CDC is open Monday through Friday from 7:00 AM until 4:30 PM for child care.
More information on CDC programs and registration can be obtained by calling
787 - 890 - 8459
787 - 890 - 0217
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
Enrichment Classroom: School-Age (up to 12 years 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.