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Crossroads YMCA

Learning, playing and growing together

Early Learning Center: Paths to Quality Level 3: Early Learning Center at the Griffith Family YMCA offers several day care and preschool program options to accommodate the needs of the child and their parents. All programs and classes are taught by degreed/licensed teachers to help your child reach his/her full potential academically and socially. We offer an academic curriculum that exceeds Indiana preschool standards and is designed to prepare your child for their entrance into kindergarten. Our preschool program provides the tools and activities for the children to experiment while promoting our four core values: caring, honesty, respect and responsibility. Our preschool is unique because we offer gym class each day in our program.

Licensed Child Care Center

Our child care program offers:

  • Preschool program each morning (included in child care cost)
  • Two meals and two snacks
  • Hours 6:30am-6:30pm
  • Year-round availability
  • CCDF vouchers accepted

13-36 month olds:

  • Space is limited to 24 children
  • Supply Fee: $60 at registration
  • Cost: $175.00 per week member; $185.00 per week guest

Full Day Care Fees for children ages 3-5*:

  • Supply Fee: $60 at registration
  • Full-time (4-5 days per week): member $140; guest $150

Preschool Classes

Fees for 2019-20:

3-Day Preschool*

  • Ages: Children 3-5 years old
  • Morning Class: 9-11:30am
  • Monthly Tuition: $100 members; $140 guest
  • Supply Fee: $60 at registration

5-Day (Monday-Friday)*

  • Ages: Children 3-5 years old
  • Morning Class: 9-11:30am
  • Monthly Tuition: $130 members; $170 guest
  • Supply Fee: $60 at registration

ALPHA Class (Advanced Learning Program for High Achievement)*
The Advanced Learning Program for High Achievement accommodates the advanced learner. The curriculum will go beyond the morning curriculum and will emphasize a reading program designed to help children read earlier, as well as phonics and math. Lunch is included.

  • 5-day program
  • 9:00am-3:00pm
  • Must be 4 years old by August 1
  • Fees: Monthly Tuition: $360.00 members; $410.00 guest (includes lunch)
  • Supply Fee: $60 at registration

Tuition Due Dates
Families must pay for next month’s tuition by the 25th of the month to avoid a $25 late fee. Avoid waiting in line and late fees for your lead preschool teacher for information on setting up autodraft for your preschool payments.

*Children must be toilet-trained.

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201 N. Griffith Boulevard
Griffith, IN 46319
219 750 1082
7322 Southeastern Avenue
Hammond, IN 46324
219 845 1507

100 W. Burrell Drive
Crown Point, IN 46307
219 663 5810
1938 Clark Street
Whiting, IN 46394
219 370 5091