Preschool & Child Care

Preschool programs offer children ages 3-5 an opportunity to advance their physical, social, emotional and cognitive development.  Our nurturing and enriching environment helps children become enthusiastic, self confident and inquisitive learners.

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All Day Preschool (ages 3 years - Kindergarten)

This full day program operates 6:45 a.m. – 6 p.m., 52 weeks/year. Developmentally appropriate preschool is taught with lessons reinforced throughout the day. Stimulating activities are included such as swimming, science, cooking and gymnastics. Our instructors are group leader qualified, classes are licensed by the State of Colorado and the program is Colorado Shines rated. Programs are housed in the Lilley Pad Room at Lilley Gulch Recreation Center and in the Little Bear Mountain Room at Ridge Recreation Center.

Parents can choose a M-F, M/W/F or a T/TH option at an affordable monthly rate. Our attentive staff provides an environment that is safe and loving for your child to learn, explore, socialize and grow. Stop by for a tour!

If Jeffco Public Schools declare a snow day and close on a regularly scheduled school day, Foothills’ Children’s Programs will also be closed.

Enrollment Information

Parents are required to complete and submit the Enrollment Forms on-line for each child a minimum of 48 business hours prior to attendance. Click “New Families – Enroll Now” link (below) to get started. Forms received after 5 p.m. will be considered the next day of business. An annual non-refundable Enrollment Fee ($60/child or $80/family) is required at time of enrollment. Annual Enrollment Fee covers programming from June 1 to May 31. Parents or guardians are encouraged to read the Parent Handbook for program and enrollment policies.

Parents will also be required to submit the following, prior to child’s attendance:

  • Immunization Records for each child,
  • Physician’s Report,
  • Permission for Administration of Medication if necessary.

Enrollment and payment is completed online using SchoolCare Works Family Portal (use the buttons below). Parents can register for care and view or pay billing statements online using this secure portal. This secure site is accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days a week from anywhere with an internet connection.

All Day Preschool Fees

Tuition Payments are due on the 1st of each month, prior to that month of care.

  • 5 days (M-F) – Fee/month: $1034, District Rate: $895
  • 3 days (M/W/F) – Fee/month: $625, District Rate: $560
  • 2 days/week (T/TH) – Fee/month: $415, District Rate: $375
  • Drop-in Fee – Fee/month: $55, District Rate: $55

Fee applied to youngest child enrolled in program.
Additional children enrolled receive a 7% discount off tuition fees for All Day Preschool.
No sibling discounts for drop-ins.

Parent Resources: QualistarColorado Shines

Register using the buttons below


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Part-time Preschool (ages 3-5 years)

We believe children learn best through hands on activities that help them explore the world around them. Parents are an active part of the classroom experience when they assist as parent helpers. Our instructors are group leader qualified, classes are licensed by the State of Colorado and the program is Colorado Shines rated. Kindergarten readiness skills are taught through hands-on age appropriate learning experiences.

Part-time Preschool classes are offered 2 days/week on T/TH or 3 days/week on M/W/F.
We offer a 3 hour class (from 9 a.m.- 12 p.m.) and a 4 hour class (9 a.m. – 1 p.m.)

If Jeffco Public Schools declare a snow day and close on a regularly scheduled school day, Foothills’ Children’s Programs will also be closed.

Enrollment Information

Parents are required to complete and submit the Enrollment Forms on-line for each child a minimum of 48 business hours prior to attendance. Click “New Families – Enroll Now” link (below) to get started. Forms received after 5 p.m. will be considered the next day of business. An annual non-refundable Enrollment Fee ($60/child or $80/family) is required at time of enrollment. Annual Enrollment Fee covers programming from June 1 to May 31. Parents or guardians are encouraged to read the Parent Handbook for program and enrollment policies.

Parents will also be required to submit the following, prior to child’s attendance:

  • Immunization Records for each child,
  • Physician’s Report,
  • Permission for Administration of Medication if necessary.

Enrollment and payment is completed online using SchoolCare Works Family Portal (use the buttons below). Parents can register for care and view or pay billing statements online using this secure portal. This secure site is accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days a week from anywhere with an internet connection.

Part-time Preschool Fees

Tuition Payments are due on the 1st of each month, prior to that month of care.

  • 2 days/week (T/TH), 3 hours/day – Fee/month: $184, District Rate: $161
  • 3 days/week (M/W/F), 3 hours/day – Fee/month: $215, District Rate: $188
  • 2 days/week (T/TH), 4 hours/day – Fee/month: $242, District Rate: $212
  • 3 days/week (M/W/F), 4 hours/day – Fee/month: $293, District Rate: $257

Fee applied to youngest child enrolled in program.
Additional children enrolled receive a 7% discount off tuition fees for Part-time Preschool.

Parent Resources: QualistarColorado Shines

Preschool Call 303.409.2511

We also offer Early Childhood Classes

for ages 6 months – 3 years with a parent.

Click the Register button above to view and sign up!

Foothills - Drop-In Child Care

Drop-in child care is available while parents use any facility option at the Peak Community & Wellness Center, Ridge Recreation Center or Edge Ice Arena ONLY – subject to space availability. Foothills offers the best child care to all our families. Please contact staff for more details.

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