Kokomo YMCA Early Learning Center - Kokomo IN Licensed Center

701 St. Joseph Drive , Kokomo IN 46901
(765) 236-2070
2 Reviews

About the Provider

Description: Programs lie at the very heart of how a YMCA achieves it's mission.  YMCAs are well known for the wide variety of program offerings they lay out before the community.  At the Kokomo Family YMCA, we are no different.  We present to our community a very rich variety of different options.  While it is very difficult to be "everything to everybody" --- we do hope to provide something in the way of our programs for the great majority of Kokomo , Howard County , and surrounding areas.

Additional Information: Number Of Infants Licensed: 16; Number Of Toddler Licensed: 20; PTQ Level 3;

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: 125346
  • Capacity: 124
  • Age Range: Infant-Toddler; Two-Twelve
  • PTQ Level: 3
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • Current License Issue Date: Jul 01, 2021
  • District Office: Indiana Family and Social Services Administration - Bureau of Child Care
  • District Office Phone: 1-877-511-1144 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Inspection/Report History

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Inspection Type/Date Action needed to correct issue Date Resolved
An applicant shall, at no expense to the state, submit:(1) the necessary information, forms, or consents; and(2) the applicant fingerprints;for a national criminal history background check by the FederalBureau of Investigation. 2021-05-19
Type of correction needed: IC 12-17.2-4-3(d)
One caregiver was working without a current consent form on file.
Rest periods 2021-04-14
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-53
Children's heads were covered during naptime in the toddler room.
The center shall place an accurate, easily readable thermometer in each compartment of the refrigerator and freezer in position for daily monitoring 2021-04-14
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-116(s)
A thermometer was not present in the infant refrigerator.
Building maintenance 2021-04-16
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-99
In the indoor gym, several areas have chipped or pealing paint.
There shall be a soft sanitizable pad on the table with a clean strip of waterproof, disposable paper to cover the entire pad. Caregivers shall place a new, waterproof, paper strip on the pad after each diaper change 2021-04-19
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-94(n)
The infant room has a tear in their diaper pad making it not sanitizable.
Prior to having direct contact with children or food, the following training or information shall be provided to all staff and volunteers according to the specific responsibilities assigned to that particular staff member or volunteer: Training in universal precautions. A person trained annually in universal precautions shall repeat this training annually for all child care staff and include the following topics: Blood borne diseases and their transmission, work practice controls, and the use of personal protective equipment as required by the OSHA and ISDH 2021-04-19
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-32(a)(7)(a)
Staff members have not had annual universal precautions training.
Inappropriate discipline 2020-08-22
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-55
Staff member used inappropriate discipline with child.
Type of correction needed: program out of compliance with appropriate discipline requirements
In-service staff training 2019-06-21
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-35
5 staff members missing evidence of completing Health and Safety Modules.
Infant Food Preparation and Storage 2019-06-03
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-135
Bottles stored assembled in infant room.
Playground and Outdoor Safety 2019-06-21
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-66
Playground does not have sufficient mulch. Climbing structure has metal strip showing indicative of improper fall surface depth.
Poisons, chemicals, and hazardous items 2019-06-10
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-100
Rm 1:Destin and Eucerin being stored under changing station in unlocked cabinet in reach of children.
Building maintenance 2019-06-21
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-99
Rm 1:Baseboard coming off wall in bathroom.Cracked tile by back door.Rm 4:Boys bathroom baseboard coming off wall.
Water Supply and Plumbing 2019-06-21
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-114
Water temperature reaching 134.8F at handwashing sink in Rm 4. All handwashing sinks must measure between 100 and 120F.
A child care center shall, at no expense to the state, maintain and make available to the division upon request a copy of drug testing results for an individual who: is employed 2019-06-10
Type of correction needed: IC 12-17.2-4-3.5(a)(1)
2 staff members missing evidence of completed drug screen with negative result.

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Angry parent May 04, 2020
I have used this provider for more than 6 months

The only bright spot about this place are the very select few instructors who were decent. Other staff members, including those in charge, are horribly rude, judgmental, and biased. They will verbally thrash a parent behind their back based on their physical appearance within earshot of that parents child. Because they are immature and behave like high school mean girls, they will take their unwarranted dislike for a parent out on their child. The things my child still remembers and tells me to this day are just heartbreaking and I wish that I never sent my child here. I was extremely disliked by the staff when I made every effort to be polite and they took their dislike for me out on my child! Whenever I confronted them about specific incidents, what any concerned parent would do, I was met with accusatory, ridiculous remarks, lies and feeble excuses and naturally my child shouldered most of the blame which still upsets her! Some of the staff have no business caring for children and are in need of an in depth course in professional behavior. Oh and one more thing in case childcare providers have forgotten, children talk when they get home and I will believe my child over a hateful, spiteful adult any day.

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Caring mom Jan 15, 2015

I would NOT recommend this child care facility to anyone. If any other daycare was available within my child's school district, I would have fired them ages ago. The staff is RUDE & unhelpful. They do not seem to care about how they treat people at all. They are unreliable. Every year we have to wait to see if they are going to continue after care for our children. Staff turn over & reliability is ridiculous at best. The 'teachers' on site are relatively 'okay', but the building staff is horrible. You have to watch how much they charge you each week as they will attempt not to give you credits due, but are quick to attempt to swindle money whenever they feel they can.

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