YMCA Buffalo Niagara is pleased to work in partnership with local school districts to provide a Universal Pre-Kindergarten (UPK) program. Our UPK programs are in a traditional classroom format designed to introduce academics and enhance socialization, physical activity, communication, creative thinking, and prepare your child for kindergarten. Our programs implement the Common Core Curriculum and meet all state standards. For more information about UPK, please contact one of the YMCAs listed or fill out the form below and our team will be in touch.
School Partnerships by Branch
Ken-Ton YMCA | (716) 874-5051
Ken-Ton School District
Lancaster YMCA | (716) 684-2395
Depew School District
Lockport YMCA | (716) 434-8887
Lewiston Porter School District
Southtowns YMCA | (716) 674-9622
Lake Shore, Hamburg, and Orchard Park School Districts
Some locations also provide a Wrap Around program to extend UPK to meet working parents’ needs. The registration process varies by school district and online registration is not available for this program. Please contact your nearest YMCA for more information and to register.