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The carefully planned developmental program at Lily Pad encourages young children in all facets of their learning in a warm, nurturing environment. Children at Lily Pad benefit from programs based on research in early childhood education best practices, vibrant classroom environments, and a strong and involved faculty. To learn more about Lily Pad’s philosophy and programs please visit these links.


Application Process

Come for a Tour

If you are an employee for a company located here in the Metro Park complex and you are interested in enrolling your child at Lily Pad at Metro Park, please email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call us at 703-347-7885 to let us know when you would like a tour.  As a small independent center focused on offering a warm and accepting environment where a child may grow as an individual through play and the guidance of dedicated teachers, Lily Pad has limited openings. Please note that we only accept applications for children of employees whose companies are tenants of Metro Park. 

Admission to Lily Pad at Metro Park is open to all children birth to five years, regardless of race, gender, color, religion, political persuasion, national origin, handicap, ancestry, or sexual orientation.

Enrollment Application

To apply for an available spot for your child at Lily Pad at Metro Park, please mail a completed enrollment application with the $50 enrollment fee to Lily Pad at Metro Park, 6361 Walker Lane, Suite C110, Alexandria, VA  22310..

After receiving the application and enrollment fee, we will send you confirmation of your child's enrollment and a contract, if a space is available. 

Complete Child Care Enrollment Forms

The following forms must be completed, signed and submitted to Lily Pad. No child can be accepted for care without the proper forms on file. You will need Acrobat Reader software to view and print these PDF (portable document format) files

  • Lily Pad Enrollment Application Form
  • Child Registration Form
  • Virginia School Entrance Healh form and Vaccination Record
  • Family Information Forn
  • Parent Release Form for Media
  • Birth Certificate
  • Enrollment Contract
  • Medication Authorization Form (when needed)
  • Allergy Action Plan (when needed)

The director will inform you when updates are needed.