ymca programs

Child Development Centers

Learn. Grow. Thrive.


We invite you to shape your child’s future at the Somerset Valley YMCA where we educate, care for, and nurture children ages 6 weeks through 5 years old.

Under the guidance of an experienced director, our programs promote lifelong learning using a developmentally appropriate curriculum and an individualized approach to learning. We spark a love for learning by expanding upon your child’s natural curiosity through educational creative play.

Our holistic approach to early childhood education prepares children to explore, enjoy, and understand the world around them. And while we have a strong academic program, we also believe that learning is about building relationships and growing socially, emotionally, and cognitively.

Our caring staff strives to make our facility a home-away-from-home where your child feels confident and secure.

Our child care programs are fully licensed by the State of New Jersey.

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We are proud to be part of Healthy U, an award-winning, statewide initiative to combat childhood obesity in the child care setting.

Healthy U uses the CATCH (Coordinated Approach to Child Health) Curriculum to educate children about healthy eating and incorporates 30 minutes of physical activity at least three times during the week.

Click here for descriptions of our infant-Kindergarten classes.

For more information, please contact:

Hillsborough Branch- Lee Santaromita, director of children’s services, (908) 369-0490 x718

Somerville Branch- Melissa Reis, director of children’s services, (908) 722-4567 x622



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