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

Walking Ones-Fours-Parent Participation

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  • Itsy Bitsy - Ages 1-3
    • Thursdays, January 23 - March 5, 9:15-10:00 AM.  $45/$57.     
  •  Storybook Creations - Ages 2-4    
    • Tuesdays, January 21 - March 3,  9:30 AM-10:30 AM.  $45/$57.


  • Busy Bees - Ages 3-5
    • Thursdays, January 23 - March 5, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM. $66/$83
  • ABC...123...Zoomania - Ages 3-5
    • Tuesdays, January 21 - March 3, 1:00 AM - 12:00 PM. $45/$57
  • Ballet/Tumbling - Ages 3-5
    • Saturdays, January 11 - February 22, 9:00-9:45 AM. $66/$83
  • Ballet/Tumbling - Ages 3-5
    • Tuesdays, January 14 - February 25, 5:30-6:15 PM. $66/$83

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)


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Little Steamers - STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art &Math) for pre-schoolers.  Wednesdays, 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM.  Ages 4-7. 

NEW! Little STEAMers Fall Package: Register for 6 classes by September 1 for just $50/$65! 

  • Cooking Chemistry - Learn about the awesome chemistry that happens when we cook.  We will do some fun experiments, make some amazing reactions happen, and whip up something delicious to eat!  Wednesday, November 20.
  • Dinosaurs - Dig up some dinosaurs, make your own fossil and learn about the huge creatures that use to roam the earth 65 million years ago, from the ferocious T-Rexes to the gentle Brontosaurus! Wednesday, December 4.
  • Wonderful Winter - Create some wonderful winter projects as we learn about snow and ice! We will do a fun crystal science experiment and make our own snow! Wednesday, December 18.

Winter Programs Register Soon!

Indoor Playground

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: Now - June 17:
    Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9:30-11:00 AM
  • For exception dates check gymnasium calendar.

Cost is $2 per child per session. Membership pass is also available. No more than three children per adult. No registration required. Parent or caregiver must provide supervision of children at all times. 

NEW! Drop-In Child Care - Drop-in child care is available for children ages 6 months to 8 years old. Cost is $4/visit per child if parent is enrolled in fitness classes. Try out the new Unlimited Drop-in Childcare membership!  It can be added to any adult fitness membership for an additional $15/child/month.

Kidz Playtime - Cost is $10 for two hours of care if parent leaves the building. Children must be between the ages of 2 and 8 years old and potty trained to attend Kidz Playtime.
Hours are:

  • Mondays - 10:45 AM-1:30 PM, 4:00-8:00 PM
  • Tuesdays - 9:00 AM-1:30 PM, 4:00-8:00 PM
  • Wednesdays - 10:45 AM-1:30 PM, 4:00-8:00 PM
  • Thursdays - 9:00 AM-1:30 PM, 4:00-8:00 PM
  • Fridays - 10:45 AM-1:30 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.