Pre-School (Ages 1-5)

Options for the pre-school age are abundant in Auburn and include Indoor Playground at the Gymnasium at Les Gove Park, Arts & Crafts classes, dance, music, pre-school sport programs, parent-participation programs and much more. Programs and classes vary with each new registration session.

You can register for programs a variety of different ways and view current programs and activities being offered in an online database at Auburn @ Play On-line or call 253-931-3043.

Classes and Programs

Walking Ones-Fours

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Pre-school Sports

An introduction for you and your toddler to the world of sports. You and your child participate together in fun, age-appropriate activities that help your child develop their large motor skills and socialization skills. Current sport options include Football, Soccer, and Basketball.

Pre-school Classes (ages 1-5)


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Little Steamers - STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art &Math) for pre-schoolers.  Wednesdays, 11:15 AM- 12:15 PM.  Ages 4-7. 

  • Hello Sunshine- Build a solar oven and cook up a tasty snack with help from the sun! While our treats cook, learn how to tell time by making a sundial. Wednesday, June 5.

Indoor Playground

Toddler Indoor Playground
(ages 5 and under)

Bring your child for socialization and fun! We provide balls, games, mats, riding toys, climbing toys and more in the Les Gove Gymnasium (located at 910 9th Street SE).
  • Hours: January 2 - June 19, 2019:
    Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9:30-11:00 AM
  • For exception dates check gymnasium calendar.

Cost is $2 per child per session. Membership pass is also available. No more than three children per adult. No registration required. Parent or caregiver must provide supervision of children at all times. 

NEW! Drop-In Child Care - Drop-in child care is available for children ages 6 months to 8 years old. Cost is $4/visit or $3/visit with a punch card if parent is enrolled in fitness classes.  Try out the new Unlimited Drop-in Childcare membership!  It can be added to any adult fitness membership for an additional $15/child/month.

Kidz Playtime - Cost is $10 for two hours of care if parent leaves the building. Children must be between the ages of 2 and 8 years old and potty trained to attend Kidz Playtime.
Hours are:

  • Mondays - 10:45 AM-1:30 PM, 4:00-8:00 PM
  • Tuesdays - 9:00 AM-1:30 PM, 4:00-8:00 PM
  • Wednesdays - 10:45 AM-1:30 PM, 4:00-8:00 PM
  • Thursdays - 9:00 AM-1:30 PM, 4:00-8:00 PM
  • Fridays - 10:45 AM-1:30 PM

Birthday Party Packages - Party planning is a piece of cake when you let us do all the work. Utilizing the Les Gove Park Gymnasium as an activity center, we serve as your party host to ensure a fantastic birthday celebration.