T.O. Smith Elementary Preschool Program

3295 Gramercy Ave.
Ogden, UT 84403


Preschool Program Director:

Heather Shaffer

Preschool Lead Teacher: 

Yazmin Sanchez


Preschool Assistant Teacher: Susana Ruiz
Preschool  Instructional Coach: Alison Hunt

3295 Gramercy Ave.
Ogden, UT 84403


This full-day program provides a fun and structured environment that strengthens each child's language, math, physical, literacy, social, and emotional skills. The program follows a research based curriculum to prepare children to enter elementary school ready to achieve and excel at learning, and creates an exciting and enjoyable day for your youth. We offer a 5 Day full-day Preschool option for youth 3-5 years old.

Monday - Thursday: 8:15 am - 2:30 pm    

Friday: 8:15 am - 12:30 pm


Full Cost: $500 per month


Registration must be completed at least 2-3 business hours prior to the start of the program you wish your youth to attend. Your teacher will then call you to arrange an orientation. 

To register, complete this Form (Espanol) and the Additional Required Forms and return them to any of the following: 

Please call our office at 801-839-3385 for further help if needed.

Online Registration

The YMCA has been busy this summer purchasing and developing a new customer service platform called EZCare. We know you will love this  system! Unfortunately, due to timing, the on-line registration portion is not available for back-to-school registration.  

If you'd like to save a spot in one of our Afterschool programs or our Preschool programs, we welcome your registration via email at weberfamily@ymcasaltlake.org or turn it in directly to our office. We will gladly mail you the paperwork if you request it. 

Our Online Registration platform will be up soon!! Thank you!

Financial Assistance 

The YMCA is committed to ensuring that all families have access to high quality programming the Y is known for. Through the support of donors, we are proud to be able to work with families to make sure that cost is not a barrier to participation. Interested families are encouraged to talk with our staff. To learn more call [801-839-3385] or complete this Form (Espanoland return to weberfamily@ymcasaltlake.org with proof of income.

Parent Resources

Monthly Parent Newsletter and Calendar
Parent Handbook



T.O. Smith Students Show Significant Development in the 2017-2018 School Year!

Students in the YMCA Preschool Program at T.O. Smith Elementary School demonstrated significant academic and physical development as measured by the Curriculum-Based Assessment (CBA).The two student groups of 3 and 4 year olds have different developmental standards and are assessed on level. The results revealed the students made substantial progress as measured by the CBA. Overall, the 4-year old student group showed a 103-point developmental proficiency gain, from 37 to 140 points. Of the 3-year olds tested on the CBA in the T.O. Smith program, students achieved an overall 55-point gain in developmental proficiency on the Utah’s Early Childhood Core Standards. The students showed a remarkable progress in each of the developmental areas: oral language development, phonemic awareness, alphabet knowledge, pre-writing skills, book print knowledge, math, social-emotional development, and motor skills.