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YMCA of Metropolitan Fort Worth

Early Learning Centers

The Right Start

From infancy to Pre-K, it is very important that children are given the opportunities to experience an environment that enables them to develop naturally and consistently. A child develops through positive adult interaction, opportunities for learning, diverse environments, nurturing and developmentally appropriate programming.

Early Learning Centers

Ella McFadden Early Childhood Learning Center

Ella McFadden Early Childhood Learning Center provides year-round, full-day learning and is a Texas Rising Star 4 Star accredited program.

Ages: 18 months – 5 years
Address: 512 Lamar St. (Downtown YMCA)
Contact: Email Shaye Fox or call 817-566-1050

  • Registration Fee: $80
  • 6 weeks – 2 years: $165 members / $175 non-members
  • 3 – 5 years: $150 members / $160 non-members

We also accept CCMS and financial assistance is available.

Additional Information
Parent Handbook | Registration Form | Scholarship Application

Amaka Early Childhood Learning Center

Amaka Early Childhood Learning Center provides year-round, full-day learning and is a Texas Rising Star 4 Star accredited program. Amaka also offers after-school care for school-aged students.

Ages: 6 weeks – 5 years
Address: 1501 Stephensons Street, in the heart of Butler Housing Community
Contact: Email Mechell Green or call 817-332-4434

  • Registration Fee: $80
  • 18 months – 2 years: $185 members / $195 non-members
  • 3 – 5 years: $150 members / $160 non-members

We also accept CCMS and financial assistance is available.

Additional Information
Parent Handbook | Registration Form | Scholarship Application

Looking for Pre-K?

Our Early Childhood Learning Centers provide a safe and nurturing environment that allows children to develop and grow at the YMCA’s satellite campus of Fort Worth ISD. Benefits of YMCA Pre-K include:

  • Certified ISD Teacher
  • Extended Morning / Evening Hours (7am to 6pm)
  • Breakfast, Lunch & Snack Included
  • Frog Street Curriculum

The YMCA offers quick and easy financial assistance in the form of our Open Doors program for every membership and Y program. Learn more today!