Child Care (18 mos. - 6 yrs.)
The Child Care program is a full day, full year program for children ages 18 months through pre-kindergarten.
The program also offers before and after care for children enrolled in local kindergarten programs.
The following schools provide transportation to and from the JCC: Valley View Center
(except for mid-day Kindergarten), Indian Rock Elementary, York Township Elementary, Ore Valley Elementary, Leaders Heights Elementary, Dallastown Area Intermediate School.
If your child attends East York Elementary, York Suburban Middle School, or Valley View Center (Mid-Day Kindergarten)
the JCC will provide transportation for an additional fee. Please contact the director
for current rates.
Busing is provided by the following schools for enrolled children: Dallastown Intermediate, Leaders Heights Elementary, Ore Valley Elementary, York Township Elementary, and all LIU programs. Arrangements for transportation by the JCC to and from York Suburban Elementary Schools is available.
Opening and Closing Information
The Child Care Program is open at 6:30 AM and closes at 6:00 PM for children in kindergarten through school age. Our childhood wing opens at 7:00 AM. Families may make arrangements for 6:30 AM drop offs. Our 1's and 2's classroom closes for the day at 5:30 PM.
Our Scheduled Childcare Closings
Child Care Fee Structure Payment Policies
Wait List Information Child Care Wait list Application and Frequently Asked Questions
Director of Children’s Education and Development
In 1991, Heather started volunteering with the preschool program at the York JCC. While finishing her BA degree in Elementary Education from Penn State University, she continued volunteering and working summers for the Early Childhood program. In 1995, Heather joined the newly started child care program. She obtained her Masters degree in Early Childhood Education in 2007. She has worked with infants through school-age children. Heather is a certified Red Cross Instructor and PQAS Instructor.