Full-Time Childcarewoman and 2 kids - Children's Center

  • Children 4 weeks – 5 years
*Program closures due to extreme snow conditions will be in alignment with Spokane Public Schools all-district closures, or when the Central Y facility has been closed by the YMCA.

Invest in your child’s future.

The Central YMCA Children’s Center places your infant, toddler, and preschooler in a caring and supportive environment where they will engage in individual development and learning. Our children enjoy their ‘work’ each day as they learn through hands-on learning environments and activities.

Following developmentally age appropriate curriculum and activities, your child gets exactly what they need. For tour and registration information please contact Tammy Landsiedel.

Our Staff

Staff members are trained in Early Childhood Education and Development and are selected for their desire to provide a safe and nurturing environment, their understanding of developmentally appropriate practices, and for their genuine love for children. They provide a healthy balance of structured and free-choice activities and curriculum in a state-of-the-art early childhood center.

Highlights

  • Indoor Music and Movement Room
  • Outdoor Nature Exploration Classroom
  • Gardening in the Victory Garden
  • Twice Weekly Swimming Lessons for Preschool
  • Weekly Mini-Gym classes for our Older Toddlers and Preschool children featuring fun and age-appropriate techniques for introducing fitness to young children
  • Parent Resource Room and Library for up-to-date information on the developmental milestones for young children, common illnesses and childhood concerns, childcare licensing information and community resources

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Ratios are 4:1 for Infants

We have two classrooms of Infants, ages 4 weeks to 12 months, maximum group size of 8 per room

USDA approved Breakfast, Lunch and Snack are provided beginning at 12 months.

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Young Toddler rooms for children 12 – 27 months with a ratio of 4:1 and a maximum group size of 8 per room

Older Toddler rooms for children 24 months – 3 years with a ratio of 5:1 and a maximum group size of 10 per room. Weekly 20-minute Mini-Gym class through YMCA Health and Wellness department.

All our Toddler children enjoy a weekly Water Experience session in the Aquatics wading pool. All activities are included in the regular monthly enrollment fee. There is no additional cost to participate. Our classroom teachers remain with the children at all times during each activity.

USDA approved Breakfast, Lunch and Snack are provided.

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Early Preschool class for young 3’s in a class size of 14 with a 7:1 ratio.

Multi-Aged Preschool classrooms for children 3- 5 years who are ready for a larger group environment. Class size is a maximum of 20 children per class with a 10:1 ratio.

Each week all Preschool children participate in:

  • 30 minute Mini-Gym class with a Fitness Instructor through the YMCA Health and Wellness Department
  • Two 30-minute swim lessons with a certified YMCA Swim Instructor
  • One 45-minute water play session in the Aquatics wading pool and slide

All activities are included in the monthly enrollment fee. There is no additional cost to participate. Our classroom teachers remain with the children at all times during each activity.

USDA approved Breakfast, Lunch and Snack are provided.

Tax Information

Parents/guardians can download tax information by logging in to My Account. Once there click Tax Statement Year-end Child Care Statement. Or call 509 777 9622 and a statement can be emailed or mailed to you.

The YMCA’s EIN/Tax ID# is 91-0827958

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