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YMCA of Downtown Manchester

30 Mechanice St, Manchester, NH

Costimate: $124/wk

The YMCA of Downtown Manchester nurtures the potential of every child by supporting their unique youth development journey through holistic programming. From cradle to career, the Y provides all youth with the tools and resources they need to succeed in life. Child care offerings include:

Our highly devoted team work hard to ignite every child's love of learning each and every day. In the toddler classroom, children experience an array of developmentally appropriate activities, such as role modeling positive social relationships, honing fine and gross motor skills, and an introduction to subjects like early mathematics and literacy. The toddler rooms also make time to explore the outdoors and enjoy a healthy morning and afternoon snack to get our bodies ready for optimal learning.

We strive to provide our students with opportunities for hands on, open ended learning in order for them to grow as an individual, in addition to being a positive member of the classroom team. Our 3 older classrooms enjoy gross motor activities, such as yoga and tumbling, in addition to special academic experiences.

We provide a safe, nurturing environment where kids can make new friends, participate in group activities, enjoy outside play time, get homework support, play sports, and do arts & crafts. Before school is offered onsite at Green Acres, Jewett Street Elementary, Webster, and Weston schools. Full and part time options are available.
- Before School Care | 7:00 am - start of school
- After School Care | Dismissal - 6:00 pm

After school is offered onsite at Bakersville, Green Acres, Webster, and Weston schools. After school is offered at the YMCA of Downtown Manchester and serves students from Gossler, Hallsville, Highland Goffes Falls, Jewett St, McDonough, Northwest, Parker Varney, Polaris Charter, and Smyth Road schools. Full and part time options are available. Early Release Days are included.
- After School Care | Dismissal - 6:00 pm

The Y offers full day care for your children when school is closed. Children do not have to be enrolled in the School's Out Program in order to participate, but pre-registration is required.
- VACATION CAMPS AND NO SCHOOL DAYS K-8 (7:00 am - 6:00 pm)
- SNOW DAYS K-8 (8:00 am - 6:00 pm)
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FAQs for finding preschools in Manchester

In 2021 what types of preschool can I find near me in Manchester, NH?
There are two main types of preschool programs you can send your kids to in Manchester, NH. The first is a full-time preschool program that usually works well for parents working full-time shifts. The second is a part-time preschool program where you can enroll your child for 2-3 days per week and typically choose between a morning or afternoon shift. A part-time preschool can be a great option if you want to ease the transition of this new learning experience for your child. You can also check your options in Manchester, NH for traditional preschool centers, or private home-based preschools.
What should I look for in a good preschool program in Manchester, NH?
When you begin looking for preschools in Manchester, NH ask about the ratio of learning time to supervised play time so you can get a good sense of whether you believe your child's needs will be met. From there, ask about what a typical day consists of, what the safety protocols are and how discipline will be handled. Also, make sure to check directly with the preschool for information about their local licensing and credentials in Manchester, NH.
How can I find a preschool near me in Manchester, NH?
There are currently 26 preschools in Manchester, NH on and you can filter these local results by distance from your zip code. From there, you can compare between preschool programs by traditional facility-based preschools and private, in-home preschools. Be sure to check reviews from other families in Manchester, NH who have previously sent their kids to any of the preschools you are interested in.