YMCA Child Development Center


The YMCA Child Development Center provides developmentally appropriate curriculum designed to support the cognitive, social, emotional, and physical growth of your child. Kids at the Y are surrounded by positive adult role models and are encouraged to use their creativity, develop new skills, and work and play with peers.

Center Information

Ages: 6 weeks – 5 years

Location: 2935 Lakeland Hills Drive Lakeland, TN 38002 (Corner of HWY 64 and Lakeland Hills Drive across from the Sonic)

Center: New Remodeled center with state of the art equipment for early learning and child development

Meals: Breakfast and afternoon snack included with a full lunch daily for most children except infants


Program Features

  • Focus on kindergarten readiness
  • The Creative Curriculum® for Preschool is an award-winning curriculum that is fully-aligned with the Head Start Child Development and Early Learning Framework
  • Teaching Strategies GOLD® is a comprehensive, research-based assessment system that supports effective teaching and child development.

Licensed Care Options

(Weekly Cost for Year Round Care)

  • Infant (6 weeks – 12 months) – $180/week
  • Toddler (12 – 35 months) – $175/week
  • Preschooler (3 – 4 years) – $170/week
  • Kindergarten Readiness (4 – 5 years) – $165/week

*Fee assistance available for those who qualify

Register Today!

Call the YMCA Child Development Center at (901) 430-0593 to schedule your registration appointment. 



The YMCA Child Development Center offers YMCA Before & Afterschool Care for students attending Lakeland Elementary School.

No Registration Fee, No Deposits, & No Activity Fees for 2018


We Drop Off & Pick Up At Lakeland Elementary School!

Parents will drop off and pick up students at the YMCA Child Development Center for YMCA Before & Afterschool Care. The YMCA will transport students to and from Lakeland Elementary.

Before School Care - 6:30 a.m. until start of school
After Care - School dismissal until 6:00 p.m.

Program Fees:
Before Care - $45 per child weekly*
After Care - $50 per child weekly*
Before & After Care - $74 per child weekly*
*Income Based Rates/Fee assistance are available to those who qualify. Fill out the Income Based Rates/Fee Assistance Form.