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Monday - Friday: 5:00am - 9:00pm
Saturday: 7:00am - 2:00pm
Sunday: CLOSED

Olean & Wellsville:
Monday - Friday: 5:00am - 9:00pm
Saturday: 7:00am - 2:00pm
Sunday: 9:00am - 1:00pm - NOW OPEN ON SUNDAYS ALL SUMMER!

Erick Laine Outdoor Center (located behind the Olean YMCA main facility):
Monday - Saturday:  8:00am - 7:00pm
Sunday:  9:00am - 6:00pm
(Splashpad hours will be as weather permits.)

Limestone Family Playzone:
Monday:  CLOSED 
Tuesday & Thursday:  10:00am - 1:00pm
Wednesday & Friday:  10:00am - 1:00pm & 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Saturday:  10:00am - 1:00pm (Full Facility Rentals available 1:00pm - 6:00pm)
Sunday:  CLOSED (Full Facility Rentals available 10:00am - 6:00pm)
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Olean Early Learning Center

Olean Early Learning Center

children playing at day care

Quality Care

A high-quality early child care and education experience contributes to the overall well being of all children. YMCA learning centers offer developmentally appropriate activities in nurturing, respectful environments, while meeting the needs of families. All programs incorporate health and wellness into the curriculum to ensure children are developing healthy habits that will shape a lifetime of wellness.

Program Highlights:

• Infant care enrollment at 6 weeks of age
• Nutritious meals and snacks
• Gym and swim programs
• Dedicated, tenured, and caring staff

Hours of Operation

Monday – Friday
6:30am - 6:00pm

Child care is provided on a year-round basis excluding New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day. Care is available everyday including school vacations and holidays (except those listed above), throughout the summer, and on school snow days. 
Our centrally located and licensed child care sites provide an educational curriculum and year-round child care program. We are closed for 8 national holidays. Our Nursery and Preschool curricula includes Kindergarten readiness skills, arts and crafts, outdoor play, physical movement and more. Lunch and snacks are provided.

Contact the Olean YMCA Wayne Street Child Care Center for rates and enrollment information at 716- 372-0181.

Our Child Care staff are all trained in the “Darkness to Light” program. For more information, click here.

Child Care Discounts Available

  • YMCA Family Members receive a 10% discount for their first child and a 5% discount for each additional child.
    Contact Jill Nolet at [email protected]
    Download the Financial Assistance Form here
  • Contact the Child Care Center for current rates and enrollment information. Those not currently members of the Olean Family YMCA will pay full rates for the first child and receive a 20% discount for each additional child.

1050 Wayne St.
Olean, NY  14760

Contact Info:
Director:  Jill Nolet,  [email protected]
Phone:  716-372-0181

Meet The Staff

“Building solid foundations for little minds and bodies is the most enriching and important venture.”
-Jill Nolet 

Olean ELC Director
[email protected]  

"I love cooking nutritious meals for the children at the Early Learning Center.  Kids with full bellies have the biggest smiles.  I feel like i am fueling the future."
-Allison Robinson
Head Cook

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