- Registration will open for Cuyahoga County and Hinckley Township residents at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, January 23, 2018.
- Registration for out of county residents will begin at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, January 30, 2018.
To register your child for Cleveland Metroparks Nature Preschool at Rocky River Nature Center you will be required to submit a non-refundable $50 registration fee. This will hold a place for your child in the class that you have indicated but does not guarantee enrollment. If the class is full you will be directed to a wait list. There is no charge to be placed on the wait list.
The school year begins the week of September 10, 2018 and ends the week of May 13, 2019.
- 3 day, half day morning program: $2880
- 2 day, half day afternoon program: $1920
Monthly payment plans available (additional 2.5% administrative fee applied).
*Parents must also provide appropriate outdoor outerwear (boots, jackets, etc.)
All classes are mixed age classes – ages 3-5 years – must be 3 on or before September 11, 2018. (Child must be potty trained by the start of school.)
This is a 9-month program and you are committing to the full tuition amount. A notification will be sent confirming your registration by March 1st. After you receive your notification a deposit equal to 1 month’s tuition will be required within 10 days - $320 for the 3 day per week program and $213.33 for the 2 day per week program.
If you have any questions, please call Rocky River Nature Center at 440-734-6660.
Cleveland Metroparks staff can adapt many programs to be accessible to anyone who would
like to participate assuming they meet the essential eligibility criteria. Reasonable
accommodation can also be made. Please make a request at the time of registration but
no later than 72 business hours prior to the program. Contact us at
or at these telephone numbers.