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All are welcome in our programs; those who are not fully vaccinated are strongly encouraged to wear a face covering, per the Minnesota Department of Health. Thank you for your cooperation.

Enroll now, pay later. Save your spot by enrolling early. Payment will be processed in the week prior to course start date

ACES Program


School age child care program. Before/after school, non-school day and summer program. 


Adults with disabilities programming & the Mankato Area Adaptive Ski Program.

Adult Enrichment

18+ Enrichment Courses & Trips.

Adult Recreation

18+  Recreation & Wellness programs.

Youth Recreation

K - 12th Grade Recreation


Youth swimming lessons, Master Swim & Aqua Aerobics.

Middle School After School

After school club based program for Middle School youth.

Youth Enrichment

K-12 Enrichment Courses.

Early Learning Registration

Early Learning

Registration for Spring  ECFE classes will begin on Monday, February 22nd.  Click here

Classes will begin the week of March 22nd 2021

P: (507) 625-4620

Family Learning Center
820 Hubbell Avenue, Mankato

MAPS Preschool Registration

MAPS Preschool & Voluntary Pre Kindergarten

MAPS Preschool registration for 2021-22 will begin on January 25th for our 4-5 year old preschool sections and January 26th for our 3-4's sections. You may register online or return completed forms. Forms will not be accepted before the dates listed above.

MAPS Preschool Brochure 2021-22

MAPS Preschool Brochure 2021-22 (Spanish)

MAPS Preschool Brochure 2021-22 (Somali)

2021-22 Preschool Fees

P: (507) 625-4620

Family Learning Center
820 Hubbell Avenue, Mankato

Mankato CER -
ACES Website

Find the ACES handbook, contract change and vacation request forms. 

Mankato CER - 
Early Childhood

Find the Early Learning brochure, preschool calendar and paper forms.

Mankato Area Public Schools Community Education & Recreation (CER) contracts with software providers to securely collect and maintain registration information. Data you provide is used only for the purposes of administering CER programs. This information is considered private and will be kept confidential, between CER and the registered account owner/payer. (Accounts can have multiple owners/payers.)

The Cafe

Fresh roasted coffee, exclusive teas 

& light meals