Welcome to Sparkles! Crystal City
Our Sparkles! Crystal City site is conveniently located near the Pentagon and Crystal City Metro Stop, servicing corporate and military families in the busy Arlington VA area. This state-of-the-art child care center boasts numerous glass walls and windows, for an open, spacious feeling. Outdoors is a secure playground where your child can safely explore.
When you walk in, you will be welcomed by well-trained and caring child care professionals who make learning exciting and fun! Our classrooms offer enticing toys, arts and crafts, plenty of books and engaging educational activities for children ages 6 weeks to 6 years old.
Our child care center in Crystal City offers:
- Extended Hours
- Educational Curriculum
- Internet Camera Viewing System in the Classrooms
- Convenient Flexible Program Schedules to Meet Parents’ Daycare Needs
Our infant through PreK programs in Crystal City are based on The Creative Curriculum, which incorporates the latest research and best practices in early childhood development, taking into account the needs of every type of learner.
We are currently in the process of accreditation from NAEYC, The National Association for the Education of Young Children – a national, voluntary accreditation system to set professional standards for early childhood education programs.
- Christine Zappia
- Lauren Batchler-Awogu (Assistant)
- Garlene Lansdown (Assistant)
For the safety of the children entrusted to you, we run a background check on all member.
Beginning your enrollment process is simple. Print the Enrollment Package and complete the required sections. You may submit the completed form by fax, mail or email. Additional paperwork will be required for completion of enrollment. Registration will not be completed until receipt of a non-refundable registration fee and a deposit.
6 weeks – 16 months
16 months – 2 years
2 years – 3 years
3 years – 4 years
4 years – 5 years
*Drop in rates: $150.00
Sparkles! currently offers Military Discounts of 5% and a sibling discount of 5% off the oldest child’s tuition.
Sparkles! currently works with the following subsidy agencies:
- NACCRRA – Subsidy program for Military Families
- FEEA – Subsidy program for Federal employees