Toddler Programs

Brand new program opportunities for toddlers and their parents for 2019!

Tots on the Grow

Toddler and Parent Experience Series will feature monthly Saturday morning classes specially designed to bring toddlers and parents together for new experiences to support social, emotional, and physical development and wellness! We found several teachers from the area who are masters at their craft and are eager to share their passions with our littlest friends here in Mt. Sterling!

When: Saturday’s 10:00 – 11:00am
Cost: $8 for Toddler Y Members & $12 for Toddler Non-Members (per class)

Upcoming Classes:
January 12th: Music Matters with Mary Shelor from Quincy Musikgarten/Music Matters
Join us in singing, chanting, moving, dancing, listening and playing instruments with licensed Musikgarten instructor, Mary Shelor. This class promotes vocal development, listening skills, exploration of space, and the pure joys of movement.

February 2nd: Montessori in Motion with Quincy Montessori School
Join Hannah Cassens, teacher at Quincy Montessori School, for a delightful interactive experience including circle time, sensory bins, and Montessori style toys to foster creativity, exploration, and free play.

March 2nd: Messy Bees with Melody Jochem
Fostering creativity helps toddlers develop mentally, socially, and emotionally. Local art teacher, Melody Jochem, will be leading an experience to please tiny budding artists. Come explore the joy of art and let us take care of the mess!

May 18th: Life in the Ocean with Music Lingua Quincy
Judy Percy, owner of Music Lingua Quincy, will be leading an interactive German language class to kick off summer using songs, movement, and art to explore “Life in the Ocean.” Come sing, laugh, dance, and create while picking up a bit of German along the way!


Giggle and Wiggle Open Gym

Come jump, run, and play with your toddler during our open gym time featuring gross motor equipment especially designed for toddlers including a bounce house, trampoline, soft climbing equipment, slides, tunnels, balance stones, hopping hoops, balls, hurdles, and more! Parents must accompany toddlers.

When: Friday’s 9:30 – 11:00am
January 25, February 22, March 29, April 26, & May 24
Cost: FREE for Toddler Y Members & $3 for Toddler Non-Members (per session)

Eventually, we hope to expand the times that we are able to offer these open gyms beyond just Friday mornings