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YMCA Pre-Kindergarten Program

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Thank you for your interest in the YMCA Pre-Kindergarten Program. The latest public announcements may be found here:

Pre-K Waitlist Registration for Phase Three locations opens May 10, 2023, 9am NDT.

Pre-K Waitlist Registration for Phase Two locations opens January 30, 2023

Pre-Kindergarten Pilot Update – September 1, 2022

Over the coming months, we will post here, post on social media, and contact people on the waitlist directly as registration opens or more information for each site becomes available. The status of each location is listed in the column below.

If you are inquiring about employment, please forward your resume and cover letter indicating the region/school that interests you.

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

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.

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 Phase YMCA
East Point Elementary, St. John’s Operational Open 1 YMCA of Newfoundland and Labrador
Elizabeth Park Elementary, Paradise Operational Open 1 YMCA of Newfoundland and Labrador
Elwood Elementary, Deer Lake Operational Open 1 YMCA of Western Newfoundland
Gander Academy, Gander Operational Open 1 YMCA of Exploits Valley
Bay Roberts Primary, Bay Roberts Operational Open 2 YMCA of Newfoundland and Labrador
Paradise Elementary, Paradise Operational Open 2 YMCA of Newfoundland and Labrador
Bishop Abraham Elementary, St. John’s Operational Open 2 YMCA of Newfoundland and Labrador
Peacock Primary, Happy Valley-Goose Bay In Development Open 1 YMCA of Newfoundland and Labrador
Bishop White School, Port Rexton In Development Open 2 YMCA of Newfoundland and Labrador
Holy Trinity Elementary, Torbay In Development Open 2 YMCA of Newfoundland and Labrador
Persalvic Elementary, Victoria In Development Open 2 YMCA of Newfoundland and Labrador
Lewisporte Academy, Lewisporte Operational Open 2 YMCA of Exploits Valley
Woodland Primary, Grand Falls-Windsor In Development Open 2 YMCA of Exploits Valley
Fogo Island Academy, Fogo In Development Open 2 YMCA of Exploits Valley
J.J. Curling Elementary, Corner Brook In Development Open 2 YMCA of Western Newfoundland
Eastside Elementary, Corner Brook Operational Open 2 YMCA of Western Newfoundland
Donald C. Jamieson Academy, Burin In Development Open 3 YMCA of Newfoundland and Labrador
St. James Elementary, Port-aux-Basques In Development Open 3 YMCA of Western Newfoundland
Lake Academy, Fortune In Development Open 3 YMCA of Newfoundland and Labrador
Glovertown Academy, Glovertown In Development Open 3 YMCA of Exploits Valley
Admirals Academy, Conception Bay South In Development Open 3 YMCA of Newfoundland and Labrador
Topsail Elementary, Conception Bay South In Development Open 3 YMCA of Newfoundland and Labrador
Upper Gullies Elementary, Conception Bay South In Development Open 3 YMCA of Newfoundland and Labrador
Roncalli Elementary, St. John’s In Development Pending 4 YMCA of Newfoundland and Labrador
Mary Queen of the World Elementary, Mount Pearl In Development Pending 4 YMCA of Newfoundland and Labrador
St. Michael’s Elementary, Stephenville Crossing In Development Pending 4 YMCA of Western Newfoundland
Beachy Cove Elementary, Portugal Cove-St. Phillip’s In Development Pending 4 YMCA of Newfoundland and Labrador
St. John Bosco School, St. John’s In Development Pending 4 YMCA of Newfoundland and Labrador
St. Anne’s Academy, Dunnville In Development Pending 4 YMCA of Newfoundland and Labrador
Matthew Elementary, Bonavista In Development Pending 5 YMCA of Newfoundland and Labrador
A.P. Low Primary, Labrador City In Development Pending 5 YMCA of Newfoundland and Labrador
Hillside Elementary, La Scie In Development Pending 5 YMCA of Western Newfoundland
Viking Trail Academy, Plum Point In Development Pending 5 YMCA of Western Newfoundland
White Hills Academy, St. Anthony In Development Pending 5 YMCA of Western Newfoundland