Union, NJ, October 10, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- The YMCA of Eastern Union County - Five Points Branch is hosting an open house October 12th from 2:00-4:00pm at the Five Points Branch Early Learning Development Center located within the YMCA at 201 Tucker Avenue, Union, NJ. Visit the facility and surround your child with dedicated staff who provide quality care and promote positive social interaction in a nurturing environment.
Because of the strong belief in families and communities, the YMCA of Eastern Union County offers full time child care/preschool participants a free Full Privilege Membership for the entire family, impacting the lives of children and families both inside and outside of the classroom. Families have the opportunity to come together to have fun; participate in a variety of activities; share, communicate and meet other families while getting healthy in the programs, gyms and pools at any of the 4 YMCA branches located in Elizabeth, Union and Rahway. At the Y, family values, healthy habits and nurturing are of upmost importance.
The Five Points Branch Early Learning Development Center Child Care and Preschool programs impact families by nurturing and developing healthy habits in children through supportive staff who assist children in reaching their full potential. Children are impacted by learning together, playing together, becoming part of a family that supports fun, friendship and endless possibilities. Components of the programs include: Healthy Eating and Physical Activity (HEPA) standards, safe and security facilities, High Scope curriculum, 30-60 minutes of healthy activity, healthy meal & snack options, safe adherence to NJ state ratios, as well as Character Development activities to emphasize the YMCA four core values of Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility. Trained and compassionate staff provides a minimum of 2 teachers at all times in the classroom; all certified in American Red Cross CPR and First Aid. The Y encourages the use of problem solving techniques and supports the child’s creative thinking, promotes family events to enhance a child’s natural skill building in an educational setting and provides classrooms fully equipped with learning materials that promote child centered learning. Options are available for children 6 weeks through 5 years, full or part time between the hours of 7:00am-7:00pm, accepts 4C’s vouchers and financial assistance.
The YMCA of Eastern Union County is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, health and community service organization of caring staff and volunteers dedicated to strengthening the foundations of community and stands For Youth Development, For Healthy Living and For Social Responsibility. The Y impacts the community by providing quality services to people of all ages, races, faiths or incomes. The Y is a powerful association of men, women and children of all ages and from all walks of life joined together by a shared passion: to strengthen the foundations of community.
For more information, please contact the Five Points Branch Childhood Development Center at 908-688-9622, or contact Lisa Yanez email@example.com. For childcare services in Elizabeth, contact Desiree Delgado-Anton firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 908-355-3061. The YMCA of Eastern Union County web site is located at www.ymcaeuc.org and offers information on all available programs.
About the YMCA of Eastern Union County: The YMCA of Eastern Union County is a not-for-profit community service membership organization working to meet the health and social service needs of the children, men and women. Committed to our mission of building healthy lives through programs that strengthen spirits, minds and bodies for people of all ages, religions and cultures, the YMCA serves over 15,000 youth, teens, adults, families and seniors through four branches located in Elizabeth, Union (Five Points) and Rahway. All of our programs are tools the YMCA uses to achieve its vision of strengthening the foundations of community and to reinforce the YMCA’s core values of honesty, caring, respect and responsibility. Visit our website www.ymcaeuc.org.
For Youth Development – Nurturing the potential of every child and teen through child care, afterschool child care, day camp, sports, arts, learn to swim, teen and health and well-being classes.
For Healthy Living – Improving the nation’s health and well-being with programs and membership for youth, teens, adults, seniors and families. Programs include: yoga, zumba, volleyball, basketball, tae kwon do, arthritis, dance, health assessments, personal training, diabetes prevention, swimming and adult and child learn to swim.
For Social Responsibility – Giving back and providing support for our neighbors. The Y has supportive housing for individuals and families, Adult Day Care, Financial Assistance along with community engagement.