We focus our work in three key areas, because nurturing the potential of kids, helping people live healthier, and supporting our neighbors are fundamental to strengthening communities.
YMCA LICENSED PRESCHOOL
Welcome to the Palomar Family YMCA Preschool. Our Preschool is
licensed by the State of California Department of Social Services,
Community Care Licensing. We offer quality care and the excellent
standards of the YMCA.
The first five years in your child’s life are the most formative ones in his/her entire development. We hope that your family, and especially your children, can feel at home in our center. We assure you that our nurturing, friendly staff will make your time here an experience to remember.
New School Year begins
August 18, 2014
Registration is now open to all!
Pricing & Payment inforamtionUpon
registration, families are required to pay an annual $50 non-refundable
registration fee plus one month's tuition. After you have registered, families pay a monthly flat rate. All payments must be paid in full by auto draft from your checking account on the 10th of the
month or from your debit/credit card on the 15th of the month.
Full Day Program Year Round2-5 years
Monday-Friday | 6:30 am-6:00 pm
*includes a Family Membership
CurriculumOur curriculum is based on Piaget’s developmental theories. We encourage your child to explore, ask questions, to be creative, and to make choices and decisions. We offer an environment in which your child feels secure to practice social skills and to learn to resolve conflicts constructively.
Curriculum includes the following areas:
- Language Development
- Sensory Play
- Dramatic Play
- Science & Discovery
- Creative Experience
- Fine Motor Skills
- Gross Motor Skills
- School Pictures
- Seasonal Festivals
- End of the Year Pre-K Ceremony
- Look for other special events in your parent
YMCA Character Development
The Palomar Family YMCA participates in the Character Development program, which focuses on four core values: caring, honesty, respect and responsibility. Learning each of these values is vital to the growth and development of children. These values will be incorporated into various planned activities, as well as using teachable moments that the children so often provide.
General Info/SupportPhone: (760) 745-7490 Fax: (760) 745-7942
Preschool Questions Marie Markham Preschool Director contact at (760) 745-4280, or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Administrative QuestionsLaurie Templeton Administrative Assistant for Child Care & Camp
Contact at (760) 745-7490 ext. 13113, or email: email@example.com
Download Registration Packet for
2014/2015 Preschool Year
- Schedule yours today!
- Children are welcome
- Meet in the Preschool Lobby
2014-2015 Preschool Calendar
2014-2015 (Download PDF)
The YMCA understands that each child is unique and has his or her own rate of development. Our programs provide opportunities and experiences that stimulate each child’s physical, social, intellectual and emotional development in an asset rich environment. Programs are carefully designed to meet the developmental and individual needs of children ages 2 to 5 participating in the program. Programs focus on social development and character development for every child. There are frequent and positive opportunities for parents to be involved.
The YMCA provides a safe environment with structured and self-select activities appropriate to preschool settings. Children are allowed to learn through play, both individually and in groups. Every program strives to facilitate the development of a positive set of values in each child that will carry with them through life; to teach each child to relate to others in a way that is comfortable, respectful and reflects appreciation for individual differences; and to develop a positive self-image through a variety of experiences… all in a fun, supportive, and safe environment.
As a member of the YMCA of San Diego County Child Development Program Team, each YMCA staff member accepts the responsibility of ensuring the safety of every child; of respecting the values and diversity each family holds; of caring for each child with warmth and compassion; and always demonstrating honesty, caring, respect and responsibility.
We encourage a close relationship with parents so that home and school may each benefit from cooperation, planning, and understanding. Our program includes the following:
- Fall Orientation
- Classroom Parent Participation
- Preschool Community Events
- Parent-Teacher Conferences
- Parent Advisory Committee