Preschool

HRCA’s Preschool program is based on a play environment with developmentally appropriate activities which give children the foundation for future academic learning. The children will participate in art, music, finger plays, dramatic play, block building, sand play, puzzles, and beginning hand writing skills. Through these activities children develop physical, emotional, social, creative, and cognitive skills.

Our Preschool program is licensed with the state of Colorado and therefore maintains the integrity of licensed programs in policy and procedures.

2016 - 2017 School Year
September 6, 2016 - May 18, 2017

There is a $90 Member, $110 Program Guest, non-refundable annual registration fee, per child to be paid after Director placement. 

For more information, please contact Jamie Bouchard, Eastridge Director at 303-471-8814 or Tammi Howard, Westridge Director at 720-348-8214.


Preschool Registration 2017-2018 School Year
April 8, 10:00 a.m. - Noon
Eastridge Recreation Center
For More Information, please email Jamie.Bouchard@hrcaonline.org.

Registration Forms 
Parent Handbook
Registration Packet

Medical Forms (based on need)
Allergy and Anaphylaxis Health Care Action Plan
Asthma Care Plan
Medication Administration


SCRIP Order Form


 Monthly RatesAges Days MemberProgram
Guest
 Toddler  12 month - 
 3 years
 5 day $975 $1125 
 Preschool - Pre-K 2.5 -
 5 years
 2 day$145$165
 Preschool - Pre-K 2.5 -
 5 years
 3 day$195$225
 Preschool - Pre-K 2.5 -
 5 years
 5 day$320

Refund & Transfer Policy:
There will be no refunds after the last day of the month for the upcoming month. Refunds will not be granted if HRCA Preschool is required to cancel a class due to weather conditions.

Program Cancellations:
Preschool will have class unless Douglas County School District-Highlands Ranch Area Schools are cancelled. Please listen to the radio stations for school closure information. There will not be a separate listing for the HRCA Preschool on the news. If Douglas County School District-Highlands Ranch Area Schools are on a delayed schedule morning classes will be cancelled, Enrichment will be on a delay and afternoon classes will run as normal. In the event weather conditions deteriorate during the course of the school day, we will initiate closure procedures by contacting parents. As always, we respect a parent’s decision to keep their students home, if necessary. No adjustment in tuition will be made, however. Enrichment will follow the same guidelines. The phone number for the Douglas County School District Weather Hotline is 303-387-7669, or check www.dcsdk12.org/school-closure-status.


12 month – 3 Year Old Toddler 
Developed to help prepare your toddler socially, cognitively, linguistically and emotionally for Preschool. This is a small and limited program which allows our staff to spend a lot of one-on-one time with your child. This is a full day, full month program with limited closure dates. 

2½ - 3 Year Old Preschool

Designed to aid children with their social skills as well as introduce them to the learning environment.

3 - 4 Year Old Preschool
Children work on letter recognition using the letter of the week, and are introduced to Handwriting Without Tears using shapes to form letters. Games, songs, and finger plays are used to learn numbers.

4 - 5 Year Old Pre-K
Working on the benchmarks required to enter kindergarten. This includes the children’s social/emotional development, physical development, exercising their fine and gross motor skills, intellectual development dealing with vocabulary, facing new challenges and problem solving, and reading readiness which is recognizing both upper and lower case letters and encourage an interest in reading. Handwriting Without Tears is used to teach letter writing.

Preschool at Eastridge

Toddler | Ages 12 month - 3

Butter Cups (ages 1 - 2): Monday - Friday; 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Sweet Peas (ages 2 - 3): Monday - Friday; 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Preschool | Ages 3 - 4

Shooting Stars: Monday - Friday; 9:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Honey Suckles: Monday, Wednesday, Friday; 9:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Blue Bells: Tuesday, Thursday; 12:30 - 3:00 p.m.

Pre-K | Ages 4 - 5

Daisys: Monday - Friday; 9:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Sunflowers: Tuesday, Thursday; 9:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Wild Roses: Monday, Wednesday, Friday; 12:30 - 3:00 p.m.


Preschool at Westridge

Preschool | Ages 2½ - 4
Guppies (ages 2½ - 3): Tuesday, Thursday; 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Tiny Turtles (ages 2½ - 3): Monday, Wednesday, Friday; 9:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Pollywogs (ages 3 - 4): Tuesday, Thursday; 9:00 - 11:30 a.m.

Pre-K | Ages 4 – 5
Lady Bugs: Monday, Wednesday, Friday; 9:00 - 11:30 a.m.

Combined Preschool & Pre-K | Ages 3-5
Chameleons: Monday - Friday; 9:00 - 11:30 a.m.

Preschool Classes

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