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About Us/Tuition

At Riverside Children’s Center, we believe that childcare should promote the emotional, social, physical and cognitive growth of each child. Each child should be viewed as unique and encouraged to reach their full potential through developmentally appropriate experiences. We are committed to enhancing each child’s understanding of their world, so they can approach new concepts, materials and situations with confidence and enthusiasm.

Riverside understands that children are best served when parents’ needs and concerns are met and addressed, along with the needs of their children. RCC’s goal is to provide the best possible program for children and, at the same time, to be a resource and support system to families.

Riverside takes great pride in our educators and realizes that they are the heart and soul of our program. High-quality care and education are never compromised at Riverside. Educators give their very best every day and it shows! We select educators who are warm and have a teaching style and philosophy that reflects the approach we use at Riverside. Our educators are college-educated childcare professionals with diverse backgrounds and talents.

Extended Learning Opportunities

Music and Movement

A music teacher visits the center twice per month. We also offer a variety of  enrichment programs each year that may include sports programs, gymnastics, yoga, and/or language programs.  

Field Trips and Summer

At various times throughout the year, we may plan field trips to a variety of places such as farms, museums, parks, etc.  During the summer months, teachers provide a “day camp” atmosphere by maximizing the amount of time and activities outside, including water play. 

Winter Enrichment Program

Throughout the months of January, February, and March we welcome weekly visitors to Riverside as a part of winter enrichment. Visitors vary from year to year and may include storytellers, theatre groups, animals, reptiles, nature programs, musicians, magicians, etc.  We also offer Yoga during this time.


Tuition is due by the first day of each month, in advance of childcare use. Tuition must be paid in full, even when a child is absent for illness or vacation or when the center is closed for holidays, snow days, staff work week, or other closures caused by events beyond the reasonable control of Riverside Children’s Center. The rates for the 2019-2020 year are:



























Open Year Round Monday – Friday: 7:45 AM – 5:45 PM


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Admission and Tuition

The Riverside Children’s Center is open to all children from 3 months through 5 years old. To apply, every new family must schedule an appointment for a tour with a member of our Administrative Team and complete an application for admission. Riverside Children’s Center does not discriminate in providing service to children and families, or in its employment practices, on the basis of race, religion, cultural heritage, national origin, sexual orientation, political beliefs, gender, sex, age or marital status. Please see tuition table for current tuition prices.

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Newton · MA 02468

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