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Keystone, CO
Keystone, CO

ChildCare

While you run wild on the slopes, let your little ones
rest, relax and explore at Keystone Daycare.

Perfect for children too young to hit the slopes, or those needing a break from the on-snow fun. Enjoy a safe, fun-filled environment for your children at Keystone's childcare center. Our Winter hours of operation are 8:30AM - 4:00PM, seven days a week.

Reservations are recommended. Childcare slots do fill up, particularly on weekends and during peak visitation periods. We recommend reserving childcare spots prior to arrival at the resort for guaranteed placement. We do our best to accommodate all needs.

Please call 970-496-4181 or (800)255-3715 ext. 7 to inquire if there is no availability showing for your desired dates, if you are within 48 hours of your desired date, and/or to book half day care.

Directions:

Take Highway 6 East from I-70 to Keystone. Stay in right lane until forced to turn right onto East Keystone Road, take immediate left onto Gondola Road. Enter the large parking lot and park as far left or east as possible. The daycare is located in the Silver Mill Courtyard in River Run Village, directly behind Starbucks.

Cancellation Policy

A full 24 hour cancellation notice is required prior to the first day of the reservation. Without a full 24 hours notice (that is by 10:00 am on the day preceding your reservation), your credit card will be automatically charged for one full day per child. A no call or no show on a reservation will be charged one full day cancellation fee and the rest of reservation will be canceled. For cancellations made within 24 hours, a $50 processing fee will be charged. Your reservation holds your child’s space until 10:00 am. No refunds will be given due to weather.

Change Policy

Changes can be made by calling the center and are subject to a $50 processing fee if calling within 24 hours of your reservation. Changes are allowed only if availability for the requested date of change.

Enrollment and Illness Policy

Vail Resorts reserves the right to limit enrollment and/or refuse admittance to any child who, in Vail Resorts sole discretion, does not fit into the program due to age, adaptability, or illness. Children showing any signs of illness (i.e. cough, runny nose, upset stomach, diarrhea, fever, etc) will not be allowed to participate in our program for at least 24 hours after they are free of all symptoms.

Note: Your child must be fever-free, without medication, for a full 24 hours before participating in our programs.

You will be required to sign a Children’s Center ASSUMPTION OF RISK, HOLD-HARMLESS, RELEASE OF LIABILITY AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT prior to your child’s participation.

Operation Dates and Hours

The daycare is open 7 days a week in accordance with opening and closing dates for the mountain ski season. Our hours of operation are 8:30AM - 4:00PM. Children must be checked in no later than 10AM for all programs, and picked up no later than 4PM; a late fee of $1 per minute applies to any child left in center after closing.

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We look forward to seeing you at Keystone this season! Please don’t hesitate to contact us with any questions or concerns you may have. (970)496-4181 or 1(800)255-375 ext. 5

Our infant program caters to ages 2 months to 15 months and maintains a ratio of one caregiver for every three infants, maximum group size is 8. This program is designed to provide individualized quality care to guest children within a primary care system; our trained staff adheres to schedules detailed by parents.

What to bring:

You must provide any bottles or baby food your child will need during the day. We provide snacks, lunch and drinks for those who eat table food. It is important to bring six disposable diapers, a change of clothes and any special items your child has an attachment to. Cribs, blankets and sheets are provided; we also have a wide range of age appropriate toys and offer exploration areas as well as excersaucers and bouncy seats for younger infants. The Keystone Children’s Center meets or exceeds the standards set by the Colorado Department of Human Services for ski area child care facilities

Our toddler programs allows ages 16 to 35 months to play the day away with age appropriate toys, art projects, and group activities. The toddler program is intended to provide a stimulating, fun, safe and loving environment within a primary care system. The ratio is one caregiver for every 4 children with a maximum group size of 12.

What to bring:

Children must be sun screened upon arrival with coat, snow pants, waterproof mittens, and hat (eye protection is recommended). It is important to bring six disposable diapers or pull-ups, a change of clothes and any special items your child has an attachment to. Drinks, two snacks and lunch served with fruit and vegetables are provided. You will need to provide your child a lunch if allergies exist or on special diets. We are a nut-free center. Children must be checked in before 10AM.

Children will not be admitted into program after 10AM - no exceptions.

 Activity Schedule:

  • 8:30-9:30 - check-in, art projects, and free play
  • 9:30-10:00 - clean up, snack, diaper changes/potty
  • 10:00-10:30 – dressed for outside play/buggy ride through village 10:30-11:30 - outside time (weather permitting)
  • 11:30-12:00 – undress, clean up, lunch, diaper changes/potty
  • 12:00-2:00 – rest time (children are required to rest if in program for more than 4 hours)
  • 2:00 – table activities (play dough, puzzles, sensory activities, coloring) 2:30-4:00 – clean up, snack, diaper changes/potty.
  • Free play & pick-up

The Keystone Children’s Center meets or exceeds the standards set by the Colorado Department of Human Services for ski area child care facilities

The playschool program is structured like a regular daycare program and is an alternative for children ages 3-6 years who do not wish to ski. The room provides a variety of learning experiences set up for supervised independent access. One caregiver for every seven child is the ratio for outside play and one to ten for inside play, maximum group size is 20.

Children must be sun screened upon arrival with coat, snow pants, waterproof mittens, and hat (eye protection is recommended). It is important to bring six disposable diapers or pull-ups, a change of clothes and any special items your child has an attachment to. Drinks, two snacks and lunch served with fruit and vegetables are provided. You will need to provide your child a lunch if allergies exist or on special diets. We are a nut-free center. Children must be checked in before 10AM.

Children will not be admitted into program after 10AM -no exceptions.

 Activity Schedule:

  • 8:30-9:30 - check-in, art projects, and free play
  • 9:30-10:00 - clean up, snack, diaper changes/potty
  • 10:00-10:30 – dressed for outside play/nature walk to snow paint & play
  • 10:30-11:30 - outside time (weather permitting)
  • 11:30-12:00 – undress, clean up, lunch, diaper changes/potty
  • 12:00-1:30 table activities, free play, art projects, sensory activities
  • 1:30-3:00 – Movie and rest time
  • 3:00-4:00 – clean up, snack, diaper changes/potty. Games & pick-up

The Keystone Children’s Center meets or exceeds the standards set by the Colorado Department of Human Services for ski area child care facilities

Reservations & Prepayment required. (970)496-4181 or 1(800)255-3715 ext.5

Infant ages 2 -15 months, toddler ages 16-35 months, playschool 3-6 years old 

Walk-in Rates:
Full Day, 8:30AM - 4:00PM Infant, Toddler & Play School
Cost: $140

Advance Rates: Reserved online 48 hours prior to reservation date.
Full Day, 8:30AM - 4:00PM Infant, Toddler & Play School 
Cost: $125

Telephone Reservations Only:
Half Day Toddler’s (mornings only), 8:30AM - 12:00PM
Cost: $95

Half Day Infant & Playschool, 8:30AM - 12:00PM & 12:30PM - 4:00PM
Cost: $95

Nanny 1-on-1
This Program allows families the peace-of-mind of having one-on-one care for their young children. One caregiver will accompany the child enrolled in the program throughout the day at the Center. This unique specialized care option will enable the child to play in our group setting with one qualified caregiver. The individual attention the child receives is priceless. 
Available 8:30AM - 4:00PM
Cost: $350

Rocky Mountain Blue Discount Cards: 15% off 
Guests must reserve by telephone and present their cards at check-in. 

We look forward to seeing you at Keystone this season!

Please don’t hesitate to contact us with any questions or concerns you may have.