Persimmon Early Learning Child Care and Preschool

Affordable, Flexible Boulder Child Care

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YWCA Persimmon Early Learning Boulder child care preschool logoQuality Boulder Child Care and Preschool

Persimmon Early Learning offers high-quality, affordable child care, serving Boulder County children and families for over 40 years. We provide a nurturing, creative space for children to learn and grow in newly redesigned and expanded indoor and outdoor learning areas.

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Quality, Affordable Child Care

  • We offer low teacher-to-child ratios in all classrooms (Infants 1:3, Toddlers 1:4, Preschool 1:5). 
  • We provide care for children as young as eight weeks old up to six years old.
  • Persimmon Early Learning provides a nutritious meal program with a full-time nutritionist and chef on site, as well as active play, yoga, gardening, and cooking and nutrition lessons. Tuition includes all meals, snacks and activities.
  • We’re a Level 4 Colorado Shines Rated Early Childhood Program.
  • Persimmon Early Learning provides enrollment opportunities for low-income families through Boulder County CCAP and emergency care options for families with no other immediate child care options.

Please visit our Enrollment and Tuition page to begin our child care enrollment process today. Due to the volume of inquiries we receive, we cannot respond directly to phone calls or emails. Please visit the Enrollment and Tuition page for information about our process.

For information about options for short-term (six weeks or less) or drop-in care, visit our Drop-in and Short-term Child Care page.

Hours of operation:
Monday – Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday: Closed

Now Hiring Teachers!

Visit our Employment Opportunities page for more information.

"We absolutely love the entire team, and the exceptional care for our child. I'm also so happy with the nutritious food served, and all of the facility enhancements."
Persimmon Early Learning Parent
"100% satisfied. The staff is exceptionally professional, skilled, and compassionate."
Persimmon Early Learning Parent

Logo for City of Boulder Housing and Human ServicesThank you to City of Boulder Housing and Human Services Department and the Health Equity Fund for your grant funding for Persimmon Early Learning!