Playgroup Schedule
Great Parents, Great Start (GPGS) offers parent/care giver and child activities and developmental screenings for children birth through age five. GPGS also connects families to community resources, promotes school readiness, and supports high-quality, early education and care.


The current Play & Learn Groups end June 30, 2017.  Distribution of the new Play & Learn Schedule is anticipated for mid-July, 2017.  

Join us for FREE, fun, interactive activities for families with children ages birth to kindergarten entry. Trained Parent Educators provide Story Time, Music, Singing, Movement, Play Dough, Creative/Art  Activities, Sensory Table, Exploration and Peer Interaction.

Play & Learn Groups are for families residing in one of the following twelve Ingham Intermediate Service Area School Districts: Dansville, East Lansing, Haslett, Holt, Lansing, Leslie, Mason, Okemos, Stockbridge, Waverly, Webberville and Williamston. Registration is limited to one group per family, with the exception of the Outdoor Group at Fenner Nature Center.


East Lansing Library
950 Abbot Road, East Lansing

Fenner Nature Center
2020 E. Mount Hope, Lansing

Foster Community Center
200 N. Foster, Lansing

Harley Franks Early
Childhood Center

2924 Newark Avenue, Lansing

Haslett Community
Education Building

1590 Franklin Street, Haslett

Mason First United
Methodist Church

201 E. Ash Street, Mason

Midway Early Learning Center
4552 Spahr Avenue, Holt

Empowerment Center

(Pine Street Head Start)
600 W. Maple Street, Lansing

South Cedar Library
3500 S. Cedar – Suite 108, Lansing

Spartan Child
Development Center

33 Crescent Road, East Lansing

Stockbridge Middle School
305 W. Elizabeth Street, Stockbridge

Williamston United
Methodist Church

211 S. Putnam Street, Williamston