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In light of the Mayor's Office announcement to close all NYC Public Schools as of Thursday, November 19th, 2020, please note that the Kings Bay Y will continue its operations of all in person child care programs which include; Learning Labs, Learning Bridges, Kings Bay Y Academy, Preschool program and UPK program. Our SONYC After School Program is transitioning to fully remote learning. All other membership services are continuing their operations. For any questions please contact us at 718-648-7703 ext. 0 or
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The KBY pre-school provides a friendly, warm and secure atmosphere designed to meet the needs of each child and foster individual growth and creativity, within a group setting. The program integrates math, science, language arts and social studies and gives children the means to explore and draw conclusions under the guidance of licensed staff. The pre-school also provides an ongoing Jewish cultural environment in which Shabbat and holidays are celebrated through stories, music and creative arts. The KBY pre-school is licensed by the Department of Health, Division of Day Care and holds an Absolute Charter from the University of the State of New York Education Department.

For more information, or to arrange a visit, please contact: Irina Svistunova at (718) 648-7703 ext. 211 or via e-mail at

Preschool Summer Camp

Preschool for children born in 2017 & 2018

Ages 2 years – 3 years
We offer a full day program for young children on the threshold of their learning experience.  Our highly experienced and certified preschool teachers provide a warm and nurturing environment where the children can learn and play.  We serve breakfast, hot lunch and snacks. All of our food is strictly kosher.

Full days 7:30AM – 4PM
Extended Hours (4:00pm-6:00pm) available

7:30 AM – 4 PM………..$1,050 per month
7:30 AM – 6 PM………..$1,175 per month

Free PKA (UPK) for children born in 2016

PreK for All: a Department of Education program
The Pre-K is a free program which is funded in full by the NYC Dept. of Education.  Our highly experienced and skilled teachers offer the children an outstanding and enriched learning experience in accordance with Common Core standards.   Breakfast and hot lunch is served. All of our food is kosher. Snack is served to those children who remain for extended hours.

FREE: Full days 8:00AM – 2:20PM
Extended Hours (early drop off at 7:30AM and late stay from 2:20pm-6:00pm) are available for a nominal fee as shown:

2:20 PM – 4 PM (includes early drop off at 7:30AM)………..$350 per month
2:20 PM – 6 PM (includes early drop off at 7:30AM)………..$475 per month

Special services for children 2-4

The Kings Bay YM-YWHA Preschool is proudly inclusive and welcomes children with special needs (ages 2 – 4) who receive services through Early Intervention or the CPSE (Committee on Preschool Special Education).  Several of our children receive itinerant services including SEIT, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Speech. If you do not currently have a provider for these services, we can assist you in obtaining one.  In addition, if your child has not been evaluated but you have concerns, we can help you to arrange the evaluation.

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In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability.  To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, or call (866) 632-9992 (voice) or (800) 877-8339(TDD). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.