Arvada Pre-School | Denver YMCA


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Arvada Pre-School

Help your child prepare for kindergarten. Students will explore colors, shapes, numbers, and letters through our theme-based curriculum. Our play-based approach help develop self-esteem, communication skills, and self-help skills. Our daily curriculum is a combination of Learning Without Tears, Core Knowledge, DLM and Creative Curriculum. We have gym time, STEM, dramatic play, cooking, and special events. This well-rounded program is a great start for your child’s success for Kindergarten readiness and builds healthy minds. 

Child Care Locations

Full Time Preschool (2 1/2 + potty trained to age 5)

6350 Eldridge St., Arvada, CO 80004 | Get Directions
303 422 4977
Hours: Mon. - Fri.: 7 a.m.-6 p.m.
Contact: Becky Watson -

YMCA Preschool Emphasizes:

  • A child-led, play-based curriculum
  • Colorado Shines - Formerly known as Qualistar, Colorado Shines is a rating system system of childcare programs in Colorado on a provisional to 4-Star scale.† 
  • State-licensed
  • Healthy living - Structured play times and activities, fruits and veggies, hormone-free milk, whole grains, low sugar, no fried foods, and no juice
  • Experienced, certified caregivers - All teachers are certified in CPR and first aid, have passed a criminal background check, have completed a child abuse prevention course, and have completed or are pursuing degrees in early childhood education
  • Parent-teacher conferences every six months
  • Parent engagement and involvement - parents are welcomed to participate in the classrooms, for example, by storytelling, leading activities, or sharing experiences
  • Convenient access and support in helping children take part in additional YMCA activities such as swim lessons and sports 

We follow the Jeffco School District calendar.

To learn more or to register please contact Becky Watson at 303-390-0832