Preschool & Childcare Center

The River Valley Preschool & Child Care Center provides a Christian environment for children from 8 weeks through 6 years of age where children are encouraged to grow and develop. Learning takes place as each child explores his or her environment, both individually and in groups. Individual differences in growth rates and styles of learning are respected. The goal is to promote a balance between the spiritual, intellectual, social and physical areas of development. The Preschool & Child Care Center was developed as a ministry within the church, but focuses on serving and loving the whole community.

Location: 315 NE D Street, in down town Grants Pass Oregon (map)
Hours: Monday – Friday from 7:15am to 6pm year-round
Preschool Hours: Monday – Friday 9am-1pm


Our Preschool & Child Care Center is in harmony with the regulations of the Oregon State Division of Children’s Services and is Licensed under their authority. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admission policies, and other school-administered programs.

To take a tour or get more information about enrollment call NJ Kimball at 541-476-1758.
Billing Inquiries can be directed to Wendy Hudson at 541-476-7761 ext. 103, Monday through Thursday from 8am-1pm. You can contact her using our Contact Us form (be sure to select “Preschool Billing” from the Subject drop down list).


2017-2018 Preschool Closure Calendar*
  • September 4th – Labor Day
  • November 23rd & 24th – Thanksgiving 
  • December 25th – 29th (return Tuesday, January 2nd) – Christmas
  • January 1st – New Year’s Day
  • February 19th – President’s Day
  • May 28th – Memorial Day
  • June 18th – 22nd (return June 25th) – River Valley Vacation Bible School
  • July 4th – Independence Day
  • August 17th – Inservice Day
 * Any other closure days will be posted by the time clock and on the front door two weeks prior to being closed.
Important Note Regarding Closure Due to Weather: Any closure or delay in opening due to weather will be posted at the top of this page. Should there be no notice, tune your radio to KAJO (am 1270) to listen for the listing of closures or check their website. We will notify KAJO by 6:30am in the event we need to close the preschool for a full or partial day.
If the River Valley Preschool and Childcare Center is not mentioned, we are open. 

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Vision Statement

baby-2 300x300We are committed to
serving parents of our community by nurturing, teaching and caring for
their children in a safe, loving,
Christian atmosphere.
Forms – all are .pdf


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