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
Community Dance - Child Care (Ages 2-10) Do you want to dance the night away at our Community Dances, but need child care? We can help you with that! Kids come to the REC and Preschool Room and play while you enjoy an evening of dancing. MUST pre-register by 5:00 PM the Thursday prior to Dance. Must be toilet trained.
- Friday, March 3, 6:30 - 9:00 PM
- Friday, April 7, 6:30 - 9:00 PM
- Friday, May 5, 6:30 - 9:00 PM
- Friday, June 2, 6:30 - 9:00 PM
Cost is $8 for Residents, $10 for Non-Residents
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. Some classes require parent participation.
Workshops - Typically centered around different holidays and seasons, workshops often require parent participation.
Toddler 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).
- Hours through June 21: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: May 26 & 29, 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.