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 

$245 - Weekly

$70 - Day

$140 - 2 Days a Week

$210 - 3 Days a Week

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 

$215 - Weekly

$65 - Day

$130 - 2 Days a Week

$195 - 3 Days a Week


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Preschool: 33 Months - 4 Years

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

$205 - Weekly

$60 - Day

$120 - 2 Days a Week

$180 - 3 Days a Week

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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 (Before and After Care)

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 - $100/Week

Before ONLY - $65/Week

After ONLY - $75/Week

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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