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Preschool Teachers Eden and Cassidy

Welcome to the Chickadee preschool at the Y!

The Mount Desert Island YMCA provides a safe and active environment to allow your child to develop socially, emotionally, and academically.

The Chickadee Preschool offers a variety of activities including swim lessons, yoga, tumbling, music, and weekly trips to the library!

Preschool Program

Our Chickadee Preschool Program is open to potty-trained children ages 3+.

There are three and five day/week options. The standard day is for 8 hours of care. Each additional hour is $5.

Our preschool is open from 7:00am-5:30pm.

Preschoolers have scheduled time in the pool, the gym, at the town library, and outside at the playground. They are involved with our preschool age programming at the YMCA such as Preschool yoga, swim lessons, tumbling and Kids in Motion each week in addition to the quality licensed educational programming.


Pay weekly with auto draft. All enrolled preschoolers need to be members.

Base 8 hour day.

3 Days a week $140

5 Days a week $185


Scholarship assistance available for those that qualify, see membership page for details.

The Chickadee Preschool currently has three and five-day spots available for potty-trained children who are between the ages of 3-5.

Contact Emily at or 207-288-3511 for more info.

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