Get Directions From...
Go
200 Park is located in the MetLife building, East Lobby, at 45th Street between Lexington and Vanderbilt Avenues. Subway lines 4, 5, 6 & 7 to Grand Central; shuttle train from Times Square to Grand Central; Metro North Red and Blue lines to Grand Central. Once in Grand Central, escalators go directly into the MetLife building. Go up two flights, and walk to the Visitor Desk in the Lobby. After showing a photo ID, security will direct you to the center.

Bright Horizons at Park Ave (MetLife Building/45th Street)

Locate, Register and Reserve Back-Up Care Now

Start or update your registration, reserve back-up care, or manage an upcoming reservation.

  • What Parents are Saying

    about Bright Horizons

    "This back up care is such a great benefit to our family. The center is excellent and the staff is amazing. They did such a great job and allowed me to do mine! Thank you to the staff and to my employer for this benefit."

  • VIRTUAL OPEN HOUSE TOUR

    Join us for a virtual tour of Bright Horizons Park Avenue

  • Organization Tips for Busy Parents

    Simple ways to balance work & life

    Being a working parent takes an incredible amount of organization, preparation, juggling and a little bit of daily magic.

    Watch our parenting video to get simple tips and tricks on getting your family organized.


    Watch Now
  • Bright Connections

    Helpful resources for working families

    On Bright Connections this month:

    • Take Your Child to Work Tips
    • Plan Workplace Activities for Children
    • Alternatives to Taking Your Child to Work
    • Center Spotlight on Potty Learning Camps
    • BrightStudy - a new Bright Horizons program that connects families to tutoring & test prep providers at a reduced cost.
    • And more!

  • About the Curriculum

    Our unique approach to education

    Bright Horizons’ The World at Their Fingertips®

    We believe that children experience learning through play. Based on this belief, we provide a wide variety of activities in all the curriculum areas - math, science, language, culture, environment, art, and health - where children can experience “hands on” learning. Our goal is to ensure that your child’s day in back-up care is a rich and meaningful experience.

    More!

  • Our Professional Staff

    Dedicated back-up staff and teachers

    Our Staff

    Bright Horizons staff members are trained professionals who have expertise in educating and caring for young children and supporting working parents. Center directors hold a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in education, and teachers have associate’s or bachelor’s degrees (or equivalent experience) in early childhood education. All staff members complete an extensive interview process, including background and reference checks, and are trained in the unique characteristics of back-up child care. Special emphasis is placed on safety and security, hygiene, health and sanitation, first aid, CPR, and life-saving procedures.

    Read more

  • Health & Safety

    Because parents need peace of mind

    Well Aware and Staying Healthy

    Our center environment offers children a healthy and safe place to spend a day in back-up care. 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. Our centers strive towards the highest standards as measured through national accreditation and state quality rating systems, allowing you to leave your children in our care with complete confidence.

    Read More