Adventure Ark Playschool/Nursery

The Adventure Ark offers children a place to play and grow in a loving Christian environment with weekday "mother's day out" playschool; nursery care during the Sunday morning Masses; as well as on Wednesday evenings and on Friday mornings for parents attending meetings and studies at Prince of Peace Catholic Church.  It is a formation pillar ministry.  Photos of our nursery may be found here.  

Playschool ("Mother's Day Out") - Summer office hours:  Tuesdays and Thursdays 9:00 am-noon. 

Our Playschool program is for children ages 6 months - 2 years and runs from September through May, two days a week from 9 am to 1 pm. Parents can choose from Monday/Wednesday classes or Tuesday/Thursday classes.  An Alabama Immunization Record from the child’s doctor is required to enroll. The non-refundable registration fee is $100 per child and the registration form is available here.  Photos of our staff may be found here.  Tuition and fee information may be found here.

The 2019/2020 Playschool calendar can be found here

Click here to set up tuition payments via FACTS.

To schedule a tour of the Playschool, contact Director Kara Woodard at 205-822-9125 x15.

At age 3, children can attend the Prince of Peace Catholic School Preschool.  Contact the school at 205-824-7886 or email i[email protected]g or visit their website.


Our church nursery is available Sunday morning during the 8:30 am and 11 am Masses for children ages 6 months through 2 years. It provides a safe and caring place for little ones to enjoy Bible stories, crafts, play, and enjoy snacks while their parents attend Mass.  The nursery registration form may be downloaded here.

The church nursery is also open Wednesday evenings from 6 pm - 8 pm during the school year while parents attend church meetings and also on Fridays from 9:15 am - noon for the MOMS ministry meeting.  There is no cost for the nursery.  To schedule a tour of the nursery, contact Director Kara Woodard at 205-822-9125 x15.

The nursery is closed on the following dates in 2020 so that our caregivers may spend the holiday with their families:

July 5

September 6

November 29

December 27