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2454 Simas Avenue - map
Phone: (510) 724-8965

Email: Tinytots@ci.pinole.ca.us


The City of Pinole Recreation Department offers two preschool progams for children 3 years (by September 1st) to 5 years of age. These programs are designed to offer your child both a social and educational experience. Activities include age appropriate academics, crafts, cutting with scissors, using glue and paste, painting, circle time, show & tell, music, science, and storytime.

The Tuesday-Thursday Early Learning class for 3-year-olds, is designed for your child's first preschool experience. Learning activities emphasize social skills, following directions, small and large motor development, and an introduction to shapes, colors, and sizes. Children must turn 3 by September 1st.

Our Pre-Kindergarten programs on Monday-Wednesday-Friday for 4-year-olds build on the skills learned in the Tuesday-Thursday class and introduce ideas and concepts they will need in Kindergarten, including numbers (pre-math), letters (pre-reading), recognizing their printed name and writing it themselves. These classes offer age-appropriate activities that include academics, crafts, painting, circle time, show and tell, music, science, and story time. We also offer further opportunities to develop their fine and large motor skills. Children must be eligible for kindergarten or transitional kindergarten the following fall.

Our three 12-week sessions run from September through early June. We also offer an 8-week summer session.

2015-2016 SESSIONS

Fall Session: Sept. 8-Nov. 27, 2015
Winter Session: Nov. 30, 2015-Mar. 4, 2016
Spring Session: Mar. 7-June 3, 2016

Registration:  Registration for Tiny Tots is held at the Tiny Tot Center, 2454 Simas Avenue (at the Swim Center) in Pinole on a "space available" basis. Advance registration is available for Pinole Residents. Class size for our Monday-Wednesday-Friday Pre-Kindergarten classes (both am and pm) are 30 students and 20 students for our Tuesday-Thursday Early Learning class.

Fall 2015 - Spring 2016 Registration
Pinole Residents: June 22, 2015 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Open Registration: June 29, 2015 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Eligibility:  Pre-Kindergarten classes are for children who will be attending Kindergarten or Transitional Kindergarten the following fall. Early Learning classes are for children who are at least 3 years old by September 1. All participants must be completely potty-trained (no pull-ups) and provide a birth certificate along with proof of immunization at the time of registration.

Fees: A $45.00 non-refundable registration fee is due at the time of registration for our three consecutive 12-week sessions. Proof of residency is required (PG&E bill and driver's license). Make checks or money orders payable to the City of Pinole. If you are paying by cash, please have exact change. We also accept Visa and Mastercard.

Monthly Rates for Fall 2015 – Spring 2016

  • M-W-F A.M. (9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon)
    Resident: $252.00 per month, or $756.00 per session
    Non-Resident: $293.00 per month, or $879.00 per session

  • M-W-F P.M. (1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.)
    Resident: $209.00 per month, or $627.00 per session
    Non-Resident: $244.00 per month, or $732.00 per session

  • T-TH (9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.)
    Resident: $141.00 per month, or $423.00 per session
    Non-Resident: $150.00 per month, or $450.00 per session
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