The Children's Center is childcare with a difference-a carefully chosen educational setting combined with meticulous structured academic instruction.

School Age

The Children's Center will keep your child engaged and prepared before and after school and during the summer months with our enrichment programs.


Learn all about how The Children’s Center became the premier program in the Greater Utica, New York Area.

Watch Your Child Learn & Grow

Educational Resources in Utica, New York

Help your little one reach their fullest potential with early childhood enrichment programs with The Children’s Center. Since 2003, we’ve offered the young minds of the Greater Utica area an aesthetically pleasing, engaging, and educational environment to explore.

Our individualized curriculum databases ensure every child is engrossed in developmentally appropriate activities throughout the school day. Whether you want to start preparing your 2-year-old for early childhood education, your 3 year old to enter kindergarten, or want an educational facility for your sixth-grader to attend after school, you won’t regret choosing The Children’s Center. We have two licensed facilities in renovated historic mansions that have been open for over a decade, on Court Street (in Downtown Utica) and Genesee Street (South Utica). Call 315-525-1576 now to schedule a tour and see why a lifetime of success begins with The Children's Center.

Nourishing your child’s learning capabilities

Our early childhood educators are dedicated to enriching your little one’s mind through captivating activities that follow the NY State Learning Standards for preschool and kindergarten readiness. The Children’s Center focuses on enhancing your child’s education,facilitating development, and helping them form healthy eating habits. Our curriculum consists of:

For school-aged children, we offer enrichment field trips such as: nature exploration, swimming, sports clinics, art explorations, private dance lessons, muesum and library visit. As well as a grade specfic summer success program for reading and math.

At the end of your child’s day, you’ll receive a secure and detailed report of your child’s activities including meals, lesson plans, and notes. If you’ve been searching for a trusted learning center to prepare your child for the future, look no further than The Children’s Center in Utica, NY. Get in touch with our child care specialists as soon as possible by calling 315-525-1576.

Tour our child care facility in New York today!

At The Children’s Center, you’ll find ECE professionals who put your child’s best interests first. We boast numerous accolades and certifications, including being licensed through the New York State Office of Children and Family Services, as well as:

  • Winner of the 2016 ‘Friends of Children’ Recognition Award given by the Child Care Council of Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Director and Teacher Awards
  • Medication Administration Training Certified
  • CPR and First Aid Certified
  • American Montessori Society Affiliates
  • CACFP Sponsors

Schedule a tour of our exceptional child care facility now, and let us build a foundation for a lifetime of success within your child! 

  • The Court Street Children's Center

    415 Court Street
    Utica, NY 13502


    Call Us
    Phone: (315)-731-1722
    New Client Information Line: (315)-525-1576

    Mon: 6:15AM-6:00PM
    Tue: 6:15AM-6:00PM
    Wed: 6:15AM-6:00PM
    Thu: 6:15AM-6:00PM
    Fri: 6:15AM-6:00PM
    Sat: Closed
    Sun: Closed

  • The Genesee Street Children's Center

    2631 Genesee Street
    Utica, NY 13501


    Call Us
    Phone: (315) 792-3951
    New Client Information Line: (315)-525-1576

    Mon: 6:30AM-5:30PM
    Tue: 6:30AM-5:30PM
    Wed: 6:30AM-5:30PM
    Thu: 6:30AM-5:30PM
    Fri: 6:30AM-5:30PM
    Sat: Closed
    Sun: Closed

Now accepting children as young as 18 months and up at the Court Street location