Youth Classes, Ages 0-5
Preschool enrichment classes are offered in arts, dance and drama, gymnastics, language, martial arts, and more. For a current listing of offerings browse our online recreation guide or register online.
Learning to swim at an early age gives children a benefit that will last a lifetime and will let them safely engage in other water activities throughout their lives. The City of Eugene preschool lesson program focuses on skill development through games and fun with a curriculum that works on advancing children through skill levels at their own pace. For more information visit our Swim Lesson page or register online.
Early Learning Programs
Child safety and parent peace of mind is the foundation of our staff training, which includes CPR / First Aid and curriculum and behavior management. With staff’s guidance, your child will discover the world around them through social interaction, learning and play. All Early Learning registrations require a completed participant information form.
Amazon Community Center
Preschool, ages 3-5
Focus is on individual early academic development through experiential learning with an emphasis on building social skills. Children engage in arts and science activities that build upon skills to increase dexterity and coordination while having fun. Through self-directed learning children explore, play and become independent learners.
Hours 9 a.m. - noon, M-F or M-W or Th-F
Petersen Barn Community Center
Preschool, ages 3-5
Exciting activities for kids to explore and imagine.
Hours 9 a.m. - noon, MWF and/or TuTh
Sheldon Community Center
Early Learning, ages 3-5 years
Preschool with all day care option
Developmentally appropriate curriculum is built around the emerging interests of the children. Language, literacy and mathematics are integrated into all of the children’s work throughout the day. Curriculum includes hands on exploration with art, science, sensory, music and movement.
Hours 9 a.m. - 2 p.m., MWF and/or TuTh, extended care available 8 am-5:30 pm
Collaborative classroom with Early Childhood CARES provides positive learning experiences appropriate to the individual needs of each child. This unique classroom is filled with opportunities to: develop social connections within a safe, kind and caring community; develop self-confidence and increase independence; experience engaging preschool activities; and build strong social and cognitive functions.
Hours 9 a.m. - 2 p.m., MWF and/or TuTh
A 5% sibling discount may be given when two siblings are registered for Preschool during the same month. Discount can be applied when registering in person or on the phone. Some restrictions apply.
Youth Inclusion Services
Inclusion Services are available by discussing the request with the person taking your registration and/or requesting accommodations using a Youth Inclusion Services Request form. Once a request has been received, a Recreation staff member will contact you. Visit our Inclusion Services page for more information.