Early Learning Programs

Child Care

The Westport Weston Family Y Early Learning Programs, which has been recognized by the National Association for the Education of Young Children, provides top quality, developmentally appropriate care to meet the needs of families who live and work in Westport, Weston and surrounding communities.
Professional Teachers:

  • Degreed, experienced teachers
  • American Red Cross certified
  • Designing curriculum around individual children

    Flexible Scheduling of days/hours:

  • Full day and part day schedules
  • Two, three and five day options
  • Operating hours: 7:00AM - 6:00PM
  • Year-round programming
  • Full day holiday/vacation day specials for Kinderkids

    Programs include:

  • Infant/Toddler (6 weeks - 3 years)
  • Preschool (3-5 years)
  • Kinderkids (P.M. Kindergarten) - includes bus transportation from public schools

    The Westport Public School has extended Kindergarten on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays (dismissal at 3:00pm) The Westport Weston Family Y has designed a program with a schedule to meet the needs of families in the community with children in Kindergarten. Kinderkids offers a variety of recreational activities including swim, gym, art and other creative activities during the afternoon.

    2013-2014 Child Care Calendar
    Vacation Special Sign Up
    Infant Toddler Enrollment Form
    Toddler Enrollment Form
    Preschool Enrollment Form
    Kinderkids Enrollment Form
    School Age Enrollment Form

    Connecticut Early Childhood Health Assessment Record
    Westport Weston Family Y Child Care Parent Handbook

    Read this recent article: "For Family Y Child Care Teachers, the Learning Never Stops"

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    School Age

    The Westport Weston Family Y After School program runs at Saugatuck Elementary School for grades K-5th. Children join our fun program from the time the school day ends until 6:00 pm. School half days are included from dismissal time till 6:00 if they fall on the child's regularly scheduled day. Children who attend other public elementary schools in Westport are transported to Saugatuck Elementary by the Y. Most school vacation days are covered by our Vacation Special Program as well.

    Family Y After-School Program

    The Westport Weston Family Y After School Program is for grades K-5th and runs at Saugatuck Elementary School. Children from other public schools in Westport will be bussed from their school to the Saugatuck site. Twice a week children are bussed to the Family Y facility to enjoy swimming and gym games. This program runs from the end of the school day until 6:00
    Hours: 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm
  • Snack
  • Outdoor play
  • Swim lessons
  • Art Activites
  • Table games
  • Homework help

  • Vacation Special Program

    The Family Y Vacation Special program provides days packed with fun activities on the days when school is in recess. (Except December holiday week, New Years Day and two Staff Development Days) The program is for 1st through 6th grade children and takes place at the Family Y Facility. Vacation Special runs from 7:00am until 6:00pm.

    Contact and registration information is below.

    If you have questions, please contact Meg George, Director of Camp and Family Services at 226-8981 x179 or at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
    Vacation Day Special Sign Up for 2014-2015
    2014-2015 Kinder Kids Registration Packet (Kindergarten)
    2014-2015 School Age Registration Packet (1st-5th)
    Read this article: "The Family Y’s After School Program Provides a Fun, Safe Haven"