Registrations are taken in person, on a first-come, first-served basis at each program site. There are no guarantees as to which class and which teachers are available. To secure a spot, a $40 non-refundable deposit is required at the time of registration. The first month’s payment is taken on August 1, 2020.
Tier 1 Registration: Current participants and their siblings
If your child is currently a student in the program, you are eligible to register during the Tier 1 registration period at the facility in which you are currently enrolled. Your child’s sibling is also eligible to sign up at this time. A pre-registration date will be announced to current participants by January 2020.
Tier 2 Registration: Transfer families
If your child is a current student in a Portland Parks Preschool program, and you wish to change community center locations, you are eligible to register during the Tier 2 registration period. A pre-registration date will be announced to current participants by January 2020.
Tier 3 Registration: New participants—Opens February 19, 2020
Registration opens to the general public for any remaining available spots. Phone Registrations After the close of Tier 3 registration, you may register for any available spots by phone. Registrations should be done with the community center that you would like for your child to participate in.
Scholarships and Financial Assistance
Portland Parks & Recreation recognizes that some residents of the City of Portland may require financial assistance to participate in our programming. We believe all preschool-age children should have access to educational opportunities in their community. If the cost of Portland Parks Preschool is out of your reach, we encourage you to speak to our staff about scholarship opportunities that may align the price to your family’s budget.
Please check with your preferred Portland Parks Preschool location for additional information or to schedule a tour.