Please call us at (804) 360-3533 today.

4825 Pouncey Tract Road

Glen Allen, VA 23059

(804) 360-3533

Shady Grove UMC Preschool

The only way

to teach or learn

is through


~ Francis Canipe Bailey

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 They are like the angels. They are God's children.      - Luke 20:36 


We are a half-day, Christian program now offering classes for children ages 1 through Pre-K. 


We offer diverse enrichment classes for our 4-year-old students.

Shady Grove UMC

Shady Grove United Methodist Church welcomes, teaches, and helps all people to know and grow in Christ through stewardship, worship, education, and evangelism.  We are a church family reaching out to encourage all people on their faith journey.  With an attitude of worship and a spirit of grace, we serve others in the name of Christ.  To learn more about Shady Grove United Methodist Church, Worship Services, Sunday School, and Children's Ministries:

The Center for Creative Arts offers summer camps, art classes, music lessons, and dance classes taught by professional artists and musicians to students throughout the Richmond area. Summer camps include art, dance, musical theater, and robotics!  Our youngest students are 3, our oldest 75.  Many Shady Grove UMC Preschool students participate in art classes offered by The Center, which is conveniently located on the campus of Shady Grove United Methodist Church.  For more information:

Center for Creative Arts

  Welcome to Our Preschool Family

  One of our goals is to create a sense of community and connection.  We pride ourselves on the intimate feel of our program.  Each and every teacher   will know your child personally.  Our loving, nurturing environment fosters the independence and self-assurance required for today's kindergarten.

Extended Days

Enrichment Classes


Shady Grove UMC Preschool

Preschoolers opt to bring a packed lunch and extend their day to 1:30 pm.

Registration for the 2018-2019 school year opens to the public

January 12th, 2018.