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Winter Registration is open

Winter Class Schedule is available for viewing
Winter Classes Descriptions

Do you have a question about our programs? Call 734-994-4949 or 734-994-2300 X 53186

Need help with registration or Scholarships? Call 734-994-2300 x 0       

Scholarship Application



ePACT is Ann Arbor Rec & Ed's new online health and safety system to better support participants and make it easeier to sbmit data.

ePACT is a secure network that enables the quick sharing of the emergency information we need.


  • You will receive an email from ePACT after you register for a class. **Note: If you've already registered in ePACT, you will just need to confirm your information.

  • If ePACT is new to you, please CREATE an ACCOUNT with ePACT.  

  • Complete the required information

  • Submit

Having trouble? Please contact the First Steps office for help. (734) 994-2300 EXT 53186

ePACT is required to pariticpate in all classes.

To learn more about ePACT privacy and security, click here.


COVID-19 Resources

  •  Click here for a daily COVID checklist

  • Indoor face masking suggestions for AAPS are based on Washtenaw County’s CDC risk level.

    • Green  = Masks welcome

    • yellow  = masks are encouraged

    • Red = masks are strongly recommended

  • More WCHD resources in multiple languages are available here.


Did you know a child's brain is 85% developed in the first 5 years of life? Every experience helps develop this foundation.

Our Mission:  We provide the information, support and encouragement parents need to help their children develop optimally during the crucial early years of life.

First Steps is open to all families with children from birth until kindergarten entry. 

Full and partial scholarships are available to

families who live in the Ann Arbor School District. 

You may download the scholarship

application here.

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