Preschool Program for 2024 – 2025 School Year

Location: Centennial Rec Center, 1776 W. Centennial Place, Addison IL, 60101 Phone: (630) 233-7275, option 3

The Addison Park District preschool program curriculum reflects the Illinois Early Learning and Development Standards. Please visit for more details. Our program helps children develop prekindergarten skills, including letter / name recognition, listening, healthy habits, cooperative play, fine motor, and socialization skills. The experiences are both educational and recreational, which aid in social, physical, intellectual, and emotional growth.  Your child will build self-esteem and confidence, develop readiness skills, learn in a nurturing environment, explore new horizons and gain a sense of independence.

Preschool will follow the Addison School District #4 Academic Calendar.  

Registration for the 2024 – 2025 school year is open.  Register

After registering your child online, you will receive an email with a request and link to create an ePACT account for your child (a separate request will be sent for each child.)  Creating an account will allow you to share important information about your child, including emergency contact information, with the Addison Park District.  This step must be completed before the child can start preschool.   

Please see below for pricing, payment plans, and descriptions of the classes.  

Payment Plan: The first month’s payment is due at the time of registration.  Auto payments are processed the first day of each month from October 1 – May 1. The payment plan is nine equal payments. 

The Addison Park District accepts CCAP payments.  Click here for more information.  

2.5  Year Old Preschool

This program provides an opportunity for 2.5-3 -year-olds to enhance their social, physical, and creative development. 2.5-3 year-old preschoolers will be introduced to letters and number association, as well as learning about the calendar and the seasons. There is also a strong emphasis on the development of socialization skills and becoming comfortable in a classroom environment. Fine motor skills and listening skills will continue to progress in this class through crafts and songs. Children must be 2.5 years old on or before September 1, 2024. 

3-Year Old Preschool

Children will grow socially and emotionally through creative art, activities, songs and cooperation.  3-year-old preschool emphasizes color recognition, shapes, letters, numbers, social play, the calendar, weather, days of the week and physical coordination.  Children must be 3 years old on or before September 1, 2024. Pull-ups™ are allowed. 

4-Year Old Preschool

Prepare your child for kindergarten!  Emphasis is on positive self-images and preparation for future learning.  Structured and unstructured activities will prepare your child socially, emotionally and physically.  Children will begin writing their names and learning letter sounds. Children must be 4 years old on or before September 1, 2024. Children must be potty trained.

For questions about our Preschool Program, please contact Clifton McDugle at (630) 656-6209, or by email at

Centennial Rec Center is a wheelchair accessible facility.