BrightPath Lancaster East Center

"As first time parents, we can say BrightPath has truly welcomed our child since day 1! Starting with the little "welcome" sign greeting him on his first day, the teachers at Lancaster have always embraced and taken care of our baby like their own." - Brittany Smykowski

BrightPath Lancaster East Early Learning & Child Care, previously Imagination Station, located at 5959 Broadway St., Suite 1 in Erie County, is your destination for outstanding early childhood education. Our daycare, preschool, and pre-k programs are designed with your child's best interests at heart, providing a nurturing and educational environment that supports learning through play and exploration. At BrightPath Lancaster, we are committed to preparing your child for kindergarten and beyond with our innovative curriculum and high-quality care.

Our Lancaster center boasts a curriculum that is both engaging and educational, focusing on the key areas of cognitive, social, and physical development. With activities ranging from art and music to sensory play and outdoor time, children are given the tools they need to grow and learn in a supportive setting. Our highly trained team are experts in early childhood education, ensuring that each child receives personalized attention and care.

Families looking for a child care and preschool solution in Lancaster will find that BrightPath offers a welcoming and professional environment. Our commitment to excellence in early childhood education is evident in every aspect of our program, from the clean and safe classrooms to the innovative teaching methods. Choose BrightPath Lancaster for a child care experience that partners with you in your child's educational journey.

Explore our Lancaster facility firsthand and see why our childcare and preschool programs stand out. Schedule your tour today and become a part of our community.

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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 Lancaster East

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.

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