Washington TownshipMontgomery County, Ohio

Preschool Programs

Contact our Department

  • Recreation Department 895 Miamisburg-Centerville Rd. 
  • Dayton, Ohio 45459 
  • Phone: (937) 433-0130 

Kids Outside

Our programs offer something to delight every preschooler, including art, painting, cooking, music, sports, stories, gym, swim, play and movement!


Classes offer a variety of themes, plus music, crafts and stories. A creative atmosphere encourages educational and physical development as well as social skills. To see these preschool offerings and register, check here.

Babysitting ​

We offer babysitting for children ages 3-6 every Monday - Thursday from 5-7 pm. Cost is $2.50 for resident children and $3 for non-resident children. Parents must remain on the Rec Center campus but are welcome to work out in the gym, take a fitness class, swim laps or watch an older sibling during their game or class! Babysitting is located in our Rec West building, next door to the main Rec Center.


We offer special preschool events throughout the year -- from Breakfast with Santa to Easter Egg & Playtime. For upcoming programs, check here.

Preschool Playdays - Ages 1 to 6 with Adult

Stop in and enjoy an hour of play with your child on our physical education equipment that's just for preschoolers. No registration required.

Thursdays & Fridays

10:30 - 11:30 am

Rec Center

$6/family per visit  |  Playday Coupon Book (5 tickets) - $28

Lil' Crew

Lil' Crew is our drop-off program for children ages 3-6. Parents are free to leave the facility during the program, opening up three hours where they can run errands, hit up one of our fitness classes, run to doctors' appointments, schedule work meetings, or maybe just head home and take a well-deserved nap! Find details here.