At the Y, we bring over a history of over a decade of expertise in providing exceptional childcare services to families throughout 14 licensed childcare locations. Our commitment to quality, nurturing care has made us a trusted choice for parents throughout the Tampa area. And now, we're thrilled to announce we are officially offering licensed Preschool at both the Camp Sierra YMCA and Central City YMCA locations.

Both Y locations will offer comprehensive programming dedicated to promoting the social, emotional, and physical well-being of every child. These new preschools will be led by certified and experienced childcare staff to ensure the highest quality of care and education with an evidence-based curriculum. 

When it comes to helping your child Learn, Grow & Thrive, the YMCA’s preschool programs focus on developmental opportunities, including:

  • Pre-Writing & Reading Skills
  • Math Skills such as Counting, Shape Sorting & Matching Patterns
  • Conflict Resolution, Recognizing Feelings & Building Relationships
  • Fine & Gross Motor Skills
  • Social-Emotional Skills Needed for Self-regulation and Growing Independence
  • AND having FUN!

For more information about the program and the draft schedule, see below:

2024 - 2025 Preschool Parent Handbook   2024 - 2025 Preschool Draft Schedule

We are excited to start this program on August 12th, 2024, to align with the Hillsborough County Public School Calendar.