Pre-School Programs

For safety purposes, unless otherwise stated, the following classes are for the registered participants only. We ask you to leave your child in our care during class and to pick them up promptly when class is over. Children need to be three years old and potty trained by the first day of class. If minimum registration has not been met, the class may be cancelled.


Programs

Tiny Tots

This program is designed to provide a varied and exciting experience for children 3-5 years. Activities will enhance socialization, assist in building selfconfidence, and provide some educational experience. Children will participate in crafts, games, circletime, sharing, creative play, and other activities. Each session will have different planned activities. Children must be 3 years old and potty-trained by the first day of class.

INSTRUCTORS: Lori McCoslin & Brandy Rice-Scharf
M/W 9:30am-Noon • 3-5yrs
SESSION I: August 28-September 20
(no class Sept.4)
SESSION II: September 25-October 18
SESSION III: October 23-November 15
Session IV: January 8-January 31
(no class Jan. 15)
Session V: February 5-February 28
(no class Feb 19)

T/TH 9:30am-Noon • 3-5yrs
SESSION I: August 29-September 21
SESSION II: September 26-October 19
SESSION III: October 24- November 16
SESSION IV: January 9-February 1
SESSION V: February 6-March 1

LOCATION: Terry Ashe Rec Center
FEE: $75 (Member) $85 (Non-Member)

Create your Snack Class

This class will introduce 3-5 year olds to the fun of making their own snack. Through simple direction your child will make and munch their own snack with their friends. Fee includes all cooking supplies.

INSTRUCTORS: Lori McCoslin & Brandy Rice-Scharf
Mon 12:15-1:15pm 3-5yrs
SESSION I: September 25 - October 16
SESSION II: February 5 - February 26

Tues 12:15-1:15pm 3-5yrs
SESSION I: September 26 - October 17
SESSION II: February 6 - February 27

LOCATION: Terry Ashe Rec Center
FEE: $35 (member) $45 (non-member)

Exploring Art

This program is designed to provide a closer look at using different media in exploring the world of art. Your child will make a variety of projects to take home. Children are asked to bring a small lunch or snack to class. Fee includes all art supplies.

INSTRUCTOR: Lori McCoslin & Brandy Rice-Scharf
Mon 12:15-1:15pm • 3-5yrs
SESSION: January 8 - 29
(no class Jan. 15)

Tues 12:15-1:15pm • 3-5yrs
SESSION: January 9 - 30

LOCATION: Terry Ashe Rec Center
FEE: $35 (member) $45 (non-member)

Stay & Play

This class encourages your child to explore the world around them. Your child will participate in hands on activities giving them the opportunity to share and use their creative side. Children are asked to bring a small lunch or snack to class.

INSTRUCTORS: Lori McCoslin & Brandy Rice-Scharf
Wed 12:15-1:15pm 3-5yrs
SESSION I: August 30-September 20
SESSION II: September 27-October 18

Thurs 12:15-1:15pm 3-5yrs
SESSION I: August 31-September 21
SESSION II: September 28-October 19

LOCATION: Terry Ashe Rec Center
FEE: $35 (member) $45 (non-member)

Pre Ballet

This class is for boys or girls and includes fun music, games and dress up while learning the basics of dance. Dance attire and ballet shoes are recommended and available for purchase at Dance Evolution Studio. Please have hair up and bring a water bottle to class. The final class of the session will be a demonstration that parents can view.

INSTRUCTOR: Dance Evolution Studio
Tues 3:00-3:45pm Ages 4-7
SESSION I: September 12-October 3
SESSION II: November 28-December 19
SESSION III: January 23-February 13
LOCATION: Dance Evolution Studio • 657 Pearson Rd
FEE: $40 (member) $45 (non-member)
Session Cancelled

Games Kids Play

This class will expose your preschool aged child to various group games that include taking direction, singing, and cooperation in a positive atmosphere. Children are asked to bring a small lunch or snack to class.

INSTRUCTOR: Lori McCoslin & Brandy Rice-Scharf
Mon 12:15-1:15pm • 3-5yrs
SESSION: August 28-September 18
(no class 9/4)

Tues 12:15-1:15pm • 3-5yrs
SESSION: August 29-September 19

LOCATION: Terry Ashe Rec Center
FEE: $35 (member) $45 (non-member)

Small Voices

This class will introduce 3-5 year olds to the world of music. Through the use of songs, instruments, and music appreciation, we will explore the sounds around us. Children are asked to bring a small lunch or snack to class. We will be performing for Santa’s arrival at the Ice Rink.

INSTRUCTOR: Lori McCoslin & Brandy Rice-Scharf
Mon 12:15-1:15pm 3-5yrs
SESSION: October 23-November 13

Tues 12:15-1:15pm 3-5yrs
SESSION: October 24-November 14

LOCATION: Terry Ashe Rec Center
FEE: $35 (member) $45 (non-member)

Tot-Nastics

This program introduces basic gymnastics instruction to children 3-5 years. Participants will be involved in strength building exercises, tumbling and balance beam. Children must be 3 years old and potty-trained by the first day of class.

INSTRUCTOR: Lori McCoslin & Brandy Rice-Scharf
Wed 12:15-1:15pm 3-5yrs
SESSION: October 25-November 15
SESSION: January 10-January 31

Thurs 12:15pm-1:15pm 3-5yrs
SESSION: October 26-November 16
SESSION: January 11-February 1

LOCATION: Terry Ashe Rec Center
FEE: $35 (member) $45 (non-member)

Holiday Games

We have found some fun Christmas games to share with your preschooler. Come and spend some time playing with some friends. Children are asked to bring a small lunch or snack to class.

INSTRUCTOR: Lori McCoslin & Brandy Rice-Scharf
Wed 12:15-1:15pm 3-5 year olds
SESSION: November 29-December 13

Thur 12:15-1:15pm 3-5 year olds
SESSION: November 30-December 14

LOCATION: Terry Ashe Rec Center
FEE: $24 (member) $27 (non-member)

Ornaments for My Tree

Join us in the spirit of the holiday season and make some wonderful homemade ornaments for your Christmas tree. These will be precious keepsakes for years to come. Children are asked to bring a small lunch or snack to class.

INSTRUCTOR: Lori McCoslin & Brandy Rice-Scharf
Mon 12:15-1:15pm • 3-5yrs
SESSION: November 27-December 11

Tues 12:15-1:15pm • 3-5yrs
SESSION: November 28-December 12

LOCATION: Terry Ashe Rec Center
FEE: $24 (member) $27 (non-member)

Christmas Time Tots

Come help us get ready for Santa and all the joy that Christmas brings. Songs, crafts, circle time, snack, and playtime are centered around the Holiday Season. On the last day of class we hope to have a visitor from the North Pole. Children must be 3 years old & potty trained by the first day of class.

INSTRUCTOR: Lori McCoslin & Brandy Rice-Scharf
Mon&Wed 9:30am-Noon 3-5yrs
SESSION: November 27-December 13

Tues&Thurs 9:30am-Noon 3-5yrs
SESSION: November 28-December 14

LOCATION: Terry Ashe Rec Center
FEE: $60 (member) $70 (non-member)

Recreation Scholarships for Youth

Paradise Recreation & Park District together with the Grosso Endowment Fund is offering summer recreation scholarships for area youth.

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Special Events

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Dance Class

Dance with Me

My first dance class! Enjoy movement with you young child in a fun and positive dance class. This class is for boys and girls with their caregiver. Dance attire and shoes are optional and available for purchase at Dance Evolution Studio. We ask that you.

INSTRUCTORS: Dance Evolution Studio
Mondays 3:30-4:00pm 18 months-3yrs
SESSION I: September 11 – October 2
SESSION II: November 27 - December 18
SESSION III: January 22 - February 12
LOCATION: Dance Evolution Studio - 657 Pearson Rd.
FEE: $32.00 (member) $42.00 (non-member)
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Special Programs and Events

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Paradise on Ice

Join us at the Terry Ashe Recreation Center—6626 Skyway—when an outdoor ice rink comes to Paradise! Our eight week schedule will feature numerous activities providing daily recreational opportunities this Holiday Season!!

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Membership Rewards Program

Qualifies the membership holder to discounts on many PRPD programs.


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Program Registration

You may register online click to proceed to our newly update Online Registration page.


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Contact Us

Paradise Recreation & Park District
6626 Skyway
Paradise, CA 95969
(530) 872-6393
Office hours: Monday-Friday   9:00am-5:00pm

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Build a better Paradise

The District cannot afford to provide all the recreation and park services needed in our community - your continual assistance is essentail.

Thank you Paradise for your donations that have kept the District moving forward (Over $225,000.00 of large donations over the past decade)!

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Opportunities for Children

By making donations to the Paradise Recreation & Park District Children’s Program Fund. Please help provide for Ridge youth who would like to participate in recreation classes or sports programs, but may be limited by income restrictions. For more information call Sally Higbee, Recreation Supervisor at 872-6393.