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Child Care

The YMCA is committed to developing strong character in children through activities that promote our four core values: caring, honesty, respect and responsibility. We want your child’s YMCA experience to be filled with opportunities to try new things, learn and grow, and make long-lasting friendships. Our goal is to provide a safe, positive, fun, Christian environment where children may achieve their greatest God-given potential.


AFTERSCHOOL AT THE COMPLEX

The Upper Palmetto YMCA is committed to providing the highest quality After School care possible. We are excited about the unique programming opportunities provided by our After School program. We incorporate the basic Christian values of honesty, responsibility, respect and caring in our activities. Our program is designed to enhance your child’s school day through activities such as homework support, field trips, large and small group games, devotions and singing.

We strive to develop the whole child through programs that build a healthy spirit, mind, and body for all, including the following:

Healthy Spirit -We offer daily devotion time, and a group discussion time, where youth have the opportunity to reflect on their day, talk about issues and concerns impacting their lives. Youth also develop a stronger understanding of the core YMCA values of Honesty, Respect, Responsibility, and Caring.

Healthy Mind -We know how important homework time is. We provide a structured study room where youth have 30-45 minutes of homework time. Staff are on hand to support youth as they work on their assigments.

Healthy Body – In an effort to promote healthy living, the YMCA provides at least 30 minutes of daily fitness time. Activities may include:kickball game, team sports, relay races, group games, or yoga.

Transportation from school to the Fort Mill Complex Branch YMCA is provided for your child for the following schools:

 Space is limited register now at the Fort Mill Complex YMCA.

Schools Serviced:
Fort Mill Elementary
Doby’s Bridge Elementary

A limited amount of financial assistance is available. Please complete the application available at the YMCA Front Offices and allow 3-4 weeks for processing prior to the first day of enrollment.  After School Financial Assistance is applied during the After School.

Program Location: Fort Mill Complex YMCA

Program Dates: Each YMCA After School Program follows the schedule of their local School District when scheduling child care days, teacher holidays, inclement weather days, in service days and other holidays.

Program Hours:
School Dismissal until 6:00 pm
All Day Care: 7:00 am – 6:00 pm
(Open teacher work days and school holidays)

The Program is closed:

Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, Day After Christmas, New Year’s Day, Good Friday and Memorial Day.

Grades K-5

After School Program Weekly Rates:

 Full Time (5 days per week) $68 members/$82 non-members

Download the After School Parent Handbook.

Click Here for Registration Form
Click Here for the Rate Sheet

 


Preschool At The Complex

Preschool At The Complex

Welcome to Preschool at the Complex!
Thank you for choosing Preschool at the Complex!  Our goal is to provide a safe, stimulating and fun environment for children to learn through participation.  We incorporate the Y’s core values: Honesty, Responsibility, Respect and Caring in our activities.   The Upper Palmetto YMCA is committed to providing the highest quality Preschool possible.  We are excited about the unique programming opportunities provided by our Preschool program. We strive to develop the whole child through programs that build a healthy spirit, mind and body for all. This program offers quality, affordable preschool programming for children ages 3-5. Class space is limited.

Preschool Registration for the 2019-2020 school year will begin in January, 2019

January 23, 2019 – Current Students & Siblings can register at the Fort Mill Complex YMCA from 9:30am-11:30am

January 28, 2019 – Open Enrollment  … registration will be open to the public and will be held at the Fort Mill Complex YMCA from 9:30am – 11:30am

A non-refundable $125.00 registration fee will be due at the time of registration to ensure a spot in the program.  All children who enter the Preschool Program must turn 3 years old by September 1, 2019 for the three year old program and all children who enter the Preschool Program must turn 4 years old by September 1, 2019 for the four year old program.  All children must be completely potty trained and have up-to-date immunizations in order to be enrolled into the program.

Registration will be on a first come, first serve basis.  Anyone interested in registering their child must come to the Fort Mill Complex to enroll.

Our Day!

3-Year-Old Program
Classes introduce children to working within a group and develops fine and gross motor skills including socializing, sharing, cut-and-paste, numbers and alphabet recognition. (Children must turn three on or before September 1, 2019.)

Tuesdays & Thursdays 9:00am – Noon
Members $135 month | Non-members $150 month

Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays 9:00am – Noon
Members $183 month | Non-members $198 month

Mondays – Fridays 9:00am – Noon
Members $285 month | Non-members $300 month

4-Year-Old Program
Our four-year-old program prepares children for kindergarten on both a social and educational level. We will continue developing fine and gross motor skills, while putting emphasis on the alphabet, numbers and other kindergarten readiness skills. (Children must turn four on or before September 1, 2019.)

Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays 9:00am – 12:30pm
Members $216 month | Non-members $231 month

Mondays – Fridays 9:00am – 12:30pm
Members $335 month | Non-members $350 month

Payment Policy for 2019-2020 School Year
1) First and last month tuition is required prior to the start of school.
2) Remaining monthly payments need to be set up on our auto draft system. This can be done through a credit card or bank draft.

For payment information please contact the Preschool Director, Rhonda Wild, at rwild@upymca.org or 803-5471064. Preschool staff are unable to process any payments.

Auto draft will be required for the remainder of the monthly school year tuition which will be drafted on the first business day of each month beginning in September.

Facilities
The building is secure and access is monitored by staff during all hours of preschool operation. The program offers six classrooms, an outdoor natural playground, a preschool hiking trail and outdoor classroom and access to appropriate amenities within the Recreation Complex.

Preschool at the Complex is part of the Fort Mill Complex at the UPYMCA located at 971 Tom Hall Street, Fort Mill, SC 29715.

Inclement Weather Policy
When faced with potentially dangerous weather conditions, the Preschool at the Complex will follow the Fort Mill School District’s decision on closings. Information can be found on their website, www.fortmillschools.org, and on local news stations in Rock Hill and Charlotte – we are York County District 4.

If the FMSD should delay public school openings, Preschool at the Complex will open at its normal time of 9:00am. Public school delays may be found at the sources listed above.

Should inclement weather occur after preschool begins, we encourage parents to pick up their child as soon as possible.

Preschool registration
Preschool Draft form
Parent’s Handbook
Enrollment Agreement

For class availability and more information about the Preschool Program contact:
Rhonda Wild at rwild@upymca.org
803-547-1064

 

*For the safety of our students and staff, we require that all immunizations be current. An up-to-date immunization form must be on file at the Preschool at the Complex prior to the child’s start date.