Burlington Preschool

SPECIAL NOTE:  Spots for 3-5 year olds currently available for both summer-only and longer term. Contact Danielle Harris at dharris@gbymca.org or 802-652-8149 today. All of the latest safety precautions are in place, but some of the program highlights noted below are on hold at this time (e.g., field trips, swim lessons).

A high-quality early care and education experience contributes to the overall well being of all children. Our early childhood programs offer developmentally appropriate activities in nurturing, respectful environments, while meeting the needs of families. All programs incorporate health and wellness into the curriculum to ensure children are developing healthy habits that will shape a lifetime of wellness.

Our long-established Burlington program has received 5 STARs from the State of Vermont Quality Rating and Improvement Scale and is NAEYC accredited.

Program Highlights:

• A play-based, emergent curriculum developed using Vermont Early Learning Standards & NAEYC criteria
• Licensed teachers
• Gym class & swim lessons
• Field trips to the Flynn Theater, Shelburne Farms, apple and pumpkin picking & more!
• Free Y membership for enrolled child, providing discounted member rates on youth programming, and discounted membership for entire family.
• Opportunities to participate in other Y programs and events throughout the year

Have questions? Contact Danielle Harris, Director of Early Childhood Programs, by email at dharris@gbymca.org or by phone at 802-652-8149.

Interest in Y preschool? Please complete this form to let us know.

Preschool Locations

Pomerleau Family Y

Address: 298 College St. Burlington, VT, 05401
Ages: 3-5 years
Hours: Full day,  7:30 am - 5:30 pm
Contact: Danielle Harris , dharris@gbymca.org or 802-652-8149

Preschool Rates


Program Full Weekly Rate ELP Weekly Rate (first 35 wks. of school yr.)
5 Full Days $335 $240


Pomerleau Family Y
298 College Street
Burlington, VT 05401
802 862 9622 (YMCA)

Camp Abnaki
1252 Abnaki Road
North Hero, VT
802 372 9622 (YMCA)

Additional Program Sites
in Vermont

Franklin, Grand Isle, Washington and Chittenden Counties