Enrollment

EnrollmentThe YMCA Children's Academy at University Park offers a full day infant and preschool program for children ages 6 weeks-5 years.

Hours of Operation

Monday-Friday 6:30 am - 6:30 pm

Enrollment Process

The following are required to enroll your child:

  • Completed enrollment form
  • Immunization record, including TB test
  • Health statement signed by a physician
  • If your child is four years of age or older:
    • Vision and hearing screening

Limited financial assistance is available to those who qualify.

Staff Ratios

A minimum of two staff per classroom.

                                    State ratio requirements:           Children's Academy ratio:

  • 0-11 months                       1:4                                              1:3
  • 12-17 months                     1:5                                              1:4                    
  • 18-23 months                     1:9                                              1:8 
  • 2 year olds                         1:11                                            1:10
  • 3 year olds                         1:15                                            1:14
  • 4 year olds                         1:18                                            1:16
  • 5 year olds                         1:22                                            1:16

Fees

Monday - Friday

  • 0-11 months: $275/week
  • 12-17 months: $255/week
  • 18 months-2 years: $230/week
  • 3-5 years: $220/week

Part Time Care (Tuesday / Thursday)

  • 18 months-2 years: $120/week
  • 3-5 years: $100/week

Part Time Care (Monday/Wednesday/Friday)

  • 18 months-2 years: $150/ week
  • 3-5 years: $130/ week

Parent Handbook

Our Parent Handbook includes information on policies and payment and answers a wide range of frequently asked questions. For more specific information, please contact our program Director, Farralyn Brantner at 281.257.6600 or farralyn.fougeron@ymcahouston.org.