Welcome to Bright Horizons at University Park

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Ready to Become a Bright Horizons Parent?

Melissa A., Daycare Center Director, Bright Horizons at University Park, Cambridge, MA

Meet the Center Director

Melissa Amaya

M-F: 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Enrollment Info: 877-624-4532
Phone: 617-575-2656


Our Early Education Programs Offer More Than Daycare

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An exceptional place for your baby to thrive and grow

Toddler girl in a pink coat and two pigtails looking up and smiling


An engaging world where toddlers learn and explore

Preschool girl with short, brown, curly hair sitting at a table and smiling


Where curious children become inspired and ready for school

Kindergarten boy wearing a plaid shirt and striped hat outside

Kindergarten Prep

Preparing children for success in kindergarten and beyond

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Summer Program

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


Meet Our Teaching Team

Bernadette C., Daycare Teacher, Bright Horizons at University Park, Cambridge, MA

Bernadette C.

I love teaching because: I enjoy being a part of the growth and development in children's lives. I love knowing that I am one of their first teachers.

Teaching since: 2005

Carmen P., Daycare Teacher, Bright Horizons at University Park, Cambridge, MA

Carmen P.

I love teaching because: I love watching children grow and learn.

Teaching since: 1995

Rebecca N., Daycare Teacher, Bright Horizons at University Park, Cambridge, MA

Rebecca N.

I love teaching because: I feel lucky to be able to support children during their early development and love to see how they explore the world and learn through play.

Teaching since: 2018


Bringing Our Curriculum to Life

Scientific experiments for Kids | STEM activities|Safety goggles|Bright Horizons

Our NAEYC Accreditation

Bright Horizons is committed to 100% NAEYC (National Association for the Education of Young Children) accreditation for all of our eligible child care centers and preschools.

Why NAEYC? Based on a multi-step process of continuous evaluation and improvement, NAEYC accreditation is the most comprehensive in the field, ensuring that our programs are informed by research and demonstrate high-quality standards.

NAEYC accreditation is our commitment to families. It is one way we provide the very best care and education for young children. Bright Horizons goes beyond what a traditional daycare would offer in order to establish a strong foundation for success in school and life.


Upcoming Events for Families

Summer Explorations

June 30 | 8am-6pm

Join us for an action-packed summer! Rolling enrollment starts in March.