Bright Horizons at University City

Early Education & Preschool That's More than Daycare

Bright Horizons at University City is NOW OPEN and accepting enrollment.  The center is conveniently located on the 2nd floor of 3600 Civic Center Boulevard in Philadelphia.  Bright Horizons at University City offers University of Pennsylvania Health System employees exceptional on-site early education and preschool for Infants - Kindergarten Prep.  With outdoor spaces that provide opportunities to explore, a Movement Matters Zone that encourages healthy habits and physical activity and, a STEM/ART Lab that fosters an interest in science, technology, engineering, math, and art with creative and STEM-inspired activities.  Stop by for a tour and learn more during our weekly Open House on Tuesdays or Thursdays from 10 am-4 pm.

Lisa Cianfrani - Center Director

Kindergarten Prep girl with brown hair using a paint roller to paint a mural outside
Toddler boy stacking blocks into a tall tower
Toddler boy playing with a drum and making music
Bright Horizons Daycare | Health & Safety

Health & Safety at Our Center

Your child’s safety is our top priority.  And our enhanced, industry-leading COVID-19 protocols are informed by experts, supported by child-friendly communication, and created to be a seamless part of your child’s positive experience at our center.


Click below to learn more about:

• Health & Safety Directors

• Our COVID-19 Practices

• Olly Pop!

Family fun activities| Fun movement games| Exercise for kids| Bright Horizons

Our Community

Our families are University of Pennsylvania Health System employees and some come from nearby communities, creating a close-knit environment and strong parent partnerships. 


Meet Our Center Team