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With a focus on safety, health, socioemotional growth, and academic enrichment, our YMCA Learning and Enrichment After-school Program (L.E.A.P) located across the street from our center at Hamilton Avenue School provides a variety of programmatic and activity options to explore and develop their interests and talents.

We serve ages Pre-K (Preschoolers that attend Hamilton Avenue School Preschool only) to 5th grade. Grades K-5 students from Glenville, Julian Curtiss, New Lebanon, and Hamilton Avenue schools.


  • Health & Wellness (physical activity and education)
  • Academic Support (tutoring, homework help and math/literacy enrichment)
  • 21st Century Skills
  • College & Career
  • Leadership
  • Service Learning
  • Arts
  • Global Learning
  • Parent Engagement

Transportation is provided from Julian Curtiss, Glenville, New Lebanon schools.

To inquire about our L.E.A.P AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM, including pricing and registration, please contact our Program Coordinator, Brandon Yarborough at 203.869.3381 or


Made possible by a grant from a private donor, Family First in Education is a new collaborative between the Greenwich YMCA and Family Centers designed to tackle Greenwich’s growing achievement gap.

Family First in Education is a multi-year after-school program located at the Y Early Learning Center aimed to improve education and family outcomes for participating elementary and middle school students enrolled at Hamilton Avenue School, New Lebanon School, Julian Curtiss School and Western Middle School in Greenwich. Students are bused after-school to the center where they engage in homework help, small group tutoring, and creative enrichment activities such as service learning, arts education, global learning, and 21st century skills. Students and families also engage in a variety of weekend enrichment activities such as group trips to the museum or aquarium.

With a focus on structured after school programming, school involvement, and parent engagement, this initiative aims to cause a measurable reduction of disparities in public school success and family resources, thereby impacting key causes of the achievement gap. When families are stable and strong, children and youth have the best chances of enjoying healthy development.  These factors also give give students the best chance to learn and achieve at school.

To inquire about our FAMILY FIRST AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM, including pricing and registration, please contact Michele Czarnecki at 203. 869.3381.