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Child's Playce
493 Calle de la Mesa, Novato, CA 94949
Founded in 2001, Child's Playce is a child care center located on Calle de la Mesa in Novato. Founded by NovatoMore resident and a child care professional, Dana Aughney, Child's Playce offers an enrichment program for infants and toddlers. Visit the Child's Playce website for schedule and rate information.
YMCA Pleasant Valley Child Care
755 Sutro Ave, Novato, CA 94947
YMCA Pleasant Valley Child Care is part of the after school care provided at Pleasant Valley Elementary School, a K - 5More public elementary school on the north end of Novato. It has several outdoor play areas including a baseball diamond and soccer field. The Director, Shyla Bauer, has been with the Novato Unified School District as a long-term substitute and with the PTA in various positions including co-president. She appreciates art programs and is implementing an outdoor exploration club this fall. For more information about services and availability, please give YMCA Pleasant Valley Child Care a call or visit the school's website.
Monsignor Keane Extended Care
1819 Virginia Ave, Novato, CA 94945

An extension of Our Lady Of Loretto School, Monsignor Keane Extended Care provides exclusive before and after schoolMore care for students ages kindergarten through 8th grade. 

Monsignor Keane Extended Care has been providing child care services for nearly 20 years and has the distinction of being the largest extended care facility in the San Francisco Archdiocese. The facility is adjacent to the main grounds of the Our Lady Of Loretto School and utilizes six ground-level rooms in the latter's building, which was previously the Ursuline Sisters' Convent.

Keane Extended Care offers a flat rate for more than 40 hours per month and has an hourly rate for students who use it less frequently. Families with more than one child in the program receive a discount. 

For more information, please visit the website or give the facility a call.

Head Start Hamilton
5520 Nave Dr, Novato, CA 94949
Head Start offers part and full day child care programs for low-income families living in Marin County. It has supportMore for children from infancy to 5 years old. It also has parent educational programs. This location is at Novato Children's Center on Nave Drive, just south of the Hamilton main gate.
Head Start Bay Vista
5 Hutchins Way, Novato, CA 94949
This child care program for children up to age 3 is located within the Bay Vista complex on the south side of Hamilton.More Bay Vista is an affordable housing complex of apartments and townhomes. The facility offers clean and beautiful facilities with a 4:1 teacher to student ratio.
YMCA
3 Hamilton Lndg, Novato, CA 94949
YMCA of Novato is a relatively new facility built in one of the old Hamilton Air Force Base hangers. This 11,000 squareMore foot facility offers a wide variety of health services including child care, gym facilities personal training and group classes including yoga, Pilates, cycling and zumba.
Bay Vista
5 Hutchins Way, Novato, CA 94949
Bay Vista is a 220-unit apartment complex located in the Hamilton area of Novato.  This affordable housing complexMore offers two and three bedroom units with amenities like a shared pool and spa, laundry room and child care center.
Marin Head Start
359 Bel Marin Keys Blvd, Novato, CA 94949
Marin Head Start is part of the National Head Start program, offering low-income children and their families access toMore comprehensive educational, medical, nutritional and social services. This location serves as the administrative offices for the several Head Start classrooms throughout Marin County. Free to low-income families, Head Start offers partial and full-day care child care for infants up to five year olds, parenting classes and Family Advocates, who help bridge connections between the families and local resources. Funding for the program comes from Community Action Marin, a nonprofit that has aided low-income families in Marin County since 1966.
Miss Sandie's School
2001 Center Rd, Novato, CA 94947

Miss Sandie's School has been a leading preschool and child care facility in Novato for over 30 years. It providesMore child care for toddlers as young as 2 months, preschool for 2 - 5 year olds, and after school for Kindergarteners as well. Miss Sandie's School offers a play-based environment with many top-notch outdoor play structures where you'll even find climbing walls.

Its classroom curriculum varies from structured group activities to more individualized art projects, allowing for social and independent learning. Students at Miss Sandie's School will learn music, Spanish, art, in addition to planting and harvesting in their organic gardens. Also a neat tidbit, Miss Sandie's School was the first preschool in the United States to be solar powered. For more information about the school or to schedule a visit, please give Miss Sandie's School a call or visit its Web site.

The Keiki Clubhouse
2729 Topaz Dr, Novato, CA 94945
The Keiki Clubhouse provides child care services for parents throughout the San Francisco Bay area. ThisMore institution offers literary skills, exposure to foreign language, social skills, aesthetic development and mathematical awareness. The preschool program is available from 8:45am until 12pm during the week. Organic meals and snacks are included, and free local driving service is available. 
All Saints Preschool and Children's Center
2 San Marin Dr, Novato, CA 94945

Located alongside the All Saints Lutheran Church, the All Saints Preschool and Children's Center provides aMore quality Christian education to its pre-schoolers. The center also provides child care to infants as young as 3 months, and to Kindergarten through 5th grade students after school.

The curriculum here includes weekly chapel, a monthly science program, Spanish class, and a daily basic Bible story, study, and song. For an extra fee, pre-schoolers can also enroll in gymnastics or soccer classes. 

Classes are split up amongst age groups. Infant care is for 3-month-olds through 2-year-olds, pre-school education is for 2 through 5-year-olds, and 5 through 11-year-olds are separated for after school care.

For more information about the All Saints Preschool and Children's Center, please call or visit the All Saints Lutheran Church's Web Site.

North Bay Children's Center Garden of Eatin Project
934 C St, Novato, CA 94949
The North Bay Children's Center, located in Hamilton Field, provides year round child care services for infants,More toddlers and preschoolers,  as well as before- and after-school services for kindergarteners through 5th graders. On this Novato campus, NBCC has the Garden of Eatin Project, which serves as an educational learning garden for children under 5, as well as part of a prevention program for childhood obesity. Here children learn where fruits, greens and vegetables come from and how to plant and harvest them. They eat the fresh fruits and vegetables in their daily on-campus meals. For more information about NBCC and the Garden of Eatin, please call or visit their Web Site.
Novato United Methodist Church
1473 S Novato Blvd, Novato, CA 94947

Built in 1956, the Novato United Methodist Church offers a service every Sunday at 10:00More a.m. led by the Rev. Aniko Olah. There are about 8.3 million United Methodists worldwide whose mission is to Make Disciples of Jesus Christ for the Transformation of the World. The Novato church is on South Novato Boulevard between Center Road and Arthur Street.

Hours: Sunday Services: 10:00 am (Godly Play and  Child Care provided).

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Founding Date: 1956

Parking: Free lot

Denomination: United Methodist

Services: Child care, Choir/music programs, Missionary programs, Study groups, Godly Play Class during Worship for Children and Youth

Recreational facilities: No

Novato State Preschool Program
531 Hamilton Pkwy, Novato, CA 94949

As part of the Hamilton Child Development Center, the Novato State Preschool Program is a state funded preschool forMore qualified low income families in Marin County. Since they are a state subsidized program, families must first see if they qualify before their children can be put on the waiting list. The Novato State Preschool Program is usually at capacity, 12, so persons on the waiting list usually take between 6 months and 1 year to get their children enrolled in the program. 

This non-profit center provides a wide array of services to their enrolled families including English classes, a Kindergarten readiness program, parenting classes, Early Intervention Program for language and speech, vision care from Dominican College, and much more.

For more information about the Novato State Preschool Program or to learn about qualifying, please give them a call or visit their Web Site.

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