Bay Meadows KinderCare

Mimi Schmalz,
Center Director

1350 Wayne Way San Mateo CA 94403
Ph: (650) 577-0257
6:30 AM to 6:00 PM, M-F

SPECIAL DIRECTIONS: near Hillsdale Blvd. & Saratoga Dr in San Mateo


About Our Center

Our staff would like to welcome you to visit our center. The staff takes pride in keeping up to date with the latest trends in Early Childhood Education. Ongoing training is offered to the staff during the year at the center and through the various training opportunities in the community.

Languages Spoken at Our Center

  • English
  • American Sign Language
  • Spanish

Meals & Menus

Meals Served

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • PM Snack

Center Menu

Holidays Observed

We observe the following holidays: New Year's Day, President's Day, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Day after Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day.

Please note that because holidays observed may vary between centers, please be sure to check with your Center Director for specific closures.

Health and Safety

The health and safety of our students is our number one priority. Our teachers are First Aid and Pediatric CPR certified. Our center has a locked key pad entrance, secured gated playgrounds, and safety bells on all doors in the building. We are a "Nut Free" facility.


I remember about one year ago, when searching for a daycare in San Mateo/Foster City, we came across KinderCare. We went through all available reviews online for day cares, including Yelp. While reviews here are mostly negative, we decided to give it a chance, considering they had a new administration. One year later, our now two-and-a-half year old son always runs from the car to his classroom, very excited to meet his little friends and spend the day with all the nice and friendly staff.

At the end of the day, he always share with us all the fun stuff they did, for example, learning about insects, ladybugs, having fun with the bubble lady, the jumpy house, etc. He regularly goes two days per week, however, when needed, they can accommodate for him to go five days per week.

We have no complains at all. One time he was scratched while playing with another kid.. that happens, and we got a full report of how it happened. No other incidents since then.

I was a little bit nervous about the meals. He has never had any stomach problems and based on the reports they feed them very healthy stuff.

Every day we are greeted by name. I can't thank enough the wonderful staff that really makes us feel safe, knowing that our son is in good hands. Ms. Janet, Ms. Noemi, Ms. Anna, Ms. Mimi, Ms. Aden and so many more names. Thank you all! Angel G. Father

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We are available to answer your questions: Monday-Friday, 5AM-8PM PST Saturday-Sunday, 9AM-6PM PST

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