Welcome to Little Playmates 

Our mission 
To develop children socially, emotionally, cognitively, and physically in a loving, learning, clean, and nurturing enviornment. Our programd are disigned to prepare the child for success in school and grow socially in order to integrate positively with others.

Our Philosophy

To treat each child as a unique individual and provide learning experiences which are designed to develop his/her intellectual, social and physical potential.  

Our Goals
To provide excellent programs that develop the child physically, socially, emotionally and intellectually.
To provide higher-quality educational programs geared to the level of the child's ability.
To promote the child's social growth, self-awareness and identity.
To encourage parents to participate in the programs offered.
To recognize and respect the uniqueness and potential of every child, and to work with them individually to achieve their very best.

We are committed to providing each and every child that comes through our door with a safe and fun environment and aim to offer the highest quality child care services throughout the Las Cruces, New Mexico area.

At Little Playmates we offer: 
  • Developmental and learning experiences for infants, toddlers, 3, 4 and 5 year old children
  • Daily breakfast, lunch, dinner and healthy snacks
  • Preschool, kindergarten and before and after-school programs       
  • Transportation to and from school at all six child care centers
  • Summer enrichment programs for children through age twelve
  • Year-round swimming instruction in our enclosed private pool
  • Inter-generational programs
  • Music, art and dance programs
  • Computer instruction and skills development

 Open Enrollment!
Currently Accepting OPEN ENROLLMENT at any of our six convenient locations for children 6 weeks to 12 years.

Download the enrollment form here!

Need help with child care services?

 The New Mexico Children, Youth and Families Department  provides as array of prevention, intervention, rehabilitative and after-care services to New Mexico children and their families.
Click the CYFD link for more information!

New Mexico Pre K

New Mexico State Funded Prek services are available at our Ridgemont, Alameda, and Mulberry Locations.
Download the application here!


Visit any of our convenient locations!


Little Playmates 

2989 Claude Dove Dr.
(575) 522-7107

1835 North Alameda Blvd.
(575) 523-5577

1680 Ridgemont
(575) 522-0558

1825 North Alameda Blvd.
(575) 523-5576

955 East Mulberry
(575) 523-1781

4190 Camino Coyote
(575) 522-2282

Email: littleplaymates@zianet.com


Fax: (575) 522-7108

We offer service in English and Spanish!

We are closed on New Years Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

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