BrightPath Cochrane Child Care Centre

Our BrightPath Cochrane child care centre near you offers an assortment of activities that foster hands-on and child-guided learning opportunities. We also offer a wide variety of developmentally appropriate child care programs for all age groups: infants toddlers and preschoolers. Our daycare offers learning environments that use natural materials to stimulate children's growth and development. At our daycare, we focus on building relationships and encouraging independence so children attending our daycare can feel safe and secure while striving to their fullest potential.

BrightPath Cochrane is situated in the first building on the right when taking the exit to historic downtown Cochrane off Highway 1A. Centrally located on 1st Street, the centre provides a large parking lot for

Centre Programs



(younger than 19 months)

Our program nurtures recognition of familiar figures, motor skill development, and sensory exploration, among other enriching experiences.



(19 months to 36 months)

Our program encourages exploration, physical development, and communication to foster independence and emotional growth.



(36 months to 4 years)

We nurture preschoolers with theme-based, interactive learning and cultivate creativity, problem-solving, and independence through hands-on experiences.



(4 years and older)

Our program focuses on play-based learning, literacy enhancement, and our adaptive curriculum promotes independence and academic readiness.

Before & After
School Care

Before & After
School Care

(6 years to 13 years)

Our before & after-school program blends guided activities with self-play, fostering fun, learning, and growth with supportive staff and dedicated spaces.

Tuition and Openings at BrightPath Cochrane

Centre Offerings

Healthy Meals & Snacks
Qualified Educators
Dance & Movement
Natural Playground

Our Center Directors can provide more information regarding financial assistance and they can assist you with the process as well.

Our music program offers a researched, systematic approach to nurturing children's social skills and musical development, including singing in tune and rhythmic coordination.

Conveniently nestled amidst ample parking, our center ensures stress-free drop-offs and pickups for our valued families.

All BrightPath centers are completely nut-free, and we work with families with children who have other food sensitivities and allergies to ensure their safety and well-being.

Our Educators are passionate about delivering early years education that empowers and inspires children to create their futures.

Our Yoga program enriches our preschool curriculum, fostering young minds and bodies for lifelong mental and physical well-being through fun, themed sessions.

Our dance programs blend solid technique with fun and creative choreography, fostering both technical skill and expressive, individualistic style in our little ones.

Explore and learn with our natural playgrounds, where adventure meets education in a landscape of fun.

Centre Director

Cortney Deeves has been in the child care industry for over 15 years. She started her career in London, Ontario where she graduated from Fanshawe College. She continued to move all around the tri-cities, working in child care until she made the decision to move out west. Originally, Cortney moved to Canmore where she worked in child care for 4 years at the local facilities until she decided to make the move to Cochrane where she and her family now call home!

When Cortney first started with

Portrait of the BrightPath Cochrane  Director
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What our families think about BrightPath Cochrane

"I absolutely love Brightpath Cochrane! My daughter has been attending for just over 2 years and she is so happy there! We love the teachers, the curriculum, the food and food guide, the activities! I have so much peace of mind having her there and totally trust the staff! We are so incredibly lucky to have them in our town!"
Xenia Solymosi
"We have been with BPK Cochrane since they opened. The care and compassion that they have for my son is above and beyond what we would expect from any care provider. Knowing that our son is safe and loved is important to us; BPK continues to exceed our expectations every day."
Patricia O'Krafka

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