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Preschool | Southlake

Dean & Barbara White Southlake YMCA offers a competitive preschool program that is highly recommended by alumni families, kindergarten teachers, and community members across Lake County. Classes are taught by highly qualified degreed/licensed teachers to help your child reach their full potential academically and socially. We offer an academic curriculum that exceeds Indiana Early Learning Foundation standards and is designed to prepare your child for their entrance into kindergarten. Our preschool program provides the tools and activities for students to discover, learn and grow through song, dance, 1:1 and small group instruction, while promoting our four core values: caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility. Our preschool is unique because we offer gym and swimming each week in our program.

2023-2024 Program Offerings

Class Descriptions

(Students must be identified age for each program by August 1, 2023)

Learning Together: Grownup + Child Preschool Class for students who are age 2. This class invites grownups and students to enjoy together fun, hands-on learning activities. Learning Together introduces students to the school environment and prepares them for when they attend Preschool independently. Learning Together students participate in swim and gym once a week. Students attend school 2 days a week. A caregiver is required to stay and fully participate with their child in classroom activities, gym class and paddlers swim program. AM 1: 9-11:00am | AM 2: 11:00am-1:00pm

2 Day Preschool: This program is for students who are age 3. This is usually a student’s first year of preschool! In preschool classrooms, teachers equip students with problem-solving and self-help skills to prepare them for Pre-K or Kindergarten. Students learn how to be a student in a classroom setting while engaging in playful, hands-on activities while learning basic concepts such as the alphabet, colors, numbers, and shapes. 2 Day Preschool students participate in gym and swim once a week. Students attend school half day two days a week on Tuesdays and Thursdays. AM: 9-11:30am | PM: 12-2:30pm

3 Day Preschool: This program is for students who are age 3. Students will attend school half day three days a week on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. 3 Day Preschool students participate in gym and swim once a week. AM: 9-11:30am | PM: 12-2:30pm. See 2 Day Preschool for additional information.

3 Day Pre-K: This program is for students who are age 4. Students in this program typically are either heading to kindergarten the following year or are considering doing an additional year of Pre-K (students would start kindergarten at age 6). Students in Pre-K programs engage in activities that are focused on getting students ready for kindergarten. Students expand on the alphabet by learning letter sounds, differentiating between upper and lower case, and begin identifying sound families. Mathematical concepts such as sorting, patterns, one to one correspondence, number sense, beginner addition and subtraction, measurement, money, and time are explored. 3 Day Pre-K students participate in gym and swim once a week. Students attend half day three days a week on Monday, Wednesdays, and Fridays. AM: 9-11:30am | PM: 12-2:30pm

5 Day Pre-K: This program is for students who are age 4. Students in this program typically are heading to kindergarten the following year. 5 Day Pre-K students participate in gym and swim once a week. Students attend school half day Monday-Friday. AM: 9-11:30am | PM: 12-2:30pm. See 3 Day PreK for additional information.

Full Day Pre-K: This program is for students with a minimum 1 year of preschool experience and are age 4. Students in this program are heading to kindergarten the following year. In addition to extended time exploring standard Pre-K concepts students also experience classrooms that are modeled after typical kindergarten schedules and structure. Full Day students participate in gym twice a week, swim once a week and recess daily. Students attend school Monday – Friday from 9:00am-2:30pm.

Class Schedules and Tuition

Preschool Offerings

Tuition Due Dates

Families must pay for next month’s tuition by the 15th of the month to avoid a $25 late fee. Avoid waiting in line and late fees for preschool, contact your director for information on setting up autodraft for your preschool payments.

Preschool | Hobart

Hobart Y Preschool at Ridge View Program Center exceeds the Indiana preschool standards and meets the standards set by the National Association for the Education of Young Children. Taught by degreed teachers, the program includes many components of the child’s learning experiences that simulate a young mind and influences a lifetime of learning ability. Our preschool program provides the tools and activities for the children to experiment while promoting our four core values: caring, honesty, respect and responsibility. We offer field trips, class parties as well as gym time every week and much more!

Registration for 2023-2024

To register, parents/guardians must complete preschool registration paperwork, supply a copy of child’s birth certificate and pay the first month’s tuition & supply fee.

PreschoolDays/TimesAgesMemberGuest
Learning Together Tuesday
12:30-1:30pm
Children 2-3 years old, must be 2 years old by August 1, 2023.  $23 per month $46 per month
Supply Fee, per child, due at registration     $25 $25
2 Day Preschool Monday/Wednesday
Morning Class: 9:30-11:30am;
Afternoon Class: 12:15-2:15pm
Children 3-4 years old, must be 3 years old by August 1, 2023.  $72 per month $120 per month
Supply Fee, per child, due at registration     $60 $60
3 Day Pre-K Preschool Tuesday/Thursday/Friday
Morning Class: 9-11:30am;
Afternoon Class: 12:15-2:45pm
Children 4-5 years old, must be 4 years old by August 1, 2023; attending Kindergarten next school year. $90 per month $135 per month
Supply Fee, per child, due at registration     $60 $60

Learning Together

  • Tuesday
  • 12:30-11:30pm
  • 2-3 years old, must be 2 years old by August 1, 2023
  • $23 per month for members
  • $46 per month for guests
  • Supply Fee, per child, due at registration: $25 for members, $25 for guests

2 Day Preschool

  • Monday/Wednesday
  • Morning Class: 9:30-11:30am
  • Afternoon Class: 12:15-2:15pm
  • 3-4 years old, must be 3 years old by August 1, 2023
  • $72 per month for members
  • $120 per month for guests
  • Supply Fee, per child, due at registration: $60 for members, $60 for guests

3 Day Pre-K Preschool

  • Tuesday/Thursday/Friday
  • Morning Class: 9-11:30am
  • Afternoon Class: 12:15-2:45pm
  • 4-5 years old, must be 4 years old by August 1, 2023
  • $90 per month for members
  • $135 per month for guests
  • Supply Fee, per child, due at registration: $60 for members, $60 for guests

Tuition Due Dates

Families must pay for next month’s tuition by the 25th of the month to avoid a $25 late fee. All tuition payments are due by recurring payment only.

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