YMCA Sovereign Pre-School in Reigate offers high quality and affordable childcare for children aged 2-5, including free Early Years entitlement places.

Located in the YMCA Sovereign Centre, the pre-school benefits from a lovely bright activity room with arts and crafts area, as well as sensory and soft play rooms. All children have access to our large secure outdoor play area which includes water play, gardening, and physical development through slides, swings, and ride on toys.

The Pre-School follows the Early Years Foundation Stage framework.

Opening times

YMCA Sovereign Pre-School is open term-time (38 weeks per year) during the following times.

Monday to Friday | 08:45-14:45

We also run half-day sessions (minimum of two half-day sessions a week – see below).
Morning | 08:45-11:45 (with optional lunch club session)
Afternoon | 11:45-14:45

Lunch club – an additional lunch club from 11:45-12:45 is available to children booked on a morning half-day session.


We are proud to be a ‘Good’ pre-school.
“Parents comment about the pre-school being the best in their experience and about how ‘amazing’ the staff are. They state that they see great improvement in their children’s learning and development.”

Ofsted registration no. EY492198



2 year olds | £7 per hour
3-4 year olds | £6 per hour

Free Early Years entitlement for 2, 3 & 4 year olds

We welcome those with entitlement to FEET funding. Visit www.childcarechoices.gov.uk/ to find out more and check what funding you are eligible for.

Peace of mind

YMCA East Surrey is a leading provider of under 5’s activities and out of school childcare, priding ourselves on our inclusive practice. All staff undergo an enhanced DBS check and regularly attend courses to update themselves and keep on top of changing policies. We have staff with specific experience in supporting children with a range of disabilities and learning requirements. Staff ratios are 1:4 for 2-3 years olds and 1:8 for 3-5 year olds in pre-school year.

My child has had such a fun time with you all and I’d like to say a big thank you for your continued support and encouragement towards his development.

Contact us

T 01737 222859
E stacey.lawrence@ymcaeastsurrey.org.uk

YMCA Sovereign Centre, Slipshatch Road, Reigate, Surrey RH2 8HA