From Our Editors
What services does your business offer and what makes your business stand out from the competition?
Our class curriculum is developed by our experienced child development program directors and incorporate a balanced whole-child approach with activities to support what your child is mastering right now and what he or she will aspire to later. Classes for birth to age 5.
What is the experience customers can expect?
Designed by experts, our age-appropriate activities help develop the cognitive, physical and social skills of children as they play. Our programs are also recognized for their unique approach to parent involvement—which encourages participation in and understanding of each child’s development.
What was the inspiration to start or run this business?
When Joan Barnes founded Gymboree Play & Music in 1976, she envisioned a facility where parents and children could play together in a safe and age-appropriate environment. Gymboree Play & Music spread to more than 30 countries, helping youngsters develop cognitive, physical, and social skills.
What do you love most about your job?
Our classes such as Play & Learn, in which parents and kids move through a seven-level program filled with storytelling, play activities, and debates on the merits of sandwich crust. Talented staffers also prep youngsters for school and foster development in areas such as music, art, and sports.