YMCA Early Learning programs strengthen families and boost youth development by offering infants, toddlers, young children, and families early learning readiness experiences and comprehensive child development programs.
Early learning programming at the YMCA lays a foundation for future and ongoing achievement and success. Children build friendships and take advantage of opportunities to play with and learn from each other. Together, they practice social skills and build relationships through play, learn conflict resolution through identifying feelings, describing problems, and trying out alternative solutions
Salem Family YMCA
Early Childhood Program Location:
Downtown Salem YMCA 685 Court St. NE
- Ages six weeks through 5 years
Tiny Turtles/Little Foxes/Busy Bees/Chickadees Children experience the joy of exploring their world with their hands, mouth, ears, and sight with caring staff.
Y’s Owls Social skills through small group activities are provided to prepare these young ones for a fast approaching preschool experience.
Threes/Beginners, Fours/Pre-1, Fives/Pre-K & Kinder Prep Art, drama, field trips, manipulative-gym, activities and swimming lessons (with additional fee) are incorporated into the comprehensive learning process.
All space and availability is subject to change based on YMCA needs.
Inclement Weather Policy: In the event of inclement weather, the Early Childhood department will be closed anytime the State of Oregon offices are closed.