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!

Participation Key

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.
  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. Preschool Events
  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 the Preschool Program Coordinator and the Scout Program Coordinator for the Summit's Programs. She has been with Canton Leisure Services since 2006, where she combines her love for nature and science with her desire to provide fun and educational programs for the community. In her spare time she enjoys hiking, kayaking and traveling with her husband and three children.

Meet Ms. LaTanyta

Ms. LaTanyta, a proud Madonna University graduate has been working at the Summit since October of 2016. She has volunteered countless hours in non-profit organizations as well as educational programs for children. Although her professional career had originally lead her in a different direction, she has now returned to her first love of teaching children and crafting. She has four wonderful grandchildren that keep her active and up to date! "Our Children Are Our Future."

Meet Ms. Elli

Born in the United States and raised in Greece, Ms. Elli is currently a Preschool instructor at the Summit. Having studied Fine Arts and Museum Studies, she has always focused on the museums' educational role in childhood development. After completing her studies, she moved to Michigan with her husband, where she enjoys painting, working with children and being creative. In her spare time, she enjoys playing board games and traveling.
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.


Leisure Services strives to offer inclusive recreation opportunities for all participants. If you would like to request an ADA accommodation or to request that a form/information be made available in an alternative format (email, large print, braille, audible or other) please contact our Recreation Supervisor at 734/394-5460 or by email
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!