Early Years Child Care

Infant–5yrs

Staff members are aware of developmental stages that go along with early years to guide children’s growth. Builds on the natural desire to learn new things, become more self-reliant and learn to get along with others. Features the YMCA Playing to Learn curriculum.

YMCA Birchwood Child Care

Located at 190 Tamarack Way, Fort McMurray. Early Years Child Care for children 12 months - PreKinder.

YMCA Eagle Ridge Child Care

Located inside the Eagle Ridge Community Centre, at 2-301 Sparrowhawk Dr, Fort McMurray.Early Years Child Care for children 12 months - PreKinder.

YMCA Newalta Child Care

Located at 9908 Penhoorwood ST, Fort McMurray.Early Years Child Care for children 12 months - 6 years old.

YMCA Thickwood Heights Child Care

Located inside Thickwood Heights Public School, at 96 Silin Forest Rd, Fort McMurray.Early Years Child Care for children 19 months - PreKinder.

YMCA Child Care offers an array of benefits for your child in the Edmonton Region:

  • Daily communication and feedback between parents and staff (written daily reports in daycare).
  • Includes the YMCA Playing to Learn curriculum.
  • Nutritious (and allergen aware) morning and afternoon snacks.
  • Special events and field trips.
  • Wide range of physical activities offered to promote healthy development.
  • Connections to other families at Family Events held throughout the year to celebrate special occasions.
  • Monthly newsletter to keep you up-to-date on the events happening each month.

The YMCA of Northern Alberta currently operates 7 Child Care locations in Fort McMurray, some with capacity for immediate placement in Early Years, Kindercare, and Out of School Care!