GENESEE COUNTY PRESCHOOL PROGRAMS

Learn, Grow, Thrive.

Playgroup

Playgroup is designed to help children develop social and emotional skills while in a classroom setting.  Led by our loving and nurturing teachers, this class offers opportunity for children to make the transition into the classroom environment for the first time.  Songs, stories, fingerplays, arts and crafts, and gym are all part of this fun experience for two year olds.  Children do not need to be potty trained for Playgroup.

  • Registration is done at the Y.
  • Class begins the week of September 10, 2019.
  • Children must be 2 by 12/1/19.   

Universal Pre-K (UPK)

Please contact them directly for registration information.  We currently assist with UPK programming in Alexander, Pembroke, York and Batavia School Districts.  If you would like for your child to attend the YMCA UPK program in Batavia and you live outside of the Batavia School District, contact Maria Thompson.  

  • Registration for UPK is done through your school’s district office.
  • UPK is for children turning 4 years old on/before 12/1/19.

 

Pre-K Wrap Around

 If your child is in the Batavia School District UPK program at Jackson or the YMCA, we have wrap around care available from 7:30am-2:15pm.  Students may attend wrap around care before and/or after their UPK class times.  All children must have a membership to enroll in the wrap around program.  If you need care past 2:15pm and your child is 4 years or older, you can register them for BASP (before/after school program) and have care available until 6:00pm.  Contact Maria Thompson with questions regarding wrap around.

  • Registration for UPK is done through your school’s district office.

 

 

 

Three Year Old Nursery School

Nursery School is geared towards providing children with social development in a structured environment that offers exposure to literature and a variety of activities that are age appropriate.  There is a focus on learning through play and discovery with the implementation of a theme based curriculum.  The class meets twice weekly for 2 ¼ hours and class time includes swimming once a week.  Monthly draft for payment is available for this class.

  • Registration is done at the Y.
  • Class begins the week of September 10, 2019.
  • Children must be 3 by 12/1/19.
  • Children must be potty trained at the start of the school year.

Pre-K Plus

Registration for UPK is done through your school’s district office.  Please contact them directly for registration information.  We currently assist with UPK programming in Alexander, Pembroke, York and Batavia School Districts.  If you would like for your child to attend the YMCA UPK program and you live outside of the Batavia School District, contact Maria Thompson.  UPK is for children turning 4 years old on/before 12/1/19.

  • Registration for UPK is done through your school’s district office.
  • Class begins when Batavia School is back in session (date TBD based on 2019-20 District calendar).
  • Children must be 5 by 12/1/19.
  • Children must be potty trained at the start of the school year.