The Y is excited to be able to offer a full-day Kindergarten option for our community this year. Taught by accredited teachers with over 15 years of experience, our teachers will implement the whole-child approach programs, Kindergarten Creative Curriculum and Teaching Strategies Gold Assessment. These programs work in tandem to provide a high-level Kindergarten education that will prepare your child educationally, socially, emotionally for 1st-grade expectations in your school district.


What will the Y's Kindergarten program provide?

  • 5 full-days a week of in-house Kindergarten
  • Accredited and Experienced Teachers
  • Before and After School Care included
  • Nutritious breakfast, lunch, and snacks
  • School Supplies included

more program details

  • Kindergarten is 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Before & After Care: drop-off begins at 6:30 am, pick-up by 6:00 pm
  • Registration fee is $50
  • Tuition is $200 per week
  • Registration deadline is August 14th
  • School begins August 31st 

how to ENROLL

Fill out a Kindergarten Enrollment Packet and submit to our Child Care Director, Amy Schultz, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. For any further questions, contact our Child Care Front Desk at 630-552-4100 ext. 250


The Y continues to follow all CDC and DCFS guidelines regarding COVID-19 precautions. Members, staff and program participants are expected to do so, as well. The Early Learning Academy follows a DCFS approved COVID action plan. For questions and concerns, email Child Care Director, Amy Schultz at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Dana Lowe at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..