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For more than a decade, the YMCA’s Childhood Development Centers at Walt Disney World® Resort have been providing Disney cast member families with quality, affordable early learning programs; extended-hour child care; and family-strengthening support.
Much more than simple day care, these centers represent the best of what research and common sense tell us kids need: Healthy beginnings; positive interaction with caring adults; age-appropriate learning activities; and plenty of time for fun and making friends. At the Y, helping kids and families thrive is at the heart of our mission to serve.
Click here to go to the Lake Buena Vista YMCA location.
As Central Florida continues to deal with the aftermath of the Orlando shootings, the Y is committed to helping our community heal and move forward. Many of our Y staff and members have personal connections to the victims. Others, including first responders, medical personnel and victims’ families, will be turning to the Y to help them overcome stress, grief and trauma. We’re ready with counselors, pastors and others who can provide support to those who need it. Likewise, Y staff is re
Despite mounting pressure to start formal education sooner than ever, research shows that our youngest children benefit most from a fun, active learning environment that encourages them to explore the world around them. This "Learning Through Play" philosophy best describes the Y's approach to early childhood learning at our YMCA Child Development Centers at Lake Buena Vista and Sherberth. In fact, what looks like play is actually disguised learning as children interact with each other, ex