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 ensures each child is socially and academically ready for grade school.

Enriching Programs

From piano to art 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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Why Do Parents Love Lily Pond?  Take a Look!
Great teachers
Noelle G. (River Vale, NJ)

"I loved Lily Pond for my kids.  The teachers were great, the curriculum was great, I even loved the fact that I could see them on the video cameras if I wanted to!"

Excellent staff of caring professionals
Fabiola R. (River Vale, NJ)

"Excellent staff of caring professionals. I could not be happier with my experience at the Lily Pond and with the owners Chris and Ed."

Absolutely the best for my kids
Sal D. (Westwood, NJ)

"Absolutely the best for my kids. Very caring staff. Couldn't imagine sending my kids anywhere else."

Latest Articles
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11.27.2019

Preschool Pitfalls: How to Avoid Making Mistakes When Selecting Your Program

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Schooltime Scaries: 3 More Ways to Help Your Preschooler Overcome Anxiety

Although 87% of five-year-olds were enrolled in preprimary programs during 2015, the first day of preschool can be tough for both children and parents. Getting used to a new routine can be a real challenge — and even experienced adults may not always adjust to an unfamiliar environment with grace.

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