BrightPath Batavia Center

"Our family has nothing but good experiences here! Staff are all very friendly, kind, respectful, and flexible. BrightPath Batavia is trustworthy as well. Highly recommend!" - Rebecca Russo

Welcome to BrightPath Batavia Early Learning & Child Care, previously Imagination Station, your premier choice for child care, preschool, and pre-k programs in Genesee County. Located at 5079 Clinton Street Rd., our Batavia center is dedicated to providing a safe, nurturing, and stimulating environment for children to learn and grow. Our curriculum is designed to engage young learners in a variety of activities that promote their cognitive, social, and physical development.

At BrightPath Batavia, we believe that learning through play is essential to the development of young children. Our programs offer a blend of structured learning and free exploration, allowing children to discover their interests and talents. From group activities that foster social skills to individual projects that build confidence, our educational approach is tailored to meet the needs of each child.

Families in Batavia and the surrounding areas can trust that their children are in good hands at BrightPath. Our facility is equipped with modern classrooms, high-quality educational materials, and a team of experienced teachers who are passionate about early childhood education. Choose BrightPath Batavia for a child care and preschool experience that prepares your child for a bright future.

Visit our Batavia center and experience the exceptional care and education we provide. Book your tour today – we can't wait to show you around and meet your family!

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Center Programs



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



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



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

Before & After
School Care

Before & After
School Care

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 Batavia

Center 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.

Center Director

Our Batavia Director, MaKayla Stappenbeck, has been with the company for four years. She holds an Associates Degree in Elementary Education with a Concentration in Disabilities from Genesee Community College. She is currently working on her bachelor’s degree at SUNY Brockport. MaKayla has a beautiful family with a five-year-old daughter, who keeps her on her toes. MaKayla has grown a love and passion for early childhood education. Her goal working in this field is to help children reach and
Portrait of the BrightPath Batavia Director

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