The Play Yard Fees and Schedule

Hours of Operation: Tuesday–Friday, 9:00–2:00 and 9:00–4:30

Extended hours: 8:30–9:00

Schedule options: three consecutive days or full time (4 days a week). This allows children to have sequential play days so that they can build upon their play with their peers.

Ages: 2.9 years–Pre-kindergarten age

Tuition is due on the first of the month. The school year begins the day after Labor Day and ends mid-July (10 1/2 months).


School Calendar

The School Year is 10 1/2 months long. The school will be closed the last two weeks of July through Labor day and reopens the day after the Labor Day holiday.

Paid Vacation: I will close the school for a two-week winter break (includes Christmas day and New years Day) and one week in the spring. Winter and Spring breaks will correspond to the Berkeley Unified School District Calendar

School Closed (Paid Holidays): Indigenous People’s Day, Vets, Thanksgiving Break (Thursday and Friday) Martin Luther King Jr Day, Presidents' Day, Memorial Day and Independence Day.

Food and Activities

Snacks: Nutritious organic food provided

Lunch: Bring own

Naps: Naps are on cots; we provide sheets that are laundered weekly. Child brings own blanket.

Parent Participation

Children will go on neighborhood walks, take BART/bus to different field trip locations. Parents requested to join when needed.

Facility Improvements: Six hours per family at the end of the school year

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