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April 24, 2024

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Learning Zone Childcare Center to Open in Smyrna

The Learning Zone will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of its newest child care center at 11 a.m., Sept. 7, at 200 Great Circle in Smyrna. Anyone from the community may attend.

The 15,656-square-foot center, built by CMK Properties, features 14 classrooms especially designed to serve families with children six weeks to five years of age. The site is home to The Learning Zone’s seventh child care center in middle Tennessee.

Now accepting applications, The Learning Zone is one of the most unique preschools and daycare in the Smyrna area. A child development center dedicated to a fun-filled learning experience during a child’s early years, The Learning Zone believes in providing quality care and education during these critical years of development.

“As a father myself, I understand the peace of mind that parents look for when choosing childcare. Our goal is to provide that comfort along with a strong curriculum program in a state-of-the-art facility,” said Dwight Derringer, CEO of The Learning Zone. When speaking about staying on budget, the ahead of schedule delivery and overall build quality on the site developed by CMK Properties, Dwight stated “this is the best execution we have ever experienced!”

The city of Smyrna has grown more than 32% since the 2010 Census, with nearly 8% of local population being under five years old — which leads the state and national average by nearly 2%.

“It is exceptionally gratifying to develop these wonderful facilities for the Learning Zone,” said John Hopfensperger, CMK Properties president and CEO. “Their staff and world class curriculum give kid’s an amazing foundation and profoundly influence our next generation. CMK Properties is proud to be part of something that is special and impactful.”

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Michael Aldrich

Michael Aldrich is Nashville Parent's Managing Editor and a Middle Tennessee arts writer. He and his wife, Alison, are the proud parents of 4-year-old Ezra and baby Norah.