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Early Childhood



Early Childhood/Preschool

The Park District offers a 9 month, play-based Preschool program for children ranging 2-5 years in age.  Our caring and qualified teachers create a nurturing learning environment throughout our community. Austin Gardens Environmental Education Center, as well as Carroll and Stevenson Centers play host to the 2020-21 school year programs.  Learn more about our preschool programs.


Early Childhood Enrichment Programs:
The Park District also offers a wide range of Early Childhood Enrichment Programs that meet the needs of each child.  We provide children an engaging environment where they can socialize, learn, and have fun!  Through play, sensory exploration, and experimentation children will be sure to have new experiences that they can use to make connections to their everyday life.

Below is a list of some of the activities and content areas our programs consist of:

  • Art
  • Science
  • Music, Movement, & Motor
  • Socialization
  • Cooking & Math
  • Adult & Me
  • Special Events
  • Languages like Spanish


Summer Camp

Learn more about our preschool summer camps and sign up today!


Cubhouse at Stevenson Center
The Cubhouse is currently closed due to COVID-19 restrictions. But you can still check it out here! The Indoor Playground  should reopen in 2022.

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