Courses

Have you ever wondered what an ECFE class is like? Would you like to just "give it a try?" Take this opportunity to try us out without making an extended commitment.


November 4-18, 2019, HC Rm 10 Door 5
Enjoy time with your child and be creative, engage in active play and share in circle time activities. Parenting time will be in the child's classroom in a non-separating atmosphere. This class is free for children under 12 months (select waived fee when registering.)




September 20, 2019 to December 6, 2019, HC Rm 1 Door 5
September 24, 2019 to December 3, 2019, RE Rm E106 Door 8
September 26, 2019 to December 5, 2019, RE Rm E106 Door 8
Come join us in our creative learning environment designed for curious, busy, on-the-go toddlers. Engage with other parents and a parent educator exploring toddler development, ways to expand learning at home, and encouraging language development. This is a non-separating class. New families may join any time as space permits.


September 24, 2019 to May 19, 2020, HC Rm 1 Door 5
Two-year-olds are growing at high speed! They require guidance and limits as they set out to try new things in their world. Our classrooms are set up to allow children to engage all of their senses as they sing, dance, create, build, problem solve, communicate and socialize.



September 25, 2019 to December 4, 2019, HC Rm 10 Door 5
September 25, 2019 to May 20, 2020, HC Rm 10 Door 5
This is a time of investigating and experimenting for your child. Explore with your preschool age child and discover the world of math, literacy and social play.


September 26, 2019 to December 5, 2019, HC Rm 10 Door 5
Having a baby can mean major adjustments in every area of your life. We are here to support you in this amazing and exciting transition.



September 23, 2019 to December 2, 2019, HC Rm 1 Door 5
September 24, 2019 to December 3, 2019, HC Rm 1 Door 5
This class is designed for pregnant women, postpartum women, and their significant others. Learn about breastfeeding, including going back to work and pumping, resources, and more.The class is free, but please pre-register by September 4th.


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If you're parenting solo for any reason - military duty, work situations (distance, shifts), separation, divorce, loss of spouse or single parenting - you're welcome to attend! Bring your children and enjoy a meal together.


September 25, 2019 to June 3, 2020, HC Blesener Cmty Rm Door 5
Utilize the movements of sports to help your little athlete meet, master and exceed their motor development milestones.


October 28, 2019 to December 2, 2019, HE Gym Door 1
Physical activity and learning go hand-in-hand for the littlest of athletes. Each class combines fitness, learning and fun centered around one of four sports.


November 6, 2019 to December 11, 2019, HE Gym Door 1
January 13, 2020 to February 10, 2020, HE Gym Door 1
February 12, 2020 to March 11, 2020, HE Gym Door 1
April 1-29, 2020, HE Gym Door 1
Come to our kitchen and use your creativity to decorate pre-purchased sugar cookies!


Saturday, December 7, 2019, HC Blesener Cmty Rm Door 5
Explore fundamental classic ballet and tap movement skills in an atmosphere of discovery and fun.


January 27, 2020 to May 18, 2020, HC Stage Door 5
Have FUN while learning the fundamentals of hip hop and jazz!


January 28, 2020 to May 19, 2020, HC Stage Door 5
Bond with your little one as we explore fundamental classic ballet and tap movement skills in an atmosphere of discovery and fun.


December 6, 2019 to February 21, 2020, HC Stage Door 5
February 28, 2020 to May 22, 2020, HC Stage Door 5
Bond with your little one as we explore fundamental classic ballet and tap movement skills in an atmosphere of discovery and fun.


December 6, 2019 to February 21, 2020, HC Stage Door 5
February 28, 2020 to May 22, 2020, HC Stage Door 5

Looking for something fun and interactive to do with your child? Drop in at ECFE and play in one of the ECFE rooms, gym or playground (when available). CLICK COURSE TITLE ABOVE FOR MORE DETAILS INCLUDING SCHEDULE, LOCATIONS, AND FEES.



September 23, 2019 to December 2, 2019, RE Rm E106 Door 8
Rogers Parks and Rec, in partnership with ISD 728 Community Education, is hosting our second annual Halloween Carnival and Skate event! Join us for the free game carnival with prizes, and Open Skate. Wear a costume and skate free!


Sunday, October 27, 2019, Rogers Activity Center
Explore Woodland Trail, located right here in Elk River! We will meet at this fabulous local park and experience how to support our child's interest in the outdoors.


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Karate is a great way for students to increase their sense of responsibility, build self-esteem and decrease their willingness to take foolish risks.


November 7-21, 2019, TL Cafeteria Door 3
January 14-30, 2020, TL Cafeteria Door 3
March 5-24, 2020, TL Cafeteria Door 3
April 14-30, 2020, TL Cafeteria Door 3
Calling all budding artists!! Let's explore different ways to create art. You and your child will experience different types of art..all very messy! Come dressed for fun creating; smocks will be available.


September 25, 2019 to December 4, 2019, HC Art Rm Door 5
September 25, 2019 to December 4, 2019, HC Art Rm Door 5
Everything from "Baby shark, doo-doo-doo-doo-doo-doo" to shaker eggs! Come learn through music as we sing, create instruments, and play instruments, all based on a theme children and families can relate to.


September 24, 2019 to November 5, 2019, HC Rm 10 Door 5
This parent/child camp features horse safety, learning and fun! Learn about different horse breeds, colors and sizes, then help feed, care for and groom the horses. In addition, you will get to make your own horse treats and give them to the horses.


Saturday, October 19, 2019, Boulder Pointe Equestrian Center
Take the scary out of bugs, snakes and bats while having Halloween fun! This is a non-scary event with pumpkin decorating, treats, activities and family fun on our Nature Explore Center! Non-scary costumes are allowed. Co-sponsored by ECFE and Friends of Sherburne Wildlife Refuge.


Saturday, October 26, 2019, HC Nature Explore Classroom Door 5
Do you have children who need to run off extra energy? Parents and children get active together by running, jumping, playing ball and more! Click course title ABOVE for more details including schedule, locations and fees.



November 9, 2019 to December 14, 2019, HC Gym Door 5
Bring your wheeled toy - a wagon, trike, stroller, bike or anything else with wheels! We'll explore art and sensory activities with our wheel theme. As the grand finale, we will decorate our wheels and put on the best parade the Nature Explore Center has ever seen! Event is free but pre-register below.


Friday, November 22, 2019, HC Gym Door 5
Minnesota winters are long! What do we do to enjoy them? Join us in our Nature Explore outdoor classroom as we try some of the great outdoor activities a Minnesota winter has to offer: ice fishing, sledding, even flying kites and marching in a parade. Dress for the weather!


Friday, January 24, 2020, HC Nature Explore Classroom Door 5
Stop by our activity booth at the Wildlife Festival at Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge! This free family event will be at the Oak Savanna Learning Center, Zimmerman. In addition to our booth, enjoy presentations, hands-on activities, horse-drawn wagon rides through the savanna and more!


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Discover the five principles of Yoga Calm® and the tools needed to help us stay calm and regulated in a stressful world! Both children and grown-ups will participate in the activities that include mindfulness, breath work, and yoga-based movement to stay present in the here and now with kindness and curiosity. Yoga Calm® is a registered trademark of Still Moving Yoga, LLC. All rights reserved. Click on title ABOVE for details!


November 9, 2019 to December 21, 2019, HC Rm 1 Door 5
Parent/Child Level 2 improves skills learned in Level 1 and teaches more advanced skills while continuing to build on water safety knowledge.


November 10, 2019 to January 12, 2020, VM Pool Door M
November 10, 2019 to January 12, 2020, VM Pool Door M
Preschool B builds and improves skills learned in Preschool A while increasing water knowledge and safety topics.


November 10, 2019 to January 12, 2020, VM Pool Door M
November 10, 2019 to January 12, 2020, VM Pool Door M
Preschool C increases proficiency and builds on the basic aquatic skills learned in Preschool A and B while reinforcing water safety skills learned earlier and introducing additional water safety topics.


November 10, 2019 to January 12, 2020, VM Pool Door M
These lessons are for students who need more individual attention in order to learn to swim and/or improve their skills to pass to the next level of swim lessons.


November 10, 2019 to December 15, 2019, VM Pool Door M
These lessons are for students who need more individual attention in order to learn to swim and/or improve their skills to pass to the next level of swim lessons.


November 10, 2019 to December 15, 2019, VM Pool Door M
Grab your family and friends and head to the pool for some water fun! Play games, practice swim skills, or just splash around.


September 8, 2019 to January 12, 2020, VM Pool Door M
January 19, 2020 to May 10, 2020, VM Pool Door M
FREE Family Event! The annual ECFE Valentine's Carnival is Saturday, Feb 8 from 11am-2pm. There will be games, prizes and activities for toddlers, preschoolers and kindergarteners to enjoy. Click title ABOVE for details!


Saturday, February 8, 2020, HC Gym Door 5
The love of tennis starts here! Mini-nets, a smaller court, and specially-designed red tennis balls are perfect for the youngest beginning players!


January 13, 2020 to February 3, 2020, RM Gym Door A
February 10, 2020 to March 2, 2020, RM Gym Door A
March 9-30, 2020, RM Gym Door A