The Premiere Preschool Education Experience in Bergen County, NJ

Since 1998, Lily Pond Country Day School in River Vale, NJ has been providing its unique brand of early childhood education to children in and around northern New Jersey.

From infants to toddlers, our innovative programs and interdisciplinary approach to learning ensures your little one is both academically and socially ready for grade school.
 
Education, not just Babysitting

Grade School Ready

Our curriculum is geared toward ensuring each child is socially and academically ready for grade school.

Enriching Programs

From piano to swimming to chess, our variety of program options ensure a fit for each child.

Fun and Games

A healthy dose of fun is infused in all we do, keeping kids engaged in learning while having a ball!
Teacher and three preschoolers doing arts and crafts with wooden blocks

Flexible Sessions

Whether morning, half-day or full-day, we are flexible to the scheduling needs of busy parents.

Peace of Mind

Our secure internet video system lets parents peek in on their child’s classroom any time, anywhere.

Safe Nutrition

Our allergy-safe snack and meal options help take yet one more thing off your plate!
The Lily Pond Summer camp is a perfect opportunity for children up to 8 years old to enjoy the fun of summer while remaining physically and mentally active through a diverse set of programs.

Camp Highlights

  • High-interest, engaging activities
  • Activities that reinforce reading and math skills through dance, music and games
  • Personalized attention in a safe, structured learning environment
  • Focus on developing the whole child – intellectually, socially, physically, and emotionally
The Lily Pond Summer Camp is a well-rounded, fun-filled, mental and physical learning experience that your child won’t soon forget!
Summer Camp kids group photo
Indoor Swimming Lessons
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Outdoor Playground
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Our Classes

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Infants
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
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  • Age: 6 wks - 1 year
  • Class Size: 25
Toddlers
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
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  • Age: 1-2
  • Class Size: 25
2-3 Year Olds
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
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  • Age: 2-3
  • Class Size: 25
3-4 Year Olds
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
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  • Age: 3-4
  • Class Size: 25
4-5 Year Olds
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
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  • Age: 4-5
  • Class Size: 25
$75per month
Gym on Wheels
45 minutes
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  • Age: 3-5
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Why Do Parents Love Lily Pond?  Take a Look!
Dominique B.
Rivervale, NJ

"I felt I should tell you again how happy and thankful I am that I found your school for my son, Kyle. The love and care he received from his teachers helped him to grow and learn to trust that school is a wonderful place. I was throughly impressed with the academic approach and philosophy at Lily Pond."

Cathe D.
Westwood, NJ

"We’ve been to other preschools and nothing compares to what you provide. You’ve created a warm, caring family atmosphere, while providing a stimulating and challenging learning environment. I don’t know too many other 4 year olds who have already had geography, science and drama, not to mention Chinese and Art History!"

Allison V.
Hillsdale, NJ

"Our daughter has been a student at Lily Pond for over 2 years, and we are thrilled to have such a great school available to us.  With swimming instruction on-site, music classes and many other activities available, there is always something to excite and challenge the students, and broaden their horizons."

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