About Stay and Play
Founded in 1986, Stay and Play provides a preschool and childcare program where both children and adults feel loved, supported and empowered in an environment of compassion, respect and trust. Each child at Stay and Play is treated as a unique creation and is nurtured in his/her diversity and individuality. We occupy rooms in the educational wing of the church complex located at 132 W. Beaver Avenue and Fraser Street. We are licensed by the Department of Human Services and are a PA Keystone STARS program. We are a play-based program with the multiple options of educational equipment and the finest supplies. Our indoor playground and equipment are used by the children, rain or shine!
Laura Steager, Director
"Stay and Play is a truly awesome pre-school that my children have attended for years (kids are now 9, 7, and 3). The staff and Stay & Play community are very welcoming, trustworthy and loving. I know when I leave my kids at school that they feel loved and cared for and will learn important social, emotional, and academic skills. My 3 year old comes out bouncing with excitement after a day at Stay and Play so I know she’s having a great time!
The teachers also do an amazing job of communicating the days events home through pictures, slips and regular conversation. The staff has also done an amazing job adjusting to the challenges of pre-school during Covid and I feel that my family is safe going to school there. The teachers and staff are so obviously dedicated to the well-being of the kids and their families. We are so grateful for Stay and Play!" -Trica Wallace
State College Presbyterian Church
132 West Beaver Avenue
State College, PA 16801
Stay and Play Preschool
Sunday Outdoor Worship ~ (when announced and weather permitting) outside the Beaver Avenue Tower Entrance
10 :00 am - a brief service with social distancing and face masks required. If it's raining, we won't meet) see article above.
Online Worship ~ An email is sent out on Saturdays (to those on our mailing list) with a link to a recorded service on YouTube. If you would like to join our mailing list, please click here.
Normal Building Hours: (call ahead to 814-238-2422 for information on when the building is open during COVID)
Monday - Thursday: 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am-5:00 pm
Sunday: 8:00 am - 3:00 pm