It’s FUN being a 2 & 3 yr old!  They are active, curious, discovering their individuality, world and trying to get along with one another! 

Our licensed center staffed with caring teachers create lessons just for Tykes & Tots that are based on their unique developmental needs such as…..

  • Stacks small blocks
  • Runs well
  • Kicks a ball
  • Walks down stairs
  • Draws lines and circular scribbles
  • Feeds himself or herself well through nutritious Family Style Meals
  • plays alongside other children
  • fears things like loud sounds, certain animals, etc.
  • can follow a two-step command (“Pick up your toy and put it on the shelf.”)
  • can name many body parts
  • can pick out pictures in a book
  • starts to engage in pretend play (Feeding a baby doll)
  • matches shapes
  • says more than 50 words
  • uses at least two-word sentences (“I go!”)
  • is understood half the time by a stranger
  • uses real words (“breakfast”) instead of baby talk (“num-nums”)
2 year olds smiling together.



Step 1. Complete Enrollment Packet
Click to Download Enrollment Packet
We HIGHLY recommend completing online and printing to sign OR downloading to complete & sign electronically via Acrobat Reader.
Forms are also available at the Member Service Desk at the Kenosha YMCA.

Step 2. Review Parent Policy Book
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Sign and submit acknowledgment page.

Step 3. Look for Confirmation E-mail
Confirmation E-mail will arrive in 1-2 business days with instructions on how to proceed.

Step 4: Complete Online Scheduling
Once you receive your confirmation e-mail, you may proceed to Online Scheduling. The link will be included in your confirmation e-mail.

Your child(ren) will officially be enrolled when ALL forms and ONLINE REGISTRATION are complete and turned in to the Kenosha YMCA.


  • Program open Monday – Friday, 6:30am-6:00pm
  • Enrollment is accepted year-round, and students may begin attending within two business days of providing the required forms
  • A one-time Registration Fee of $30.00 per child is due at the time of enrollment
    • Multiple child discount: 10% off fees for each additional child attending the program
    • Wisconsin Works is accepted, and a co-pay may apply.
  • Payments are due two-weeks in advance
  • Meet Your Staff and Learn More
    • If interested in meeting your staff and learning more about the program, please contact the Youth & Family office at [email protected] to schedule a meeting.

2024-25 RATES

  • 2 Year Olds
    • Fewer than 5 hours – Member $34/per day | General Public $39/per day
    • 5+ hours – Member $46/per day | General Public $51/per day
  • 3-5 Year Olds
    • Fewer than 5 hours – Member $31/per day | General Public $36/per day
    • 5+ hours – Member $43/per day | General Public $48/per day
    • Summer Camp $50/per day

*Multiple Child(ren) will receive a 10% discount after the first child is enrolled and each child after.

Financial Assistance

The Kenosha YMCA is a state licensed facility that accepts W-2 (Wisconsin Works) payment. Any families that receive W-2 assistance, and are not currently enrolled in our BASE program will need to provide proof of authorization prior to the first Day of camp. Parents are responsible for any co-payments.

The Kenosha Y welcomes requests for reduction of fees from families that would benefit from participation in our child care programs, but are limited in their ability to pay. Please complete and return the John and Judy Wavro Scholarship Fund application. Questions? Contact us at (262) 654-9622, ext 236.