Registration will take place ELECTRONICALLY for the 2024-2025 school year. Pre-registration forms must be completed by February 1, 2024 and can be accessed below:

Twos Class
2/3’s Class
2-Day Threes Class
3-Day Threes Class
3/4’s Class
AM Pre-K Class
PM Pre-K/GSRP Class
Young Fives Class

Registration will not take place in-person. Students will be registered by class based on the dates listed below. Once a class is full, a lottery will take place. Confirmation emails will be sent to families at the end of each designated registration day.

  • Feb 5:  Registration is open to current Learning Tree Families and their siblings.
  • Feb 6:  Registration is open to MEMBERS of the Tri-Cities Family YMCA.
  • Feb 7:  Registration is open to the Community/NONMEMBERS.

If you have any questions about registration, or if you want to learn more about our program, please contact Meredith Long at 842-7051 ext. 242, or by email at meredith.long@tcfymca.org.

2023-2024 Family Handbook


Registrations must include the non-refundable application fee of $125.



YMCA Learning Tree Preschool
Fall 2024 Class Offerings

Two Year Olds
must be 2 by Dec 1, 2024
T/TH                      9:30-11:30 AM
Two/Three Year Olds
must be 2 by March 1, 2024
M/W 9:30 AM-12:00 PM
Three Year Olds
must be 3 by Dec 1, 2024
must be potty trained
T/TH 9:15-11:45 AM
Three Year Olds
must be 3 by Dec 1, 2024
must be potty trained
M/W/F 9:15-11:45 AM
Three/Four Year Olds
must be 3 by Mar 1, 2024
T/TH/F 12:45-3:30 PM
Morning Pre-K
must be 4 by Sept 1, 2024*
M-TH 9:00-12:00 PM
Afternoon Pre-K GSRP***
must be 4 by Sept 1, 2024*
M-TH 12:30-3:30 PM
Young Fives
must be 5 by April 1, 2025*
M-F 12:15-3:15 PM

Have you considered sending your child to preschool but thought it wasn’t in the budget? Think again! Through the Great Start Readiness Program, we’re able to offer our high quality preschool, tuition-free to families that qualify. You do not need to be a Tri-Cities resident, only a Michigan resident. You don’t even need to be a member of the Y. If your child turns four by September 1, consider this great opportunity to get them ready for kindergarten. The income guidelines and qualifications may surprise you!

To review income guidelines, click HERE for the English version and HERE for the Spanish version.

***GSRP/Help Me Grow Application

*Note: GHAPS public school cutoff for Kindergarten is 5 by Sept. 1*

Preschool Payments are made monthly on the 1st of the month.
Payments are due September 1st, 2024 through May 1st, 2025.