Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q- Do I have to be a member to register my child for classes and use the play space?
A- Yes, Famillies First is a membership organization. Membership is for the entire family and costs $75.00 for a 12 month period starting from the day you sign up. All other services such as classes and play space are additional fees. Class fees are per child, and play space fee is for the entire family.
Q- How do I register my child?
A- By completing the online registration form in its entirety.
Q- What is early registration?
A- Early registration is for students returning for the previous session's classes only. Our classes tend to fill up, so we give priority to students that were enrolled in any class during the previous session.
Q- What are your fees?
Basic Family Membership is $75 peryear.
PlaySpace Membership is $275 per yearand requires a active basic membership to enroll.
Baby PlaySpace Membership is $100 per year. (Basic Membership fee plus Baby PlaySpace fee = $175.00)
Class fees vary, so please see the class schedule.
Q- May I add PlaySpace membership to my basic membership after I've already been a basic member for several months?
A- Yes, but please note that your play space membership will end when your annual basic registration membership expires.
Q- What are you hours?
A- Monday - Thursday 9am - 4pm, and Friday 9am - 1pm.
Q- May I drop my child off?
A - No, Families First is not a drop-off facility. Adults must remain in our facility at all times.
Q- Is there a discount for signing up for multiple classes or for multiple children.
A- Yes. We have three different type of discounts:
Twins: Enroll twins in the same class and receive 20% discount on one twin's class fee.
Siblings: Enroll siblings in the same class and take $20 off one class fee.
Practically Preschool: Enroll one child in 2 or more Practically Preschool classes per session and take 10% off the class with the lowest price.
Q- Can my child join a class beyond the day the class began?
A- Yes, as long as the class is not full. Families First prorates the fee for students whose first day of class is beyond the scheduled start date.
Q- May I get a refund if my child cannot make his/her scheduled class?
A- No. Refunds are only given with if 1) the student registered for a class he/she never came to, 2) the class was canceled by the teacher or Families First or Families First needed to close on the scheduled class day.
Q- Are make-up classes permitted?
A- Unfortunately, we cannot facilitate make-up classes due to our class structure and space limitations.
Q- Do you offer parenting classes?
A - Our primary service is for children. We offer a variety of workshops for parents on numerous topics. An outside consultant facilitates these workshops. A minimum of 10 participants is needed for workshops to operate. Workshops are posted on the website and local listerves.
Q: Do you offer CPR and how often do they occur?
A - CPR classes generally take place once a month on Saturday a month from 9 AM - 2PM. The fee is $75 per person for non-members and $60 per person for members.
Q- Do we close for snow days?
A- We follow the Public School Schedule as it pertains to inclement weather. We will be closed if the public schools are closed.