The Downtown YMCA Child Development Center is a Three-Star Preschool, meeting the needs of working parents by providing affordable tuition for exmplary care in the Downtown area.

Preschool rates and class information 

The Preschool Program Includes:

  • Nutritious breakfast, lunch and snack
  • Swim lessons with YMCA instructors
  • Challenging, theme-related learning experiences
  • Daily physical activities, including access to outdoor playground, indoor gym and play-area
  • Parent meetings and open door policy
  • Scholarships available for families in need
  • Child Care Certificates (vouchers) accepted
  • Daily schedules balanced with structure and free choice play

The YMCA's Character Development traits (Honesty, Responsibility, Caring, Respect, and Faith) are implemented throughout the program.

​Location and Hours

  • Downtown Family YMCA, 301 W. 6th St, Chattanooga, TN 37402 
  • Monday-Friday 7 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Ages 1-5 years old

Questions? Contact Emily Peters at epeters@ymcachattanooga.org or call (423) 266-3766. 

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