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Child Development Center -  Welcome    

The Y is committed to protecting children against child sexual abuse.
Learn more here or view this helpful tipsheet.

The Y Child Development Center offers care for children ages six weeks to 12 years through a wide variety of age appropriate and developmentally appropriate activities designed to encourage social, emotional, physical and intellectual growth in each individual child.  Opportunities to create, explore, discover and try new ideas take place in a safe, healthy environment. Our Child Development Center has earned a three-star rating with Step Up to Quality.

The Y recognizes and values children as unique individuals and encourages them to develop problem solving and social skills as they form a positive self image, and to learn and to grow at their own developmental pace.

The Child Development Center site offers the following:
  • Licensed facility through the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services, #402014
  • Creative Curriculum - for toddler and preschool children ages two to five
  • Playground with fenced area for outdoor play
  • Gymnasium and Fun Center for indoor play
  • Swimming lessons included for all preschool age children
  • Trained and qualified teaching staff
  • YMCA Character Development program values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility
  • Financial assistance is available, for those who qualify, through funding by Shelby County United Way and the YMCA Community Partners Program and the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services.
  • The center is inclusive and offers care for children of all races, religions and nationalities and abilities.

Please contact the Child Development Center for more specific information on programs, fees and payment policies. To request more information, please call (937) 498-CARE (498-2273).

All child care staff are fully screened in accordance with the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services licensing requirements, license #402014. Screening and training includes: fingerprinting, background check, references, health physical, Communicable Disease Recognition & Prevention, Child Abuse Recognition & Prevention, infant/child/adult CPR, First Aid and 30 hours of additional early childhood development training.

Child Development Center
300 East Parkwood Street (six weeks through 12 years)

The Child Development Center is open Monday through Friday from 5 am to 6 pm.

The YMCA Child Development Center offers two sessions per year: Fall/Winter/Spring and Summer.  If you are interested in enrolling your child please inquire online or call Michele Dotson, Director, Child Development Center at extension 217 at (937) 498-2273You may also email Michele at:

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