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New daycares and preschools opening in our neighborhoods in Brooklyn

New daycares and preschools are coming to our neighborhoods, or have recently opened! Check out our overview of new centers in DUMBO, Boerum Hill, and Downtown Brooklyn. Each listing includes key details about each program and information about admissions.

Petits Poussins | DUMBO | NOW OPEN!

Program: Petits Poussins DUMBO is now open! Petits Poussins is a French-English bilingual daycare and preschool that offers infant and toddler care, as well as a preschool program for ages 2 to 5 years old. Each classroom has one native French-speaking teacher and one native English-speaker teacher. Curriculum focuses in-depth on bilingualism and early language acquisition, along with the development of children’s fine and gross motor skills and creativity. Learn more here!

Outdoor space: No, but they use local playgrounds and nearby Brooklyn Bridge Park.

Languages: French

Ages: 6 weeks – 5 years

Cut-off dates: Infants must be 6 weeks – 12 months by September 1; toddlers must be 1 year – 2 years by September 1; for preschool, must be 2 years – 5 years by September 1.

Hours: 8am – 6pm

Costs: $15,455 – $32,095 annually

Address: 151 York Street | DUMBO

Applications: Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Parents can apply anytime and are encouraged to do so ASAP as there is often a waiting list. Find more information on their website, visit the school, and apply online! There is a one-time $200 registration fee for new families.

ContactWebsite | [email protected] | [email protected] | 718.710.4403


The Learning Experience: Atlantic Avenue | Boerum Hill | NOW OPEN!

Program: A new Learning Experience facility opened in December 2023 on Atlantic Avenue! From infants through preschool, we make early education and daycare joyful, engaging and fun so children are happy to learn, play and grow. Our L.E.A.P.® (Learning Experience Academic Program) Curriculum uses fun, hands-on activities throughout early education to help children develop intellectually, socially and cognitively. Children love learning from characters—and studies show that it’s highly effective especially in preschool and early education. TLE® has a cast of unique, beloved characters, each one teaching children a new value or activity.

Outdoor space: No, but children use a neighboring playground.

Ages: 6 weeks – 5 years

Hours: 6:30am – 6:30pm

CostsContact center directly to learn about openings and tuition information.

Address: 472 Atlantic Avenue | Boerum Hill

ApplicationsSchedule a tour and learn more about enrollment in person.

ContactWebsite | [email protected] | 347.889.5049


Downtown Brooklyn Childcare | Downtown Brooklyn | OPENING MARCH 2024

Program: Downtown Brooklyn Childcare is set to open in March 2024, and will be a brand new state of the art facility with educators and medical providers onsite. We are an expert child care center introducing a new and innovative approach to child day care, geared toward future success. Situated in downtown Brooklyn with the latest design and most innovative classroom settings inspired from Montessori schools, your curious babe will find one adventure after the next exploring our day care center while always being under the best supervision. Offering child care programs for infants, toddlers, and children in Preschool and Pre-K, we can care for your children from the early age of 3 months until they are 5.

Outdoor space: No, but there is an indoor play space, and children will use a neighboring outdoor playground and park.

Meals: Fresh meals are included in tuition and include breakfast, lunch, and two snacks—one in the morning and one in the afternoon.

Ages: 3 months – 5 years

Hours: 7:30am – 6:30pm

Costs: $3,495/monthly for infants and toddlers; $3,395/monthly for pre-school (2-5 years). All tuition rates are for 5 days/week, 7:30 am – 6:30 pm. $1,500 non-refundable deposit require to hold space.

Address: 163 Schermerhorn Street | Downtown Brooklyn

ApplicationsSchedule a tour, then put down a security deposit with your desired start date. Families will then complete an enrollment packet and medical form along with a meeting with the classroom teachers all prior to your child’s start date.

ContactWebsite | [email protected] | 718.336.9099


The Olive Treehouse Group: Parker’s Place | Boerum Hill | OPENING SPRING 2024

Program: A Community Preschool since 2008—coming soon to Boerum Hill! Parker’s Place opened its doors in 2009 as our first location in Park Slope, Brooklyn. After 15 wonderful years in our original location, Parker’s Place is moving to Boerum Hill, and is hoping to open in April 2024. Our brand new location, will feature 5 classrooms, an indoor playground/sensory gym, a rooftop play space and quick easy access to a local playground. This location will feature special needs inclusion and toddler classrooms (under 2 years). Learn more about the school’s program here.

Outdoor space: Rooftop play space

Ages: 1 – 4 years

Hours: 8am – 5pm

Costs: $11,750 – $30,550 for the school year (September – June). Schedule add-ons available (late pick-up, early drop-off, extra days, etc.).

Address: 299 Pacific Street | Boerum Hill

Applications: Email [email protected] to stay in the loop on opening details and admissions timeline.

ContactWebsite | [email protected]


Updated: February 2024. Main Image: The Learning Experience Atlantic Avenue

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