At the Y, we believe the values and skills learned early on are vital building blocks for quality of life and future success. At the Y, preschoolers experience early literacy and learn about their world. Most importantly, children learn how to be their best selves.  This makes for confident kids today and contributing and engaged adults tomorrow.

The YMCA of Greater Boston is the largest provider of early childhood and after school programs in Massachusetts. Our experienced staff meets or surpasses state standards set by the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care. Our curriculum aligns with the Department of Education curriculum framework and core competencies, Teaching Strategies Gold and is offered in a warm and safe environment for your preschool child.  YMCA Childcare is licensed by the Mass Department of Early Education and Care.

Located 1400 VFW Parkway in West Roxbury, the YMCA Children’s Center offers programs for children from 15 months – 6 years old.  Both full day and flexible days are offered as follows:

Full Day: Monday-Friday 7:00 am - 5:30 pm

Flexible Days: 2, 3, 4, and 5 day options

(Financial assistance available)


Call:  781-670-6843 or

Email:   Katherine Young at