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The Learning Center offers an enriching preschool program at the Boys & Girls Club of Meriden for children ages 3-5 that promotes positive relationships among all children and adults.

Great futures start with a solid foundation in learning. Let your child’s education begin at Boys & Girls Club of Meriden's Learning Center. The preschool program at the Learning Center is whole child based where preschoolers learn and grow through educational programs used in the Meriden Public Schools to teach phonemic awareness, literacy, and mathematical skills in addition to play-based learning through art, music & movement, dramatic play, and age-appropriate STEAM programs.


The experienced, knowledgeable and caring staff at the Learning Center will support your child’s growth not just academically, but socially and emotionally as well. We believe parents are a child’s first teacher and here at Boys & Girls Club of Meriden, we strive to support parents in educating and caring for their children from preschool through high school graduation.


Boys & Girls Club of Meriden's Learning Center is a year round full day preschool program.
During the school year, your child will experience an engaging and exciting academically enriching curriculum. Heating up for the summer months, Camp BGC is in full swing and your child will splash into camp style days filled with fun and learning.
Preschoolers enrolled in the Learning Center have the year round opportunity to experience:

  • Art
  • Sensory Tables
  • Things That "GO"
  • Music & Movement
  • Library Center
  • Nature & science
  • Dramatic Play
  • Blocks

Your child will also experience Fine Motor Development through Manipulatives Gross Motor Development on our unique and engaging Urban Playground.

Enroll today! 

Call or email Learning Center Director Susan Herget to learn more, schedule a tour, and enroll:
(203) 235-8185

Meet the Learning Center Director

Susan joins the Boys & Girls Club of Meriden's Learning Center with over twenty years of experience working within the field of Early Childhood Education. She’s served roles such as teacher’s aide, teacher, director, and consultant. Prior to joining the Learning Center, she was employed by the Meriden Board of Education and worked directly with K-2 students at Casmir Pulaski Elementary as an academic tutor.

As a valued member of the Meriden community, Susan spends many hours volunteering alongside her husband and three children. She brings a wealth of knowledge and experience as well as an understanding and genuine love of working with young children.

When not working, Susan spends her time baking and decorating cakes, beautifying her garden, reading, boating, and traveling. These times are made even better when they’re spent with her family.

Susan Herget
Learning Center Director & Head Teacher


  • Located at 15 Lincoln Street, Meriden CT. 06451
  • Hours:
    • Monday - Friday, 7:00AM - 5:30PM

Please contact us for our weekly rate at (203) 235-8185

Care-4-Kids accepted