Welcome to the Early Childhood Learning Center!
A new addition to the Boonslick Heartland YMCA, the Early Childhood Learning Center (or ECLC) is a dedicated daycare facility. Providing Full Day care to children ages 6 weeks to 5 years and Before and After School care to children ages 5 through 12, the ECLC has a lot to offer!
The ECLC is a state licensed, curriculum-based daycare facility that uses age-appropriate curriculum to reinforce the concepts of math, science, language, social awareness, the environment, art and health!
The ECLC offers flexibility of choice to its participants; in the range of ages they accept (from 6 weeks up to 12 years), their hours of operation and even payment. The facility offers individualized programs for each age group: navigate to each individual page for details.
Safety & Security
All staff at the ECLC are CPR & First Aid certified, with a required minimum of 12 hours of training per year. The facility features advanced security: a keypad entry system keeps the facility locked and secure, and a top-notch camera system monitors the interior and playground, ensuring that nothing
Following the Federal Food Program (CACFP) guidelines, the ECLC provides nutritious, well-balanced meals for breakfast, lunch & an afternoon snack. Menus are posted weekly for parents to view ahead of time.
Room to Grow
With a fully fenced large play yard containing three separate areas (a Toddler Yard, 2-Year Old Yard, and 3+ Yard), the ECLC has plenty of room for kids to play and grow.
With Before and After School care during the school year, Full Day care and swimming in the summers, as well as small field trips to parks and libraries, the ECLC does plenty to keep kids active and learning!
For more information on the care provided for each age group, simply navigate to any of the pages under the ECLC heading at the top of the site; give the staff a call at the number listed below; or, schedule a visit for you and your child(ren) to tour the facility.
Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM