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New Summer Toddler Program

The F.M. Kirby Children’s Center is pleased to offer a new half-day Toddler Summer program that is focused on STEAM-based activities to keep both minds and bodies active with an emphasis on fun!

The weekly program, designed for children 20 months through 3 years old, runs 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Monday through Friday now through August 27. Lunch is provided.

Enrollment is available on a week-to-week basis. Multiple-week enrollment lessens the cost per week. For example, Option 1: a one-week enrollment is $165; Option 2: a two-week enrollment is $155 per week; Option 3: a four-week enrollment is $140 per week.

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Please note that a prorated fee schedule applies for the week of August 24-27 since it is a four-day program for that week only. Prorated amounts for this week are: Option 1: $135; Option 2: $125; Option 3: $115.

For more information, please contact Linda Bartek-Smith, Director of Childcare Services, at 973-377-4945 x3226.


About the F.M. Kirby Children’s Center

The F.M. Kirby Children’s Center of the Madison Area YMCA is one of the largest early childhood development centers in the area and provides exceptional quality in childcare and curriculum-based early childhood education for infants, toddlers, preschoolers, Young 5 students, kindergartners and school-age children.

As a former elementary school, the Kirby Center facility is specifically designed for children. Located on almost 3-acres of property, the Center has a full-size gym, full kitchen that serves snacks and meals developed by a staff nutritionist, a pediatric registered nurse on staff and five state-of-the-art playgrounds to serve all age groups. 

The F.M. Children’s Kirby Center is a member of the prestigious New Jersey YMCA State Alliance, a participating partner in the Horizon Foundation for New Jersey initiative to implement school-based food, nutrition and physical education programs and is also a flagship center for the Healthy U program which teaches children the importance of physical activity and healthful nutrition. Financial assistance may be available for eligible families. 


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