Mundelein Park and Recreation District • 1401 N. Midlothian Rd. • Mundelein, IL 60060  • 847.566.0650 •
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            Learning Center Preschool at Diamond Lake Recreation Center

      Enroll Now • Classes Start the Week of September  7, 2015 •

Learning Center Preschool programs are designed to provide education through recreation and give children the opportunity to grow emotionally, intellectually, and socially. These programs are recommended by local school districts for kindergarten readiness. Preschool classes are in session from mid-September to mid-May.

Our goal is to prepare your child for their first elementary school experience by developing their self-confidence, independence, and cooperation. Plus! There is age-appropriate outdoor play equipment for 3 and 4-year-olds, extended class times, and more.

Come visit and discover all the great things
the Learning Center Preschool has to offer!

NEW: Hands-on Technology Learning with Puterbugs

Digital learning is a reality. Providing a technology foundation sets the Learning Center program apart from other early childhood programs. Puterbugs hands-on technology education, provided by DISCOVERY KIDS™, is now part of Learning Center Preschool. This technology program takes place during regular class time, with classroom curriculum and technology-based lessons. Children learn on their own mini-laptop, using software-teaching materials. Click here to learn more about Puterbugs or call Myra at 847-388-5490.

Mundelein Park District Learning Center Preschool - logoAbout Our Programs

For Ages 3 – 4

In these programs, the major objective is developing socialization skills. Through games, stories and group activities, children develop self-awareness and fundamental skills such as cooperation, listening, sharing and interacting with peers. Alphabet, numbers, shapes, and colors are introduced. Children must be at least age 3 by September 1. Children must be toilet trained.

For Ages 4 – 5

These theme-based programs includes an introduction to the alphabet (letter recognition and sounds), art, musical activities, manipulatives, number recognition, and the mastery of shapes, and colors. The development of small and large motor skills is also practiced daily. Children must be at least age 4 by September 1.

Half-Day Pre-Kindergarten

This half-day class meets four days a week. There is the same emphasis as the programs for ages 4 to 5, with additional time spent on language, Learning Center Preschool at Diamond Lake Recreation Centermath, writing, science, and social studies. Children must be at least age 5 by December 31.

Come learn with us! Activities include:

  • Creative Art
  • Singing & Rhythm
  • Stories & Finger Plays
  • Free Play
  • Circle Time & Sharing
  • Library Time
  • Language Development
  • NEW: Puterbugs Hands-on Technology Learning
  • Special Events, Field Trips & more!


2015-2016 Tuition Schedule

Enjoy one of our many programs for ages 3 - Pre-K.

2015-2016 School Year Tuition Schedule
• Classes Start the Week of September  7 •

(Resident and Non-resident rates)

Preschool Ages 3-4
Program Day(s) Time Tuition R/NR 20% Deposit
(at registration)
8 Equal/Monthly
17677 Tue/Thu 9:00-11:30 a.m. $930/1021 $186/205 $93/102
17678 Tue/Thu 9:15-11:45 a.m. $930/1021 $186/205 $93/102
Preschool Ages 4-5
Program Day(s) Time Tuition R/NR 20% Deposit
(at registration)
8 Equal/Monthly
17679 MWF 8:30-11:30 a.m. $1281/1411 $256/283 $128/141
17680 MWF 8:45-11:45 a.m. $1281/1411 $256/283 $128/141




Tuition R/NR

20% Deposit
(at registration)
8 Equal/Monthly
17681 Mon-Thu 11:45-2:45 p.m. $1820/2000 $332/400 $182/200

Program Details

For convenience, monthly tuition payments are broken down into a deposit plus 8 equal payments. Twenty percent (deposit) is due at registration. Payments are due the first of each month beginning September 1, and ending with April. No refunds after December 1.

A copy of your child’s birth certificate is required for registration. A $30 non-refundable withdrawal fee is included in your deposit. A signed waiver must be on file with the Park District prior to the start of class. Information packets are mailed in late August and include information on the September Parents' Meeting.


Learning Center Preschool is located on Diamond Lake Road, between IL Route 60/83 and Lake St./Route 45, in Mundelein.
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Learning Center Preschool at Diamond Lake Beach

1016 Diamond Lake Road
Mundelein, IL 60060
847-566-5650 (Main)
847-388-5490 (direct dial)
Myra Tatarowicz, Program Supervisor

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