The Arcata Recreation Division with funding from First 5 Humboldt offers a play group for families with children newborn to 5 years. Play Center is a safe and comfortable environment for children to interact with other children while learning important playtime social skills. Activities include drawing, books, tricycles, Duplo blocks, play kitchen, musical instruments in addition to many other developmental toys. Caregivers have an opportunity to gain support from each other.
Do you have concerns about the impacts of the pandemic on your child's development? Developmental screening and enrichment resources are available. Arcata Play Center is invested in Ages and Stages developmental screening. We are proud to use the #1 developmental and social-emotional screeners to give kids a great start in life. Ask a facilitator how you and your child can get involved.
Ages: Newborn - 5 years Location:D St. Neighborhood Center, 1301 D St. in Arcata Days: Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays Time:10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Facilitators: Anna, Cat, Chelsea, Desirae, and Liesl Suggested Donation: $3 drop-in
First Year Playgroup
First Year Playgroup is a developmentally responsive play environment designed for infants in their first year of life and their caregivers. Funded in partnership with First 5 Humboldt.
Ages: Newborn - 1 Year Location:D St. Neighborhood Center, 1301 D St. in Arcata Days: Tuesdays Time:12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Facilitators: Liesl
Covid Public Health Recommendations: Masking indoors and outdoors for everyone age two and older regardless of vaccination status in settings where there are multiple households and children