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The Cook County Department of Public Health announced this weekend that all individuals, regardless of vaccination status, will be required to wear a mask indoors, beginning on Monday, Aug. 23. At this time, we are requiring all participants to wear a mask at all times inside our facilities.  Thank you for your cooperation!

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Preschool

REGISTRATION FOR 2021-2022

Registration must be done in person at Rose Park and special preschool forms must be filled out.

Our program offers an opportunity for your child to develop socially, physically, intellectually and emotionally. Choose a 2, or 3 day option for your child’s needs.

The Salt Creek Park District Preschool is located at Rose Park, 530 S. Williams Avenue, Palatine IL, 60074.

Click on the link below to view our classroom and go on a tour of our different centers!

Preschool Classroom Tour

Meet our Preschool Teachers!
(From Left to Right) Paige Calvey, Kathy Schneider, Kristin Hartwig (Supervisor) & Emily Ratajczak

REGISTRATION INFORMATION:

  • Open registration until classes are filled.
  • Registration is open to all … you do not need to be a Salt Creek resident!
  • Child must be appropriate age by September 1, 2021.
  • Child must be toilet independent. No pull-ups.
  • $25 deposit at time of registration is NON-REFUNDABLE.
  • Classes begin the week of Labor Day.
  • All Classes meet at Rose Park, 530 S. Williams Ave. Palatine, IL
  • 10% off for each additional sibling.

REGISTRATION FOR 2022-2023 – SAVE THE DATE

Residents only: February 14th & 15th
Returning Students: February 16th-18th
New Student Registration:  February 21

Registration must be done in person at Rose Park.
Hours: Monday-Friday – 8:30am-4:30pm.


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TERRIFIC THREES

This program is designed for a child’s first experience in a structured school setting.  Our program offers an opportunity for the child to develop social skills, cooperative play, and fine motor skills, sharing and listening to directions. Subject to change based upon current guidelines & restrictions.

Code Options Day Time Fee
301100-01 2 Day TU/TH 9-11:30am $155NR/$140R
301100-02 3 Day M/W/F 9-11:30am $205NR/$190R

preschool reading

PRE-KINDERGARTEN

The 4 year old curriculum is designed to prepare your child with the readiness skills needed for entering kindergarten.  Pre-K cognitive skills, small & large motor skills, socialization, and cooperative play are part of this daily process. Enrichment activities are structured to stimulate receptiveness to language, math, art, science and music.  In this program your child is prepared for kindergarten and should be turning 5 years old during our school year.  Subject to change based upon current guidelines & restrictions.

Code Options Day Time Fee
301100-03 2 Day TU/TH 12:30-3:00pm $155NR/$140R
301100-04 3 Day M/W/F 12:30-3:00pm $205NR/$190R

preschool enrichment

PRESCHOOL ENRICHMENT CLASSES

Each two-week session will focus on a specific theme.  Different learning tools and techniques will propel students’ curiosity and creativity.  Participants must be currently enrolled in the Pre-Kindergarten program.  Classes are taught by Kathy Schneider (summer) & Paige Calvey (fall).

Location:  Rose Park 
Day:  Wednesdays
Time: 10:30am-12:00pm
Ages: 4-5 years

CODE DAY DATE TIME Theme FEE
101150-01 Tuesday 9/21 & 9/28 10:30-12:30pm Fall Fun $27R/$29NR
101150-02 Tuesday 10/5 & 10/19 10:30-12:30pm Creepy Crawlers $27R/$29NR
101150-03 Tuesday 11/2 & 11/9 10:30-12:30pm Nocturnal Animals $27R/$29NR
101150-04 Tuesday 12/7 & 12/14 10:30-12:30pm Cabin Fever $27R/$29NR
101150-05 Tuesday 1/25 & 2/1 10:30-12:30pm Snow Science $27R/$29NR
101150-06 Tuesday 2/22 & 3/1 10:30-12:30pm Arctic Explorers $27R/$29NR

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Lunch Bunch

This program is exclusively for current preschool students looking for an extra hour of fun. Program consists of students eating lunch, story time and activities.  Students bring their own peanut-free lunch.

Location: Rose Park
Instructor: Miss Kristin & Miss Paige
Days: Mondays & Thursdays
Times: 11:30am-12:30pm
Ages: 3-5 years
CODE DAY DATE TIME FEE
101152-01 Mon 9/20-10/25 11:30-12:30pm $36R/$42NR
101152-02 Mon. 11/1-12/13  (no class 11/22) 11:30-12:30pm $36R/$42NR
101152-03 Mon. 1/10-2/14 11:30-12:30pm $36R/$42NR
101152-04 Mon. 2/28-4/4  (No class 3/21) 11:30-12:30pm $36R/$42NR
101152-05 Mon. 4/11-5/16 11:30-12:30pm $36R/$42NR
101152-06 Thurs. 9/23-10/28 11:30-12:30pm $36R/$42NR
101152-07 Thurs. 11/4-12/16  (no class 11/25) 11:30-12:30pm $36R/$42NR
101152-08 Thurs. 1/13-2/17 11:30-12:30pm $36R/$42NR
101152-09 Thurs. 2/24-4/7  (no class 3/24) 11:30-12:30pm $36R/$42NR
101152-10 Thurs. 4/14-5/19 11:30-12:30pm $36R/$42NR
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MESSY MASTERPIECES

Join us for a 75-minutes of fun-filled art projects with Miss Paige!  We will have theme related crafts and projects, along with free time to create our own masterpieces. Please bring a peanut-free snack to enjoy.

Location: Rose Park
Instructor: Miss Paige
Days: Tuesday
Times: 3:00-4:15pm
Ages: 3-5 years
CODE DAY DATE TIME Theme FEE
101150-11 Tu 10/19 & 10/26 3:00-4:15pm Halloween Spook-tacular $29
101150-12 Tu 11/16 & 11/30 3:00-4:15pm Fall Fun $29
101150-13 Tu 12/14 & 12/21 3:00-4:15pm Elves Workshop $29
101150-14 Tu 1/11 & 1/25 3:00-4:15pm Winter Wonderland $29
101150-15 Tu 2/8 & 2/15 3:00-4:15pm Nature’s Calling $29

TOTS GYMBOREE

Join us for a 75-minutes of large-motor activities with Miss Paige!  The class will start out with a small snack that you bring (nut-free) and then off to the races! We will do parachute games, silly songs excercises, obstacle courses and more. At the end of all our activities, we will wind down with a story! Please send your child with gym shoes and bring a peanut-free snack to enjoy.

Location: Rose Park
Instructor: Miss Paige
Days: Thursdays
Times: 3:00-4:15pm
Ages: 3-5 years
CODE DAY DATE TIME FEE
101150-07 Th 10/21 & 10/28 3:00-4:15pm $29
101150-08 Th 11/18 & 12/2 3:00-4:15pm $29
101150-09 Th 1/13 & 1/27 3:00-4:15pm $29
101150-10 Th 2/10 & 2/17 3:00-4:15pm $29
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