Infant & Preschool Care

Register starting May 6th at 8pm!

Extend-A-Care YMCA offers preschool programs to Austin-area children. Our programs meet children’s individual needs by offering cognitively, socially, and physically enriching curricula. View two parent blogs featuring some of our curriculum and activities: Blog 1 and Blog 2.

Activities include building blocks and construction, dramatic play, reading, science and math, arts & crafts, creative expression, outdoor play, games and puzzles, and much more!

  • All EAC YMCA Preschool/Infant programs follow guidelines and curriculum for Texas Rising Star, Texas School Ready and Big Day Scholastic. Starting August 2020, all Extend-A-Care YMCA Infant/Preschool programs will officially have a recognized high-quality accreditation from Texas Rising Star. We are dedicated to meeting the highest level of recognition for each program. *Any program 2 years or newer is finalizing the process.

Questions? Read our FAQ

 

Call 512-236-9622 for questions about Infant Preschool Programs. Our office is closed to the public but that we’re available by phone Monday-Friday 9 am - 5 pm or via email at EACY@AustinYMCA.org.

Register starting May 6th at 8pm!

All registrations for 2020-21 Extend-A-Care Infant & Preschool programs are conducted online via EZChildTrack. To access the parent portal click hereA list of locations can be found below. 

Parents are advised to submit their child’s application as early as possible because enrollment is on a first-come, first-served basis. 

Fees:

  • Infant Program:

    • $200 registration fee and a $100 supply fee will be due at the time you electronically submit your application.

  • Preschool Program:

    • $200 registration fee plus a $100 supply fee will be will be due at the time you electronically submit your application.

Monthly tuition for Infants (6wks-23 months) is $981, Toddlers (24-35 months) is $888 & Preschool (3-4 years)is $780.

No part-time care is offered.

 

Please carefully review the Extend-A-Care YMCA 2020-21 FAQ

 

Hours of operation: 7:00 am-6:30 pm unless otherwise noted.  

North:

  • Anderson High School, 8403 Mesa Dr., 78759
  • Austin Achieve Public Schools, 5908 Manor Rd, 78723 (Hours: 6:45 a.m. – 6:15 p.m.*)
  • KIPP North, 8004 Cameron Rd., 78754 (Hours: 6:45 a.m. – 6:15 p.m.*)
  • Central: o *Austin High School, 1715 W Cesar Chavez St., 78703
  • Little Angels, 55 North IH 35, 70702
  • Metz Elementary, 84 Robert Martinez Jr St., 78702
  • O. Henry Middle School, 2610 W 10th St., 78703

East:

  • Idea Montopolis, 1701 Vargas Rd., 78741 (Hours: 6:45 a.m. – 6:15 p.m.)
  • KIPP Austin Ridge, 8509 FM 969, 78724 (Hours: 6:45 a.m. – 6:15 p.m.)
  • KIPP Paseo, 6800 Metropolis Dr., 78744 (Hours: 6:45 a.m. – 6:15 p.m.)  

South:

  • Blazier Elementary 8601, Vertex Blvd., 78744
  • Galindo Elementary, 3800 S. 2nd St., 78704
  • KIPP South, 5107 S IH 35 Frontage Rd., 78744 (Hours: 6:45 a.m. – 6:15 p.m.)

6 Weeks to 4 Years

  • Austin Achieve
  • IDEA Montopolis
  • KIPP North
  • KIPP Ridge
  • KIPP South

6 Weeks to 24 months

  • Little Angels (EAC Y Business Office)

 

Forms

2020-21 Immunization & Health Statement Form

 

Calendars

Will be updated soon! Check back here for updates. 

  • Blazier
  • Galindo
  • Metz

June 1 - 5: A Kingdom Far, Far Away

June 8 - 12: Infinity and Beyond!

June 15 - 19: Stomp, Chomp, Big ROARS!

June 22 - 26: Baby Sharks

June 29 - July 3: Camels, Pharaohs, and Mummies, Oh My!

July 6 - 10: It’s Not Easy Being Gree

July 13 - 17: Saddle Up

July 20 - 24: Mythical Creatures

July 27 - 31: Healthy Habits

August 3 - 7: The Future Is Ours