Parents Guide

Information to Parents about our Services

We provide the parents guide as a reference to the services we offer, details on what is expected and how we do child care.

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Our Mission

OUR MISSION IS TO ENSURE THAT ALL CHILDREN FROM ACROSS THE GLOBE FEEL SAFE, HAVE FUN AND CREATE MAGICAL VACATION MEMORIES.

When you hit the slopes, you want to make sure your child has an enjoyable day too. At the Alta Children’s center, you can be sure that your child receives the best care possible – and has a wonderful time to boot! The Alta Children’s Center is a state-licensed child care facility approved to care for 46 children only from ages 6 weeks to 12 years.

We are open Sunday - Saturday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.

Throughout the winter season and we provide a safe and nurturing environment with a variety of age appropriate materials to explore, create and learn with. PS: Reservations are required, because space is subject to availability due to increased demand.

Infant and toddler Care (6 weeks to 24 months)

Our Infant care program is available to children between six weeks and 24 months of age. Together, with you, we will create a daily program to meet the needs of your child’s diet, schedule, and routine. Our infant room is well stocked with the nursery specific items such as cribs, rocking chairs, swings, soft toys and board books, bowls, spoons, bibs, table food, and milk. Of course, you are always welcome to bring anything specific you would like for your child. In addition, please be sure to bring the following items;

What to bring: Please be sure to label ALL your child’s belongings to ensure that they make the trip back home with you.

  • DIAPERS AND WIPES
  • CHANGE OF CLOTHES
  • BREAST MILK OR FORMULA (AS NEEDED)
  • STRAINED FOOD (AS NEEDED)
  • COMFORT ITEM
  • (PACIFIER, BLANKET, ETC. AS NEEDED)
     

Children (2 years and up)

Children 2 years and above enjoy playing in the areas designed for specific activities such as dramatic play, creative arts, literacy, science & mat exploration, music, block and physical activity play. Your child’s day will include art projects, musical games, healthy morning and afternoon snacks, lunch, and rest time to keep your child happy and active all day.

What to bring - Please be sure to label ALL your child’s belongings to ensure that they make the trip back home with you.

  • DIAPERS AND WIPES (AS NEEDED)
  • CHANGE OF CLOTHES
  • COMFORT ITEM (PACIFIER, BLANKET, ETC)

Preschool Age (3 years and up)

Children 3 years and above enjoy playing creatively and with other children. Your child’s day will include playing games on our interactive screen projector, making art projects, and playing with FUN toys, a healthy morning and afternoon snacks, lunch is provided as well as rest time if needed to keep your child happy and active all day. We take children out for snow play, sledding fun and winter activities outside as weather permits, and that is almost every day! Parents are welcome to borrow strap on ski's that we have on hand to introduce the first joy of the sport

What to bring - Please be sure to label ALL your child’s belongings to ensure that they make the trip back home with you.

  • Hat, mittens, boots, snow clothes.
  • Extra change of clothes.
  • Additional snacks. 

We work closely with the Alf Engen Ski School. Private lessons for 3-year-olds are subject to capacity and availability. The ski school does not accept advance private lesson reservations for 3-year-olds. For further information please visit Alf Engen Ski School (alta.com) or call 801-799-2271 for specific information on private lessons. Children ages 4 and older can pre-register for full day Ski Adventure group lessons. Afternoon half-day groups are non-reservable and subject to capacity and availability. For more information and reservations, click this link Kid's First-Time Ski Adventures (alta.com).

Meals

Please see our detailed Meals page here.

Our Child Care Providers

Take a look at our Child Care Providers Page here.

Pricing and Packages

Full Pricing and Package details are located here.

Reservations

We highly recommend making advanced reservations to guarantee your child’s spot. Reservations can be made:
by phone 801.742.3042, follow the reservations link or E-mail us at reservations@altachildrenscenter.com.
 

Cancellation

Please try to provide us, via email or phone, a 24-hour notice when cancelling your reservation. There is no cancellation fee but reservations deposit is non-refundable.

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