Queen’s Park YMCA Child Care Centre is now offering Preschool program for children ages 3 to 5. (Contributed)

New preschool program launches in Penticton

Queen’s Park YMCA Child Care Centre is offering Preschool program for children ages three to five.

The arrival of a new preschool program in Penticton means more childcare options for young families.

The program, Playing to Learn Preschool, is now in operation at Queen’s Park YMCA Child Care Centre, located at 630 Birch Ave.

Playing to Learn aims to prepare children ages three to five for school and life-long achievements by nurturing their curiosity and development, “in the most natural way possible – through play.”

“A child’s early years set the foundation for their future. At the Y, we are committed to ensuring families have access to the tools they need to help their young ones thrive,” said YMCA child care general manager, Danielle Miranda.

For those families who may struggle to afford the cost of care, the YMCA says it is able to offer financial assistance above and beyond government support.

With this financial support, families can expect to access this program for $35 per month. Additionally, families can also choose to participate in the program part time.

Miranda said they aim to ensure every family can access high-quality childcare services, no matter their circumstance.

To learn more about YMCA Preschool in Penticton visit ymcaokanagan.ca/QueensPark.

To report a typo, email: editor@pentictonwesternnews.com.

Childcare

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

 

Queen’s Park YMCA Child Care Centre is now offering Preschool program for children ages 3 to 5. (Contributed)

Just Posted

Penticton Search and Rescue issues advisory after second snowmobiler stranded in two weeks

The snowmobiler was able to snowshoe back to safety, without knowing that anyone was looking for him.

CHIME finds four days of noise, twelve days of silence from space

The radio telescope picked up the first recorded pattern in radio signals from space

Summerland’s Justin Kripps picks up back-to-back bronze medals in weekend racing

Canada’s two-man bobsleigh is third in the rankings heading into the World Championships

Meet the ultimate Penticton Vees fan

Jon Race owns an epic collection of Vees jerseys and hasn’t missed a home game in 15 years.

Mink farm once operated in Summerland

From 1967 to 1973, the Nielsen family raised mink

VIDEO: Minister reports ‘modest progress’ after blockade talks with First Nation

Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs say Coastal GasLink does not have authority to go through their lands

Henrique scores 2 as Ducks soar past Canucks 5-1

Vancouver tumbles out of top spot in Pacific Division

Trudeau cancels Caribbean trip amid pipeline protests across Canada

Protests against Coastal GasLink have disrupted rail service

B.C. VIEWS: Inaction on pipeline protests not a viable response

Columnist Frank Bucholtz on how the Coastal GasLink pipeline dispute got so bad

PHOTOS: Top 10 memories of the 2010 Olympics

Black Press Media’s Jenna Hauck, shares some of her most memorable images of 2010 Winter Games

#FoxForFiver: Support grows in B.C. to put Terry Fox on new $5 bill

Terry Fox’ Marathon of Hope raised money for cancer research

Registration opens soon for BC 55+ Games in Richmond

2020 55+ Games have been officially scheduled for Sept. 15 to 19

Trudeau confers with cabinet ministers as rail blockades continue

The Trudeau government has been criticized for not doing more to end the blockades

Canadian nurses’ unions warn national standards for coronavirus protection too low

President says safety protocols nationwide are inadequate compared to those in Ontario and other countries

Most Read