Facility Notices: The Longmont Y pool reopens April 16. The Arapahoe Y pool closed for bubble removal, April 24 (noon)-May 2.

Our Ys are open with newly expanded hours. Please check our reopening guide for programs that still require reservations and policies.



Mask Use in Our Preschools

In the past few weeks, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has seen a dramatic increase in Covid-19 cases within childcare centers across the state. We have also experienced situations that have required us to quarantine and close preschool classrooms as a result of exposures to staff and participants. Our goal is to stay open and provide safe, healthy childcare throughout the pandemic, but we need your help! 

Effective immediately, all children ages 2 and up MUST wear a mask at all times. This includes during outdoor play. The only exceptions for not wearing masks will be during meals and snacks and while sleeping. Additional exceptions can be made for children with a documented health care plan authorized by their physician.

We are adhering to these restrictions to help keep your children safe while in our care:

  • Staff and parents must wear masks.
  • Social distance requirements remain.
  • Continued increase in sanitation.
  • Daily health screens that include checking every child’s temperature upon arrival.
  • We require parents to keep children home when showing any symptoms of signs of sickness and to inform us if your child or anyone in your family are showing Covid-19 symptoms.
  • Parents are allowed to enter the lobby to check their children in, but we ask that you not bring a sibling into the building if possible. In addition, no parents will be allowed in the classrooms.

YMCA Inspire Preschool in Johnstown is Now Open!

Located inside our new Johnstown Community YMCA in Johnstown, Colorado, YMCA Inspire Preschool serves children between 2 1/2-years-old (must be at least 2 years and 6 months of age by start date) and 6-years-old. Our year-round preschool will provide part-time and full-time options.

Inspire Preschool in Johnstown will utilize a curriculum focused on exploration and individualized learning experiences and provide a wide variety of indoor and outdoor play opportunities. Our brand-new preschool will offer sunny classrooms and outdoor playgrounds, and our students will enjoy playing in the Y’s gym, outdoor sports fields and pool.

All enrolled preschool families will receive a free family membership to the Y! Call 720-797-2020 ext. 7295 or email the Business Office after you have enrolled in preschool to apply for your free membership. Please note, when you re-enroll for preschool for a new school year, you will need to reapply for your membership.

We are offering tours of Inspire Preschool by appointment. Please contact Roubhie Fairchild to schedule a private tour: Email or call 303-443-4474 ext 7700.

Full Day Care



  • Two days per week: $476 per month
  • Three days per week: $681 per month
  • Five days per week: $963 per month

Part Day Care

Covers up to 5 hours per day, 7:00am-Noon


  • Two days per week: $286 per month
  • Three days per week: $410 per month
  • Five days per week: $658 per month

Annual $85 non-refundable registration fee per child. There is a 10% sibling discount.

Preschool 2020/2021 School Year

Begins Aug 3


Registration System

Register for preschool online. If you create a new account in our online registration system using a different email address than what is on file with the Y, you will create a duplicate account and if you’re a member, you will not receive member rates on other programs.

Financial Assistance & CCAP

Y financial assistance participants may register online after their financial assistance has been approved. CCAP participants may not register online but must use the online ePACT system for required medical and emergency contact information and policy agreements. CCAP participants must attend all days they are registered for. CCAP participants will be billed for unexcused absences.

Paper registration forms are available for CCAP participants and upon request. Contact the Business Office.

Financial Assistance


The YMCA of Northern Colorado uses ePACT, a secure emergency network that we use to collect medical and emergency contact information for camps, preschool and before and after school care. Once you’re set up in ePACT, you will only need to verify your child’s information once a year. 

Learn more about ePACT

Changes & Cancelations

A change/cancel form must be submitted by the 2nd Monday of the month for the upcoming month for any change to your child’s schedule or to cancel care. If a cancel form is not submitted by the 2nd Monday of the month and you need to cancel care for the upcoming month, you will be charged the full fee for the month.

Change/cancel form coming soon


Read the parent handbook prior to attending camp to familiarize yourself with our policies.

Parent Handbook

Questions? Comments? Fill out the form below, and someone from our staff will get back to you.

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