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Pride & Joy Childcare

640 NW Madison Lake City, FL 32055

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Child Care in Lake City, FL

Pride and Joy Childcare

Located in Lake City, FL, Pride and Joy Childcare provide a happy, relaxed, and supportive environment that contributes to the development of the "whole child."  We strive to build a strong relationship with our families and an enriching bond with each child with the goal of providing a nurturing environment that is conducive to their creative, educational, social, and physical development. 

We are a daycare center in  Lake City, Fl offering

quality child care and after school care.

daycare center Lake City, FL Established in 1987, we are proud of our longstanding commitment to excellence and care.  Our staff is carefully chosen for their skills in working with young children and is required to obtain a Child Development Associate Credential (CDA), along with 10 additional hours of training annually.  Pride and Joy Childcare participates in many workshops, training, and conferences in order to stay updated on all the latest issues in child development.

It is important to visit daycare centers in the area so that you know that your child will be receiving the best child care when you cannot be there and at Pride & Joy we can assure you that your children will get just that- quality child care and after school care.

Our daycare center helps develop skills.

Pride & Joy Childcare, serving the Lake City, FL area, can help your child learn and develop skills that they will also use in school and their social life. Also if you're looking for a child care service if you're a working adult Pride & Joy Childcare is perfect for you. Call today for more information on all of our excellent child care services.

child care Lake City, FL

Each classroom at Pride and Joy Childcare is designed to be age-appropriate, to ensure that children of like ages are together, and are allowed to learn and develop at an equal level.  Our play facility is also arranged in this manner.  Play has a vital role at Pride and Joy Childcare, just as the educational and cognitive learning processes do.  This is why our children play as they learn, with children of their same age. 

A safe, reliable daycare center.

after school care Lake City, FL Our curriculum is a combination of unit based themes utilizing the DLM Early Childhood Express, the Peabody Picture Vocabulary, and the Dial 3 testing program.  Together, we provide a well rounded educational and development plan that includes math, sciences, arts and motor skills training. 

Field trips are also provided to enhance the child’s learning experience.  These include visits to the library, zoo, post office, and picnics to surrounding parks.  Transportation is provided by Pride and Joy Childcare vans.  Parents are required to provide car seats as required by law. 

Pride and Joy Childcare participate in a USDA food program that provides a nutritious breakfast, lunch, and afternoon snacks.  We also provide pick up service from most elementary schools for after school care.  We accept children from 6 weeks to 12 years old and discrimination because of race, creed, color, sex, or national origin is prohibited. 

Are you looking for quality after school care?

We offer quality after school care for families who can not be with their children right after school is let out for the day. During our after school care program, your child will receive help with their homework from caring teachers as well as an afternoon snack.

At our daycare center, we strive to be enthusiastic, dedicated, and compassionate to each child’s needs.  Pride and Joy Childcare requires a tour by parents prior to enrollment and we encourage parents to drop by our daycare center and visit their child anytime throughout the day.

We provide the best services at our daycare center in Lake City, FL.

We offer multiple child discounts and also accept cash.

Call us today for a tour of our facility. 


Products & Services

Infant care, childcare, after school care, educational field trips, pick up from school, creative educational, social and physical development, nutritious breakfast, lunch, and snacks, happy and relaxed environment, age-appropriate classrooms and play facilities.

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Areas Served

  • Alton
  • Adams
  • Avoca
  • Bakers Mill
  • Beachville
  • Bellville
  • Benton
  • Blue Springs
  • Buckville
  • Columbia
  • Danville
  • Day
  • Dowling Park
  • Ellaville
  • Florida Sheriffs Boys Ranch
  • Fairview
  • Falmouth
  • Five Points
  • Fort Union
  • Genoa
  • Greenfield
  • Guilford
  • Hillcoat
  • Houston
  • Jasper
  • Jennings
  • Johnstown
  • Line Oak
  • Lake Butler
  • Lake City
  • Live Oak
  • Long Beach
  • Lulu
  • Luraville
  • Mcalpin
  • Marion
  • Mayo
  • Mcalphin
  • Mikesville
  • O'Brien
  • Ocean Pond
  • Octahatchee
  • Olustee
  • Padlock
  • Providence
  • Raiford
  • Rawls
  • Sandy Point
  • Suwannee Springs
  • Watertown
  • Wellborn
  • White Springs
  • Winfield
  • Worthington Springs

Established: 1987


  • FACCM - Florida Association of Child Care Management