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Early Learning

Child development programs provide learning experiences that encourage socialization, independence, education, creativity, and fun for children ages 6 months to 12 years. Classes cover a wide variety of interests such as arts and crafts, music, science, early learning, fitness, general education, dance & movement, drama, day camps and outdoor experiences. Classes and camps are staffed by knowledgeable, dedicated instructors committed to providing quality classes at affordable prices.

Program Registration

To register for the programs below, visit our online database and search for the class to register. You can also call 970-221-6655 to register over the phone. Additional programs can be found in the Recreator.

Pick up a copy of the Recreator at any Recreation Facility or view the online version

Spring Tot Gym

Winter Tot Gym

Toddler and preschool ninjas get the gym to themselves to play with balls, blocks, a mini obstacle course, and the inflatable jumpy horse. Children must be accompanied by an adult. This is a drop-in program, so no registration is required. 

0-6 years
Cost: $2.50 

Location: Northside Aztlan Community Center
Monday-Thursday  l  10 a.m.-Noon

Foothills Activity Center
Wednesdays & Fridays  l  10 a.m.-Noon
Tuesdays & Thursdays  l  12:30-2:30 p.m.

Child Without Parent Programs

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Curious Twos

Date: Tuesdays & Thursdays  l  9:30-10:30 a.m.
Age: 2 years
Location: Mulberry Pool

This class will direct your child's attention to games, crafts, and stories while providing a positive first time away from Dad and Mom experience. 

Register here

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Disney Delights

Date: Mondays  l  1-2:30 p.m.
Age: 3-6 years
Location: Mulberry Pool

Disney fans will enjoy an afternoon of crafts, games, music, and story telling all themed around a favorite movie. 

Register here

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My First Book Club

Date: Tuesdays  l  1-2:30 p.m.
Age: 3-6 years
Location: Northside Aztlan Community Center

Experience favorite stories with story telling and themed craft and play time. 

Register here

Child With Parent Programs

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S.T.E.M. Together

Date: Wednesdays  l  1-2:30 p.m.
Age: 3-5 years
Location: Foothills Activity Center

Explore S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) activities together with a different themed program each week. 

Register here

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Grandma, Grandpa, & Me

Date: Fridays, April 6-13  l  10-11 a.m.
Age: 18 months-2 years
Location: Mulberry Pool

Join this fun and interactive playgroup designed for grandparents and their favorite little ones.

Register here

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Art Start

Date: Wednesdays, April 4-25  l  9:30-10:30 a.m.
Age: 18 months-3 years
Location: Mulberry Pool 

Get hands on experience using the imagination and exploring different arts and crafts projects. 

Register here