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Options for the pre-school age are abundant in Auburn and include Indoor Playground at the Gymnasium at Les Gove Park, Arts & Crafts classes, dance, music, pre-school sport programs, parent-participation programs and much more. Programs and classes vary with each new registration session.

You can register for programs a variety of different ways and view current programs and activities being offered in an online database at Auburn @ Play On-line or call 253-931-3043.

Classes and Programs

Parent Tot Yoga ResizeParent & Tot Yoga -  A playful, interactive class for a parent or caregiver and up to 2 children ages 3-6.  Yoga builds body awareness, stimulates kid's minds and improves gross motor skills.  Not only a relaxing and bonding practice for a child and parent/caregiver, but a great way to model the importance of an active lifestyle.  Punch card fee applies to parent/caregiver and one child.  Sibling punch card is available for one additional child.  This class is not included in the Fitness Membership. 

  • Thursdays, January 19-March 23
        10:30 AM to 11:30 AM     

Cost is $87/$70 Resident Discount for one parent/caregiver and one child for five visits.  Additional sibling punch card is available for $32/$25 Resident Discount. 

NEW!  Try out a single Parent Tot Yoga class with the single visit option.  $18/$23 for 1 parent/caregiver and 1 child.  Up to one additional sibling may attend for the additional fee of $6/$8. 

NEW! Play With Your Food Play Date - Help kids make healthy food choices.  Let's all play with our food and learn about Dr. Sears' Traffic Light Eating approach from a nutrition expert and mom!  Lunch will be provided; perfect for right after Indoor Playground!  Younger siblings are welcome to attend with a parent.  $10/$8 Resident Discount.

Pre-School Sports - An introduction for you and your toddler to the world of sports. You and your child participate together in fun, age-appropriate activities that help your child develop their large motor skills and socialization skills. Current sport options include Football, Soccer, and Basketball.

Pre-School Classes (ages 1-5) - May include painting, movement, and crafts based around a weekly theme. Gymnastics offered monthly for all ages. Some classes require parent participation. 

Workshops - Typically centered around different holidays and seasons, workshops often require parent participation.

playgroundToddler Indoor Playground (ages 5 and under) - Bring your child for socialization and fun! We provide balls, games, mats, riding toys, climbing toys and more in the Les Gove Gymnasium (located at 910 9th Street SE).

  • Winter Hours 2017 (January 4 through February 27)
       Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9:30-11:00 AM 

Cost is $2 per child per session. 10-punch pass also available. No more than three children per adult. No registration required. Parent or caregiver must provide supervision of children at all times. Closed: January 16 & February 20, 2017.

NEW! Drop-In Child Care - Drop-in child care is available for children ages 2 (who are potty trained)-7 years old. Cost is $4/visit or $3/visit with a punch card if parent is enrolled in fitness classes.

Kidz Playtime - Cost is $10 for two hours of care if parent leaves the building.

  • Hours are:
    • Monday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM; 4:15 PM - 6:45 PM
    • Tuesday 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM 
    • Wednesday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM; 5:15 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Thursday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM; 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Birthday Party Packages - Party planning is a piece of cake when you let us do all the work. Utilizing the Les Gove Park Gymnasium as an activity center, we serve as your party host to ensure a fantastic birthday celebration.