent Handbook

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 their website. You can look at the site to find out how the program works, who is eligible, and more. http://www.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:
7:30 am – 6:00 pm

Cost:
Members: $50 per day
Community Members: $100 per day

 


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