We believe the values and skills learned early on are vital building blocks for life. Because of the Y, more young people in neighborhoods around the nation are taking a greater interest in learning and making smarter life choices. At the Y, children and teens learn values and positive behaviors, and can explore their unique talents and interests, helping them realize their potential. That makes for confident kids today and contributing and engaged adults tomorrow.
The Community YMCA is an Equal Opportunity Early Childhood Provider.
Early Childhood Education
The Ridley Area YMCA Early Childhood Program is a State Licensed following the PA Early Learning Standards. Our program features: Arts & Crafts, Musical Activities, Creative Play, Circle Time, Indoor Play Area, Family Events, Snack Time, Creative Curriculum, Swimming, Outdoor Playground, Special Events, and Pre School Gym. YMCA Early Childhood Programs accept ELRC 1.800.831.3117 clients and welcomes CHIP 1.800.822.CHIP.
We believe that learning never stops and that children should have a place to explore their interests and talents. Our professional and highly trained staff provides daily activities focused on academic enhancement, social growth and physical activity. Children connect to build lasting relationships, develop a sense of belonging and cultivate leadership skills.
Ridley School District
Elementary Schools – Amosland, Edgewood
Upper Darby School District
Elementary School – Primos
Interboro School District
Elementary Schools – K-Academy, Glenolden, Norwood & Prospect Park