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Bright Beginnings Preschool

Registration for 2019 - 2020 Preschool Registration Opens March 11, 2019!

Start at two and we’ll get you to school...

Watch as our qualified teachers help your child grow, learn and get ready for Kindergarten through our 3-class preschool program!

As a part of the Geneseo Park District, Bright Beginnings Preschool students get an enhanced learning environment by utilizing all The Center has to offer...from the gym to the kitchen & beyond!

Plus... 2 field trips and 2 programs each year!


  • Prices are based on Member (M) or Non-Member (NM) status. You can purchase a Household Membership or a Youth Membership to receive the discounted pricing. Learn more about Becoming a Member.
  • Preschool fees are based upon a yearly rate but can be paid by the month for no additional fee.
  • Bright Beginnings Preschool begins after Labor Day & ends before Memorial Day. Preschool follows the Geneseo School District 228 calendar for full days off (does not include early dismissals or half days). On days when Geneseo Schools are cancelled because of weather, Preschool is also cancelled. No refunds will be given.
  • Bright Beginnings will not go past the scheduled school year, even if emergency school days are used by the Geneseo School District.
  • Bright Beginnings Preschool is located through the Gym in the 1st classroom in the Growth Inc. building.
  • Bright Beginnings Preschool is not affiliated with Growth Inc. Child Care Center. Children from Growth Inc. are welcome to attend Bright Beginnings Preschool and will be picked up by the teacher on class days.
  • A waiting list is available for all full preschool classes.


Registration for 2019 - 2020 Preschool Registration Opens March 11, 2019!

2 - 3 year olds

Two year olds love to feel like big kids, so why not let them go to school! This structured class will get little learners ready for preschool. Classes run 45 minutes, 1 day per week. 

  • Weekly art projects
  • Colors & Music
  • Story & Theme of the week
  • FUN & PLAY with friends

FACT: Twinklebrights is the only independent two year old preschool in Geneseo. This means your child participates in this program without a parent. What this also 45 minutes each week all to yourself!


11:15am - Noon (Tuesdays or Thursdays)

FEE/MONTH: $25 Members / $50 Non-Members

TEACHER: Mrs. Ramp

Kathy Ramp has a B.S. in Elementary Education from ISU with a Masters in Reading from WIU.


Registration for 2019 - 2020 Preschool Registration Opens March 11, 2019!

3 - 4 year olds

Our second-year preschool class offers a structured learning environment with lots of room for fun hands-on activities to help each student grow academically and socially. Classes run 2.5 hours Tuesdays and Thursdays.

  • Letter Recognition
  • Writing Letters and Numbers
  • Hands-on & Cooperative Learning
  • Numbers & Counting
  • Daily Art Projects
  • FUN & PLAY with friends


8:30 - 11:00am | TU TH Full or

12:30 - 3:00pm | TU TH

FEE/MONTH: $80 Members / $160 Non-Members

TEACHER: Mrs. Bieneman

Rachel Bieneman has B.S. in Communications and a B.A. in Elementary Education from WIU.


Registration for 2019 - 2020 Preschool Registration Opens March 11, 2019!

4 - 5 year olds

The third year preschool class builds on what students learned in Starbrights. Classes run 2.5 hours Monday, Wednesdays and Fridays.  In a structured setting, students will continue learning...

  • Letter Identification & Sounds
  • Math Principles
  • Science Projects
  • Hands-on Learning
  • Large & Small Motor Skills
  • School Readiness
  • Daily Art Project
  • FUN & PLAY with friends


8:30 - 11:00 am | M W F Full or

12:30 - 3:00pm | M W F

FEE/MONTH: $110 Members / $220 Non-Members

TEACHER: Mrs. Nelson

Sarah Nelson has a B.A. in Elementary Education from Monmouth College.

Upcoming Events

May 22


8:30 am - Noon on Wednesdays & Fridays January 9 - May 24, 2019* FREE Members / General Admission Non-Members *No registration required. No play group held March 27 & 29, 2019

May 23


Attend a FREE swim skills evaluation at the Indoor Pool and let us place your child in the proper swim level prior to the start of Summer Swim Lessons.
Thursday May 23, 2019 | 4:00 - 6:00 pm
Wednesday June 5, 2019 | 4:30 - 5:30 pm
Friday June 7, 2019 | 1:00 - 3:00 pm

May 24


The Geneseo Park District would like to invite you to a free light luncheon in the Dedrick Room in honor of Memorial Day.
Space is limited to the first 50 guest to register.
Please call or stop by the front desk of the Community Center to signup by Wednesday May 22nd.

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