All Plainfield Park District facilities, playgrounds, skate parks, dog parks and athletic courts are closed until further notice.

 

Great Adventures Preschool

2020-21 Registration Information:  Registration for the 2020-21 school year will begin on Monday, February 24, 2020 for residents and Tuesday, March 17, 2020 for non-residents.  Placement into the program is done through a lottery system that takes place on March 16, 2020.

Along with the registration form, there is a $75 registration fee per child due to secure your child’s participation in the lottery.  This fee is non-refundable and non-transferable.

Registration Hours & Location:

Register at the Prairie Activity & Recreation Center (PARC), 24550 W. Renwick Rd., Plainfield.
Monday-Friday 9:00-3:30pm

Special Evening Hours:  Tuesday, February, 25 & Wednesday, March 11, 2020 • 6:30-8:00pm

*ONLINE REGISTRATION IS NOT ALLOWED FOR THIS PROGRAM.

Registration Form

OPEN HOUSE & Information Meeting:  If you are considering Great Adventures for your child, you are invited to attend our Open House & Information Meeting on Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at 7:00 pm.  The meeting will take place at the Prairie Activity and Recreation Center (PARC), 24550 W. Renwick Rd, Plainfield.  During this time, general information and curriculum content will be shared.  Classrooms will also be available to tour.

CLICK HERE IF YOU WOULD LIKE A VIRTUAL TOUR OF THE CLASS ROOMS

PROGRAM INFORMATION:  Based on the premise that children learn through play, Great Adventures offers young children opportunities for social, intellectual, physical, and emotional growth through a balance of both child-led and teacher-guided play.  Participants will have numerous opportunities to explore, create, discover, problem solve, and communicate to encourage appropriate skills and development. Using themes to introduce and expose students to colors, shapes, numbers, and letters through a friendly, fun atmosphere. A balance of whole group and small group activities encourage academic and listening skills along with social interaction. Activities are designed to promote each child’s self- esteem and positive attitude toward learning, while striving to introduce independence and responsibility.  All children need to be toilet trained to enroll/participate except for Finally 3. (11119A3)

CLASSES OFFERED: 

Finally 3 (Children must turn 3 by Dec 31, 2020) Price:  R $1020/NR $1281

Learning to master behaviors help children on the path to success.  Sitting calmly in a group, taking turns, listening to instructions, following rules and routines, controlling impulsive behavior, and problem solving are the focus.  Children will have countless opportunities to learn and grown in this class through play.  Finally 3 will give the child their first positive experience in a preschool classroom and become comfortable separating from parents on a regular basis.  You will designate a person to be called to come and change your child, if needed.

Program #       Day                  Date                            Time                            Location
11119A3         T/TH              Sep 8-May 13               12:45-2:45p                 PARC

3-year-old (Children must be 3 by Sep 1, 2020) Price:  R $1470/NR $2109

Nurturing a 3-yar old’s social and emotional growth, participants will learn to follow directions, make new friends and share with others in a group as they participate in daily activities.

Program #       Day                  Date                            Time                            Location
11119A1         T/TH              Sep 8-May 13               9:00a-12:00p                PARC
11119A2         T/TH              Sep 8-May 13               12:45-3:15p                 PARC

4-year-old (Children must be 4 by Sep 1, 2020) Price:  2-day R $1470/NR $2109   3-day R $1830/NR $2289

In this program, participants will strengthen relationships with friends and teachers and begin to understand responsibility as they become more self-sufficient and confident in their abilities.  Social skills and problem solving are enhanced through daily activities.

Program #       Day                       Date                            Time                     Location
11119B1          T/TH              Sep 8-May 13               9:00a-12:00p                PARC  (2-day)

11119C1          MWF               Sep 9-May 14               9:00a-12:00p                PARC  (3-day)
11119C2          MWF               Sep 9-May 14               12:45-3:15p                 PARC  (3-day)

NEW!! 3 & 4-year-old Evening Preschool (Children must meet age requirement by Sep 1, 2020)
Price: 
R $1020/NR $1281
In this program age appropriate activities will help participants enhance their learning as they learn to follow directions, make new friends, and explore the uniqueness of a combined age class.  Together the children will grow socially and emotionally, and problem solve through classroom activities.

Program #       Day                       Date                            Time                     Location
11119B2          T/TH              Sep 8-May 13               5:30-7:30p                   PARC

Finally 5 (Children must be 5 by Sep 1 & Dec 31, 2020)
Price:  5-day
R $2766/NR $3459   3-day R $1830/NR $2289

Experienced learners are prepared for a program designed for continued enrichment.  Using their own creativity, as well as a variety of structured activities, instructors will encourage children to observe, discuss, create and problem solve.  *Consider Finally 5 if you are choosing not to enroll your child in Kindergarten for the 20-21 school year*

Program #       Day                       Date                            Time                     Location
11119D1         M-F                 Sep 9-May 14               9:00a-12:00p                PARC  (5-day)
11119D2         MWF               Sep 9-May 14               12:45-3:15p                 PARC  (3-day)

Minimum Enrollment is 6 for all classes

PAYMENT OPTIONS

  • Pay in Full: Pay in full at the time of registration (10% discount when paying in full)
  • Installment Payments: Pay a $75 non-refundable registration fee at the time of registration, and remaining balance will be divided into equal monthly payments due on the 15th, beginning April 15, 2020 through December 15, 2020.

Never miss a payment and avoid late fees by enrolling in our Auto Debit/Credit at the time of registration.
Auto Debit/Credit enrollment forms are available at the Great Adventures Program Office.

Installment Plan

For more information:
Contact Michelle Browning, Great Adventures Coordinator
greatadventures@plfdparks.org or (779) 252-2748

Information Meeting
If you are considering the Great Adventures program for your child, you are invited to attend one of the scheduled meetings. During this time, general information and curriculum content will be shared. The meeting will take place at the Prairie Activity & Recreation Center (PARC), 24550 W. Renwick Rd., Plainfield.
Tuesday, Febr uary 25, 2020 at 7:00p

Contact Us

Plainfield Park District
Recreation Administration Center
23729 W. Ottawa St.
Plainfield, IL. 60544

(815) 436-8812