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Pre-Kindergarten | Age 4

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Make the smart choice to get your little one ready for kindergarten! Our curriculum is based on the Illinois Early Learning Standards. Students will learn about colors, size, shapes, numbers, reading readiness as well as how to follow directions and time. All while developing social-emotional and listening skills. Teachers will explore the alphabet, addresses, phone numbers, and how to write their names. Classes are designed to prepare children who enter kindergarten in the fall of 2023. A graduation celebration will be held at the end of the school year. Parents are encouraged to help 1-2 times a month in the preschool programs. Information may change due to CDC guidelines. Graduation for all Pre-K classes will take place Wednesday, May 24, 2023.


Location: Ahlstrand Fieldhouse, 6800 Catalpa St.

Program # | Day | Times | Monthly Fee | Yearly Fee

501020-01 | M/W/F | 9-11:30a | $172/month | $1393.20/year

501025-02 | T/TH | 9-11:30a | $115/month | $931.50/year

Must be 4 as of August 30, 2022

Little Learners | Age 3

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Socialization and learning through play will fill your child’s day. Students are exposed to creative art expression, rhythm activities, singing, stories, name recognition, fine motor skills, and activities related to everyday math, science, and language discovery. This class is a great opportunity for your child to get ready for Pre-Kindergarten.

Location: Ahlstrand Fieldhouse, 6800 Catalpa St.

Program # | Day | Times | Monthly Fee | Yearly Fee

501010-01 | M/W/F | 9-11a | $135/month | $1093.50/year

Must be 3 as of August 30, 2022

Totally 2s & 3s

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This program is designed to provide your child with their first introduction to a preschool setting.  Our caring and qualified staff will help ease each child’s separation from their parent. Classes will emphasize socialization and learning through play.  Music, storytime, and arts and crafts are a few of the exciting new experiences your toddler will enjoy.  This program is an excellent stepping stone into our Little Learners program. 

Location: Ahlstrand Fieldhouse 6800 Catalpa St. 

Program # | Day | Date | Times | Fee

501000-01 | TU/TH | 9-10:30A | $78 per month

2 as of August 30, 2022

Totally 2s & 3s Enrollment Procedure

Registration must be completed at the Park District office. The entire fee is due at the time of registration, as well as a copy of the child’s birth certificate. Your child must be 2 years old by September 1, 2022. Upon registration, you will be given a copy of the parent manual, emergency form, and medication form. The forms are due on the first day of class.


Totally 2s & 3s Information

Parents may stay on the first day of class to help ease their child into separation. This is not a parent/tot program and parents will be asked to stop attending after the first class.


Pull-ups are acceptable, but our teachers are not able to change any child. Children should be in the process of learning how to be toilet independent while attending this program. Parents must be available to return to the program to change their child’s pull-up or in case of a bathroom accident.


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Preschool Mission Statement

The Hanover Park Park District’s Preschool program provides a safe and nurturing learning environment to encourage the progression of socialization skills,   motor skills,   and emotional development while encouraging independence, self-expression, and listening skills. Our students are prepared for kindergarten through the learning areas of numbers,   math,   letters, writing, reading, colors, and shapes.


Preschool 2022-2023 Enrollment Information 

1. Review class information.  Decide upon a class that will best fit schedules and the child’s age.  There is limited enrollment in these programs.

  • Little Learners is for children who are 3 years old as of August 30, 2022.

  • Pre-Kindergarten is for children who are 4 years old as of August 30, 2021.


2. Register by calling the front desk at the Community Center 630.837.2468.

  • You will need the first month’s tuition.

  • You will need a copy of your child’s birth certificate.

  • A $15 non-resident fee will be charged at the time of registration when applicable.


3. Upon completing the registration you will receive:

  • Parent Manual.

  • Information Sheet concerning billing.

  • Emergency information form to be completed by the parent and given to child’s teacher on the first day of school.


4. All children must be toilet independent

  • Pull-ups are not acceptable for Little Learners and Pre-Kindergarten.  Please refer to the Totally 2’s & 3’s description regarding pull-ups for that program.

Important Class Dates

T/Th classes begin Tuesday, September 6, 2022

M/W/F classes begin Wednesday, September 7, 2022

There will be no class for Preschool Programs on the following dates:

  • Monday, November 21, 2022 - Friday, November 25, 2022

  • Monday, December 19, 2022 - Monday, January 2, 2023

  • Monday, January 16, 2023

  • Monday, February 20, 2023


Preschool classes will follow the U-46 Winter and Spring Break schedules.

Please join us for ….

Preschool Open House

Our open house is a great opportunity to meet our teachers and see your classroom!  Both parents and children are welcome to attend.  Preschool staff will be able to answer any questions you have regarding our preschool program. 


Totally 2’s & 3’s | All Classes | 5:45-6:15p | Wed | Aug 25

Little Learners | All Classes | 6:30-7p | Wed | Aug 25

Pre-Kindergarten | All Classes | 7-7:30p | Wed | Aug 25



Ahlstrand Fieldhouse

6800 Catalpa

Hanover Park, IL 60133

(630) 837-2008


Community Center

1919 Walnut Ave

Hanover Park, IL 60133

(630) 837-2468


Please attend Open House at the location where your child’s preschool class will take place.


6800 Catalpa

Hanover Park, IL 60133