Preschool @ The Center

Preschool @ the Center Program

We are excited to announce registration for in person Preschool @ The Center programming this academic school year 2021-22. 

Registration opens Tuesday, April 20th at 8:30am. To register you must first have your family account set-up in our new registration software and waivers signed for each family member. Visit MyMVR.org to create you account

Preschool Year 2021-2022

The programs will run Monday, August 30, 2021 - Friday, June 3, 2022.
*We follow the Mill Valley School District vacation calendars.


Preschool Class Descriptions

Kinder Prep
Our Kinder Prep class is designed for Transitional Kindergarten (summer or fall birthdates) and those entering Kindergarten in Fall 2022. The class will further develop social, emotional, and classroom skills. This class has a thematic play-based curriculum that is enhanced with academic components. Children enrolling in this program must be fully toilet trained, and able to participate without parents being in the classroom. Prior preschool experience is recommended. Your child must be entering Kindergarten in Fall 2022 to enroll in this class.
Ages: 4.5 - 6
Birthdates: 6/1/2016 - 12/31/2016
Days of the Week / Class Times: Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 1:00pm
School Year Tuition: $9,405
Non-refundable Deposit: $200
Monthly Payment Plan (9 Payments): $1,045

Pre-K
Our 4 year old program is a Kindergarten readiness program that enhances social, emotional, cognitive, fine motor, gross motor and sensory development. This is a thematic play-based program supplemented with academic components. Your child will be exposed to a variety of activities that will better prepare them to enter Kindergarten in Fall 2022. Must be 4 by September 1 and fully potty trained.
Ages: 4 - 5
Birthdates: 9/1/2017 - 8/31/2016
Days of the Week / Class Times: Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 12:30pm
School Year Tuition: $9,063
Non-refundable Deposit: $200
Monthly Payment Plan (9 Payments): $1,007

Little Ducklings
The Little Ducklings class is an introductory program to all areas of social, emotional, cognitive, fine motor, gross motor, and sensory development for 3 year olds. Our focus is on thematic play-based curriculum with academic components. Must be 3 by September 1, 2021.
Ages: 3 - 4
Birthdates: 9/1/2018 - 8/31/2017
Days of the Week / Class Times: Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 12:30pm
School Year Tuition: $9,063
Non-refundable Deposit: $200
Monthly Payment Plan (9 Payments): $1,007

It's Playtime!
The It's Playtime class is designed to enhances social, emotional, cognitive, fine motor, gross motor and sensory development. This is a thematic play-based program supplemented with academic components. Your child will be exposed to a variety of activities that will better prepare them for Kindergarten. Must turn 3 by September 1, 2021.
Ages: 3 - 5
Birthdates: 9/1/2018 - 8/31/2016
Days of the Week / Class Times: Monday, Wednesday & Friday, 9:00am - 12:30pm
School Year Tuition: $5,400
Non-refundable Deposit: $200
Monthly Payment Plan (9 Payments): $600

My First Preschool
This program is your child's first introduction to preschool, and independence in the classroom. My First Preschool offers your child a fun, social environment where they can develop new friendships, while participating in arts & crafts, outdoor play, and music. This is a non-parent participation class. Children do not need to be toilet trained.
Ages: 2 - 3
Birthdates: 9/1/2019 - 8/31/2018
Days of the Week / Class Times: Tuesday & Thursday, 9:30am - 12:30pm
School Year Tuition: $3,447
Non-refundable Deposit: $200
Monthly Payment Plan (9 Payments): $383

Afternoons @ The Center
A specially designed half day program for preschoolers. This program has themed activities that will provide preschoolers with hands-on fun and experience in art, crafts, games, songs, stories, and more. Children enrolling in this program must be fully toilet trained, no longer napping and able to participate in program without parents being in classroom.
Ages: 3 - 5
Birthdates: 9/1/2018 - 8/31/2016
Days of the Week / Class Times: Monday - Friday, 12:30pm - 4:00pm
School Year Tuition: $9,063
Non-refundable Deposit: $200
Monthly Payment Plan (9 Payments): $1,007


We will do our best to provide an enjoyable experience for your child but it is essential that there is mutual respect in regards to observing all program rules. We have been working hard on the re-creation of our programming and have come up with new classes to fit your preschoolers needs within following the Marin County Health guidelines and standards.

Please review our 2020-2021: Mill Valley Recreation Preschool @ The Center Program: COVID-19 GUIDELINES & POLICIES

To ensure the safety and well being of all staff and children involved in Preschool @ The Center this year, it is critical that all children follow program rules listed in the Parent & Preschooler Expectations Sheet this school year without exception.


Need more information?

  • Contact Molly Given at mgiven@cityofmillvalley.org for availability, registration information and paperwork.
  • If any additional spots are available, Mill Valley Recreation will open up remaining spots on a first come, first served basis with an opportunity to be waitlisted at that time.
  • Per County Guidelines, the Facility is currently closed to the general public.

Classroom Structure:

  • Each preschool class will have a designated classroom and will be conducted in stable groups of 12 preschoolers or fewer and they will be kept separated at all times.
  • Each preschool class will have two designated Teachers with a 1:6 ratio.
  • Each preschooler will have their own designated desk, chair and supplies (i.e. crayons, glue stick, markers, scissors, etc.).
  • Outside entrance for drop off and pick up.
  • Parents will be required to distance 6 feet apart and wear a face mask at drop off and pick up.

MORE INFORMATION

Contact Molly Given, Program Supervisor
415-383-1370 or mgiven@cityofmillvalley.org