The YMCA is the leading provider of early years and children’s activities in the south of England, offering the perfect platform for your child’s growth in our excellent nurseries.

Our mission is to ‘champion and add value to young lives by providing experiences that challenge, enable and develop the individual.’

We provide the following nursery services on the island:

  • YMCA Nursery Newport – a thriving nursery and pre-school based at St Mary’s Hospital providing the best in care with an emphasis on outdoor learning in their extensive garden.
  • YMCA Nursery Shanklin – a great place to grow with large playrooms, extensive garden and a stunning and secure cliff top location.  Conveniently located on Sandown Road.

We also provide valuable services at our Newport and Shanklin Baby & Toddler groups and the next step in your child’s development at Daycamps in Shanklin.

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Through membership of the YMCA Community, you will have the chance to feel a greater sense of ownership and belonging, as well as enjoying exclusive member events, discounts and early booking discounts.  For more information visit our Membership page.