New KinderCare Under Construction in St. Louis

Area Families Can Look Forward to New Childcare Option



Apr 11, 2001, 01:00 ET from KinderCare Learning Centers, Inc.

    ST. LOUIS, April 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Construction is underway on a new
 $1.8 million, 10,462 square foot KinderCare Learning Center, located at
 4105 Telegraph Road, St. Louis.  Designed to accommodate 180 children, the
 St. Louis KinderCare will be the 36th operating in the state of Missouri.  The
 center is expected to be open for children ages six weeks to 12 years in late
 August and children can be enrolled soon.  The St. Louis KinderCare will be
 open Monday through Friday, offering extended hours.
     KinderCare offers the very latest in innovative learning programs for
 children in a contemporary classroom-style facility.  A "whole child
 development" philosophy, based on meeting the intellectual, social, emotional
 and physical needs of children, is the foundation of KinderCare's curriculum.
 The St. Louis KinderCare will offer computer-integrated learning programs for
 preschool and school-age children.
     The new center will feature an outdoor Playscape, a natural extension of
 the classroom, offering different settings, surfaces, textures and equipment
 to stimulate learning and development by providing a variety of play
 opportunities.
     The architect for the St. Louis KinderCare project is
 Aragona Associated Architects and the general contractor for the build-out is
 AJ Brown Inc.
 
     About KinderCare
     KinderCare Learning Centers, Inc., (www.kindercare.com) based in Portland,
 Ore., is the leading provider of early childhood care and education services
 in the United States.  KinderCare operates 1,152 childcare centers in
 39 states and the United Kingdom, with an approximate enrollment of
 119,000 full-time and part-time children, and employs more than 26,000 people.
 
     CONTACT:  Kathi VanderZanden of KinderCare Learning Centers, Inc.,
 503-872-1657.
 
 

SOURCE KinderCare Learning Centers, Inc.
    ST. LOUIS, April 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Construction is underway on a new
 $1.8 million, 10,462 square foot KinderCare Learning Center, located at
 4105 Telegraph Road, St. Louis.  Designed to accommodate 180 children, the
 St. Louis KinderCare will be the 36th operating in the state of Missouri.  The
 center is expected to be open for children ages six weeks to 12 years in late
 August and children can be enrolled soon.  The St. Louis KinderCare will be
 open Monday through Friday, offering extended hours.
     KinderCare offers the very latest in innovative learning programs for
 children in a contemporary classroom-style facility.  A "whole child
 development" philosophy, based on meeting the intellectual, social, emotional
 and physical needs of children, is the foundation of KinderCare's curriculum.
 The St. Louis KinderCare will offer computer-integrated learning programs for
 preschool and school-age children.
     The new center will feature an outdoor Playscape, a natural extension of
 the classroom, offering different settings, surfaces, textures and equipment
 to stimulate learning and development by providing a variety of play
 opportunities.
     The architect for the St. Louis KinderCare project is
 Aragona Associated Architects and the general contractor for the build-out is
 AJ Brown Inc.
 
     About KinderCare
     KinderCare Learning Centers, Inc., (www.kindercare.com) based in Portland,
 Ore., is the leading provider of early childhood care and education services
 in the United States.  KinderCare operates 1,152 childcare centers in
 39 states and the United Kingdom, with an approximate enrollment of
 119,000 full-time and part-time children, and employs more than 26,000 people.
 
     CONTACT:  Kathi VanderZanden of KinderCare Learning Centers, Inc.,
 503-872-1657.
 
 SOURCE  KinderCare Learning Centers, Inc.