Preschool July

Child Care



6:30am - 6:00pm

YMCA Learning Center 812-932-1415



Adventures in Learning

Ages 1-3 Years Old.

At the YMCA Learning Center, toddlers watch and absorb knowledge, and skills from everything and everyone around them. They move, discover, and play in our toddler classrooms. We provide guidance as they develop their skills, gain independence, and master milestones. Most importantly, children learn how to be their best selves. Toddler classrooms maintain a ratio of 1 adult: 5 toddlers. Ratio for 30-36 Months - 1 adult: 7 toddlers.

Our child care staff are experienced, trained professionals chosen for their warmth, creativity, experience with children, and commitment to excellence.


Unlimited Potential

Indiana Level 4 Paths to Quality

The YMCA Learning Center is licensed to operate by the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration, Division of Family and Children. We are a Level 4 Paths to QUALITY™ rated center – the highest rating awarded by the state. We are also licensed for food service operations with documentation displayed in the kitchen by the Indiana State Board of Health and Child and Adult Care Food Program.


National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) Accreditation is a voluntary system by which programs measure themselves against a national set of standards. Accreditation has grown rapidly through the years. NAEYC Accreditation has been, and continues to be, the mark of quality in early childhood education.

Our center has been accredited by the NAEYC since February, 2001. We are the only NAEYC Accredited center in Ripley, Franklin, and Decatur County. Accredited centers have undergone a comprehensive process of internal self-study, invited external professional review to verify compliance with Criteria for High-Quality Early Childhood Programs, and been found to be in substantial compliance with the criteria.

other benefits

  • Open during most school breaks
  • Swimming weekly: Ages 4-5
  • Transport to other Y Youth Programs like swim lessons, gymnastics and ninja kids.

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