Preschool Age Programs

The Oak Brook Park District works to reconnect children with nature, provide opportunities for free and structured play, and ensure that every child in our community has access to the very best in park and recreational opportunities.

Please use the links below to explore our programming designed for kids 5 and under. You may also browse programs online, download a printable version of our current program guide, or visit our interactive guide.

Exploration Programs

Oak Brook Park District's Exploration Programs provide fun and stimulating experiences for your little one! Designed for children ages 5 and under, programs range from science and phonics themed sessions to music and sports. Exploration programs are a perfect way to add some excitement to your child's day! For children enrolled in ABC Preschool, many of these programs coordinate with the peschool schedule to provide you the opportunity to encrich and extend your student's day. Exploration programs include:

Just for 2s!

Age 2-3: This class will help your busy 2-year old learn to play with others and work on sharing skills. This is a fun way to provide some structure and socialization to your child's day as well as prepare her for the preschool experience. Please note that children must be two before the start of the session. Those registered for Just for 2s are not eligible to register for Bridge to Preschool. Register for Just for 2s today!

Nature Tots

The Oak Brook Park District has teamed up with Oakbrook Terrace Park District to provide you and your child the opportunity to reconnect with nature! Children ages 2-3 will explore the wonders of nature through story time, art, and indoor activities. Please dress for the weather. This class is designed for a parent or guardian to participate with the registered child. Register for Nature Tots today!

Through our partnership with Butler School District 53 and the LaGrange Area Department of Special Education (LADSE), we are proud to provide a fully inclusive preschool program. Our staff consists of certified early childhood education teachers, special education teachers and classroom aides, as well as speech/language, occupational, and physical therapists. These individuals and the parents of students work together as a team. Our entire staff is CPR and first aid certified. We strive to maintain a staff to child ratio of 1-to-6 for our three year old preschool program, and 1-to-7 for our 4 year old program.