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Exit American Parkway from Hwy 151. Take American Parkway to American Family Dr, will pass Erin's SnugIrish Pub on right (will see a double decker bus in their parking lot). Turn right onto American Family Dr, center is on corner to the left. Children's Dental Hospital on opposite corner.
  • Madison Child Care Center Address: 5502 American Family Drive, Madison, WI 53718
  • Phone: 608-825-6009
  • Hours of Operation: M-W,F: 6:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Th: 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Ages Served: Infants, Toddlers, Preschool, Kindergarten Prep,
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Welcome to Bright Horizons at the American Center

Exceptional environment for children to learn, discover and grow!

Located in the American Center Business Park outside of Sun Prairie, Bright Horizons recognizes how important beginnings are in each child's early education and development, and to each family. We provide a safe, nurturing and engaging infant, toddler, preschool, and kindergarten prep programs.  We are also a host site for the Sun Prairie public 4K program.  Bright Horizons is a place where your child will learn and develop to their full potential in a caring, enriched environment.  We invite you to visit us to experience the difference of a Bright Horizons' program. 


What Parents are Saying

Our greatest advocates are also our closest friends.

"Thank you for everything you do for our son and our family! The ongoing communication you provide to us about our son's daily activities, interactions with other children, and growth experiences help us to feel better equipped as parents. "

Our Center Programs & Services

Here are a few of our best features.

Full- and part-time early education and preschool, Drop-in / emergency-care, Inclement weather care, Summer camp

Upcoming Events

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  • Apr 21

    6:30 AM - 6:00 PM Jump Into Spring Open House Week

    Join us and learn about our The World at Their Fingertips curriculum, meet our talented educators, and experience being part of the Bright Horizons family!

  • Apr 22

    6:30 AM - 6:00 PM Jump Into Spring Open House Week

    Join us and learn about our The World at Their Fingertips curriculum, meet our talented educators, and experience being part of the Bright Horizons family!

  • Apr 23

    6:30 AM - 6:00 PM Jump Into Spring Open House Week

    Join us and learn about our The World at Their Fingertips curriculum, meet our talented educators, and experience being part of the Bright Horizons family!

  • Apr 24

    6:30 AM - 6:00 PM Jump Into Spring Open House Week

    Join us and learn about our The World at Their Fingertips curriculum, meet our talented educators, and experience being part of the Bright Horizons family!

  • Apr 25

    6:30 AM - 6:00 PM Jump Into Spring Open House Week

    Join us and learn about our The World at Their Fingertips curriculum, meet our talented educators, and experience being part of the Bright Horizons family!

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

The 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.

Meals

Nutritious snacks, breakfast and lunch provided daily

Get involved in our Enrichment Activities

Because knowledge is more than just the ABC's.

As natural extensions of our core daily curriculum, enrichments make use of special materials, unique spaces within the center, special times or expert staff to enhance your child's learning experiences (included in your monthly tuition.)

  • Movement Matters and Yoga in our NEW Movement Matters Zone
  • ArtSmart Classes in our NEW Art Studio
  • Science Lab
  • Cooking Club
  • Spanish
  • Natural Outdoor Learning Spaces
  • GardenWorks Club
  • Infant Sign Language
  • Handwriting Without Tears
  • Everyday Math
  • Wiggleworks
  • SmartBoard and iStartSmart classroom computers

Elective Enrichment Programs brought to you by Bright Horizons: (additional cost) 

  • Music with Mr. Dave Landau

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