YMCA of the Sandhills


PREP is a half-day program for children 2½ 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..

  • 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 and ends May.
Hours: Weekdays, 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Mon-Fri
Location: Hope Mills YMCA Phone: (910) 426-9622 option 2 and Saleeby Family YMCA 910-426-9622 option 4
Fees: $52 per week for YMCA Members, OR $62 per week for non-members and a $34 one-time Registration Fee (Waived for Y members). Must have credit card on file for billing purposes.

Saleeby Family PREP Policies

Saleeby Family follows the Harnett County school calendar for school holidays. We are currently not doing monthly field trips.


KIDS NIGHT OUT (Not offering at this time)

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 of the month.

PREP Preschool Care at the HOPE MILLS and SALEEBY FAMILY

8:30am- 12:00pm Monday ~ Friday, 2 1/2 - 5 years of age who are potty-trained. MEMBER cost: $52/week, Non-Member cost: $62/week. Registration Fee $34 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, Hope Mills

Email: Rakia at: rakia.epps@ymcaofthesandhills.org

Option 4, Saleeby Family

Email Chealsea at: chealsea.sias@ymcaofthesandhills.org