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For more information on the programs listed below, contact our Preschool Director, Brenda Salico at 315-990-0779  or email Brenda  

PRESCHOOL...ages 3-4

The YMCA Preschool integrates the Y facilities and programs to combine education and recreation for a stimulating preschool experience. Traditional preschool concepts are emphasized (number/letter recognition, social skills, arts and crafts) combined with weekly swim lessons, music lessons, and gym time. We plan field trips and family events and enjoy having parents join us when they can.

The Auburn YMCA Preschool offers:
5-day morning option 9:00 am -11:30 am for 3-year-old children.
3-year-old children. 4- year old children can attend a 5-full-day option 9:00 am -2:00 pm.

Registration is open. Please download the registration forms and register at the Y. Limited spaces are available.

We accept DSS Payments for this program.


The Auburn YMCA is a Universal Pre-K site. Is your child turning 3 or 4 years old by December 1, 2022? Do you live in the Auburn School District? Then your child is eligible to attend preschool for FREE! The NYS Department of Education pays for this program. For more information, click here.


The Terrific Twos Program emphasizes sharing, caring, and, most of all, fun! Age-appropriate projects, activities, playtime, and healthy snacks will keep everyone busy and smiling. The child must be two by December 1 to attend. The program begins in September and continues through June.
Classes are offered: Tuesday/Thursday or Monday/Wednesday/Friday, 9:15 am-11:45 am.

Registration is Open!

We accept DSS Payments for this program.


The YMCA  Before and After School program provides children enrolled in our full-day  3's, 4’s, 3 PK, or  UPK program a fun, game-filled program in a safe environment for your child.  Activities include snacks, arts and crafts, gym games, and small group activities.

Program hours are Monday - Friday on days when school is in session ( follows AESCD Calendar)
AM Care: 7:00 am -9:00 am PM Care: 2:00 pm - 4:30pm

2023 /2024  per month Fees: Morning: $230.00   Afternoon: $295  Am/Pm: $525.00
We accept DSS Payments for this program. Award letter is needed at registration.
Financial assistance is available.

For more information or to download our registration packet,Click Here
Please register in person at the Y.


Summer 2023 - Kidventures

July 3 - August 25

NEW - additional Week added 8/21-25!!

Ages 3 -5*
Monday - Friday 9:00 am -2:00 pm
Introducing Kidventures - A summer day camp combined with engaging hands-on learning activities to help children maintain and master school readiness skills, make friends and have fun.
Weekly swim lessons included 
View more details Here
Download the Regsitration packet HERE

Register by the week. Auburn Y Members: $225 per week. General Public: $265 per week.
Registration must be completed at the Y.