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We are located between 235th and 234th street right off the Henry Hudson Parkway – we are attached to the WhiteHall building on Independence Ave with a dedicated private entrance directly across from the baseball field.

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  • What Bronx Parents are Saying

    about Bright Horizons Child Care

    "Thank you all for what you do with my child. I am amazed at how much he has developed and learned. Being a working mom is such a hard thing sometimes but it makes it so much easier when you know your child is being loved and nurtured by truly caring individuals. Thanks for being his mom away from mom."

  • Now Open & Enrolling!

    Bright Horizons at Riverdale

    We are excited to announce our new center, Bright Horizons at Riverdale, is now open! This new early education and preschool center is attached to the Whitehall apartment building and has its own entrance on the backside of the building. The center serves children 6 weeks to 5 years old with Infant through Kindergarten Prep programs. 

    Our center offers convenient hours for working families.

    We are now enrolling in all programs and spaces are filling quickly. To be eligible for an offer, please fill out our pre-enrollment registration form soon as spaces are limited!

    Check out our Facebook page for updates on information and events at our center.

    To schedule a center visit, please contact us at 718-514-6974 or riverdale@brighthorizons.com. Center tours are by appointment only.

    Take a sneak peek of our center by checking out our virtual tour album
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  • What Makes Us a Unique Place to Learn?

    We're proud to be part of the Riverdale community!

    Contact us to find out more about our connections to the families of Riverdale. Our caring staff and expert educators are here to answer all of the questions you may have. 

    We're here to talk about safety, our individualized curriculum, teacher training, our learning environments, and how to feel sure our center is right for your child - so you can make your choice with confidence.

    Come find out about all of the ways we support families in your area!


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  • Join us for Curriculum Night!

    Thursday, September 28, 2017 at 6:30pm

    Curious about your child’s Bright Horizons® educational journey? Come visit the center to meet our teachers, connect with other families, and learn about The World at Their Fingertips®, our world-class curriculum. Discover our many activities and find out how your child’s own interests will inspire learning and discovery.

    Come experience Bright Horizons for yourself.


  • About the Curriculum

    Our unique approach to education.

    Bright Horizons’ The World at Their Fingertips

    Children learn in a variety of ways and at their own pace. Our carefully planned curriculum is designed to inspire your child at every age and stage. Built around extensive research, 21st-century technology, and developmentally appropriate instruction, our curriculum introduces concepts of math, science, language, culture, environment, art and health.

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  • About our Teachers

    Helping children reach their potential

    Our Teachers

    Inspired by knowledgeable child development professionals who understand the balance between nurturing developing minds and caring for tender spirits, children grow from curious infants into explorative preschoolers. Our teachers are all experienced and highly trained, meeting rigid certification requirements. They keep up with the latest techniques in early childhood curriculum and continually develop new skills to guide children on a path to lifelong learning.

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  • Health & Safety

    Because parents need peace of mind

    Well Aware and Staying Healthy

    Our center environment offers children a healthy and safe place to develop and learn. Through our Well Aware program and our Staying Healthy procedures, we set high expectations for creating healthy environments and also foster positive attitudes within children towards healthy living, physical activity, and nutrition.

    We’re proud to provide programs parents can feel good about, and to be recognized as a model for other early education programs by the Partnership for a Healthier America and First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move campaign.

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