Our mission is to provide children with quality art and science programs in a safe, nurturing, and enriching environment. The program provides children with opportunities to learn and develop new skills through various play exploration. Including free choice activities, science, art, music, crafts, neighborhood outings, collaborative play with occasional special guest field investigator. Your children will work with a caring and professional staff.
In short - we provide simple, real-world explanations by getting our hands messy.
We build, mix, create, experiment, have fun, make friends, memories, and we learn!
We offer weekly themed art, science, and crafts projects, for a shared learning experience.
Our space is limited to 20 children. Please call for space availability.
Tide Pool Kids is not a registered Daycare, Childcare, or After School facility.
Our drop-in rate is $10.00 an hour.
We always charge by the minute... so, if you're with us for an hour and 12 minutes that is all you pay for... no rounding to the nearest hour!
Payment may be by cash or online credit / bank charge.
Space availability is not guaranteed.
Due to our limited space, we highly recommend reserving a space for your preferred days and times.
Why do I have to register online?
We use a fully integrated management system, so you get notifications when your child is picked up or dropped off. For safety reasons, every child must be registered. Please see here for more information about our registration process.
Who is allowed to pick up / drop off our children?
Only authorized pickups will be allowed to pick-up children. Once your child is enrolled, each parent & authorized pickup will have a unique code. This code is required to sign-in or sign-out a child. For more information on enrollment, please click here.
Do we need to reserve a spot?
Yes, reservations are highly recommended for sessions or hourly drop-ins.
Due to our limited physical space - Drop-in session availability is not guaranteed.
Do you offer sibling discounts?
Space is limited, and we are unable to offer sibling discounts.
What are your hours?
Our normal operating hours are Monday-Friday, 1:00 pm to 5:30 pm.
Saturday- reserved for parties only.
Extended hours are offered during local school holidays.
Are there any meals or snacks offered by Tide Pool Kids?
Tide Pool Kids does not provide food or snacks.
Are you a registered daycare?
No, we are not a registered daycare, after school, or preschool.
Tide Pool Kids is a Children's Enrichment Center.