The Carkeek Park Enviromental Learning Center is currently not open for visitors. For school programming opportunities or building rentals, please see the brochure at right and contact us by email or phone (206) 684-0877. 


A weekday afternoon preschool program for ages 3-5 is offered Carkeek Park Environmental Learning Center by Seattle Parks and Recreation and the Associated Recreation Council.  Our preschool program is play and inquiry based, using the evidence based Creative Curriculum® in the classroom. A weekly summer camp is also available.

Afternoon Program Details:

  • Location: Carkeek Park Environmental Learning Center (this is a primarily indoor program with daily outdoor activities).
  • Times: 12:30-4:30 PM (late charge of $1/minute late).
  • Days of the week: Monday-Friday.
  • Snack: An afternoon snack is provided. 
  • Cost: $550/month.  Need-based scholarships up to 80% are available.