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Bright Horizons in New York City

Our enhanced health and safety protocols align with CDC recommendations, as well as state and local requirements.

As the NYC area's leading provider of early education and preschool, Bright Horizons offers quality, year-round programming and a number of convenient locations throughout Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens and the Bronx.

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Our Enhanced Protocols

Our enhanced health and safety protocols align with CDC recommendations, as well as state and local requirements. We continue to consult with experts and monitor updated guidance to ensure our protocols evolve with new learning around COVID-19, so that children, families, and teachers are protected.
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Health Screenings and Face Coverings

Our staff performs daily health screens and temperature checks on adults and children arriving at the center, and wear face coverings at all times.

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Distancing and Classroom Size

We will practice physical distancing by reducing classroom sizes, keeping consistent groupings, and limiting outdoor play limited to one group at a time.

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Updated Visitor Policy

Essential visitors, including families dropping off and picking up, will be limited to the lobby. Nonessential visitors will not be permitted in the center.

Bright Horizons NYC Locations:

Bright Horizons at 20 Pine - 20 Pine Street on Chase Plaza 

Bright Horizons at Chelsea260 West 26th Street 

Bright Horizons at Columbus Circle910 9th Avenue 

Bright Horizons at DUMBO52 Water Street 

Bright Horizons at East 46th - 127 East 46th Street 

Bright Horizons at East Village - 524 East 14th Street 

Bright Horizons at Riverdale3223 Independence Avenue 

River School West Side, a Bright Horizons School75 West End Ave 

Bright Horizons at West 63rd - 425 Freedom Place South 

Bright Horizons at West 72nd253 West 72nd Street 

Bright Horizons at West 89th - 100A West 89th Street  

Bright Horizons at West 96th Street - 103 West 96th Street 

Bright Horizons at West Village - 644 Greenwich Street

We are grateful for the lengths that BH and the 96th Street center are taking to make sure parents feel comfortable and to keep families and staff safe.

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- Erin

Bright Horizons at West 96th St

We know that when our son is at the River School he is safe and happy, and that gives us the peace of mind.

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- Kimberly

River School Westside

I wanted to express what a great job you all have been doing. Every staff member has been simultaneously friendly and welcoming while adhering seamlessly to all of the safety guidelines.

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- Molly & Patrick

Bright Horizons at West 96th St

Our daughter can't wait to come to the center. It makes our day to see her happy. Thank you for all your efforts during this time. We feel comfortable that she is in such good hands.

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- Fran & Ron

Bright Horizons at Chelsea

We received pictures and videos throughout the day which we LOVED! It truly means a lot to see how they are readjusting to a class setting and helps support our decision to send them back.

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- Krysta

Bright Horizons at West 96th St

Today was my son’s first day of daycare and I was so anxious but I have to say that Bright Horizons exceeded all of my expectations! Thank you to the teachers for everything.

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- Adele

Bright Horizons at Columbus Circle

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