Bright Start Learning Center cares for Leadville's children in a safe and nurturing environment.


Our preschool curriculum is teacher directed yet adaptable, incorporating topics that interest and excite young children. Lessons are educational and fun. Your child will establish close friendships in a home-like environment.

We accept children 12 months up to 5 years-old. 

Hours of Operation

Bright Start Learning Center is Leadville's only year-round child care facility. Care is available Monday through Friday, 7:30AM-5:30PM.

Daily Schedule

Routine helps children know what to expect every day when they come to Bright Start. In order to help establish this routine, the children follow an approximate schedule:

  • 7:30-9:00: Settle in/Free Play

  • 9:00: Transition

  • 9:15-9:30: Potty/Wash Hands

  • 9:30-10:00: Snack

  • 10:00-10:15: Music & Movement

  • 10:15-10:30: Circle Time

  • 10:30-11:30: Outside

  • 11:30-11:45: Potty/Wash Hands/Prepare for Lunch

  • 11:45-12:15: Lunch

  • 12:15-1:15: Free Play

  • 1:15 -1:30: Small Groups

  • 1:30-3:15: Nap/Quiet Time

  • 3:15-3:30: Potty/Wash Hands

  • 3:30-4:00: Snack

  • 4:00-5:00: Outside/Free Play

  • 5:00-5:30: Carpet Play (Puzzles, Book on Tape, Play-dough, etc)

​Our Staff

The teachers at Bright Start are experienced and passionate early childhood educators. They look forward to helping your child learn and grow!

We are pleased to accept CCCAP Funds!

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From our Parents...

"We appreciate the professionalism of your staff and the straight forward communication we receive as parents. We feel like 'part of the team' in the care of our children. We are thrilled our children are greeted with smiles and enthusiasm every day they are dropped off...this means SO much!"

-Kelly, parent