Pre-School in the Park

Pre-school in the park is designed for ages 5 and under along with their families, each program listed below offers a unique way to get outside and learn about nature or history.  Each Preschool in the Park session at Deep River County Park  includes a story time, in addition to a hands-on activity or craft. These programs taking place on Wednesdays at 10 AM from September 4 -October 30 are free and registration is not required. These programs are designed for families and individuals, if interested in a group reservation call 219-947-1958.

Deep River Mill Landscape

Pre-school in the Park 

Bug Yoga

September 4 at 10 AM

Bug around with us and do some yoga poses inspired by bugs.

Johnny Appleseed

September 26 at 10 AM

See how apple butter was made 100 years ago and make an apple print painting. 

Log Cabins  

September 11 at 10 AM

Learn about log cabins and get the chance to make your own little cabin.

Little Red Hen

October 2 at 10 AM

Get messy and help us work at the mill.

Kite Time 

September 18 at 10 AM

We'll go up up and away with some kite fun.

Busy as a Beaver

October 9 at 10 AM

Beavers are amazing builders and they sure are busy too.

C is for Campfire

October 16 at 10 AM

Make a kid friendly campfire with your hands.

Magical Trees

October 23 at 10 AM

Learn about what makes trees so magical.


Owl about me

October 30 at 10 AM 

Learn all about owls and what makes them such a hoot.

Check out more activities at  Deep River County Park and  for children at other Lake County Park sites on our calendar!