Our Location

First Discoveries Child Development Center is located in prestigious South Tampa.  We are conveniently located near all the major roads in South Tampa, including Dale Mabry, Gandy Blvd and the crosstown expressway, with easy access to St. Petersburg, MacDill Air Force Base, Downtown Tampa and Brandon.


Our school is located at the corner of Bay Vista and Manhattan Avenue, at Bel Mar Presbyterian Church (across the street from Jan Platt Library)



4003 S Manhattan Ave, Tampa FL 33611

Two Locations to Serve Your Family

We are proud to offer two locations to serve your family:

  • First Discoveries Child Development Center, located in South Tampa.
  • First Discoveries Academy which serves families in Brandon/Valrico.

NEW LOCATION … Coming Soon!

Did you know that we are moving to a new building in 2019?  We are so blessed to have purchased a building just a few blocks from our current location.  We can't wait to move when the renovations are completed!

From Downtown:

Take Kennedy Blvd to Henderson and head south (left).  After crossing Dale Mabry, Henderson takes a big curve and turns into Manhattan Ave.  The school is located at the corner of Bay Vista, just south of Euclid.

From MacDill AFB:

Head north on Dale Mabry and turn west (left) on Gandy.  Turn north (left) on Manhattan Ave.  The school is on the right, at the corner of Bay Vista.

From Brandon:

Take the crosstown expressqay to the second-to-last exit, Euclid.  Head west (right) and continue past Dale Mabry.  Turn south (left) onto Manhattan.  We are at the corner of Bay Vista and Manhattan Ave, at Bel Mar Presbyterian Church.

From St. Petersburg:

Take the Gandy bridge to Tampa, and continue east on Gandy Blvd.  Turn north (left) onto Manhattan Ave.  The school in on the left, at the corner of Bay Vista Ave.