Barlina House Preschool |705 Barlina RdCrystal LakeIL60014 | (815) 477-5403
Barlina House Preschool
705 Barlina Rd
Crystal LakeIL 60014
 (815) 477-5403
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For enrollment questions, please email sthompson@crystallakeparks.org for more information or fill out the form below!
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Preschool Crystal Lake, IL

Barlina House Preschool is a Crystal Lake Park District facility in Crystal Lake, IL, providing area children with the tools to grow socially, emotionally, and intellectually for over 35 years. Using a semi-structured schedule, kids are encouraged to use self-expression as they learn and interact with peers. To learn more about our programs and enroll your son or daughter, call us today at (815) 477-5403.

Learning is Fun!

If your child is between three and five years of age, then Barlina House Preschool is ready to help them get a head start on their school career. With activities focused on language, literacy, math, science, art, music, and dramatic play, they'll learn with kids their age in a fun and vibrant environment. All our instructors are early childhood educators and certified in first aid, CPR, and AED. We use a curriculum that is in line with Illinois Early Learning Standards, and we licensed by the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services. 

Registration for the 2024-2025 School Year

  • Classes begin Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2024 through May 23, 2025
  • Registration is now open and is available online by clicking here or in-person at the Crystal Lake Park District Administration Building.
  • If registering after Aug. 1, registration needs to be made in person at the Crystal Lake Park District Administration Building.
  • A $50 non-refundable registration fee is due at the time of registration.
  • A 5% discount is offered for 2nd and 3rd child from same immediate family.
  • Children must be toilet-trained, no pull-ups allowed.
  • Placement available for 3-5-year-olds and is base on your child's age as of Sept. 1.


Crystal Lake Park District Business Hours

M-F | 8:30 am-5 pm

Barlina House Preschool Classroom Hours

Morning Classes: M-F | 9:00 am-Noon
Barlina House Schedule 2024


How Can We Help?

Tours & Questions

Donna McCrindle

Barlina House Director
815-333-6356
dmaccrindle@crystallakeparks.org

Billing & Payment Questions

Nicole Zeller

Billing Bookkeeper
815-459-0680, ext 1233
nzeller@crystallakeparks.org

Other Questions

Sandra Thompson

Recreation Supervisor
815-459-0680, ext. 1220
sthompson@crystallakeparks.org

Enroll Today!

There is limited space available for the 2023-2024 school year! If your child would benefit from the programs and atmosphere at Barlina House Preschool, then don’t wait another day to enroll! Enrollment is accepted year-round, as space permits. For more info fill out the contact form below or use the phone numbers/email addresses in the ‘How Can We Help’ section above.


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    Business Hours:

    Monday 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
    Tuesday 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
    Wednesday 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
    Thursday 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
    Friday 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM