Full-Time Preschool

This program offers developmentally-appropriate curriculum that stimulates a child’s physical, social, intellectual, and emotional development. Our classrooms provide children with an interactive environment focusing on language and literacy, math, nutrition, and character development. Daily activities include:

  • Circle time
  • Swimming
  • Recreation time (outside or in gym)
  • Exploration experiences
  • Small and large group activities

Ages: Approx. 3 – 5 years

Registration Fee: $75/child
This fee is nonrefundable and due ONCE at the time of enrollment.

Preschool Programs are offered 5-day/week, with limited part-time availability.  Tuition is due on the 1st and 16th of every month.  Autopay is available.  Y members receive a 3% discount on tuition.


Financial Assistance
The Treasure Valley Family Y believes that every child is of promise. Therefore, no one is denied Y services due to the inability to pay. For more information about our Financial Assistance program, please call (208) 344-5502 ext 254.

Locations & Enrollment Info

Children’s Village
First Presbyterian Church
950 W State Street, Boise, ID
Open M-F, 7am-6pm
Learn more and enroll by calling: (208) 345-6408

West YMCA Child Development Center
Across from West Y-Boise City Aquatics Center
12650 W Bridger Street, Set 120, Boise, ID
Open M-F, 6:30am-6:30pm
Learn more and enroll by calling: (208) 344-5502 ext 415

Little Luke’s Early Learning Center
(for children of St. Luke’s employees)
St. Luke’s Boise Campus
124 Bannock Street, Boise, ID
Open M-F, 6am-6pm
Learn more and enroll by calling: (208) 381-4670

Saint Alphonsus Early Learning Center
(for children of Saint Alphonsus employees)
Saint Alphonsus Boise Campus
6520 Norwood Drive, Boise, ID
Open M-F, 5:45am-8pm
Learn more and enroll by calling: (208) 367-5164

About Y Staff
In addition to being licensed Child Care Professionals* and trained in CPR and First Aid, our teachers practice the Y’s four character values of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility in everything they do. They also undergo over 35 hours of special training on Child Abuse Prevention and Developmentally Appropriate Curriculum.

*A Child Care License is issued by the City of Boise and the State of Idaho. The process includes an FBI fingerprint and background check.