"We cannot always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future."
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

Westridge Center

NAEYC Accreditation: The Mark of Quality

Westridge - Child Development Center

3610 Ansborough Ave

Waterloo, IA 50701

319-234-5920 phone

319-236-9083 fax

Hours: 6:00 am - 6:00 pm


Staff Listing

Amy - Program Director - westpd@cuccc.org


Nikki - Assistant Program Director - westapd2@cuccc.org

Center Background

July 1, 1993 Community United Child Care Centers opened its first development center in the Westridge School building on Ansborough Avenue in Waterloo. Shortly after, another development center in the professional building on Kimball Ave, made possible through a donation from Susan Thode. In 1995 those centers were combined and renamed Westridge Thode/Rouse. This center has ranging 6 weeks through 10 years.


Our school age program provides before and after school transportation to the following elementary schools,

Kingsley and Lou Henry

Monthly Lesson Plans

January     February     March       

April     May     June

July     August     September
October     November     December
January     February     March
April     May     June
July     August     September
October     November     December
Jellyfish ( Infants )

Turtle ( Infants )


Lobster ( Toddlers )
Starfish ( Toddlers )
Dolphin ( 2 year olds )
Seal ( 2 year olds )
Walrus ( 3 year olds )
Whale ( 3 year olds )
Shark ( 4 & 5 year olds )
Stingray ( 4 & 5 year olds )
Octopus ( School Age )
Classroom Learning
Structured free play, Breakfast, Circle time, Centers time, Morning snack, Arts and Crafts, Gym/Outside play time, Library, Lunch, Quiet/Nap time, Afternoon snack, Afternoon lesson plans, Gym/Outside play time, Structured free play
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