Kishwaukee Family YMCA

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Preschool Programs

We carefully design every activity for our Preschool Programs to expand children’s imaginations and encourage lifelong positive values. We believe in fostering the development of the whole child and our curriculum includes activities that are well balanced with recreational, educational, character development and enrichment activities. This engaging environment allows your child to explore activities in literacy, mathematics, science, arts, healthy habits, sports and swimming.



Registration for the 2018-2019 Preschool Program Year is now open!

Registration can be done at the Kishwaukee Family YMCA Front Desk.

For questions regarding our Preschool Programs, please contact Christin LaLonde at 815.756.9577 ext. 13 or at


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2018-2019 Preschool Program Prices


2 ½ – 3 ½ Year Olds

Our teachers will welcome your child in a warm, safe and caring environment. Our values-based program will help young children learn essential social, physical and intellectual building blocks. Using a wide range of activities to stimulate your child’s creativity, self-esteem and independence.

Tuesday/Thursday: 9:00am-10:30am

Member Fee: $495/year or $55/month

Non-Member Fee: $990/year or $110/month


3-4 Year Olds

Healthy child development starts early. That’s why we offer a Preschool Program that helps children learn the essential skills they need later in life. Our trained, supportive staff work to help everyone have the best possible start in their education and to be able to arrive at their first day of Kindergarten ready to learn.

Monday/Wednesday/Friday: 9:00am-10:30am

Member Fee: $585/year or $65/month

Non-Member Fee: $1,170/year or $130/month

Add Music, Swimming and Sports

Parents of Caterpillars have the option of adding an additional hour and a half of music, swimming and sports.

Monday/Wednesday/Friday: 10:30am-12:00pm

Member Fee: $585/year or $65/month

Non-Member Fee: $1,170/year or $130/month

Leap Frogs

3 ½ -4 ½  Year Olds

Children watch and absorb knowledge, skills and values from everything and everyone around them. At the Y, we believe the values and skills learned early in life are vital building blocks for quality of life and future success.

That’s why our Preschool Programs are staffed with people who understand the cognitive, physical and social development of kids, the need children have to feel connected and supported in trying new things.

Tuesday/Thursday: 9:00am-11:00am


Tuesday/Thursday: 11:00am-12:00pm

Member Fee: $900/year or $100/month

Program Participant: $1,800/year or $200/month

*Music, Swimming and Sports is required for Leap Frogs


4-5 Year Olds

Our preschool programs focus on holistically nurturing child development by providing a safe and healthy place to learn foundational skills, develop healthy, and trusting relationships and build self-reliance through the Y values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility.

Monday/Wednesday/Friday: 9:00am-10:30am


Monday/Wednesday/Friday: 10:30am-12:00 pm

Member Fee: $1,170/year or $130/month

Program Participant: $2,340/year or $260/month

 *Music, Swimming and Sports is required for Leap Frogs and Butterflies.