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Youth and Teen Classes & Activities


2018-19 Play, Learn, & Grow Preschool & Pre-K Programs 

This fun and creative preschool and kindergarten readiness class incorporates art, music, language, number concepts, science, and socialization activities based on the Washington State Early Childhood Education Standards. Your child will engage in large motor skills rain or shine while exploring our exclusive 5,000 sq. ft. indoor Treetops Playground during their recess time. Snack is provided. Pre-registration is required. A one-time $50 per year enrollment fee and application are required each school year. Please email us at or call guest services at (253) 404-3939 for more information.

Pre-registration begins August 1st, 2018

Space in our high quality Pre-School and Pre-K Programs is limited. 


Kid's Night Out (KNO)
Enjoy a night out while your child engages in fun themed activities that promote socialization, health, and active living.

Treetops Playgrounds
STAR Center's state-of-the-art Treetops Playgrounds include three spaces and over 5,000 sq. feet of play space for different ages and interests; providing year round fun! Learn More

Child Watch
Child Watch is a drop-in daycare service for parents while they use other areas of the facility. It is available for youth ages 6 months to 12 years during designated times.
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Additional Classes & Activities

Questions? Please contact us:

Youth Programs Coordinator
(253) 404-3947