Welcome to Bright Horizons at West Fort Collins

Ready to Become a Bright Horizons Parent?

Meet the Center Director

Deanna Malara

M-F: 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Enrollment Info: 877-624-4532
Phone: 970-229-0300


Our Educational Programs

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An exceptional place for your baby to thrive and grow

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An engaging world where toddlers learn and explore

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Where curious children become inspired and ready for school

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Kindergarten Prep

Preparing children for success in kindergarten and beyond

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A place for children’s social and academic skills to flourish

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Where children become engaged learners who take pride in academic achievement

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Summer Camp

A welcoming place for age-appropriate fun, friendships, and exploration


Meet Our Teaching Team

Erin N.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I love teaching because everyday I see the children's excitement when they learn and experience things for the first time!

Teaching since: 2004

Cecilia S.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: Children have an innate ability to create and discover the world. It is my job to build on that, by finding new ways of teaching to help children overcome obstacles and succeed.

Teaching since: 2009

Gail M.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: Children are an inspiration to me- I love seeing their excitement about everyday things!

Teaching since: 2001


The World at Their Fingertips

Our own World at Their Fingertips® curriculum is based on the research of the most renowned education experts. Designed by our education team, it’s created to support these important early years, to inspire children to be bold explorers today and joyful, confident learners for life.

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language works

Literacy, language, and love of books cultivated through listening, speaking, reading, and writing.

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Science Rocks

Spurring a sense of wonder through observations and experiments in which we ask questions and form, record, and describe conclusions.

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Art Smart

Fostering an interest and appreciation of art, music, theater and dance, while encouraging individual talents and artistic expression.

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Math Counts

Early math concepts experienced through counting, sorting, patterning, one-on-one correspondence, and problem solving.

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Well Aware

Healthy living developed through physical activity, good nutrition, and healthful habits incorporated into every day routines.

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Towards a Better World

Experiences and activities designed to help children learn to respect our world, its diverse people, and the environment we live in.

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Caring Matters

Support for important social skills including compromise, self-regulation, negotiating with peers, and forming positive relationships.

“Cecilia you are a gem! Thank you for taking Camille under your wing to integrate her into her new classroom. We are so appreciative of your care and concern. It is wonderful connecting with you each day, you make us feel so welcome and comfortable. We are very grateful for you, thank you for all that you do!”


Heather Anderson (mother of Camille)

“Aspen, thank you for warmly welcoming Camille and I into the center each morning! We appreciate your bright smile and cheerful energy, and your willingness to help answer questions and make us feel at home. We are so happy to be a part of the Bright Horizons family and you are a big part of that. Thank you!!”


Heather Anderson

“Monirah, thank you for all of your hard work! We greatly appreciate you and your willingness to answer questions and assist with changes. The center is so organized, clean and friendly thanks to you and your dedication. We feel very lucky to be a part of Bright Horizons! You rock!”


Heather Anderson, Mother of Camille

“Elleanna! Thank you for all that you do! It has been a pleasure getting to know you. Thank you for always taking the time to connect with us and for making Camille feel so comfortable in her new class. Your energy is very much appreciated!”


Heather Anderson (Camille's Mom)

“We are grateful for having such awesome teachers who love and care for our child. Thank you, Ms. Aspen, Ms.Kaelin, Ms.Danielle, Ms.Kanchana, and many more!”




Upcoming Events for Families


April 8 9am - April 12 5pm

Come see what sets us apart from all the rest!

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Healthy Food for Growing Children

Healthy food is part of children’s development. Our menus align with our wellness commitment to Partnership for Healthier America. By eating family-style and serving themselves, children learn about making healthy choices and the connection between food and community.


Early Education Awards & Partnerships


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