Bright Horizons at University City

Welcome to Our Center

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
Health and safety at daycare| Teacher wearing mask|Bright Horizons

A Bright New Day

We focus on the health, safety, and security of each child. Our classrooms include daily activities for mindfulness, emotional and empathy development, and friendship building.

Health and safety awareness| Good sanitation habits| Bright Horizons

Health & Safety

Your child’s health and safety are our top priority. Our centers have strict guidelines for cleanliness and security and we’re proud to be recognized as a health-and-wellness model for child care centers by the Partnership for a Healthier America.

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. 


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