Baby Gator: Child Development and Research Center at UF

Baby Gator is a child development and research center that offers high quality care for children ranging in age from 6 weeks old to five years old.


Contact: Najam Khan, (Lake Alice location)

Kady Morris, (Newell Dr. location)

Jorge Ruiz, (Diamond Village location)

What they do: Baby Gator fosters children’s growth in cognitive, behavioral, social, physical, and early literacy skills. Children learn and grow in a healthy and safe environment with an attentive and caring staff of early childhood educators.

What YOU can do to help: Volunteers are needed to play, read, talk and assist in the classroom. They also help during meal and snack times, rest time and playground time. There are 3 different locations around campus, so email the location you are interested in volunteering at.

Lake Alice location Volunteer Packet

Newell Dr. location Volunteer Packet

Diamond Village location Volunteer Packet