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Child Development Center 

Welcome to Borinquen Child Development Center where our philosophy is to support an educationally appropriate atmosphere with a variety of experiences that will promote well-rounded development by nurturing each infant and child.  We take pride in collaborating with families to provide a caring setting that addresses the unique needs for growth in physical, cognitive, language, social and emotional abilities. 

Our Center is built on the premise that we shall:

  • Help children develop positive and healthy self-concepts

  • Encourage opportunities for creative expression and the development of individuality

  • Provide a broad variety of new experiences for learning and exploring

  • Ensure that each child’s environment enhances all developmental domains and abilities

  • Promote independence and self-reliance

  • Present a nurturing atmosphere of acceptance and the expression of feelings and emotions

  • Support diversity awareness through positive social group experiences 


Borinquen Child Development Center is licensed and certified to operate through the US Coast Guard Health, Safety and Work-Life Service (HSWL SC) and is accredited through the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).  Our Center strives to support this philosophy by adhering to program guidelines of the Coast Guard Commandant and by integrating standard compliance from the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).  Our educational staff and classrooms are monitored and inspected based on these standards.  The educational settings and rooms are divided as follows: 

  • Infant Room:                                 6 weeks – 15 months of age

  • Pre-Toddler Classroom:               15 months – 24 months of age

  • Toddler Classroom:                      24 months – 36 months of age

  • Pre-K 3 Classroom:                      36 months – 48 months of age

  • Pre-K 4 Classroom:                      48 months – 60 months of age

Our Center’s hours of operation are from 7:00am to 4:30pm all year round.  We are closed during all federal holidays and twice a year for mandatory staff training days.  In the event that there is inclement weather that requires shut down of the base facility, the CDC will be closed as well. 

Our program hours are as follows:

  • Full-Time Programs:  Monday through Friday, from 7:00am to 4:30pm

  • Part-Time Programs:  Monday through Friday, from 7:00am to 4:30pm

  • Hourly Services:  Only Infant Room 

Our first commitment is to the rights and interests of all children.  As such, we welcome infants, children and their families to take advantage of the opportunities to participate and be a part of our Center.  We do not discriminate on the basis of their gender, race, color, national origin, religious beliefs, age, marital status/family structure (including same sex unions or domestic partnerships), disability, sexual orientation, or any basis prohibited by law. 

Any further information such as vacancies, registration packet, program dates, fees, etc. is available through the CDC office.

Phone Number: 787-409-1621

Location: 138 NE Rd

CDC is open Monday through Friday from 7:00 AM until 4:30 PM for child care.


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