YMCA Pre-Kindergarten Program

The YMCA is the largest provider of non-profit licensed child care in Canada. YMCA Child Care & Camp programs support families and foster the healthy growth and development of children. Our programs help children to build self-confidence, learn healthy behaviours, and develop strong values.

More Information

Thank you for your interest in the YMCA Pre-Kindergarten Program. Please refer to the table for links to online waitlist registration forms for each location.

The status of each location is listed in the table below. Locations open are listed as “Operational”.

If you are inquiring about employment, please visit the Job Postings page of our website. For general inquiries please email: Pre-k@nl.ymca.ca.

Program Details

YMCA Pre-K is a regulated child care program located in your child’s school. The program is designed for children to attend for the year prior to their entry into Kindergarten. Waitlists remain open for all upcoming years with ongoing intake, so you may add your child’s name at any time.

Programs run five days per week year-round and are closed for statutory holidays. Part-time registration options (less than five days per week) are not available. All registrants are subject to a non-refundable registration fee upon registration.

Registration Fee: $25.00 (one-time fee)

Cost: $10 per day

Caregiver Ratio: 1:10

Age: 3 years, 8 months – 5 years, 9 months

The Assumption of Risk and Waiver of Liability must be completed by all parents/guardians.

For information about YMCA NL Pre-K locations call (toll free): 1-833-966-YMCA (9622) or email pre-k@nl.ymca.ca. Your inquiry will be directed to the YMCA for your location. The Provincial Registrar is available for live calls Monday to Friday, from 8:30am-11:30am. Please leave a voicemail if line is busy. All messages will be answered within a 24-48 hour period. For all messages that are received on weekends or holidays, expect messages to be answered by the end of the following Tuesday or Wednesday.

Select one of the buttons below to complete the form and add your child to the waitlist for the YMCA serving your preferred location. You will be contacted directly as spaces become available.

Locations Program Status Waitlist Registration YMCA
East Point Elementary, 14 Middleton St., St. John’s Operational Open YMCA of Newfoundland and Labrador
Elizabeth Park Elementary, 80 Ellesmere Ave., Paradise Operational Open YMCA of Newfoundland and Labrador
Elwood Elementary, 22A Farm Rd., Deer Lake Operational Open YMCA of Western Newfoundland
Gander Academy, 55 Fraser Rd., Gander Operational Open YMCA of Exploits Valley
Peacock Primary, 9 Cabot St., Happy Valley-Goose Bay In Development Open YMCA of Newfoundland and Labrador
Paradise Elementary, 60 Karwood Dr., Paradise Operational Open YMCA of Newfoundland and Labrador
Bishop Abraham Elementary, 196 Penneywell Rd., St. John’s Operational Open YMCA of Newfoundland and Labrador
Bay Roberts Primary, 19 Eric Dawe Dr., Bay Roberts Operational Open YMCA of Newfoundland and Labrador
Bishop White School, 52 Rocky Hill Rd., Port Rexton Operational Open YMCA of Newfoundland and Labrador
Holy Trinity Elementary, 10 Doyles & Quigleys Lane, Torbay Operational Open YMCA of Newfoundland and Labrador
Persalvic Elementary, 410 Highway East, Victoria Operational Open YMCA of Newfoundland and Labrador
Lewisporte Academy, 43 Spruce Ave., Lewisporte Operational Open YMCA of Exploits Valley
Woodland Primary, 18 St. Catherine St., Grand Falls-Windsor Operational Open YMCA of Exploits Valley
Fogo Island Academy, Main Street, Fogo Operational Open YMCA of Exploits Valley
J.J. Curling Elementary, 50 Woodbine Ave., Corner Brook Operational Open YMCA of Western Newfoundland
Eastside Elementary, 14 St. Johns Ave., Corner Brook Operational Open YMCA of Western Newfoundland
Donald C. Jamieson Academy, 48 Main St., Burin Bay Arm Operational Open YMCA of Newfoundland and Labrador
St. James Elementary, 185 Hardy Arterial, Port-aux-Basques Operational Open YMCA of Western Newfoundland
Lake Academy, 8 Forest Rd., Fortune Operational Open YMCA of Newfoundland and Labrador
Glovertown Academy, 10 Penneys Brook Rd., Glovertown In Development Open YMCA of Exploits Valley
Admirals Academy, 835 Conception Bay Highway, Conception Bay South Operational Open YMCA of Newfoundland and Labrador
Topsail Elementary, 12 Spruce Hill Rd., Conception Bay South In Development Open YMCA of Newfoundland and Labrador
Upper Gullies Elementary, 30 Robert’s Rd., Conception Bay South Operational Open YMCA of Newfoundland and Labrador
Roncalli Elementary, 130 Airport Heights Dr., St. John’s Operational Open YMCA of Newfoundland and Labrador
Mary Queen of the World Elementary, 785 Topsail Rd., Mount Pearl Operational Open YMCA of Newfoundland and Labrador
St. Michael’s Elementary, 32 Hospital Rd., Stephenville Crossing Operational Open YMCA of Western Newfoundland
Beachy Cove Elementary, 412 Beachy Cove Rd., Portugal Cove-St. Phillip’s Operational Open YMCA of Newfoundland and Labrador
St. John Bosco School, 75 Linegar Ave., St. John’s In Development Open YMCA of Newfoundland and Labrador
St. Anne’s Academy, 1 St. Anne’s Place, Dunville Operational Open YMCA of Newfoundland and Labrador
Matthew Elementary, 36-40 Canon Bayley Rd., Bonavista Operational Open YMCA of Newfoundland and Labrador
A.P. Low Primary, 600 Bartlett Dr., Labrador City In Development Open YMCA of Newfoundland and Labrador
Hillside Elementary, 37-41 Budgell’s Lane, La Scie In Development Open YMCA of Western Newfoundland
Viking Trail Academy, 1 Main Rd., Plum Point In Development Open YMCA of Western Newfoundland
White Hills Academy, 31 Elementary School Rd., St. Anthony Operational Open YMCA of Western Newfoundland
Ecole CC Loughlin Elementary, 1 Citadel Dr., Corner Brook In Development Open YMCA of Western Newfoundland
Goulds Elementary, 46 Doyle’s Rd., Goulds In Development In Development YMCA of Newfoundland and Labrador
Hazelwood Elementary, 391 Topsail Rd., St. John’s In Development In Development YMCA of Newfoundland and Labrador
Sacred Heart Academy, 1 Columbia Dr., Marystown In Development Open YMCA of Newfoundland and Labrador
St. Edward’s School, 54 Long Shore Rd., Conception Bay South In Development In Development YMCA of Newfoundland and Labrador
Holy Family Elementary, 67 St. Thomas Line, Paradise In Development In Development YMCA of Newfoundland and Labrador
Mary Queen of Peace Elementary, 137 Torbay Rd., St. John’s In Development In Development YMCA of Newfoundland and Labrador
Octagon Pond Elementary, 11 Sgt. Donald Lucas Dr., Paradise In Development In Development YMCA of Newfoundland and Labrador
Stephenville Primary, 75 West St., Stephenville In Development Open YMCA of Western Newfoundland
St. Peter’s Primary, 108 Ashford Drive, Mount Pearl In Development Open YMCA of Newfoundland and Labrador
Jens Haven Memorial, Nain In Development In Development YMCA of Newfoundland and Labrador
Helen Tulk Elementary, 1 Forest Rd., Bishop’s Falls In Development Open YMCA of Exploits Valley