EARLY learning & cHILDCARE
The Y believes that early education is crucial for future success. For over a decade, the YMCA has offered top-quality, affordable programs for little ones. We understand that children thrive academically and developmentally when given proper nourishment.
With limited options available to working parents, the Y has developed a program that meets the needs of both families and growing minds. Our dynamic and nurturing environment immerses children in educational activities, encouraging interaction and learning throughout the day.
Parents can continue working with the confidence that their children are receiving the highest quality childcare experiences.
Our priority is to provide a safe, stimulating atmosphere for children while meeting the needs of working parents! We offer families convenient childcare options available in Naples and Marco Island.
The Gaynor Early Learning Center
Early learning programs at the Gaynor Early Learning Center, provides a safe learning environment for children ages 3 months to 5 years. Early learning prepares children for success with State Standards through a rich collection of resources that help teachers guide all children to be successful before entering kindergarten.
Center Hours: 7:00 am to 5:30 pm, Monday - Friday.
|Classroom||Age Range||Care Option||Monthly Member||Monthly Non-member|
|Purple Kitten||3 months-walking||Full Time||$1250||$1400|
|Blue Horse||1 (Walking) - 2||Full Time||$1080||$1185|
|Orange Fish||Younger 2's||Full Time||$970||$1080|
|Red Fish||2 - 3||Full Time||$960||$1050|
|Black Bear/Sun Bear||3 - 4||Full Time||$880||$980|
|Panda Bear/Grizzly Bear||4 - 5||Full Time||$780||$880|
|Polar Bear (VPK Wrap)||4 - 5||Full Time||$670||$770|
Part Time Options (12 months walking- 5 yrs. old only):
Option 1: Monday- Friday 8:00 am-12:00pm Pick up. (Fees will be applied for late pick up)
Option 2: Tuesday and Thursday, Full Days
Option 3: Wednesday and Friday, Full Days
Registration Fee: $150 (This fee is non-refundable and must be paid at time of enrollment.)
Annual Supply Fee: $150 (This fee is paid at time of enrollment)
Gaynor Early Learning Center
5450 YMCA Road
Naples, Florida 34109
Phone: 239.394.9622, ext 140
Marco YMCA Early Learning Center
Early learning programs at the Marco YMCA Early Learning Center, provides a safe learning environment for children ages 2 years to 5 years. Early Learning prepares children for success with State Standards through a rich collection of resources that help teachers guide all children to be successful before entering kindergarten.
Center Hours: 7:00 am to 6:00 pm, Monday - Friday.
|Classroom||Age Range||Monthly Member||Monthly Non-member|
|Butterflies||2 - 3||$725||$775|
|Frogs||3 - 4||$700||$750|
|Ducks||4 - 5||$650||$725|
Registration Fee: $100 (This fee is non-refundable and must be paid at time of enrollment.)
Annual Supply Fee: $100.00 (This fee is paid at time of enrollment)
Sibling rate also available
Marco YMCA Early Learning Center
101 Sand Hill Street
Marco Island, Fl 34145
Phone: (239) 394-YMCA (9622), ext. 104
JOIN OUR TEAM
Are you passionate about early childhood education? Do you love getting children excited about learning? Are you looking for a collaborative work environment where you can share your passion for caring and creative education with like-minded colleagues? Then a career at the YMCA of Collier County may be for you!
We are actively seeking to grow our team of dedicated professionals and welcome applicants who want to have a meaningful role in instilling positive educational experiences during young children’s most formative years. Apply today!
Children three years and older may participate in other YMCA enrichment programs during their school day! Ask about additional YMCA enrichment programs, including swim lessons and youth sports. to supplement your child’s early education experience.
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