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At Padonia Park Child Centers, we are committed to providing quality, developmentally appropriate child care for infants to Pre-Kindergarten (ages 3 months old to 5 years) as well as a Before-and After-School Program for students attending full-day kindergarten through grade 5 at Mays Chapel and Pinewood Elementary Schools. Our goals focus on the well-being of the child to:

  • Establish and maintain a quality, safe, healthy learning environment
  • Advance the physical and intellectual competence of each child
  • Support social and emotional development
  • Establish positive and productive relationships with families
  • Provide a loving and nurturing environment
  • Ensure a well-run, purposeful program responsive to participant needs
  • Maintain a commitment to professionalism
Padonia Park Child Center is licensed by the Office of Child Care of the Maryland State Department of Education, and the Pre-K program is state-accredited. For more information, click on one of the links below.

 Infant & Toddlers | Twos | Threes | Pre-KBefore-School and After-School



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  • State-of-the-art facility
  • Infant Care to Pre-K
  • Before and After School Program
  • Year round Monday-Friday
  • 7 am to 6 pm
  • Loving and nurturing staff
  • Quality and enriched child development programs
  • Beautiful 30 acre countryside setting
  • Just minutes from major Baltimore highways
  • Licensed with Maryland State Department of Education
  • Padonia Park Child Centers is open most snow days, as long as traveling is safe!

Please call or email us today for more information and to schedule a tour of Padonia Park Child Centers.  



Susan Love
Preschool Director & Administrative Head of Lakeside Day Camp
 Susan received her B.S., in Early Childhoo
d Education from the University of Maryland, College Park. She has attended numerous continuing educational workshops in the field of Early Childhood Education. Susan was the Associate Director of Temple Oheb Shalom's Learning Ladder in Baltimore, MD, where she and the Director jointly created a new and successful preschool program. Also, she was the Director of the Kiddie Academy in Elkridge, Maryland. Susan is the proud mother of three sons - Joey, Jeffrey and Spencer.

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And from a parent - "There aren't many programs that cover the kids on "surprise" school closures as we had from the hurricane, and Padonia has been a real life saver for our family. It would have been nearly impossible to manage work and the kids this week without you."

Serving children and their parents working or living in Cockeysville, Timonium, Lutherville, Towson, Sparks, Parkton, Phoenix, Owings Mills of Baltimore County and surrounding counties. 
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