Preschool Learning Experience - Boston Universal Pre-Kindergarten

The YMCA of Greater Boston proudly provides comprehensive school readiness and high quality services for families in Boston.

Our program is designed to address cognitive social-emotional, physical and nutritional needs in addition to supporting the needs of your family.

Our Universal Pre-K Program:

  • Comprehensive School Readiness and High Quality services for families in Boston
  • Program designed to address children’s cognitive, social emotional, physical and nutritional needs
  • BPS Focus on K1 Curriculum & the Pyramid Model for Social Emotional Growth
  • Runs 5 days a week – 8:30 am – 3 pm
  • No cost to families with Boston residency
  • Extended day option – fee charged

How to Qualify:

  • Children must be 4 years old prior to September 1
  • Family must live in Boston

What you’ll need to apply:

  • Documentation of your child’s age
  • Proof of Boston Residency

All Vouchers Accepted.
Must Call to Register.


East Boston YMCA
215 Bremen Street
East Boston, MA 02128
Contact:  Program Director – Marilyn Jean Nazaire  |​  |  617-418-8330
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Wang YMCA Children’s Center
8 Oak Street West
Boston, MA 02116
Contact:  Program Director – Keith Mahon  | |  617-904-6166
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Roxbury YMCA
Roxbury, MA 02119
Contact:  Program Director – Imelda Auron  |  |  617-548-4812
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RTH Early Education Center
82 Fenwood Rd.
Boston, MA 02115
Contact:  Program Director – Brenda Powers  |  |  617-851-8226
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West Roxbury YMCA Children’s Center
1980 Centre St.
West Roxbury, MA 02132
Contact Program Director – Lauren Reed  | 
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