As of Monday, March 16, 2020, the Riverside City College Early Childhood Education Center is Closed ​in response to the coronavirus pandemic​.

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Child Development Center & Learning Laboratory
Open to the Public!
​​"More than Childcare"
The Child Development Center at the Riverside City College has served the community for over 40 years. We are an nationally cccredited program with The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). Our curriculum emphasizes academic learning and socialization in the early years of life. Please refer to Our Mission Statement​
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  • Children from ages 6 weeks to 6 years of age.
  • Open to the public and students.
  • We accept childc​are subsidies that are available for families that qualify RCOE Flyer.pdf
  • We are nationally accredited by NAEYC ​
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Children's Center Hours ​​ 6:30am - 5:30pm​
Office Hours​ ​9:00am - 5:30pm
Observation Hours (Morning)
9:00am - 12:30pm
​​Observation Hours (Afternoon)​ ​2:30pm - 5:30pm​

For more information and to fill out an application, please call (951) 222-8068 or visit our office between the hours of 9:00-5:30 Monday-Friday. Our Tuition Rates and other information can be downloaded below:

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The Child Development Center is located on the college campus at:
4800 Magnolia Avenue
Riverside, CA 92506
(951) 222-8068

(We are adjacent to the Football Field RCC Map​)

If you are a college student and you need to observe at our center, please watch this video & read our Observation Manners ​before you observe:

Our License Numbers are: 334809484 and 330908047