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Bright Beginnings Preschool

 

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!

PRESCHOOL DETAILS

  • 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.  Preschool fees are due the first class of each month.
  • 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 scheduled early dismissals or half days).
  • 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.

 

BRIGHT BEGINNINGS PRESCHOOL CANCELLATIONS: 

  • Preschool follows the Geneseo School District 228 calendar for full days off (does not include scheduled early dismissals or half days).
  • On days when Geneseo School District cancels because of weather, Preschool is also cancelled.
  • On days when Geneseo School District releases early because of weather, afternoon Preschool is also cancelled.
  • On days when the Geneseo School District starts late Starbrights & Kinderbrights AM classes will be cancelled. Starbrights & Kinderbrights PM and Twinklebrights classes will be held as scheduled.

 

TWINKLEBRIGHTS

2024-2025 Registration Opens March 4, 2024

Visit The Center to reserve your spot today!

 

2 - 3 year olds
Must be 2 years old by September 1st.

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 means is...45 minutes each week all to yourself!

 

SEPTEMBER 2024 - MAY 2025
TUESDAY CLASS TIMES: 11:15 am - Noon | TU
THURSDAY CLASS TIMES: 11:15 am - Noon | TH
FEES1: $30 per month M / $60 per month NM [$270 per Year M / $540 per Year NM]

TEACHER: Mrs. Ramp

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

 

1School year Class Fees 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.

STARBRIGHTS

2024-2025 Registration Opens March 4, 2024

Visit The Center to reserve your spot today!
Non-refundable $40 deposit at the time of registration ($60 after June 1st)

 

3 - 4 year olds
Must be 3 years old by September 1st.

Our second year preschool class offers a structured learning environment. We introduce letters, numbers, fine motor skills with lots of fun, dramatic play and themes. This will 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

 

SEPTEMBER 2024 - MAY 2025
AM CLASS TIMES: 8:30 - 11:00am | TU TH
PM CLASS TIMES: 12:30 - 3:00pm | TU TH
FEES1: $110 per month M / $220 per month NM [$990 per Year M / $1,980 per Year NM]

TEACHER: Mrs. Bieneman

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

 

1School year Class Fees 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.

 

KINDERBRIGHTS (3-Day Pre-K)

2024-2025 Registration Opens March 4, 2024

Visit The Center to reserve your spot today!
Non-refundable $40 deposit at the time of registration ($60 after June 1st)

 

4 - 5 year olds
Must be 4 years old by September 1st

The third year 3-day a week pre-kindergarten class builds on what students learned in Starbrights. In a structured setting, students will continue learning letter identification and sounds, daily S.T.E.M activities as well as plenty of music, art and free play to reinforce classroom themes.
Classes run 2.5 hours Monday, Wednesdays and Fridays.

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

 

SEPTEMBER 2024 - MAY 2025
AM CLASS TIMES: 8:30 - 11:00am | M W F
PM CLASS TIMES: 12:30 - 3:00pm | M W F
FEES1: $140 per month M / $280 per month NM [$1,260 per Year M / $2,520 per Year NM]

TEACHER: Mrs. Nelson

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

 

1School year Class Fees 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.

 

Upcoming Events

March 09

EQUIPMENT SWAP

Equipment Swap Event will be at Athletic Field
Bring your own reusable bag to the swap event
Cash Only. Most items are priced $1, $5 or $10.

March 09

ROLLER-SKATING SATURDAYS

5:30 - 6:45 pm | 3rd Grade & under
7:00 - 9:00 pm | All Ages
SKATE RENTAL: $5.00 Limited skates & sizes available
Not held 3/2
FREE St. Patrick's Day Skate 3/16

March 10

ACTIVE ADULT/SENIOR DANCE

Come enjoy an evening of music, dancing, snacks and drinks with old friends and new acquaintances.

All Upcoming Events