Childcare & Preschool

Seattle Parks and Recreation offers a range of child care and preschool programs for the social, recreational, and physical development of youth throughout Seattle. 

Licensed Child Care at Community Centers

Please contact your local Community Center or search offerings at this link for more information about locations where programs are being offered, along with prices and hours of operation. 

Nature Kids Preschool at Discovery Park

Nature Kids Preschool provides an enriching, fun, child-centered program for children ages three to five. Our goal is to nurture the emotional, social, physical, and academic growth of children by providing hands-on experiences in the classroom and outdoors. Visit the Nature Kids page for more information. 

Child Care Hotline

If you are already registered for a child care program, please call the child care hotline at (206) 684-4203 for information about cancellations or delays during weather or other impacts.

Parks and Recreation

AP Diaz, Superintendent
Mailing Address: 100 Dexter Ave N, Seattle, WA, 98109
Phone: (206) 684-4075
Fax: (206) 615-1813

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