Richard F. Blake Children's Center - Cedar Knolls NJ Child Care Center

65 HORSEHILL RD, CEDAR KNOLLS NJ 07927
(973) 984-2255

About the Provider

Description:

Founded in 1988, and part of the Greater Morristown YMCA, the Richard Blake Children's Center is the premier child care facility in Morris County. We offer full day care and preschool for children ages 6 weeks to 5 years, with certified teachers in every classroom. Our NAEYC Accreditation gives you peace of mind knowing that you are choosing the right center, and the right people to care for your child. From infants to preschool, we offer quality care in a safe nurturing environment where your child can learn, grow and thrive. Our center features a large indoor gymnasium and outdoor playground, including a shaded area and a garden.

Each classroom is staffed by a certified teacher, we have assistants in every room and a low child-to-teacher ratio. Our average tenure for administrators and staff in an impressive 10.5 years! All staff are pediatric CPR and First Aid certified and required to attend at least 10 hours of workshops each year to expand their knowledge in areas like brain development, social and emotional growth, and the importance of creative play. 

Enrichment Includes: Free swim lessons, music classes, dancing, sports, outdoor playground and garden

Curriculum – Our state approved ‘Early Childhood Curriculum’ is grounded in the latest research that embraces your child’s natural curiosity at every age. We also strongly believe in the overwhelming benefit of play. Play weaves together many aspects of their world and helps them digest it in their own way. It is a central activity in their lives.  From infants to preschoolers, we keep the spirit of creativity and active learning alive and growing.

Program and Licensing Details

  • Capacity: 211
  • Age Range: 0 to 6
  • Achievement and/or Accreditations NAEYC Accredited
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • Type of Care: Daytime, Full-Time, Part-Time
  • Transportation: Field Trips
  • District Office: New Jersey Dept of Children and Families - Office of Licensing
  • District Office Phone: 1-877-667-9845 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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