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Preschool Programs

Welcome to our Preschool Programs page! We're excited for Fall & Early Winter sessions, which will feature tons of new programs and revamped ones. Please reference our Program Guide for a list of actively running classes and their schedule. 

Fall Preschool Programs

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Program Guide

PARENT/CHILD CLASSES 

TINY TUMBLERS 1
Ages Walking-2

Introduce your active toddler to the world of tumbling in this fun class.  You and your toddler will learn the basics of tumbling all while making new friends. 

MOVERS & SHAKERS     
Ages 1-2 

Does your toddler like to Move & Shake? Then they will have a blast in this class! Toddlers will have fun singing songs, moving, and playing with musical instruments in this upbeat music & movement class!

MESSY ART               
Ages 1-3

Does your toddler like to make a mess? In this class they will explore art through hands on activities where they will have a good messy time. Come make a mess with us!

CREATIVE MOVEMENT           
Ages 2-3 

Introduce your toddler to the world of movement and dance in this fun and creative class.  Your toddler will learn basic body movements included with fun music, games, and interactions with new friends. 

INDEPENDENT CHILD CLASSES

PRESCHOOL PREP
Ages 2-3 

Get ready for Preschool!  In this class your child will get prepared to go to preschool by being introduced to basic preschool activities through circle time, reading, playtime, projects, and so much more. 

FUN FRIDAYS
Ages 2-3

Do you want the best of both worlds?  Drop your child off for a fun and energetic class filled with projects and gym time.  In this class they will create different themed projects and learn a new sport.  Join us and spend a fun-filled morning at the Y! 

MINI ADVENTURERS
Ages 2-3 

Get your curious child enrolled in this exciting adventure class.  Each class we will go on a new and different adventure where we will learn about many things through books, themed projects, and games.  Come explore with us!

ITTY BITY BUILDERS
Ages 2-3 

Have your child open their creative mind in an exciting way through themed projects in this introduction class to building.  Your child will love creating different structures and interacting with new friends. 

EXPLORATION STATION
Ages 2-3 

Let the curiosity come out of your child. In this class your child will explore new topics through science, building, math, art, and so much more in this exciting learning environment.   

STORYTIME ART
Ages 2-3 

Introduce your child to the world of reading in this playful storytime class. Your child will dive into stories each week and complete themed projects to go along with the story. Show your child how much fun reading can be! 

RISING STARS
Ages 2-3

This class will empower your child as they learn rules and fundamentals of various sports and help build your child’s confidence.

YUMMY TUMMIES
Ages 2-4

A sensory class designed around exploring different colors, shapes and flavors of food. Your little ones will have fun creating and tasting yummy healthy foods to expand their palate while being introduced to a culinary setting.

PRE-BALLET
3 YEAR OLDS 

Let your child’s inner Ballerina shine! In this class your child will learn the basic fundamentals and movements of Ballet. They will enjoy music and making friends in this exciting new environment. 

T-BALL
Ages 3-5

Your child will learn the essential T-Ball skills: catching, throwing, and hitting in a fun environment. 

LITTLE PICASSOS
Ages 3-5 

Discover art through coloring, gluing, painting, and more! We will channel our imagination each week and will complete a new project all while learning how to use basic art supplies.  Come create with us!

RHYTHM & MOVEMENT 
Ages 3-5 

Don’t stop the music fun with Movers & Shakers, sign up for more! Children will have fun singing songs, moving, creating different rhythms, and playing with musical instruments in this upbeat music & movement class!

LITTLE TRAVELERS
Ages 3-5 

Get ready to travel the world! Each week we are going to explore somewhere new and complete themed projects so get your passport ready and off we go! 

MINI ARCHITECTS
Ages 3-5 

Let your child’s creativity shine! In this class your child will get creative to design and build their own structures through painting, molding, moving, and so much more.  Come build with us! 

READY, SET, READ!
Ages 3-5 

Come join this hands on reading class to help your preschooler fall in love with reading! Each week your preschooler will enjoy a new book and themed activity while building confidence to make reading an activity they will love.

INVESTIGATION STATION
Ages 3-5 

Let your child’s inner detective come out! In this interactive class your child will explore new topics through investigation, science, building, math, art, and so much more in this exciting learning environment. Come investigate with us!  

STORYBOOK BALLET
Ages 3-5 

Expose your child to this interactive story and ballet class where they will immerse themselves into a new book and dance it out during the class. Your child will learn the basic fundamentals of ballet in a fun interactive learning environment. 

HIP-HOP MOVE
Ages 3-5 

Does your child like to get up and dance? Get moving and energized in this upbeat class!  Your child will learn the basic fundamentals of Hip-Hop and how to move to the music with ease. 

TINY TUMBLERS 2
Ages 3-5 

Introduce your active preschooler to the world of tumbling in this fun class. Your preschooler will become independent and learn the basics of tumbling and gymnastics.

DASH & SPLASH
Ages 3-5 

Does your child like to stay active? Drop your child off for a class filled with themed projects, gym time, and a swim lesson! Each week your child will enjoy creating projects, learning new sports, and splashing around in the pool during this Eel Level swimming lesson in this new combo class. Spend a fun-filled afternoon at the Y! Please bring your child dressed ready for swim, a change of clothes, towel, etc. in a labeled backpack.

ALL-STARS
Ages 3-5

This class will help build on your child’s fundamentals of various sports and teach the importance of teamwork and good sportsmanship.

Little Cleats
Ages 3-5

At each class your child will play fun games to learn the very basics of soccer. They will also learn discipline, sharing, and teamwork in a fun environment.

LITTLE HOOPSTERS
Ages 3-5

In this fun filled class, your child will learn the basic fundamentals of bouncing, catching, and mshooting.

KINDERGARTEN PREP
Ages 4-5 

Get ready for Kindergarten! In this class your child will get ready to go to Kindergarten by learning basic fun Kindergarten activities through reading, projects, playtime, movement and so much more!

BALLET/TAP
Ages 4-5

Let your child’s inner dancer shine!  In this class your child will learn the fundamentals of Ballet & Tap in a new learning environment.  Your child will be exposed to new vocabulary and will enjoy making new friends in this exciting class. 

DANCE & GYMNASTICS 
Ages 4-5 

Discover basic gymnastics and jazz styles of dance in this fun upbeat class. Your child will learn basic tumbling, dance steps, and new vocabulary to fun music in this high energy class. 

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Program Guide