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2020-2021 Preschool



Preschool Program

Our program offers an opportunity for your child to develop socially, physically, intellectually and emotionally. Choose a 2, 3, or 4 day option for your child's needs.

The Salt Creek Park District Preschool is located at:
                                           Rose Park
                                           530 S. Williams Avenue
                                           Palatine, IL  60074


  • Open registration until classes are filled.
  • Registration is open to all ... you do not need to be a Salt Creek resident!
  • Child must be appropriate age by September 1, 2020.
  • Child must be toilet independent.
  • $25 deposit at time of registration is NON-REFUNDABLE.
  • Classes begin the week of Labor Day.

Meet our Preschool Teachers!

(From Left to Right)

Emily Ratajczak, Kathy Schneider, Gail Walker

Terrific Threes

This program is designed for a child’s first experience in a structured school setting.  Our program offers an opportunity for the child to develop social skills, cooperative play, and fine motor skills, sharing and listening to directions. 

Code Options Day Time Fee
501100-01 2 Day TU/TH 9-11:30am $145NR/$130R
501100-02 3 Day M/W/F 9-11:30am $195NR/$180R


The 4 year old curriculum is designed to prepare your child with the readiness skills needed for entering kindergarten.  Pre-K cognitive skills, small & large motor skills, socialization, and cooperative play are part of this daily process. Enrichment activities are structured to stimulate receptiveness to language, math, art, science and music.  In this program your child is prepared for kindergarten and should be turning 5 years old during our school year.

Code Options Day Time Fee
501100-03 2 Day TU/TH 12:30-3pm $145NR/$130R
501100-04 3 Day M/W/F 12:30-3pm $195NR/$180R
501100-05 4 Day M/TU/W/TH 12:30-3pm $235NR/$220R

Early Childhood Programs

For Salt Creek Preschool Students Only

No Preschool Enrichment, Lunch Bunch or Friday Book Club scheduled at this time. 

Preschool Enrichment Classes for Pre-Kindergarten

Each two-week session will focus on a specific theme.  Different learning tools and techniques will propel students' curiosity and creativity.  Participants must be currently enrolled in the Pre-Kindergarten program. Students will need to bring a peanut-free lunch daily.

Location:  Rose Park 
Day:  Wednesdays
Time: 10:30am-12:30pm
Ages: 4-5 years
Instructor: Miss Kathy

Fun Friday Book Club

In the Friday Book Club, participants will enjoy lunch and a good book with friends! Friday Book Club is all about reading and books. Students will bring their own peanut-free lunch.  

Location: Rose Park
Instructor: Miss Emily
Day: Fridays
Ages: 4-5 years

Lunch Bunch

This program is exclusively for current preschool students looking for an extra hour of fun. Program consists of students eating lunch, story time and activities.  Students bring their own peanut-free lunch. 

Location: Rose Park
Instructor: Miss Victoria
Day: Mondays & Thursdays
Time: 11:30am-12:30pm
Ages: 3-5 years