Early Learning Center

J-Care Infant & toddler Program-more than a daycare!

Infant Care & Education
Infants and their families find a “home away from home” in our infant room. Our dedicated staff provide a nurturing environment that meets the individual needs of your child. Well-trained in child development, our staff is intentional in their interactions with the babies and help nurture their developing brains. They stimulate cognitive, emotional and physical development. They also use moments of care and play to share language, encourage self-regulating behaviors and build new skills. Choosing the JCC to be your infant’s “home away from home” is a great first step in laying the foundation for your baby’s early childhood experience.

Toddler Education
Children between 12 and 24 months join our Toddler program and enjoy increased activities and independence. Our two toddler classrooms have a schedule that helps children anticipate activities and draw comfort from routine. In addition, they are treated to increased participation in the JCC with music and fitness and exploration of our entire campus.  During the summer, our older toddlers enjoy the Seng Jewelers Wading Pool to help acclimate them to the water and begin to learn water safety.

J-TOTS – Preschool Program

The J-Tots program provides a safe and nurturing learning environment. Our program emphasizes the fostering of a positive self-image, developmentally appropriate learning activities, socialization, recognizing the uniqueness of each child, helping each child appreciate their own specialness, instilling in each child a lifelong love of learning and time each day to have fun. In the J-Tots program we take advantage of the entire Jewish Community Center campus. Our children participate and interact with our senior adults. We use the Higher Reach curriculum in all J-Tots programs. We offer Spanish, music, computer and gym classes to our preschoolers. Part time and full day options are available.

Click here to sign up for a tour of the JCC’s Early Learning Center.

For more information contact Melissa Youngblood, Early Childhood Director, at 238-2748 or myoungblood@jewishlouisville.org.


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  • 3600 Dutchmans Lane
  • Louisville, KY 40205
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