Welcome to Sparkles! Crystal City
Mention this promotion at the time of enrollment, and we will waive the $150 registration fee!
Our Sparkles! Crystal City center is conveniently located near the Pentagon and Crystal City Metro stops, servicing corporate and military families in the busy Arlington, VA area. This state-of-the-art child care center boasts an open, spacious design with tons of natural light.
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. Outdoors is a brightly colored, secure playground where your child can safely play and explore.
Our child care center in Crystal City also offers:
- Extended hours & flexible schedules
- Research-based educational curriculum
- Online secured streaming video available from cameras in your child’s classroom
- Long-term, caring staff
- Children Portfolios, progress reports & parent-teacher conferences are available to ensure you are a participant in your child’s development.
Our infant through pre-K programs in Crystal City are based on 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 (Director)
- Sindy Garcia (Assistant)
- Garlene Lansdown (Assistant)
For the safety of the children entrusted to us and keeping with Federal laws, every employee must undergo a criminal background check through the Central Criminal Record Exchange and the Federal Bureau of Investigation for the purpose of obtaining national criminal history report. Along with the criminal background check, we run their names thought the child abuse and neglect registry. Keeping children safe while they are in our care is our most important responsibility.
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 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! 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