Ages 2-3

Playtime classes are great for a child’s prschool.fwfirst time away from a parent and will introduce your child to a structured preschool setting. Students will participate in weekly themed story time, show and tell, and large motor activities with either art, gymnastics or dance. We also provide a healthy snack and assist when children are potty training. 


Come explore with us through math and science concepts that will include hands-on experiments and foster reasoning that will help develop problem solving skills. This class will introduce the children to a love of learning about a variety of things and how they work!!



Let your child creatively discover the love of early literature including story-telling, literary connections and decoding to encourage a life-long love of reading. This class will combine the basic ideas of early learning literacy and comprehension, which will be enhanced through art activities. Our goal is for each child to develop their expressive and reflective story skills leading to verbal creativity, utilizing various mediums.



An interactive play program for children 18-24 months old and their parent or caregiver to share. The classes are one hour long and may include story time, snack, music, art and crafts and free play.


The North Suburban YMCA is committed to providing your children a safe place to learn foundational skills, develop healthy, trusting relationships and build self-reliance through the Y values of caring, honesty, respect, responsibility and faith. We partner with you, reinforcing the values you teach at home. For more information contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..