Welcome To Grin and Grow

Providing quality child care and preschool services to the Waterloo community since 1943.

Grin and Grow provides a safe, nurturing, quality early childhood program to a diverse population regardless of income.

Two Convenient Waterloo Locations


Pinecrest Center & Project High Hopes
1407 Independence Avenue
Waterloo, IA

West 4th Street Center
608 W. 4th Street
Waterloo, IA


What Do Parents Think of Grin and Grow?


“Grin and Grow is wonderful! We’ve had both kids there and the teachers do an excellent job preparing for school.” – Sara B.

“Ms Sara and Mrs Heidi are really nice. The twos and and toddlers teachers are the best.”
-Brandy (2 year old parent)

“I’m relieved to know my children are left in an environment where they will continue to learn and grow while having fun.” – Shelley F.