High quality educational programs designed for children ages 2 – 5 years old.


What better way to grow up than in the nurturing environment of an entire 
community center in the heart of Brooklyn!

18 Reasons to Choose Us!
  • Safe, caring, and secure environment.
  • New York State certified, highly educated, well-trained and experienced teachers and program staff.
  • Developmentally appropriate and challenging educational curriculum that integrates learning opportunities with high expectations.
  • Daily activities provide a solid foundation of skills, knowledge, and values in accordance with each child’s needs, backgrounds, and abilities.
  • Lessons filled with discovery, exploration, excitement, and enthusiastic hands-on learning.
  • Strong cooperation between teachers, students, and parents.
  • We offer pedagogical support for every family.
  • We provide individual attention to every child.
  • We treat our students and families with dignity and respect.
  • We value and respect languages, customs, and beliefs of each family.
  • We bring Jewish values and family traditions into our everyday lives.
  • We provide Kosher, well-balanced, and nutritious food.
  • Our classrooms are fully equipped with age-appropriate furniture, instructional materials, and toys.
  • Our spacious oceanfront outdoor playground is equipped according to children’s developmental levels, physical abilities, learning styles, and interests.
  • Russian speaking teacher in each group.
  • Family style holiday celebrations.
  • Free full day (6 hours and 20 minutes) of high quality Pre-K For All program.
  • Extended hours from 7:45 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Licensing and Professional Staff

The Shorefront YM-YWHA Pre School is licensed by the City of New York Department of Health, Bureau of Day Care. We are chartered by the State Education Department. All group teachers, assistant teachers and aides meet the requirements set by the New York City Department of Health and are fingerprinted and screened by the NY State Department of Investigation for child abuse and/or criminal record.


Please click here to download the waiting list application which can be faxed to 718.646.0376.


For more information, please contact Yelena Kirilko, Director of Early Childhood programs at 718.646.1444 ext. 316 or e-mail Kirilko@shorefronty.org.

Join us on our journey to academic success, social – emotional fulfillment and unforgettable memories!

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