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The Child Development Center is located west of Petaluma in the small town of Two Rock, California.

Driving Directions

  • Take Highway 101 to Petaluma, which is located about 30 miles North of San Francisco. Take the East Washington Street exit.
  • Head west on East Washington Street about 10 miles to Tomales Road. Note: East Washington Street becomes Bodega Avenue after it passes through Petaluma. A sign is posted at the intersection of Bodega Avenue and Tomales Road with the words "Coast Guard Training Center" and an arrow indicating the correct direction.
  • Turn left on Tomales Road. Proceed about one mile to a flashing amber light. Turn left (at the light) into the Training Center entrance. The address is 599 Tomales Road, Petaluma, CA 94952.
  • Report to the Training Center Police Department just inside the main gate to register your car, ask questions and to receive directions to your barracks
  • Classroom Programs and Services

    The CDC offers four full-time programs for children aged six weeks through 5 years of age, and one part time School Age program.  They are as follows:

    Infant Program : The Infant Program accommodates a maximum of 8 infants ranging in age from six weeks to approximately fifteen months. 

    Toddler Program : The Toddler Program accommodates a maximum of 8 children ranging in age from 12 to 24 months. 

    Junior Preschool Program : The Junior Preschool Program accommodates a maximum of 12 children ranging in age from roughly 24 months to approximately 42 months, or when ready for Preschool.

    Preschool Program :  The Preschool Program accommodates a maximum of 15 children ranging in age from 3 years (if ready for preschool) through 5 years.  Once a child reaches an age to start Kindergarten, he/she is no longer eligible for enrollment at the CDC.  

    Part-Time and Hourly Drop-In Care :  Part-time and hourly drop-in care are provided on a case-by-case basis, when space allows.  To qualify, children must be registered at the CDC and have current immunizations.  Reservations must be made in advance with the CDC and are granted on a first come, first served basis, in accordance with eligibility priorities listed on the following page.  Fee schedules are available at the CDC.

    Staff to Child Ratios Staff to child ratios are established by the NAEYC and are as follows:

    Hours of Operation

    The Child Development Center is open Monday through Friday from 6:45am-4:30pm. Closed all Federal Holidays and the day after Thanksgiving. Special openings and closing hours will be advertised in the Plan of the Week and posted at the CDC.

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    Last Modified 9/19/2013