Riverbend Park

CONTACT INFORMATION: Visitor Center Hours: Open 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday. Closed on Mondays and Tuesdays.
703-759-9018 TTY 711
8700 Potomac Hills Street
Great Falls, Virginia
Kylie Lee

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Riverbend Park Forest Preschool

NOTICE: Preschool enrollment is full for the 2023-2024 school year.

Riverbend Forest Preschool Open House

This program is designed for parents/guardians of 3–5-year-olds to learn about the philosophies and practical implications of enrolling your child into the Riverbend Forest Preschool. Meet with the lead teacher and explore the outdoor learning environment and the limited-use indoor classroom. This open house is designed as an adult information session, it is encouraged to leave little ones at home. Attending an open house is a requirement for potential registration in the program.


Riverbend Forest Preschool Open House

Virtual: Saturday, October 23, 12:30-1:30 p.m.

In-person: Saturday, November 11, 9-1 a.m.

Virtual: Wednesday, December 20, 7-8 p.m.

Riverbend Forest Preschool logo

The Riverbend Park Forest Preschool is designed for children 3-5 years old.

Class hours are 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Riverbend Forest Preschool is located at the nature center at 8814 Jeffery Road, Great Falls, VA

Parents can enroll their children for two (Tuesday/Thursday), three (Monday, Wednesday, Friday), or five-day per week sessions.

Play. Get Dirty. Learn.

Preschool Handbook for Parents

Riverbend Park Forest Preschool Enrollment Inquiry Form


Children must be 3 years old by the start of pre-K.

They must be potty-trained.

Attending an open house is a requirement for potential enrollment. To register for the next open house, please follow this link FairfaxFCPA - Programs And Special Events (usedirect.com) and select "Riverbend Forest Preschool Open House"

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