The Oswego YMCA is proud to offer a variety of preschool programs to suit every child's needs.
Tuesdays and Thursdays
Ages 2-4 (must be born by March 1st, 2018)
Wednesdays and Fridays
Preregistration required. $30 registration fee.
$70/month (2 days) or $140/month (4 days)
$90/month (2 days) or $180/month (4 days)
Little Learners is an exciting program that promotes learning through play. These Montessori-style classes with feature hands-on and student- led learning, both structure and parallel play times, music and movement, and so much more. It includes a weekly toddler tumbling class, a healthy snack, and class field trips!
Although the daily schedule will vary, most days will follow this schedule.
9:30-9:45am: Drop off and free play
9:45-10:00am: Circle Time
10:00-10:30am: Book and themed activity
10:30-10:50am: Bathroom break and snack
10:50-11:10am: Tuesdays–fine motor skills. Thursdays-movement class
11:10-11:40am: Learning stations
11:40-12:00pm: Tuesdays– structured play. Thursdays– bouncy house
12:00pm: Pick up
Students love exploring of site! Field trips will be schedules ahead of time and parents will be notified. Some will be walking distance (the library, Washington Park, etc.) and some will require driving to the destination. A adult is very welcome to accompany each child to the field trips!
Potty training is not required to join Little Learners. If your child needs assistance with with his/her bathroom needs, simply note that on the registration form and give permission for a YMCA staff member to assist your child.
Preschool Extension Class
Ages 3-4. (Child can join in their birth month- but not before.)
Wednesdays and Fridays 12:00- 3:00pm
Preschool extension class is an extension of a current programs (UPK, private school, or homeschool) this is not a stand alone preschool program.
This extension class focuses on supplementary curriculum like music, art, physical movement, science, and social studies. It is perfect for a well-rounded education, as many preschool programs do not have the time to teach extracurricular subjects.
Pack a lunch, water bottle, and wear sneakers every week!
$35/month (1 day/week) or $70/month (2 days/week)
$45/month (1 day/week) or $90/month (2 days/week)
12-12:25: Opening activity and circle time
12:55-1:00: Bathroom break
1:05-1:20: Story time
1:45-2:30: Songs and free play
2:30-2:55: Theme-based activity
2:55-3:00: Pack up