Preschools & VPK 2021
Educating our children in 2021-22
All Aboard Preschool
Enroll now for fall VPK! All Aboard Preschool has open enrollment for all ages 4 weeks through 12 years old. We are a certified VPK Provider. We offer a full curriculum that provides the finest early learning experience for all age children. We also offer before and after school and holiday camps for school age children.
1918 SE Santa Barbara Place, Cape Coral
All programs are developmentally appropriate, multi-sensory, multi-dimensional, sequential, and provide for socialization. The preschool program comprises four interest areas located in three or four rooms: Language Arts, Math & Science, Arts & Writing, Motor Skills. Two, three, or five day morning or afternoon sessions. VPK Provider.
8560 Crystal Ct., Fort Myers • 239-939-2255
1217 Cape Coral Pkwy, Cape Coral • 239-945-3366 (infant-preK)
3528 SW 3rd Ave., Cape Coral • 239-945-7001
Specializing in Early Childhood Development, prioritizing our relationships with each family in meeting the social, emotional, physical and cognitive needs of each child in our care. Offering a wide range of programs and schedules. 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.
12211 Towne Lake Dr., Fort Myers
Cape Coral Parks & Recreation
The William “Bill” Austen Youth Center offers a variety of weekly after school clubs for school age children. Clubs include Archery, Mad Science, Video Games, Bey Blades, and more. The Youth Center also offers birthday party and event rental packages. Upcoming events include the Annual Car Show on January 16th, Cupid’s Cuties on February 13th, and a BMX Contest on February 26th at Eagle Skate Park. Please visit www.capeparks.com to view the current City of Cape Coral Parks and Recreation program guide, connect with the Youth Center on Facebook at William Austen Youth Center, or call 239-242-3950 for more information.
located near Sun Splash Water Park
The Children’s Learning Center
Family focused and devoted to quality early childhood education, The Children’s Learning Center is a nationally accredited program operated by Child Care of Southwest Florida. The new 5,064-square-foot facility enrolls children from infants through pre-kindergarten, as well as an after-school program for students up to 8 years old. Our child-centered classrooms encourage learning through play, helping children make sense of their world. The Children’s Learning Center is open 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. with free morning VPK.
37 Barkley Circle, Fort Myers
The Community Children’s Center
Child Care of Southwest Florida’s The Community Children’s Center is one of the few nationally accredited child care centers in Lehigh offering a low staff-to-student ratio. Our highly trained teachers and staff encourage children to be independent thinkers and work to form strong partnerships with parents. Our goal is to provide the best early learning experience and prepare children for success in kindergarten and beyond. We care for infants up to 8 years old from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m., offering free morning and afternoon VPK classes for 4 year olds.
1260 Wings Way, Lehigh Acres
Experience the Crestwell Difference. You want what’s best for your child, so do we! Crestwell believes each student must be recognized as an important individual whose self-esteem, attitude and academic curiosity are handled with a positive approach. Crestwell teachers provide differentiated instruction for every child. We focus on foundational academic skills while challenging the academically gifted. Caring, Creative, Community.
Crestwell School – Connecting Students to Success!
1901 Park Meadows Drive, Fort Myers
Crown of Life Academy
Crown of Life Christian Academy is a private, Christian school dedicated to providing students and their families with a caring environment, which fosters academic excellence and spiritual growth. Conveniently located off of Daniels Parkway, we offer classes for preschool starting at age 2, FREE 4-day and 5-day VPK options, as well as elementary and middles school. We have a beautiful new building that was completed in early 2020, offering brand new classrooms and current technology for students. Call today to set up a tour.
5820 Daniels Parkway, Fort Myers
Foundations Early Learning Center
Foundations Early Learning Center at Cape Coral 1st UMC. Preschool & full-time childcare for all children 1 yr. – age 5. Free VPK for 4 year olds. Small ratios in bigger rooms. Lunch & snacks provided. Weekly UPLAY gym classes for children 2 and up included in tuition. Chapel weekly for all children 2 and up. Register for 2020-21 school year.
Monday – Friday 6:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.
4118 Coronado Parkway, Cape Coral
239-542-4051 ext. 2
Growing Room Child Development
Growing Room Fort Myers and Growing Room Bonita Springs opens the door to a secure, quality, fun and nurturing educational environment based on a balanced partnership with parents. We are proud to offer FREE Voluntary Prekindergarten (VPK) for preschool children age 4. Our VPK program runs from 9 a.m. – noon Monday through Friday. We also offer a “wrap-around” program for parents who need child care beyond the FREE VPK hours. Our program focuses on reading, writing and social skills and prepares children for Kindergarten. Two convenient Locations.
25151 Bernwood Drive, Bonita Springs
8950 Gladiolus Road, Fort Myers
Joseph H. Messina Children’s Center
Providing reliability and flexibility for the 21st century parent who may work a non-traditional schedule, we care for children 1 to 8 years old and are open 6:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Operated by Child Care of Southwest Florida and located near Page Field, this unique and exciting nationally accredited center offers community gardens and a natural playscape. Teachers facilitate learning by allowing children to plan their explorations, building early literacy, language, math and science skills through play. We provide free, nutritious meals and offer VPK.
4650 Fowler St., Fort Myers
P.A. Geraci Child Development Center
Child Care of Southwest Florida’s P.A. Geraci Child Development Center is a nationally accredited center dedicated to providing the best educational program and a safe, loving place for children and their families. We empower children by helping them develop, refine and expand knowledge, skills, language and social competence. We care for infants through 8 year olds, morning and afternoon care and offer free VPK for 4 year olds. Family style nutritious meals and snacks provided for free. Open 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
3713 Canal Street, Fort Myers
St. Michael School & Little Saints Early Learning Center
Educating for life here and for eternity! Our school is accredited by both National Lutheran School Accreditation (NLSA) and AdvancEd. We are a National Blue Ribbon School. Our Little Saints Early Learning Center (6 weeks – 3 years) is a place for learning new language and socialization skills through play and child-centered activities. Our PreK 3 – Eighth grade classrooms are Christ-centered, caring, and challenging learning environments where lifelong friendships grow right along with the children. VIRTUAL Open House Jan. 20 – link on our website.
3595 Broadway, Fort Myers
Are you looking for a quality VPK program for your four year old? Look no further! Wellington Academy has been serving Lee County families for over 30 years. We are the providers of quality child care for children ages birth through VPK. Our schools are nationally accredited and Gold Seal approved. Voted by parents as the Best Preschool in the 2011 Parent’s Choice awards + 2015 & 2016 Best of SWFL Recipients PLUS “2019 Best of Fort Myers” in the Education category! Our VPK program has been extremely successful in fully preparing students for Kindergarten and beyond. Wellington Academy’s Kindergarten Readiness Rates have been in the top 5% in Lee County for the last 5 years. Our VPK program offers a safe well-equipped classroom environment for your child while focusing on all of the Kindergarten readiness standards. Our schools are conveniently located near your home and work place to serve you better. Call or stop by today to reserve a spot for your child in our VPK program!
Fort Myers, 5244 Ramsey Way • 239-275-8818
North Cape Coral, 1024 SE 10th St. • 239-574-8818
South Cape Coral, 4412 SE 15th Ave. • 239-549-8818
Zion Early Childhood Center
Preregistration for 2021-2022 school year begins Jan 6. Space is limited so contact our office to reserve a spot in our Jr. and Sr. preschool classes for your child for the upcoming school year or to get your name put on our waiting list! VPK Provide. Reserve your spot for VPK.
7401 Winkler Road, Fort Myers
239-481-4040 ext 208
For more about local preschools, visit the Florida Department of Children & Families at www.MyFlFamilies.com