La Quinta Child Development Center

Family YMCA of the Desert - Licensed Childcare and Youth Programs | La Quinta Child Development Center

Childcare Interest Form


Contact Information:

For enrollment please contact:
Mia Emmerton,
Program Administrator
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49-955 Moon River Drive,
La Quinta, CA 92253
Phone: 760-564-2848
Site Supervisor: Kelli Murphy,
Serving Children: 3 months – 5th grade
Hours of Service: 7:30 am – 5:30 pm
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Cheryl Hughes
ECE Program Director
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The YMCA La Quinta Child Development Center offers multiple programs serving children ages three months through the fifth grade to meet the needs of families:

  1. Our infant program serves children 36 months, and is sponsored by the State Superintendent of Education.  Click here to visit our Infant Program page.
  2. We offer full day California State Preschool Program (CSPP) for children ages 3-5 years.  Enrollment process includes verifying eligibility and need of families.  Qualified families are certified for no less than 24 months of subsidized child care at low to no cost.
  3. We offer a full day preschool program for children ages 3-5 with county subsidies and YMCA financial assistance to help with qualifying families’ costs.
  4. Our School Age program at La Quinta YMCA serves children attending TK through fifth grade. County subsidies and YMCA financial assistance available to qualifying families.

All of our programs include nutritious daily breakfast, lunch and snack at no additional cost to families.  This institution is an equal opportunity provider.  Contact us for more information and arrange a virtual tour!

Click here for Preschool Childcare License #330910855