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!

Preschool Important Information: Unless noted in the registration description, for most preschool programs, an adult parent/guardian is expected to stay and participate in the program. 
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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. Parent & Child Classes
  2. Preschool Dance Classes
  3. Terrific Tuesdays
  4. Preschool Events
  5. Preschool Camps
  6. Important Policies
  7. Get Involved

Parent and Child Preschool Classes

Parents are asked to "stay and play" with preschoolers for the duration of these programs. Most classes take place at the Summit on the Park unless otherwise noted.

Mommy & Me Preschool Class

Avoid disappointment and class cancellations while taking advantage of Early Bird Pricing for Canton Residents and Summit Members by registering early!

Music with Joy - Parent & Child

Ages: 9 mo - 4 years
Location: Summit on the Park 
What to Expect: Creative movement with music, instrument play, rhymes, bubbles and more. Sibling discount available upon request. 6-week class.

Fun with Food

Ages: 2 - 5 years
Location: Summit on the Park
What to Expect: Enjoy cooking together with your child with a different theme, new kitchen lesson and game each week.

Kid Fit Preschool

Ages: 1 - 4 years
Location: Summit on the Park
What to Expect: Help children gain cardiovascular and muscular strength, flexibility, coordination and learn to play with others. Each will introduce new games such as bubble baseball, bowling, gymnastics, scooter day, soccer and much more! Parachute and story time will end our class.

Tiny Tumbles

Location: Summit on the Park
What to Expect: Explore a wide variety of basic tumbling. Balance beam, tumbling mats, trampoline and much more will be incorporated into each week's theme.

Terrific Tuesdays Gym & Swim Playgroup

Ages: 0 - 5 years
Dates: October - Mid-May
Days: Tuesdays
Gym Time: 10 am - 11:30 am, Pool Time: 10 am-12 pm
Location: Summit on the Park Gym & Toddler Pool
Daily Drop-In Fee: $0M/$5R/$6NR for a daily visit
What to Expect: A great opportunity for parents and childcare providers in our community to meet others while letting their children of the same age socialize and play.The gym is filled with toddler-sized sports equipment to help develop gross motor skills and a large selection of toys to promote creative and dramatic play.

Parents must remain with their children at all times, both in the gym and in the pool.The Summit's zero-entry toddler pool is a perfect place for splash-tastic fun! Children that are not potty-trained are required to wear a swim diaper, which are available for purchase at the Summit Front Desk.This program does not provide child care or swim instruction.

Participants may take part in gym time, swim time, or both! No pre-registration is required.

NOTE: No Playgroup on Holidays and when PCEP is not in session 

Class Full? Don't See What You're Looking For?

New programs and trips are added all the time! Be sure to subscribe to the Preschool Calendar to stay connected to the latest program happenings, updates, and reminders!
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!