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OUR CENTER IS LOCATED IN THE BACK OF THE ROCKAWAY PLAZA. Our (Retro Fitness, Ace Hardware & Dollar General). Rockaway Plaza in located on 46 West next to World Gym between Mannino Drive and Woodland Avenue. Please provide these directions to parents on EVERY CALL.
295 Route 46 West

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  • What Rockaway Parents are Saying

    about Bright Horizons Child Care

    "I would like to express my most sincere appreciation for the best teacher ever. Ms Mimi is very dedicated to her students and understands them all at an individual level. She takes time to have them learn while having fun at the same time. THANK YOU Ms Mimi!!!!! you are the best! xoxoxoxo"

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  • STEM at Bright Horizons

    Join Us For Summer STEM Fun Days!

    See learning in action! Discover how our curriculum, The World at Their Fingertips, incorporates STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) into a preschooler’s everyday life. See how our teachers inspire creativity with open-ended, hands-on activities that spark curiosity and help children get ready for school. 

    For more information regarding how you can participate, click the "Read More" button below!
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  • What Makes Us a Unique Place to Learn?

    Find out on a family tour!

    Come into our center for a visit. Our caring staff and expert educators are here to answer all of the questions you have. We're here to talk about safety, our individualized curriculum, teacher training, our learning environments, and how to feel sure the center is right for your child - so you can make your choice with confidence.

    Schedule your tour of all of our great learning environments. See what we're learning today!

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  • Camp Explorations

    School-Age Adventures

    Camp Explorations: School-Age Adventures is specifically designed to meet the dynamic interests of school-aged campers ages 5-12.  Three main focus areas: Fitness, Technology, and Literacy will be incorporated throughout the entire summer to provide campers with a well-balanced program that they are interested in. 

    Hit the "Read More" button below to be redirected to a photo album highlighting adventures from last year's summer camp program. 

  • About the Curriculum

    Our unique approach to education.

    Bright Horizons’ The World at Their Fingertips

    Children learn in a variety of ways and at their own pace. Our carefully planned curriculum is designed to inspire your child at every age and stage. Built around extensive research, 21st-century technology, and developmentally appropriate instruction, our curriculum introduces concepts of math, science, language, culture, environment, art and health.


  • About our Teachers

    Helping children reach their potential

    Our Teachers

    Inspired by knowledgeable child development professionals who understand the balance between nurturing developing minds and caring for tender spirits, children grow from curious infants into explorative preschoolers. Our teachers are all experienced and highly trained, meeting rigid certification requirements. They keep up with the latest techniques in early childhood curriculum and continually develop new skills to guide children on a path to lifelong learning.

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  • Health & Safety

    Because parents need peace of mind

    Well Aware and Staying Healthy

    Our center environment offers children a healthy and safe place to develop and learn. Through our Well Aware program and our Staying Healthy procedures, we set high expectations for creating healthy environments and also foster positive attitudes within children towards healthy living, physical activity, and nutrition.

    We’re proud to provide programs parents can feel good about, and to be recognized as a model for other early education programs by the Partnership for a Healthier America and First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move campaign.

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