Belvidere Park District Preschool


2024-25 Preschool Registration Opening Soon!

Registration packets for 2023/2024 Belvidere Park District Preschool are available at Rivers Edge Recreation Center. To register, return the completed registration packet along with a copy of a birth certificate and one month’s payment of preschool, which secures your child’s place and will be applied as your child’s May payment. Monthly EFT payments will be withdrawn on the 1st of every month beginning September 1, 2023. There is a one-time $30 supply fee. Payment made for the full year at time of registration will receive a 5% discount. (KI)

Benefits of Attending Preschool • Activities to develop fine motor strength, identify shapes of letters and begin learning how to write them • Exposure to letter sounds to develop pre-reading skills • Exposure and opportunity to gain knowledge in math and science concepts • Exciting experiences to gain cognitive and motor skills • Social and Emotional growth of being away from their family, as well as trusting and taking direction from teacher • Learning how to work with and interact with others including taking turns, problem solving and sharing.

Preschool (Ages 3-4)

This introductory preschool class will be exploring their colors, numbers, and letters through manipulative materials, arts & crafts, songs, and games. The focus will be on developing social skills such as sharing, following directions, and consideration of other’s feelings. Basic kindergarten readiness skills will also be taught including listening, scissor and writing skills, and the beginning of alphabet and number recognition. Location: Administration Office, lower level.

Code Monthly R/NR Fee Yearly R/NR Fee Dates Time Day
401800-01 $129/$131 $1,161 / $1,179 9/5/23-5/9/24 9-11:30am TU/THR

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Pre-K (Ages 4-5)

This program will build on the basic skills in preparation for kindergarten. Letter and number formation and recognition, writing skills, and building confidence will be the focus. The topics of math, science, and art will continue to be built upon. Location: Administration Office, lower level.

Code Monthly R/NR Fee Yearly R/NR Fee Dates Time Day
401801-01 $160/$162 $1,440 / $1,458 9/6/23-5/10/24 9-11:30am M/W/F

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Mark Your Calendars:

  • Preschool Parent Meet & Greet Preschool Class (3-4 yr olds)​: Aug. 31, ​5:30pm​
  • Preschool Parent Meet & Greet Pre-K Class (4-5 yr olds): Aug. 31, ​6:30​ pm​
  • Open House Art Fair – TBD
  • Graduation – 5/10/24

ABC’s & 123’s of Preschool

-Preschool will follow the School District #100 calendar. Non-attendance days will apply.
-Children must be up to date on all immunizations before starting preschool.
-Children must be age appropriate by September 1, 2023.
-Children must be toilet trained.
-This site is a nut free program.

Please download the RAINOUT LINE app for closings

The facility and program is not licensed or regulated by the DCFS. The Belvidere Park District does accept requests for child care assistance from the Department of Children and Family Services. DCFS must approve all requests.

Daily Schedule Program Highlights
Circle Time
Centers-Craft/Letter of the Week
Free Play
Kindergarten Readiness Skills
Art Fair
Field trip Experiences
Parent/Family Involvement
Holiday Parties & Special Events

2024/2025 Preschool Parents Handbook