Arbor Heights Elementary

Welcome to YMCA Half Day Preschool at Arbor Heights Elementary

Our Preschool program at Arbor Heights Elementary provides developmentally appropriate curriculum designed to support the cognitive, social, emotional, and physical growth of your children. Children at the Y are encouraged to use their creativity, develop new skills, work and play with peers, and experience positive adult role models.


  • A nurturing, safe place to learn, grow and thrive
  • Focus on kindergarten readiness
  • The Creative Curriculum®
  • Reading, science, math, technology & engineering activities
  • Nutritious lunch

We offer variety of enrichment activities such as Spanish lessons, gym time and an emphasis on plenty of physical movement. Children are served healthy and nutritious family meals meeting USDA requirements.

Contact the Program Director to get more information and to schedule a visit. We look forward to meeting you.

Ages Served: 2.5 - 5 years

Program Director:

Emilia Varga
(206) 937-1000

Welcome to YMCA School Age Child Care at Arbor Heights Elementary School

Our program at Arbor Heights Elementary School helps kids reach their fullest potential by promoting education, health, and social development. Your child will have many opportunities to spend time reading or studying with one of our caring staff, participate in fun, physical activities, or learn a new skill. Most importantly, children learn how to be their best selves. That makes for confident kids today and contributing, engaged adults tomorrow. 


  • A safe place to learn, have fun and get active.
  • DSHS and City of Seattle subsidies accepted and financial aid options available.
  • See our School Age Child Care Curriculum.


Program Director:
Megan Castellano
(206) 900-7206
Registrar Contact:
Phil Giammarino
(206) 900-7209
Site Supervisor:
Stacy LaVielle
(206) 930-2591

5 - 12 years