Preschool

PLEASE NOTE:  As of 5/23/22 Limited spaces available for both the PK4 class and PK3 class.  If interested, please call the Recreation Department at 201-664-7882.  


WESTWOOD RECREATION DEPARTMENT

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

REGISTRATION DATES ANNOUNCED FOR

WESTWOOD RECREATION PRESCHOOL

 

Westwood, NJ (February 9, 2022) –  Registration for the Westwood Recreation Department Preschool will begin Tuesday, April 5th at 9:00 am for Westwood Residents and at 11:00 a.m. for non-residents at the Westwood Community Center, 55 Jefferson Ave., Westwood.  The three-day a week, half-day programs for children ages three to five are designed to foster Kindergarten readiness by creating developmentally appropriate learning opportunities in a nurturing setting.  Interested parents are encouraged to register on April 5th as class size is limited to 24 for the PreK-4 morning class and 20 for the PreK-3 afternoon class.  

 

Led by Teacher/Director Natalie Boes, the Westwood Recreation Preschool is licensed by the State of New Jersey and follows state curriculum guidelines.  Classroom activities prepare students for academic and social success by assisting in the development of self-help skills, gross and fine motor skills, listening skills as well as providing a strong foundation in literacy, math, social studies and science.  Art, music, seasonal activities and free-play round out the program offerings. 

 

The Westwood Recreation Preschool program is open to children between the ages of three and five as of October 1, 2022.  Proof of residency and birth certificates are required for registration.  All children are required to be potty-trained before entering the program.  

 

Annual tuition is $2000 for 4-5 year-olds who attend Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9:00am-12:00pm.  Annual tuition is $1700 for 3-year-olds who attend Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 12:30pm-2:30pm.  For convenience, annual tuition is payable in four installments – April 5 (time of registration), September 7, January 2, and February 6. The 2022-2023 school year will begin Wednesday, September 7th.

 

For registration information and forms, please see the Preschool section of the Recreation Page at www.westwoodnj.gov or call 201-664-7882.

 

For more information contact: 

Gary Buchheister, Recreation Director, gbuchheister@westwoodnj.gov

 

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