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Ocean County YMCA 1088 W Whitty Road, Toms River, NJ 08755-3279
1088 W Whitty Road, Toms River, NJ 08755-3279 P: 732 341 9622 F: 732 341 1629

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Home » Programs » Child Care » Mulberry Bush Preschool

2017/2018 Mulberry Bush Preschool Program

Jennifer Friedhoff, Youth Development Director
732 341 9622 ext 2217 or

Registration must be done in person at the YMCA and is ongoing. State law requires a completed medical information form to be on file for all children enrolled in any child care program, and proof of immunization. Staff is First Aid and CPR certified.

A non-refundable $80 registration fee is due at time of registration. Y membership required.

Our State of New Jersey licensed Mulberry Bush Preschool, is designed for children ages 3 – 5 and who are toilet trained. We follow a structured learning curriculum focusing on:

  • Socialization
  • Interaction with literature through independent reading and story times
  • Sensory development with manipulative and group activities
  • Language development using handwriting focused activities

Children are introduced to:

  • Math and science with hands on learning with experiments and activities
  • Physical education
  • Nutrition through our Healthy U physical fitness program
  • Number and letter recognition
  • Hand and eye coordination
  • Fine motor and gross motor skills are worked on with both individual and group activities, with games, activities and structured programming
  • Weekly swim lessons

FROM 1:00PM - 4:00PM
M, W, F 1:00 - 4:00PM
3 years old by October 1, 2017
$250 per month


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