of Waterset
6406 Covington Garden Drive, Apollo Beach, FL 33572 • (813) 641-0101

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I get more information about enrolling my child?

Please visit us for a tour!  We welcome the opportunity to meet your family and answer all your early childhood education questions! If you believe that Kids R Kids will be a good fit for your family, you may elect to be placed on the waiting list for a spot upon opening.  The Wait List fee is $25 (cash or check - no credit cards) goes towards your child's registration fee upon enrollment.  Please bring your ID when visiting our centers for a tour.

What are your hours of operation?

6:00 am - 6:30 pm Monday - Friday

What age children do you accept?

Children ages 6 weeks through 12 years.

Is transportation provided to local schools?

Yes!  We provide transportation to/from Doby, Apollo Beach and Southshore Charter School.  Our school bus is equipped with seat belts and child safety alarms to safely transport children to and from school in the morning and afternoon. For the 2016/2017 School year, we serve Southshore Charter School, Apollo Beach, Doby.  We will provide transportation to/from Waterset Charter School during the 2017/2018 School Year.  We will consider adding additional schools based on demand.  Where does your child attend elementary school?

Are field trips offered for the children?

Yes, our buses are available for area field trips. We transport children ages 5 and older. (our VPK students attend 3 - 4 field trips during the school year)  These children are given opportunities to see their community and other places of interest year-round. Whether we head down the street to see the Manatees or Hydro Harvest Farm or out to MOSI, a Ray`s Game, the local bowling alley or pizza shop, Lowry Park Zoo, the library, or putt-putt golf, we provide fun and learning for the children and guarantee the maximum protection plan for parent's peace of mind.

Is playtime/outdoor time available?

Absolutely! Our center offers four outside playgrounds, equipped with age-appropriate play structures and huge sun shades to protect little bodies from the hot Florida sun. The children have scheduled times in the morning and the afternoon to explore their outside world. As an added safety feature, our schools have six foot fencing around the outside perimeter of the play areas. The play equipment is state-of-the-art and Kids Kids 'R' Kids abides by the Federal regulations on safety equipment and their surrounding fall zones.  During the hot summer months, we supply and apply Rocky Mountain Sunscreen at no extra charge!

Are meals and snacks provided?

Yes, we serve hot meals and nutritional snacks. Our location is equipped with a full-service kitchen and staff trained in nutrition, USDA guidelines, and proper portions for young children.

Is your staff trained?

Yes, all staff members are required to follow Florida state training regulations. All staff are trained in First Aid/CPR, Infectious Disease Control, Injury Prevention, and Child Abuse Awareness. Additional training in curriculum, child development, classroom arrangement, classroom management, age appropriate activities, nutrition, field trip planning and OSHA regulations provide the skills needed to create a quality learning environment. The staff is encouraged to further their education through CDA scholarship programs and are given opportunities to participate in online classes at no charge.

Is there internet viewing of my child at your center?

Yes, our internet viewing system can connect parents and family members to their child while at work or thousands of miles away. Through a secured internet site and unique password you can observe your child's daily activities through your computer. The same cameras are fed to the front desk for additional monitoring by administrative staff. Please note: internet viewing is not available to VPK ONLY students.

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