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EXIT 13 OFF I-84 drive north on Rte 9. Located on the Bright horizons Casperkill Country Club property. The drive is about 10 miles. Once you pass the Poughkeepsie Galleria on your left it's a mile further down Rt 9 on your right hand side just past Half tme. Exit 18 off I 87 going towards the Mid Hudson Bridge. You should pass a Home Depot on the left on Rt 299. Take Rte 9w South towards the Mid Hudson Bridge. Take Rt 9 South to the Bright Horizons. Some land marks are TJ max, Price Chopper, Cappucino's on your right. Once your pass Cappucino's, there is a light go into the far left and make a left into Bright Horizons at Poughkeepsie. We are the first driveway on the left.
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Welcome to Bright Horizons at Poughkeepsie

A great place to learn, discover and grow!

The Bright Horizonsat Poughkeepsie is a custom designed center created to fully meet the needs of the children and to maximize safety and teacher supervision. The teacher child ratio meets widely recognized national standards of quality as defined by the National Association for the Education of Young Children and New York State licensing agencies. 

Our center is located off of the main road (Route 9)  surrounded by nature. This offers plenty of opportunities for nature walks, science experiments, gardening, sports, and animal watching. We are conveniently located in the Spackenkill school district, in the Town of Poughkeepsie. We are also a short distance from Wappingers Falls, Hopewell Junction and Lagrange.  Each classroom has  large windows and security doors that leads out to the age specific playgrounds and a view of our natural surroundings making it warm and inviting.

What Parents are Saying

Our greatest advocates are also our closest friends.

"I Know our little Man misses you so much. Thanks you so much for all the love and for allowing Jeremy to start the day on such a positive note every morning. It means the world to us."

Our Center Programs & Services

Here are a few of our best features.

Full- and part-time early education and preschool, Drop-in / emergency-care, School holiday - vacation care, Before- or after-school care, Summer camp

Upcoming Events

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  • Oct 8

    5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Curriculum Night

    Join us for our Curriculum Night event where you will have the opportunity to: explore our curriculum, discover our approach to literacy, learn about our classrooms, and connect with our educators.

Featured Parent Webinar

Organization Tips for Busy Families

Being a working parent takes an incredible amount of organization, preparation, juggling and a little bit of daily magic. Watch our parenting video to get simple tips and tricks on getting your family organized.

Bright Horizons Parent Community

Helping dad when mom goes back to workThe Bright Horizons Parent Community is a great place for parents and educators to share ideas, get perspectives and ask questions. Looking for info on potty training your toddler or how to get your preschooler started with chores? This is the place for you.

Bright Horizons Foundation for Children Celebrates 15 Years!

Bright Horizons Foundation for ChildrenThe Bright Horizons Foundation for Children honors its 15th anniversary with Voices of Gratitude, a digital magazine celebrating the difference our programs make in people's lives. To date, thousands of partners, volunteers, and donors have shared their time, resources, and knowledge across hundreds of communities and now serve more than 100,000 children a year through Bright Spaces, volunteering, and grants.


Bronx Zoo Wild Forest Lego


Nutritious snacks provided daily, optional lunch program available

Get involved in our Enrichment Activities

Because knowledge is more than just the ABC's.

Curriculum Highlights
* Movement Matters Room
* Physical fitness and Wellness program
* Art Studio
* Hand Writing Without Tears
* Cooking Club
* Ready for school
* Garden Works
click here to see our garden

Enrichment Spaces

* Movement Matter Zone 
* Art Studio
* Cooking  Classroom
* Library Area

click here to see the movement zone

click here to see the art studio

From our Photo Albums

See what we've been up to!

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    Back to School! 9/17/2015
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    Arts Festival 2015 7/30/2015
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