JUMPSTART THEIR EDUCATION
The Bloomington-Normal YMCA is proud to offer a safe, educational and nurturing environment for preschool children ages 2 through 5 years. We strive to provide stimulating activities that foster learning as well as curiosity, creativity, and compassion for others. Learn more about our Preschool-age Programs below!
Y Tots Play
Y Tots Play is an affordable play program where parents can drop their kids off in a secure and safe environment, where they'll have the opportunity to develop their independent and parallel play, along with giving them the chance to play with their peers!
Y Tots W.O.W.
During Y Tots W.O.W, some of our youngest learners will nurture their imagination as they explore the wonderous world through stories and play! Each week, youth ages 2-5 years old will read a new story followed by active play to better connect them to the story and understand the lessons taught.
Y Tots FUNdamentals
Creating fun experiences that help physical and social development that help with physical and social development for young children. Come connect with your child at the YMCA while your children learn how to play respectfully and responsibly with others. Model healthy play and sportsmanship with your child and for your child while they are introduced to sports such as basketball, soccer, volleyball and more. You and your child will also have the opportunity to learn to use the equipment in the Kids' Adventure room and Child Watch room safely and enjoy time in these spaces outside of traditional PNC Play and Learn Center hours.
This program for children aged 3 - 5 years will help your preschooler grow their confidence, socialize, and build large motor skills all while taking directions and having fun! Children will spend 30 minutes practicing basketball skills, followed by 30 minutes of game-like play in a non-competitive environment during the hour-long session!