Hope Early Care and Education Center,  a 5-Star rated "Step Up to Quality" center, offers full-day child care and education for infants, toddlers, preschool and pre-kindergarten. We offer competitive tuition rates and registration fees. Need-based scholarships are available. We accept Publicly Funded Child Care.

Contact our Assistant Directors, Julie Van Duzer or Tammie Jackson, at juliev@akronymca.org, tammiej@akronymca.org, or (330)-434-5900 to schedule a visit and learn more.

Happy Baby

Infants: 6 weeks through 18 months

With a low ratio of 1 Adult per 4 infants or 2 Adults per 6 infants, your baby will be cared for by loving, qualified staff all dedicated to providing the highest quality care.

Cost of Hope Care without Scholarship 



$130/Two Day Rate

$195/Three Day Rate

Cute Preschooler

Toddlers: 18 - 33 Months

We offer a full day program that focuses on socialization, learning and having fun. 

Cost of Hope Care without Scholarship 





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Preschool: 33 Months - 4 Years

Kindergarten readiness starts here with expert teachers having experience with this special, lively group.



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Pre-K: 4-5 years

Now, more than ever, children need the TLC and preparation to enter a more traditional school setting. Lessons focus on core curriculum necessary for success 


$60/Day up to two days

Before and After Care

School Age: 5-12 Years

Learning doesn't stop when the bell rings.  Hope offers the option of Summer and Break-Week programming for your school-aged child.  Before and After Care programming is also available for your convenience and piece of mind.

Before and After School

Before ONLY

After ONLY

Three Cute Kids

Summer Day Camp

The fun and learning continues all summer long!  YMCA Hope offers engaging activities to keep your school-aged children occupied and motivated all day long.  


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See the place and meet the teachers.  NOTE:  Families interested in all day child care must meet with the Director prior to enrollment. 

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