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Pre-School (Ages 1-5)

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

Family Yoga - The family that does yoga together stays healthy and active together.  Bring your whole family to the mat for imaginative play which includes jumping, breathing, laughing, and storytelling where kids get to act out their favorite animals with yoga poses.  The entire family will Parent Tot Yoga Resizehave fun and take time to relax!  Saturdays, 10:00 AM-11:00 AM.  Ages 3 & Up.  $4 Kids/$8 Adults.

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)

PianoNEW! Private Piano - This class is perfect for the little musician with no prior piano experience. Books used in this course are the Faber My First Piano Adventure series (levels A-C). All required lesson materials are included in the course fee. A digital keyboard is provided during each lesson. Course covers proper posture, technique and hand position, musical notation, and performance skills. It is highly recommended that students have access to a piano or keyboard at home for daily practice of lesson material. 20-minute lessons, sign up for a time slot at time of registration.  Tuesdays, February 6-March 13.  Ages 4-7.

Music & Motion - Join us in a creative and fun introduction to music for toddlers and youth. Come and make some musical sounds as we play games and tell stories through singing, dancing, and playing instruments! Saturdays, February 10-March 17.  10:00 -10:45 AM.  Ages 3-5.  $45/$57.


Little_SteamersNEW! Little Steamers - STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math) for pre-schoolers!  These workshops give Little Steamers and their caregiver a chance to build, explore and make with new themes each class.  Push up their sleeves and get ready to dive into fun! Ages 4-6 | $10/$13

  • BeDazzled! - Learn about light, colors, and fun! Enjoy the Makerspace with our kids and create a dazzling kaleidoscope to play with! You'll never see the world the same way again! Tuesday, February 27, 10:00-11:00 AM.
  • Feathered Friends! - Build a bird house in the Makerspace! Using the Laser Cutter we will cut out pieces that fit together like a jigsaw puzzle and put together a little home for our feathered friends. The we will decorate them to express your child's creativity. Tuesday, March 6, 10:00-11:00 AM.

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 (January 3 - March 30):
    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: February 19

NEW! Drop-In Child Care - Drop-in child care is available for children ages 2 (who are potty trained)to 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:

  • Mondays - 9:00 AM-10:30 AM, 4:15-7:00 PM
  • Tuesdays - 9:00 AM-1:30 PM, 4:15-8:00 PM
  • Wednesdays - 9:00 AM-1:30 PM, 4:15-7:00 PM
  • Thursdays - 9:00 AM-1:30 PM, 4:15-7:00 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.