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Child Development Center

Child Development Center (CDC)CYSS-Calendar-button
Building 8938 Red Cloud Road
Phone: 334-255-2262

Monday – Friday, 5:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.

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The Mini CDC
Building 8946 7th Avenue
Phone: 334-255-3106

Monday – Friday, 4:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

The Mini CDC is a beautiful facility which has the capability of caring for 20 children.   We do accept hourly, drop-in care on a space available basis at any time during our regularly scheduled hours. In addition, we are offering a special program for our patrons that attend fitness classes which will allow class attendees to pay only for the class time.

CYSS is committed to offering top quality programs that fit the needs of our patrons, if you need additional information or have further questions please contact (334) 255-1055.

Hourly Care

  • Hourly Care is available Monday- Friday from 6 p.m. – 10 p.m. and on select Saturdays from 4 p.m. – 11 p.m.
  • Call the Mini CDC at (334) 255-3106 to make reservations up to two weeks in advance. Open to authorized CYSS patrons.

Child Development Center (CDC)

Our Mission: The Fort Rucker Child Development Center (CDC) is committed to offering a consistent, safe, nurturing environment for children ages 6 weeks – kindergarten.  The center offers a nurturing staff, balanced, nutritional meals, and age-appropriate activities and curriculum.  All staff members are CPR, First Aid, emergency medication, and special needs trained.

General Information

  • Certified by the Department of Defense.
  • Balanced, nutritionally approved meals and snacks.
  • Age-appropriate developmental activities.
  • Parent-involvement activities.
  • Parent-teacher conferences conducted twice yearly.
  • Creative Curriculum Assessments


Full-Day Care

  • Care for children 6 weeks – kindergarten age.
  • 5:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.


Part-Day Preschool

  • Children ages 3-5 years old are eligible.
  • Monday – Friday mornings, 8 – 11 a.m.
  • Program operates during the school year.


Pre-K Program

  • Provides half-day care for children attending the pre-kindergarten program at the Fort Rucker Primary School.
  • Fort Rucker school buses pick-up/drop-off at the center.
  • Full-day care is provided when schools are closed.



  • Before and/or after school care provided for kindergarten children.
  • Fort Rucker and Daleville school buses provide transportation to and from school directly to the center.
  • Fort Rucker Child & Youth Services provides after school transportation from all Enterprise Elementary and Early Education Centers and some Ozark City Schools, on a space available basis. Please contact the School Liaison officer at 334-255-9812 for sign up.
  • Full-day care is provided when schools are closed.


Hourly Care

  • Hourly Care is offered Monday – Friday, 7:45 a.m. –  4 p.m.
  • Children 6 weeks – kindergarten age are eligible.
  • Cost is $4 per hour, with a two hour minimum charge.
  • Reservations can be made 14 days in advance by calling 334-255-2262, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Reservations can be made 24 hours a day by visiting WEBTRAC.
  • Reservations are on a space available basis.
  • Please cancel any reservations that cannot be kept at least 24 hours in advance.


Special Openings

  • Group Special Openings are available.
  • A minimum of 15 children is required.
  • Please contact the center at least two weeks in advance of the needed date.
  • Payments are required in a lump sum at least one week prior to the event.