The Stoneham YMCA Child Care and Program Center in offers a safe, stable and nurturing environment to children 6 weeks to 14 years old. Our infant, toddler, transitional preschool, preschool, and school age programs are fully licensed by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department of Early Education and have received NAEYC (National Association for Education of Young Children) accreditation.
We embrace a family-centered philosophy encouraging family interaction and regular visits with teachers to discuss your child’s development. Children are assigned a Primary Caregiver Teacher who works directly with the child each day providing personal and individualized attention. We are proud that our teacher-child ratio exceeds the state requirement. Small class sizes and low ratios allow each child to be seen as a special individual.
Our teachers hold a degree in Early Childhood education or a related field or are currently working toward a degree. Our staff is also encouraged to further their professional growth through continuing education programs.
- Warm and cozy classrooms for smaller group sizes
- Conveniently located near Routes 93 and 128
- Indoor space for rainy day activities for infants and toddlers
- Newly updated outdoor playground
- Enrichment classes
- Music is offered to all age groups once a week by an instructor with a Master’s Degree in Music Therapy
For more information or to schedule a tour contact Maureen McGurl at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 781-279-2002.
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39 Pleasant Street
Stoneham, MA 02180
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HoursClosed on Easter Sunday April 5th 2015
Mon – Fri: 6:30am – 6:00pm
After School Child Care:
Mon – Fri: 2:00pm – 6:00pm
(2, 3, 4 & 5 day options)
7:00am – 6:00pm
8:00am – 6:00pm
What's Happening at the Y
We’re more than a gym—we’re a cause!
March Madness Basketball: Sunday, March 15-Monday, April 6
The Great Escape Swim Challenge: Sunday, March 15-Sunday, April 26
Treadmill Race: Monday, March 16, All Day
Parent Night Out: Saturday, March 21, 5:30pm-8:30pm
Caricatures with Pierre: Monday, March 23-Friday, March 27
Cycle-A-Thon: Monday, March 30, All Day
Melrose Childcare Center:
Opening Night Annual Potluck: Monday, March 23, 5:00pm
Art Auction: Monday, March 23-27, 5:00pm
Parents Night Out: Saturday, March 28, 4:30pm-8:30pm
Stoneham Childcare Center:
Parent’s Night Out: Friday, March 6, 6:00pm-9:00pm
Potluck Dinner: Tuesday, March 17, 5:30pm-7:00pm
Parent’s Night Out: Friday, March 27, 6:00pm-9:00pm
For more information contact the Welcome Center!
The Picasso Paint Party
The Princess’ Royal Ball
Welcome to the ball where everyone is dressed to impress! Come create your very own royal jewels, play some Frozen Freeze-dance and don’t forget kiss the frog beanbag toss!
Never Land Pirates Party
Do you have what it takes to be a pirate? Come walk the plank! Create your own treasure map and of course search for buried treasure! Well help you look the part with some fun costumes and face paint!
FEES AND AVAILABILITY
All parties will last 1 ½ hours and will include three activities, music, games, and one take home art activity. Parties are available on Saturdays and Sundays at 11:00am, 1:30pm, or 4:00pm. Parties are available for 10 guests. For parties of more than 10 there is a fee of $10 for every additional child.
Family Member: $155 Youth Member: $175 Non-Member: $225
The Stoneham YMCA Child Care and Program Center is now offering Smart Lunches. Save time by ordering healthy lunches for your child online. Click on the button below to create an account and place your order.