Programs at Dryades YMCA
Early Childhood Development
This program is devoted to providing quality and affordable childcare services that enhance parental self-sufficiency, reduces the infant mortality rate in New Orleans, and provides childcare services for teen mothers to ensure that they have the opportunity to continue with their education.
Using the various programs to improve the mental and physical health of our community.
The goals of the Youth Development Outreach Initiative are three-fold:
* Improve student outcomes on standardized tests and overall academic performance
* Increase student on-task time
* Enhance personal, life, and social skill
The Y is America's swim instructor, not because we teach technical skills but because we realize that swimming and water safety programs provide an opportunity to teach much more than that.