Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830
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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 Sherberth YMCA location.
Gathering in faith, hope and understanding, more than 1,000 guests and local leaders attended the YMCA’s 25th Annual Arthur “Pappy” Kennedy Prayer Breakfast, commemorating the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. Vikki Kennedy Johnson, acclaimed pastor, author and broadcaster, served as keynote speaker for the anniversary event. As the granddaughter of Arthur “Pappy” Kennedy, Orlando’s first black elected official, she urged guests to carry on the dream that inspired her grand
Two top experts in the fields of education and child development recently joined our YMCA Family Centers at Walt Disney World® Resort. Dr. Kinyata McGee-Swope, who holds advanced degrees in education, is the new Executive Director of the Y’s Sherberth location. And Mary Anderson, 25-year YMCA early learning professional, has assumed leadership of the Lake Buena Vista location. Mary replaces Nicci Bucher who has been elevated to the Y’s new District Executive Director of Early Learning