Preschool Programming


The Summit on the Park offers a variety of popular programming for the 5 and under crowd! Canton Leisure Services' Preschool Department offers classes, activities, trips, and events that focus on learning, social interaction, and motor development. Opportunities exist in a variety of formats, offering participants programming that best suits a variety of schedules, and addresses the needs of a broad spectrum of tiny learners. A wonderful introduction to classroom etiquette and fun can help develop a lifelong love of learning and exploration! Come learn and play with us!

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Parent and Child 


Parents are asked to stay and play with us for the duration of the program

Independent Child


Preschoolers learn to socialize and play independently

Field Trips


A great way to better acquaint your child with the Community. Parents/Guardians are responsible for transportation to and from field trip locations

Terrific Tuesday Gym & Swim Playgroup


A playgroup experience designed for families with children 5 and under. Gym, swim, and special events are a great way for both parents and toddlers to socialize. Free for Summit Members.

Fun Fridays


These three-week, theme-based classes are a great way to try preschool programming before committing to longer sessions

Super Saturday Specials


Unique one-time program opportunities; ideal for families with busy mid-week schedules
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Discover Brochure:

 all Canton Leisure Services programs, classes, events and services are included in the bi-annual Discover program brochure. Offerings are available for all ages and interests.

Registration:

 program registration is available online and at the Summit on the Park front desk.

  • September 2016 - March 2017 Class Registration: Begins online Aug. 17 at 5 pm. In-person Aug. 24 at Noon.
  • April - August 2017 Class and Camp Registration: Will begin online March 11, 2017.
  1. About our Staff
  2. Parent & Child Classes
  3. Independent Child Classes
  4. S.T.E.M. Classes
  5. Field Trips
  6. Terrific Tuesdays
  7. Fun Fridays
  8. Saturday Specials
  9. Preschool Camps
  10. Important Policies
  11. Get Involved
  12. Small Hands & Big Hearts
  13. Preschool Forms
Meet the Preschool Department

All Canton Leisure Services Preschool Instructors are CPR and First Aid Certified. A minimum 1:6 staff-to-child ratio is maintained in all Independent Child Preschool classes. All programs that involve usage of the Summit's Aquatic Center are overseen by a highly qualified Lifeguard Staff which is certified through Ellis and Associates.

Canton Leisure Services strives to provide current and and innovative programming experiences for participating families, so in addition to Staff Instructors, we also contract with specialized service partners to offer a wider variety of class options for all interests and ability levels.



Ms Jennifer

Meet Ms. Jennifer

Ms. Jennifer is both a Preschool Coordinator and Instructor for the Summit's Program. She has been with Canton Leisure Services for the last nine years. She combines her love for nature and science with her desire to provide fun and educational programs for the community in the classroom. In her spare time, she volunteers, and is actively involved with Girl Scouting. She also enjoys traveling with her husband and three children to the National Parks.




Ms Anna

Meet Ms. Anna

Originally from Cincinnati, Ohio, Ms. Anna moved to Canton with her husband Bryan, ten years ago. She has 19 years of experience teaching preschool. The last nine have been at the Summit, where she brings her creative ideas and love for educating children. In her spare time, she is actively involved with the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and enjoys spending time with her family and traveling.





Ms Cheryl


Meet Ms. Cheryl

For more than six years, Ms. Cheryl has been an instructor with the Preschool Department at Canton Leisure Services. Tots can often find Ms. Cheryl teaching the always-popular, 'Just Three' class, which is a favorite of hers. Her smiling face can usually be found helping out with other Canton programs, like the Farmers Market, or leading a craft activity at events like the Annual Tree Lighting.


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Meet Ms. Kristen
A former elementary school teacher, Ms. Kristen enjoys planning educational lessons and engaging preschoolers during her classes. Her creativity stems from previous positions as a childcare provider, day camp counselor, and involvement in parks and recreation programs. Ms. Kristen is thrilled to be part of the Canton Leisure Services' Preschool Department! She and her husband and two children love to travel to the North and South Carolina beaches and to Northern Michigan Lakes.
Inclement Weather Policy: If the Plymouth/Canton School District closes due to inclement weather during the school year (typically due to winter weather conditions), all Leisure Services Department programs/classes held prior to 4:00 pm will be canceled. For Leisure Services programs/classes that begin after 4:00 pm a determination to cancel will be made no later than 2:00 pm that day.
Promotions and Discounts
Throughout the year, Canton Leisure Services offers promotions, coupons and discounts on classes, memberships and other services. Check out the Promotions page for the latest ways you can recreate and save!