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 Program

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


Meet Our Teaching Team

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

Britt J.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I enjoy encouraging and watching each of the kids meet their developmental milestones.

Teaching since: 2002

Lindsay C.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: They view the world as a wondrous place and I enjoying helping them embrace it.

Teaching since: 2010


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.

“We are so thrilled to have you as Liam’s teacher after getting to know you with Stella. Liam is thriving, just like she did, and we are so thankful. It’s wonderdul to see all of the smiling photos and videos of the activities you do with the babies. We appreciate you!!”


Erin and Chris

“Ms.Kerry has been my child's teacher from preschool to Kprep classrooms. She is a wonderful teacher who cares the students as much as the parent do. We are really thankful to her being Alex's teacher.”



“Thank you for taking such great care of our kiddos. It is wonderful to have the continuity between Stella and Liam, and they both have benefited so much from their time with you! Thanks for being such a steady hand with me (and other anxious humans). We appreciate all that you do!”


Erin and Chris

“My child has been at Bright Horizon West FC for 3 years. We are very thankful to all the teachers, subs, and admin staff for providing a safe, clean, and fun learning environment for my kid. We are fortunate to have my child enrolled here and being cared by such a dedicated and excellent team.”



“We are so thankful to have you as part of the infant team taking care of Liam! You are always smiling when you interact with the kids, and it is wonderful to see you enjoying what you do. Liam is thriving and growing, and we appreciate your part in his care!”


Erin and Chris

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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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