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Located on Saunders road between Lake-Cook Rd and Deerfield Rd.
From I-294, exit West on Lake-Cook Road. Take Lake-Cook road to Sanders/Saunders Road (stoplight). Turn North (right) onto Saunders. Continue North to Parkway North Drive (stoplight). Our building, 5 Parkway North, is the first building located on the north side of the street. You can see our playgrounds from the street.
We are the only brick building in the business park.

The company, Takeda, is located at the Lake-Cook/Saunders corner. You will also pass the entrance to Baxter, before reaching Parkway North.

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Welcome to Bright Horizons at Parkway North

A great place to learn, discover and grow!

Our child care center is now celebrating its 23rd year! Our mission is to provide exceptional learning opportunities for children ages six weeks through Kindergarten. As a culturally diverse center, both children and faculty learn from each other. Our Early Childhood Educators provide an enriched environment with hands-on learning. Through daily emailed documentation, learning is always visible.
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Our NAEYC Accredited center is conveniently located in the Parkway North Center business park, near the intersection of Saunders Road and Deerfield Road - easily accessible to 294/94 interchange, and just down the street from Baxter, Mondeleez, and Discover (to name a few!).    

We serve children from the surrounding communities of Deerfield, Riverwoods, Highland Park, Wheeling, Buffalo Grove, Highwood, Lake Forest and more.   

We invite you to visit our center to learn more about how we can help your family grow with us.

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What Parents are Saying

Our greatest advocates are also our closest friends.

"Dear Elise - thank you for taking such good care of Maggie. She is thriving in your class. She learned so much in the Italy unit that any time the country is mentioned, she gets very excited. She really wants to take a trip there one day! Thank you for inspiring her to do her best."

Our Center Programs & Services

Here are a few of our best features.

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

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.


Healthy snacks, breakfast, 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.

Art Studio: Children enjoy a custom designed space offering additional resources and artistic experiences for children.

Handwriting Without Tears: We utilize a nationally recognized program designed to help children develop a strong foundation for writing. 

Everyday Math: This program was created by The University of Chicago School of Mathematics Project. It is a comprehensive math program which introduces mathematical content in a meaningful way, using appropriate "everyday" means.

Movement Matters: Children plan and participate in a variety of movement activities in the Movement Matters Zone, a room in our lower level where children can climb the rock climbing wall and do other gross motor activities like yoga and dance. 

Growing Readers Library: Teachers, children, and parents visit the library where children can enjoy books that are featured in our Growing Readers program. 

Smart Board: We use this innovative piece of technology to enhance learning for preschoolers through school age children.

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