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Preschool (37 Months – 6 Years)

  • The goal for our preschool program is to prepare children academically,
    socially, and cognitively for a smooth transition to kindergarten and later-school learning programs
  • We use a child-centered, play based learning technique combined with a limited degree of age-appropriate, and didactic structured learning
  • Teachers help your child learn incredible new cognitive and social skills, along with better understanding of themselves, as keys to their future success
  • 10:1 student-teacher ratio
preschool child on a bike

Preschool Classes

Preschool Child playing soccer.

Soccer Shots

Soccer provides a beloved growth experience for every child and a remarkable experience for every family. Our developmental appropriate curriculum places an emphasis on character development and skill building.

  • Guidance from childhood education specialists, professional soccer players, and experienced and licensed soccer coaches.
  • Updated curriculum to stay current with childhood education standards.

Studio DYB

The Studio DYB class emphasis is on having fun while learning coordination, balance, rhythm, musical counting, self-confidence, muscle isolation and development, taking turns, and following directions.

  • Students will discover their own style of dance in a stress-free, fun environment, while encouraging confidence building skills.
  • Exposure to multiple movements and musical styles.
  • Introduction to Ballet, Tap, and other dance styles.
  • Children will learn terminology, rhythm, coordination, and basic positions of the feet and arms.
Preschool Children dancing.

Preschool Child hanging on slide in Studio Tumble Jungle

Tumble Jungle Bus

Tumble Jungle is a school bus that is converted into a mini tumble gym. The bus has pint size equipment on board, specifically made for preschoolers .

  • Focus for each week is to teach children to move and love exercise at an early age.
  • Energetic games, obstacle courses, and activities
  • Children will learn the proper and safe way to do forward rolls, backward rolls, cartwheels, back bends, back bend kickovers, balance on the beams, strength hanging from the right, and much more.