Early Learning Center

SWC YMCA’s Early Learning Center offers a state-of-the-art facility, combining bright and spacious rooms indoors with fabulous outdoor play areas. Our experienced and motivated team provides a stimulating yet safe environment for creative play. SWC YMCA ELC takes pride in being a friendly setting in which each child’s physical, emotional and developmental needs are met. Every child is special and is encouraged to achieve his or her full potential in the precious pre-school years.

Infant, Toddler &  Pre-School 

Strong beginnings, bright futures. We believe all kids deserve to grow up happy, healthy and strong. Children love the safe and stimulating atmosphere of our classrooms. Expertly trained childcare teams provide a nurturing environment where your child will receive special, individual attention and participate in a variety of age-appropriate activities. Each classroom includes arts & crafts, story time, outdoor play, dramatic play, socialization with other children and so much more!

Hours:

  • Monday – Friday | 6:30am-6pm

Fees: 

  • Infant Room | 6 weeks -1 year | $735.00/month*
  • Toddler 1 Room | 1-2 years | $655.00/month*
  • Toddler 2 Room | 2-2.5 years | $655.00/month*
  • Junior Preschool | 2.5-4 years | $645.00/month*
  • Senior Preschool | 4-6 years | $625.00/month*

Senior Pre-School 

SWC YMCA Preschool Program helps your child make the transition into 4K or Kindergarten. Our childcare encourages children to be creative, develop self-confidence and our enriching classrooms provide choices for children to explore. Senior Pre-School is available at Wisconsin Rapids with before and after – wrap-around care available.

Hours:

  • Monday – Friday | 6:30am-6pm

Fee: 

  • 4 – 6 years | $625.00/month*

Includes: 

  • FREE weekly swim lessons *Wisconsin Rapids Early Learning Center only
  • Field trips
  • Guest speakers
  • Circle time, science, math and more
  • Adventure Center & gymnasium activities

4-Year-Old Kindergarten 

SWC YMCA Preschool Program helps your child make the transition into 4K or Kindergarten. Our childcare encourages children to be creative, develop self-confidence and our enriching classrooms provide choices for children to explore. 4K is available at Port Edwards and Wisconsin Rapids with before and after – wrap-around care available.

Wisconsin Rapids
601 West Grand Ave, Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54495

AM Hours:
8:40am-11:15am

PM Hours:
1:00pm-3:35pm

Wrap Around Hours:
6:30am-6pm

Enrichment programs provided

  • FREE weekly swim lessons *when enrolled in WRAP AROUND CARE
  • Field trips
  • Guest speakers

Port Edwards
211 Wisconsin River Drive, Port Edwards, WI 54469

AM Hours:
8:15am-10:45am

PM Hours:
12:30pm-3pm

Wrap Around Hours:
6:30am-6pm

Enrichment programs provided

  • Field trips
  • Guest speakers
**Includes FREE Family YMCA membership. State assistance accepted. Licensed by the State of Wisconsin. A reasonable non-refundable registration fee is required upon enrollment. Limited spots available, register early!

More Childcare

Childcare Office

For all of your childcare needs, contact the childcare office.

(715) 818-6019

Registration

To register for any program or for a tour of our childcare facility, please use the number below.

(715) 818-6019

Wisconsin Rapids

601 West Grand Avenue
Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54495

(715) 818 9622

Port Edwards

211 Wisconsin River Drive
Port Edwards, WI 54469

(715) 818 9622

YMCA Camp Alexander

1053 Camp Road
Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494

(715) 818-9622

Adams

393 N Pine Street
Adams, WI 53910

(715) 472.5400