Hamilton Area YMCA

Y’S Owls Preschool Grand Opening Tuesday, September 8

Y’s Owls Preschool is a place of discovery where each child is acknowledged as an individual with his or her own feelings, needs and interests.

Our philosophy is to focus on helping your child reach his or her fullest potential.

A preschool education provides opportunities for young children to discover their own abilities, to make simple adjustments to their environment and to become aware of

their bodies.

Our program directors lead a qualified, experienced staff in implementing the Creative Curriculum. This curriculum provides your child with a balance of structured and independent activities and builds the foundation for academic and social competence.


Families are an important part of our preschool community. Parents are encouraged to visit, volunteer and share hobbies, occupations and traditions. Opportunities for family involvement occur through parent meetings, parent workshops and special events.

Our Preschool programs are state-licensed and affordable; serving children ages 3 - 5 in the Hamilton area. Enrolled children benefit from:

• Kindergarten readiness

• Music appreciation

• Healthy U preschool fitness and nutrition program

• Technology in the classroom, including an interactive Star Board

• FREE weekly swim lessons for children attending five full days

• Large outdoor playgrounds to enhance social and physical development

• Peanut/tree nut-free program environment

• Children’s library

• Low teacher-child ratios, with highly qualified, caring staff

• CPR/First Aid trained staff on site at all times

For more information, contact our Directors:

Lorraine Hendrick, Director, Early Childhood 
609.581.9622 ext. 127 

Rose Elefant, Assistant Director and Head Teacher relefant@hamiltonymca.org
609.581.9622 ext. 126

Visit the Pre-K/School Age Care page of our website for additional information.