WHAT IS EARLY LEARNING LIKE AT THE Y?
The Y’s Preschool & Early Learning Program is committed to providing quality programming that promotes a love of learning, healthy choices, social and emotional development, and creativity. As Richland County’s largest child care provider, serving
over 500 children every day, the Y is an affordable, safe and nurturing alternative when you need child care or an early learning option for your child. At the Mansfield Area Y, we have four convenient locations. We know that when your child is well-cared for, it’s easier for you to work, study, or just take the time you need to focus on your own healthier living.
Fran’s Child Care at the Mansfield Area Y Mansfield City School District
750 Scholl Road, Mansfield, OH 44907 419.522.3511 ext. 247
Lexington Y Child Care
Lexington Local School District
215 West Main Street, Lexington, OH 44904
419.522.3511 ext. 379
Carpenter Y Child Care
Mansfield City School District
71 Carpenter Road, Mansfield, OH 44907 419.522.3511 ext. 276
Ontario Y Child Care
Ontario School District
2200 Bedford Blvd., Ontario, OH 44906 419525.3511 ext. 277
HELPING YOUR CHILD GROW
The Mansfield Area Y recognizes that the family is the most important part of a child’s life, and we encourage parent involvement to create a bond between the home and the child care center. In our program, your child will be provided with opportunities for the development of wholesome social relationships and appropriate play experience that contribute to the individual needs of your child.
Infants: 6 weeks - 18 months
Toddlers: 18 months - 36 months
Preschool: 3 - 5 years old
School-Age: 5 - 12 years old
SAFTEY AND QUALITY MATTER
The Y provides nurturing, reliable staff.
All staff must pass thorough background check process, including:
- FBI/BCI Fingerprints
- National Child Abuse Registry
- National & State Sex Offender Registry
The Y hires experienced, educated staff.
All staff are trained in: More than 50% of the Kids
- Child Abuse Recognition & Prevention Club staff have an average of
- CPR and First Aid Certification
- Communicable Disease management
4 years working with children.
Parents believe our staff are positive and caring.
- Y Kids Club staff are committed to nurturing the potential in every child.
- Y Kids Club staff model Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility assisting children in building stronger character based on these values.
Experience Makes the Difference
As America's largest nonprofit child care provider, serving over 500,000 children every day, the Y is an affordable, safe, and nurturing alternative when you need child care or an early learning option for your child. At the Mansfield area Y, we have four convenient locations. We know that when you know your child is well-cared for, it's easier for you to work, study, or just take the time you need to focus on your own healthier living.
WHAT WE OFFER
Comprehensive Preschool (3 - 5 years)
Our star rated Step Up To Quality preschool program is designed to continue the development of the child that will prepare them for Kindergarten. Students begin to follow classroom instruction, recognize common words and letter sounds, count by 10's and develop basic writing skills through our Active Learning curriculum. This is also the age where we introduce the students to our Spanish Enrichment program, which teaches colors, numbers and basic everyday words.
Before & After School (6 - 12 years)
Our school-age programs not only offer a safe place for your child to go before and/or after school but also includes fun hands-on activities to promote cognitive and social development. We're here to help with homework, offer an afternoon snack, science enrichment, organized physical activity, and character development.
Summer Enrichment Program (5 - 12 years)
The Summer Enrichment Program is an educational and recreational experience that you don’t want to miss. This ten-week program is designed to occupy, educate, and empower school-age students during the summer while providing activities, workshops and field trips that will forever impact their lives, overall outlook, and personal goals.