Thanks to everyone for an amazing season! Sierra-at-Tahoe is CLOSED for the 2020/21 ski season. Grab your 2021/22 Season Pass today and we'll see you next winter!

Finding a sitter for little ones who aren't ready to hit the slopes isn't always easy on vacation.  Sierra-at-Tahoe alleviates this problem by offering Sierra-at-Tahoe Child Care Center (aka Wild Mountain Daycare). Sierra has proudly been providing quality care for our guests children since 1994, here in our licensed facility (CA License #093600514) located right at the base of the mountain.

The Daycare is now proud to offer 3 different experiences to choose from to keep your child safely entertained during your visit here at Sierra-at-Tahoe!


Professional childcare is available for up to 22 children ages 18-months to entry into 1st grade. Don't worry about your child being potty-trained, at the Sierra-at-Tahoe Child Care Center they don't need to be.

Our Daycare Only Program (does not include ski or snowboard lessons) will be available 8:30am - 3:30pm.

Our NEW “Cubbie” Program is twofold and is for 3-year-old children who are ready for an introduction to either skiing or snowboarding. The cubbies will spend 2+ hours of the day outside playing and being introduced to the beginning elements of either skiing or snowboarding. They will then return to the daycare where they will spend the remainder of their day participating in fun activities.  


While at the Daycare, children will participate in a variety of fun and stimulating preschool activities. Children will stay busy exploring art projects and construction toys, plus music, dance, and story activities. Young children will love our outside activities too, including adventure walks, snow paint, lots of toys and tons of fun snow play. After lunch, the children will be given the opportunity to rest or take a nap if needed during our quiet time.

Lunch & Snacks

Parents don’t need to worry about meals either. At the Childcare Center, all of the cubbies and daycare children will be provided yummy and healthy; kid-favorite lunches and morning and afternoon snacks.

Daily itinerary + Helpful Information

Click here to see important Policies of Sierra-at-Tahoe Child Care Center


Reservations are required during the week and highly recommended on weekends and peak days. We are a California licensed day care and on many days we do sell out. For reservations or more information please call 530.543.3150. Reservations are held until 9:15 a.m.

Good things for parents to know

  • Children are not required to be potty-trained.
  • Bring diapers and wipes for toddlers.
  • Bring a change of clothes for young children.
  • Bring outdoor snow boots, waterproof jacket and pants, gloves, a hat and goggles and/or sunglasses.
  • Apply sunscreen to your child. 
  • Dress child appropriately for weather.
  • Be sure your child eats a good breakfast.
  • To help protect our children with severe nut allergies - We do not serve peanuts or nuts in this facility, and ask that our guests refrain from bringing any into the facility.
  • Please label all personal belongings. Wild Mountain Day Care is not responsible for lost or stolen belongings.
  • Adult Lesson Packages and lift tickets can be purchased at Wild Mountain Children's Center. 

Important Documents

Save time by printing out and completing the Day Care Registration Forms below. Then present completed forms upon arrival to expedite admission of your child into Day Care.

2020/21 Peak Dates

November 27-29, 2020 | December 19 - January 10, 2021 | January 16-18, 2021 | February 13-21, 2021

Season Pass Recess Program

All 2021/22 Season Passes include our Recess program, to give you peace of mind. With the Recess program, all products purchased prior to November 30, 2021 are valid for the 2021/22 + 2022/23 season.

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