Child Care & Activities

Nature Preschool

This new immersive program for 3 to 5 year-olds is designed to build lifelong learning skills in a natural setting. Nature Preschool is primarily held outdoors in the Apple Tree YMCA Early Learning Forest. The teacher has an Associate of Arts degree in Early Childhood Education, is Indiana Naturalist Certified and has completed Cedarsong Forest…

Kids Gym & Playgrounds

Kids Gym The Kids Gym is the ultimate gross motor space that can be used for activities such as basketball, soccer, climbing, building, balancing, yoga and many others. Whether it’s a planned group exercise experience or free gross motor exploration, Kids Gym is designed as an outlet for children. Early Learning Forest Two acres of…

School Age Child Care

Apple Tree YMCA’s youth enrichment program is specifically designed for children in grades K-5. Children are engaged in a variety of fun and engaging activities that build upon what they are learning in school.

Preschool

Apple Tree’s Pre-School program continues its best practice by combining children ages 3-5 years old allowing for small group sizes and lower ratios which research has proven to be beneficial for all children. Our Philosophy is developed around a holistic approach where children grow cognitively, physically, emotionally, creatively, and socially. We believe skills are strengthened through hands-on learning experiences and strive to build foundations for future success that will last a lifetime.

Infant & Toddler

Our continuity of care classrooms provides a safe, comfortable and nurturing environment for children 6 weeks to 36 months. Apple Tree was one of the first centers in the state to promote this best practice for infants and toddlers. Continuity of Care allows children to build strong relationships with teachers and friends and offers personal attention to the growing needs of each child.

Apple Tree Child Development Center

At Apple Tree YMCA Child Development Center, we demonstrate the YMCA best practices and character development in high-quality childcare by providing developmentally appropriate programs for children ages 6 weeks through 5th grade. We adhere to guidelines set forth by the National Association for the Education of Young Children and the Indiana state licensing requirements. Children enrolled at…