Preschool Program

Registration for 2022-2023 season is open. Register today to meet the preschool teachers and see the classrooms!

2022 – 2023 Preschool

The Addison Park District preschool program curriculum reflects the Illinois Early Learning and Development Standards. Please visit www.Illinoisearlylearning.org for more details. The Park District preschool 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.

Our preschool program can help a child:

Enhance socialization skills
Build self-esteem and confidence
Develop readiness skills
Learn in a nurturing environment
Explore new horizons
Gain a sense of independence
Be creative
Have fun!

Payment Plan: Initial payment is due at the time of registration. Auto payments are processed the first day of each month from Sept. 1 – April 1. The payment plan is nine equal payments. CLICK FOR PRICES (detailed info at bottom of this page.)

To Register: Registration is taken in-person at Centennial Recreation Center (Club Fitness) or by phone at 630-233-7275 ext. 3. Visit www.addisonparks.org for required paperwork due prior to first day of program.

Contact: Amy Housley

630-656-6208 or email ahousley@addisonparks.org

Discover what our preschool has to offer at one of our Preschool Open Houses held twice per year at Centennial Recreation Center. Bring your little one with you to meet the teachers, learn about our curriculum, see the rooms, and have your preschool-age child experience a little of what our program offers. Preschool registration for 2022 – 2023 is open. For the current flyer, click HERE. Download pdf

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, 2022. 

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, 2022. 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, 2022. Children must be potty trained.

Preschool Enrichment Programs

The Preschool Enrichment Programs offered by the Addison Park District are an opportunity to extend a learning day for children enrolled in the park district preschool classes. Throughout the school year, the programs will reinforce and enrich subjects the children are learning during their preschool classes. This is an opportunity to extend the preschool experience by over an hour to 12:30 P.M. Preschool enrichment programs are only offered to current preschool enrollees. 

Please see seasonal park district brochure for upcoming enrichment programs.

Code of Conduct

No eligible participant shall be limited in the exercise of any right, privilege, advantage or opportunity on the basis of race, sex, creed, national origin, activities, service or benefits. BEHAVIOR: Participants are expected to exhibit positive behavior at all times. The following guidelines have been developed to help make Park District programs safe and enjoyable for all participants. Additional rules may be developed for particular programs and athletic leagues as deemed necessary by staff. Participants shall:

  • Show respect to all participants and staff.
  • Take directions from staff.
  • Refrain from using abusive or foul language.
  • Refrain from causing bodily harm to self, other participants or staff.
  • Show respect to equipment, supplies and facilities.

Discipline Procedure

A positive approach will be used regarding discipline. Staff will periodically review rules with participants during the program session. If inappropriate behavior occurs, a prompt resolution will be sought specific to each situation. The Park District reserves the right to dismiss a participant whose behavior endangers the safety of himself/herself, or others. 

PRESCHOOL LOCATION

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

A Wheelchair Accessible FacilityCentennial Rec Center is a wheelchair accessible facility.

CONTACT:  Amy Housley

630-656-6208 ahousley@addisonparks.org

Preschool program 2022-2023