Preschools & Day Care Centers in Rockland County, NY

Preschools & Day Care Centers in Rockland County, NY

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UPDATED July 2017: A list of preschools in Rockland County, NY, including the towns of New City, Nanuet, and Clarkstown.
BRIGHT BEGINNINGS PRESCHOOL & CHILDCARE
6 Charles St., New City
914-420-5785
Bright Beginnings Preschool & Childcare Summer Program
6 Charles St., New City
2 Mountainview Court, Pomona
914-420-5785


We provide a safe, loving environment accredited by the National Association for Family Childcare Accreditation (NAFCC). Two great locations meet your preschool and childcare needs for ages 2 to school-age. Owned and operated by a NYS-certified elementary teacher with a literacy specialization, we offer before- and after-school programs, as well as a drop-in for school delays and closures. We work with your schedule, and offer discounted rates for teachers! We are a NYS-licensed facility and follow a full NYS pre-K curriculum. All staff is CPR- and first-aid certified.

DEBORAH KOENIG EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTER AT JCC ROCKLAND
450 W. Nyack Road, West Nyack
845-501-4100
Email dkecc@jccrockland.org

Limited spaces available-register today. The Deborah Koenig Early Childhood Center at JCC Rockland is committed to providing excellent care and education to our diverse community in Rockland County. We believe that our children are precious, and we support your efforts to provide them with a bright start. We partner with our families to encourage creativity, curiosity, and imagination, and to build trusting relationships. Our mission is the same as yours; for your child to grow and develop in an environment that is safe, warm, and stimulating. Registration is ongoing for infants through pre-K.

KIDDIE ACADEMY OF NORTHVALE
271 Livingston St., Northvale
201-767-1120
Email northvale@kiddieacademy.net

At Kiddie Academy® of Northvale, we never take a single moment of your child’s growth potential for granted. We feed your child’s curiosity and instinct to learn with days filled with age-appropriate activities designed to treat every experience as an opportunity to learn. We believe when children learn at their own pace, they are capable of incredible growth. That’s the core philosophy of our Life Essentials® curriculum. Visit our academy, meet our staff, see our classrooms, and play on our playgrounds. Call or click today to schedule your private tour.

KREATIVE KIDS & VICKI’S DANCE STUDIO
61 Maple Ave., New City
845-634-2202

Kreative Kids is a toddler and nursery program for boys and girls ages 16 months to 4 years (diapers welcomed)! Classes are divided by age. We offer arts and crafts, music with instruments, singing, creative movement, tumbling, story time, snack time, and early learning skills. Our professional staff balances active and quiet activities, as they provide comfort and love to each child, making separating from parents easy. Classes are kept small to provide individualized attention. We also offer flexible, extended hours to fit your work schedule.

LINDGREN NURSERY SCHOOL AND CAMP (THE)
211 Irving Ave., Closter
201-768-3550

It is our mission to engage young children in direct and meaningful experiences with the natural world and other people. We encourage questions and exploration. We invite free expression through language, songs, drama, art, play, and invention at all levels. We value individuality and also teach respect for others. Our campus includes seven classrooms, three and a half acres of gardens, play areas, and farm animals. Daily program is a balance of indoor and outdoor free-play, teacher directed experiences, and small group activities. Full- and half-day programs, before- and after-care, and summer camp available.

PALISADES COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL
248 Herbert Ave, Closter
201-947-3898
Palisades PreSchool and Kindergarten
2324 Fifth St., Fort Lee, NJ
201-947-3898
Palisades Country Day School and Camp
212/248 Herbert Ave., Closter, NJ
201-784-7600


We believe that "nothing in education is more important than a good beginning." We offer academic activities, and a literature based curriculum that reinforces our varied themes, and creative play. Specials include: sports, Spanish, music, creative movement, character education, science, art, computers, and library. Our school is multi-cultural, and all holidays are celebrated. We welcome family participation. Programs offered include "Mommy & Me" 12 months and up, toddlers, 3- 4-year-olds, and Jr. Kindergarten classes. Our professional and dedicated staff is experienced in early childhood education.

RED OWL ACADEMY
645 Main St., suite 1, Sparkill
845-848-2407
Email info@redowlacademy.com

Red Owl Academy is an exciting new preschool that aims to inspire creativity, self-confidence, and a love for learning in young children. Our STEAM based curriculum fosters children's natural sense of curiosity, imagination, and joy; and learning to "think outside the box" takes place through interactive exploration and discovery using the five senses. We develop knowledge and skills through real life science and math activities, growing and observing our organic garden, music and movement including yoga, early literacy and language experiences, as well as French language. We invite you to visit to see the difference!

ROCKLAND LEARNING CENTER MONTESSORI SCHOOL
136 Concklin Road, Pomona
845-354-5253

Our school combines the Montessori philosophy and materials with the latest in learning technology. We offer a preschool, kindergarten, and first grade program. Each child learns at his or her own pace using hands-on materials specially designed to help the child through his or her five senses. We incorporate dance, gym, music, and computers in all classes. We are a NYS-licensed facility and staff is CPR- and first aid-certified. In addition to school, we offer before- and after-childcare. Call today to schedule a tour.

ST. CATHARINE EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTER
517 Western Highway, Blauvelt
845-359-4330

Our program provides an opportunity for young children to join together in a loving, nurturing, educational, and fun environment. Each child is introduced to a full curriculum of early learning in a center-based setting. Hands-on activities and participation in all areas provide the perfect setting for young children to develop and grow. Each child is recognized as a unique individual with many special talents and abilities. Phonemic awareness skills, social, cognitive, and fine and gross motor skills are introduced through a creative curriculum. A wonderful place for preschoolers to learn, grow, and have fun!