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YMCA Early Learning Center
State Licensed Early Childcare
The YMCA of Central Ohio proudly offers full-day infant-through-preschool child care at three Educare Centers in Columbus. Our Educare Centers have a FIVE STAR Step Up To Quality rating, are licensed by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services, and are accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). Children in our Educare programs are cared for in a warm, caring and safe environment. Staff are well trained in early childhood education and follow age-appropriate lesson plans that are designed to stimulate childrens' minds as well as provide a fun and creative day for your child.
Our Curriculum is Creative!
The YMCA Early Learning Center provides full day infant, toddler, preschool and Pre-K programming. Our curriculum and environment is based on The Creative Curriculum, Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services Child Care Licensing, The National Association for the Education of Young Children guidelines and Step Up to Quality guidelines.
The YMCA provides full day Infant, Toddler, Preschool and Pre-K programming. Our hours are 7am-6pm. We are located inside the Franklin County Developmental Disabilities (FCDD) building on Johnstown Road. We have been at this location since June 2006. We are NAEYC Accredited and have a FIVE-STAR Step Up To Quality rating.
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At ECE, our unique collaboration provides hands-on learning experiences inspired by the interests of our children and families. We value our partnership with a community that celebrates childhood and cultural differences.