2021-2022

REGISTER CALL 630.837.2468

Preschool

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 2021-2022 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, 2021.

  • 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.

  • $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, August 31, 2021

M/W/F classes begin Wednesday, September 1, 2021

Graduation for all Pre-K classes Wednesday, May 18, 2022

 

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

  • Monday, October 11, 2021

  • Monday, November 22 - Friday, November 26, 2021

  • Monday, December 20 - Friday, December 31, 2022

  • Monday, January 17, 2022

  • Monday, February 21, 2022

 

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 welcomed 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

                                     

Locations:

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.

Pre-Kindergarten

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 size, color, and shapes, numbers, reading readiness, following directions and time, while developing social-emotional and listening skills. Teachers will explore the alphabet, addresses, phone numbers, and name writing with your child. Classes are designed to prepare children who enter kindergarten in the fall of 2022.  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.

 

Location: Ahlstrand Fieldhouse, 6800 Catalpa St.

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

501025-01 | M/W/F | 9-11:30a | $166/month | $1321/year

501025-02 | T/TH | 9-11:30a | $111/month | $891/year

Must be 4 as of August 30, 2021

Little Learners

Socialization and learning through play will fill your child’s day. Students are exposed to creative art expression, singing and rhythm activities, body movement, stories, free play, 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. Parents are encouraged to help 1-2 times a month in the preschool programs.*Information may change due to CDC guidelines.

 

Location: Community Center, 1919 Walnut Ave.

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

501015-10 | M/W/F | 9-11a | $130/month | $1031/year

 

Must be 3 as of August 30, 2021

Totally 2s & 3s

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: Community Center, 1919 Walnut Ave.

Program # | Day | Date | Times | Fee

201000-01 | TU/TH | 8/31-5/19 | 9-10:30A | $75 per month

301000-01 | TU/TH | 1/4-5/19 | 9-10:30A | $75/month

 

2 as of August 30, 2021

 

Totally 2s & 3s Enrollment Procedure

Registration must be completed by calling the Park District office (630) 837-2468.  The entire fee is due at the time of registration.  A copy of the child’s birth certificate is due at the time of registration.  Your child must be 2 years old by August 30, 2021.  Upon registering 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 the first class to help ease their child into separation.  This is not a parent/tot program and will be asked to stop attending after the first class.* Information may change due to CDC guidelines.

 

Pull-ups are accepted, 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. 

Community

Center

1919 Walnut Ave.

Hanover Park, IL 60133