Cynthiana-Harrison County YMCA Child Development Center

Center Phone Number: (859) 569-3273 Child Development Director, Leslie Berry
111 Ky Hwy 32W Suite 1
Cynthiana, Ky. 41031

The YMCA Child Development Center is a licensed facility for children 6 weeks through 5 years of age. Our center has a play-based philosophy, which fosters the individual child’s social, emotional, physical and cognitive development. Our professional staff creates an environment that promotes learning in the areas of art, science, math and literacy.Our center embraces early language development through our music, yoga programs. Preschool children participate in weekly special activities such as library time, Spanish and music classes. Children also have daily opportunities to express themselves creatively through play in our “centerbased” classrooms. Our Preschool program uses Creative curriculum.

We provide each child with a hot and nutritious breakfast and lunch as well as a healthy afternoon snack each day. Family involvement is a crucial part of each child’s success in our preschool. Therefore, we keep parents informed with monthly parent involvement activities, newsletters and volunteer opportunities.

Hours & Rates
Program Hours 6:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m

Registration is accepted on a first-come/first-serve basis.

An annual registration fee of $50 is required per school year for each participant in our child care programs. Annual enroll-ment fee will be drafted the month of Januuary. The fee is $50 for a single child or $75 for two or more children.

Weekly rates are listed below: 

Full-time (4 – 5 days)


Infants/Toddlers/Two's) $175  
Preschool/Pre K $165  


**All payments must be on automatic drafts. Drafts will be drawn every Friday for the following week.



Our child care will be closed on the following holidays: Memorial Day
Labor Day
4th of July
Thanksgiving DayChristmas Eve
Christmas Day
New Year’s Day

April 5-Professional Development Day

Registration Open-8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Please call the Center to schedule an in person appointment to register. Times will be in 30 minute increments. You can download below and fill out paper work prior to your appointment time. Appointments and Registration will be first come, first serve.

 Afterschool Program in Cynthiana

Our program is designed to provide children with a friendly, supportive environment where they can enjoy activities, make good choices, develop responsibility and grow their curiosity. Throughout the school year, children have weekly opportunities to participate in activities such as games, STEM and art. Our program is available to students ages 5-10. All children are provided a healthy snack upon arrival. After-School Hours: After school till 5:00 p.m.

After-School Rates

Full Time (4-5 days): Member & Non Member: $100

*Financial Assistance is available to ensure every child has the opportunity to learn and grow at the YMCA. Contact Leslie Berry, Child Development Director, or (859)987-1395 for more information and to register. There are 12 spaces available for this new program.


Download & Print Childcare Registration Form       

All forms must be read/signed and filled out prior to Child attending the program.


Parent Handbook-for COVID-19 Guidelines
Sunscreen Release Form
Social Distancing Self-Certification Form for Parents and Guardians
Behavior Form

Food Program Forms:

Infant Addendum
Child Enrollment-Income Application Letter
Child Enrollment Income Form

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