The new Early Learning Center at WKBH is located on the ground floor of the new six level staff parking garage. The 5,000 SF ELC has five classrooms, each sized for 13 students ranging from 1 to 5 years old. Each classroom is designed with separate storage and private child size bathrooms. Each classroom is outfitted with State of the Arts technology, multiple lighting options and direct access to a covered arcade that leads directly to the play ground. The play ground has designated toddler area and incorporates water feature, story telling, “Oak Tree” and uses both natural and artificial turf areas. The ELC also features a designated covered drop off and parking area, and is designed with easy maintenance and durability in mind. Heavy duty, age appropriate finishes are used every where. The center also includes a library, conference room and offices, a food prep room and all supporting functional spaces.