The Children’s Center and Prime Time in Lebanon, OH  will provide care for essential personnel. The Children’s Center, connected to the YMCA facility, will care for children ages 6 weeks through preschool (Pre-K, age 5 or 6 and not attending Kindergarten) and  Prime Time will serve children in grades K-6th (ages 5-12). To register for either Lebanon program, call Director Nikki Stokes at 513 932 1424 ext. 131. 


1699 Deerfield Rd. Lebanon, OH 45036
513 932 1424 ext 131
Open 6:30 am to 6:00 pm
Monday - Friday 

Countryside YMCA in Lebanon, Ohio offers a safe, nurturing environment for children to learn and grow at The Children's Center our licensed childcare facility connected to our Lebanon  YMCA location. Our Step Up to Quality star-rated program is designed to meet the needs of families with children from infancy through pre-K. Our vision is for all Countryside YMCA childcare programs to be the leaders in building children of character. Through the use of  "The Creative Curriculum" our program encompasses the YMCA core values of caring, honesty, respect, responsibility, and faith.

Preschool children enrolled here have several unique opportunities. First, all preschoolers are given free swim lessons. Second, children have the opportunity to attend age-appropriate extracurricular classes such as ballet, gymnastics, soccer, and Spanish during the day.

 Program Highlights
  • Five-Star Step Up To Quality Rating
  • The program fosters each child's curiosity and desire to explore through group focused and individual activities.
  • Lessons are designed to enhance problem-solving skills, improve personal interaction, and showcase each child's natural creativity.
  • The well-planned curriculum is consistent with the YMCA's philosophy to offer child-centered and holistic learning.
  • The curriculum is aligned with the State of Ohio's early learning and developmental standards for Social-Emotional Development, Approaches Toward Learning, Cognitive Development and General Knowledge (including Mathematics, Science and Social Studies), Language and Literacy Development, Physical Well-Being and Motor Development. 
  • Breakfast, lunch and afternoon snack are included in the price.

If Lebanon City Schools are closed due to weather conditions, then The Children's Center will operate on a 1-hour delay and will begin at 7:30 am.

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