NEW!  Preschool at Bridgeview Elementary In Pleasant Valley

  • A unique collaboration between the Y and Pleasant Valley Schools
  • Preschool will be taught by a certified teacher and is a part of the Statewide Voluntary Preschool Program
  • To qualify for this program your child has to be 4 by September 15th 2019.
  • This Program is funded by the Department of Education.
  • Fully funded by the Department of Education (no charge to participants)
  • No income guidelines to qualify for participation

Program Operations

  • Monday– Friday
  • Drop Off – 8:40 A.M.
  • Pick Up – 11:10 A.M.
  • We will follow the PV School Calendar
  • Potential for afternoon/PM program if there is a demand


We will focus on the following criteria:

  • Social/ Emotional Development
  • Physical Development
  • Cognitive Development
  • Language Development
  • This program is licensed by the Iowa Department of Human Services

Daily Schedule:

  • Large Group Circle Time
  • Small Group Table Work
  • Free Choice Centers
  • Snack
  • Indoor/ Outdoor Large Motor

Parent Provides:

  • Registration due by 8/1/19
  • Child’s Immunization Record
  • Parents will be asked to sign up for providing snack on a monthly basis
  • Water Bottle for Classroom
  • Transportation to and from School

Questions & Registration Paperwork:

Deb Gustafson at  563-323-5725 or


Universal Preschool in Davenport

  • A unique collaboration between the YMCA and Davenport Schools.
  • Funded by the Department of Education
  • No income guidelines to qualify for participation
  • FREE preschool program
  • Children must be 4 years old by September 15th of the current school year
  • Also available: Preschool for 3-year olds $65 per week

All day preschool
Preschool Location: Davenport YMCA Learning Center, 624 E. 4th Street
Contact: Brent Ayers @ 563-323-5770

All day preschool
Preschool Location: Newcomb YMCA Learning Center, 2619 N Division Street
Contact: Megan den Blaauwen @ 563-345-6511

All day preschool
Preschool Location: Palmer/YMCA Learning Center, 724 N Harrison Street
Contact:  Jazmin Mendez Barradas @ 563-323-4668

>Child Care Enrollment Packet

PEP (Preschool Education Partnership)

  • Davenport Schools is a key part of the way the YMCA fulfills its mission and strengthens the community
  • The Preschool Education Partnerships, or PEP, is an example of our community working together

Children’s Village Hoover, 1002 Spring Street | Phone: 563-322-7649

Contact: Brent Ayers @ 563-323-5770

Children’s Village West, 1757 West 12th Street | Phone: 563-823-2086

Contact: Jazmin Mendez Barradas @ 563-323-4668