YMCA of the Sandhills


PREP is currently accepting enrollment (a copy of your child’s immunization record is required when registering)

PREP is a half-day program for children 2 to 5 years of age that offers both an educational and recreational platform. Participants learn about shapes, numbers, letters and MORE!!! Children must be able to use the restroom independently prior to enrollment.

Our daily schedule includes a wide variety of activities such as art, role play, movement to music, reading and sports with a different weekly theme. A healthy snack and drink are provided daily.

PREP participants will receive priority registration for DISCOVERY CAMP offered during the summer months. .

  • Each student’s progress in all classes is assessed three times throughout the school year.
  • The program largely follows the traditional school calendar and begins on September 3rd and ends May 22nd 2020.
  • 8:30am - 12:30pm, Monday - Friday
Hours: Weekdays, 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Location: HOPE MILLS YMCA 3910 Ellison St. Hope Mills - Phone: (910) 426-9622 op. 2
Fees: $39 per week for YMCA Members, OR $49 per week for non-members and a $35 one-time Registration Fee (Waived for Y members). Must have credit card on file for billing purposes.



Parents enjoy a night out while we watch the kids! A fun night for the kids that includes music, games, swimming, making new friends, pizza and more! Every THIRD SATURDAY at the Fayetteville Branch!

PREP Preschool Care at the HOPE MILLS Y BRANCH

8:30am- 12:00pm Monday ~ Friday, 2 1/2 - 5 years of age who are potty-trained. MEMBER cost: $39/week, Non-Member cost: $49/week. Registration Fee $35 per Non-Member. Program features ABeka, Montessori, sports-play, healthy snack, social skills, Bible Verses, monthly field trips and more. Contact us at 910-426-9622: Option 2 or PREP Lead, Ms. Rakia at: rakia.epps@ymcaofthesandhills.org

Supported by the UNITED WAY of Cumberland County