The Learning Circle YMCA
Childcare & Early Education

 

 

The Learning Circle YMCA
The Learning Circle YMCA (TLC) offers, early education and care for children as young as six weeks old through all day kindergarten. All programs accommodate full-time, full or part-week schedules. Enrollment takes place on an ongoing basis.

Enrolling at The Learning Circle YMCA
Registration is ongoing.  The first step is to explore our educational programs firsthand by scheduling a visit to our center.  Personalized tours may be arranged for those parents wishing to speak in depth with one of our Program Directors. Financial Assistance is available through a confidential application process.

Executive Director, Joyce Klimaski, Email Joyce

Licensed by the Stare of New Jersey Department of Children and Families.

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ALL DAY KINDERGARTEN (5 YEARS BY DECEMBER 31)

Your kindergartener will enjoy the benefits of state-of-the-art classrooms, including computers, and an outstanding curriculum which features first-grade preparedness, discovery-oriented science and math programs, a strong language and literature program (including sign language), and a focus on socialization and self esteem. The program also offers an outdoor playground, a gross motor/activity room, and daily lunch and snack.

Registration is currently open for the 2014/2015 school year.

Contact Program Director, Ruby Hollingsworth at 908 273 7040 x257 or email Ruby.

 

EXTENDED CARE

Extended care options are available to accommodate working parents. We understand that the commute can be hectic. Rest assured that your child is in a safe, nurturing environment and will have a delicious, healthy dinner.

Please view our School Calendar & Tuition Information for details.

INFANTS (6 WEEKS TO 18 MONTHS)

Our Infant program provides early sensory stimulation to promote learning and development. Infant Care features self-initiated activity in a stable, stimulating environment that is rich in child-oriented materials and experiences, balancing large and small motor activities with social, language, sensory, and self-help skill development on a daily basis.

Please view our School Calendar & Tuition Information for details.

Contact Program Director, Betty Budd at 908 273 7040 x202 or email Betty.

PRE-K (4 YEARS AND OLDER)

The Learning Circle YMCA’s Pre-K classrooms include distinct interest areas and ample opportunities to use manipulatives, table toys, books, computers, dramatic play, music/movement, cooking, art, and science and nature. Teachers create awareness and foster interest by introducing new and stimulating objects, people and experience.

Please view our School Calendar & Tuition Information for details.

Contact Program Director, Ruby Hollingsworth at 908 273 7040 x257 or email Ruby.

PRE-SCHOOL (AGES 3 TO 4 YEARS)

TLC's Pre-School classrooms include distinct interest areas and ample opportunities to use manipulatives, table toys, books, computers, dramatic play, music/movement, cooking, art, and science and nature. Teachers create awareness and foster interest by introducing new and stimulating objects, people and experience.

Please view our School Calendar & Tuition Information for details.

Contact Program Director, Michelle Tissot at 908 273 7040 or email Michelle.

TODDLERS (18 MONTHS TO 3 YEARS)

This program is rich in language and sensory experiences that foster self-paced development. Toddlers are encouraged and supported to undertake activities as they become developmentally ready. Play is self-directed as well as teacher-directed to allow children to make their own choices and develop accordingly.

Please view our School Calendar & Tuition Information for details.

Contact Program Director, Nicole Nieves at 908 273 7040 x250 or email Nicole.

The Learning Circle YMCA Events

The Learning Circle YMCA hosts events for enrolled children to learn, grow and thrive. Open events are only open to families of enrolled children.

Parents, for your convenience, you may also visit our App for current events and schedules.
Hours of Operation

Regular Facility Hours
Monday to Friday: 7:00 am to 6:00 pm

Extended Hours
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Childcare Program Hours
Monday to Friday: 7:00 am to 6:00 pm

Extended Hours
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Kindergarten Hours
8:30 am to 3:00 pm

Program with Before and After Care
7:00 am to 6:00 pm

Contact Us
95 Morris Avenue
Summit, NJ 07901

Ph: 908-273-7040
Fax: 908-273-5670
Email: Joyce Klimaski

 

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