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Bright Horizons at Rockefeller is located at 600 5th Avenue. The entrance to the building is on 48th street, adjacent to The Ann Taylor store. Once you enter the building bear to your right and go down the stairs, at the bottom of the stairs bear left and then make a sharp left. You will then see two black doors, there is a buzzer on the wall.

Bright Horizons at Rockefeller Center

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  • What Parents are Saying

    about Bright Horizons

    "I love that my employer offers this program. My children have such a good time when they go there. The teachers are warm and welcoming."

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  • Registration Information

    Register Now. Avoid Worry Later.

    Child care issues can come up when you least expect them. A sick caregiver, a school closing, or an unexpected business trip can add unneeded stress to your already hectic day.  

    Register in advance so you’re prepared when the need arises and contact our center to schedule a tour before your first visit.

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  • Medicare 101: What Caregivers Need to Know

    A Family Matters parenting webinar

    Do you have a parent, grandparent, or loved one who might be eligible for Medicare? Join us Wednesday, October 29 at 2 p.m. ET for this upcoming webinar to learn about Medicare as a person providing support and care for elder parents, grandparents, or other loved ones. From paperwork to policies, perks, and pitfalls, this webinar offers exclusive access to AARP Family & Health Experts to discuss all things Medicare - and to answer your questions live.


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  • Bright Connections

    Helpful resources for working families.

    On Bright Connections this month:

    • Kids and Advertising: tips for teaching children to become sensible shoppers
    • The pros and cons of children's TV
    • Why Boomers and seniors are valuable to advertisers
    • Upcoming Webinar: Medicare 101
    • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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