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*From Interstate 315South take the North Broadway exit (follow Hospital sign). Stay straight through light to go onto Thomas Lane. Turn left when you see the Riverside Children's sign and stay right to pull up to card reader gate. Push the intercom button to initiate entrance, we will release the gate. Park in our lot and come to the front door. Ring door bell and we will release the door.

*From Interstate 315N take the Olentangy River Rd exit toward North Broadway. Keep R at fork to continue towards N Broadway. Turn L on Olentangy River Rd.
Turn L onto Thomas Lane.
Turn Left when you see the Riverside Children's Center sign, and turn right at the gate. Ring the intercom and we will release the gate for your entrance. Park in our lot and ring the doorbell at the front door. We will release the door for your entrance.

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Welcome to OhioHealth Children's Center

A great place to learn, discover and grow!

Welcome to Bright Horizons. At OhioHealth Children's Center, we recognize how important beginnings are in each child's development, and to each family. We provide a safe, nurturing and engaging environment where your child can learn and develop to their full potential. Explore our website to learn more!


What Parents are Saying

Our greatest advocates are also our closest friends.

"Hard to believe it's been a year! Thank you all for taking such great care of Marley. She seems to learn something new every day, and has fun with her friends. Marley's independent personality is showing through, but I'm sure I didn't need to tell you that.... :)"

Our Center Programs & Services

Here are a few of our best features.

Full- and part-time early education and preschool

Featured Parent Webinar

Quality Early Education: Choosing What's Best for Your Child


We talk to education experts from the National Association for the Education for Young Children (NAEYC) to get insider tips on what to look for in a quality early childhood education program. You’ll hear how NAEYC sets standards and how to select the option best suited to your child’s unique needs.

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 Spaces Help Children in Crisis

Bright Horizons Foundation for ChildrenBright Spaces - special places for children in homeless and domestic violence shelters and other agencies - help children experiencing trauma. Bright Horizons teachers and employees help create Bright Spaces, support them through volunteering, and make a difference across hundreds of communities and serve thousands of children each year. To learn more, including how you could be involved, visit Making Connections Through Bright Spaces, a digital magazine celebrating the impact our programs make in people's lives.

Meals

Healthy snacks and lunch using whole grains and fresh fruits & vegetables provided daily

Get involved in our Enrichment Activities

Because knowledge is more than just the ABC's.

Music with Mr. Chuck (Johnson)
musicwithmrchuck@gmail.com
This interactive music program in included in as a part of our curriculum on a weekly basis at no additional cost to families. Mr. Chuck brings his music experience to our center on Tuesday and Wednesdays.

Tumblin' 4 Kids -  (Wednesdays) "Mobile Gymnastics and fitness program. The children receive age appropriate sports readiness training. Now imagine your child staying healthy and having fun!"

Soccer Shots - (Thursdays) "Soccer Shots is designed for children ages 3-6. This program was created & franchised by 2 former professional soccer players. Soccer is wildly the most popular sport for boys & girls in America today, and is an excellent source of physical activity & development of healthy habits."

Jump Bunch - (Mondays) "Coaches will teach lively & positive classes that help children build sports & fitness skills. Each class features different athletic & physical activities, lively music, colorful sports & fitness equipment, and plenty of exercise for your child."

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