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Beyond the Bell — After School Programs:

Beyond the Bell After School Programs

 

Registration begins July 1.

Veterans Park District is offering several opportunities for students K through 8 grades. Programs at Grant Park Recreation Center and Leoni Complex include both a traditional after-school program and hourly fun, sports, and tutoring activities. These opportunities give parents a piece of mind and children a safe environment after school.

After School Care — Grant Park, Northlake

Take advantage of a great program for your child's after school needs. We provide a safe, caring, active environment that promotes education and an active lifestyle. Children are provided with a snack, help with homework, and an opportunity to play both inside and out! Whether it's working on homework, playing board games, shooting hoops in the gym, or running around the playground, there is something for every child at Grant Park After School Care. DCFS Licensed.

Grades: K-5 (full or afternoon kindergarten only)
Day: Monday–Friday
Time: After school - 6 p.m.
Fees: $9 per day
Facility: Grant Park (Northlake)

School transportation available for:
District 89: Jane Addams, Melrose Park
District 83: Roy, Scott, Westdale
District 87: Whittier Schools

Preregistration is required, payments made in advance, session run monthly. Minimum three children per school in order to provide transportation.

Transportation is provided from school to Grant Park. Parents pick up at 6 p.m. Maximum 100 children.

Schedule based on your school's calendar. No after school care when schools are not in session. No pick up on early dismissal day before noon. Any days where the students get out at noon or later VPD will provide transportation.

For more information please call Grant Park at (708) 343-5270.
We expanded the program! Now 100 openings available in 2017-18 school year.
For more information please call Nico Urbinati at Grant Park (708) 343-5270.

Sports & Fitness — George A. Leoni Complex, Melrose Park

After the school bell rings children can participate in a variety of structured and unstructured activities. Featuring fun recreational activities, such as group exercise, group games and sporting activities. Children can burn off their classroom energy on our soccer turf or walking track. We offer a place where children can have fun and feel safe after school.

Grades: K-8

Day: Monday–Friday
Time: 3-4:30 p.m. / 90 minutes (2:30 p.m. on early dismissal days)
Fees: $4.50 per day
Facility: George A. Leoni Complex

Time to Chill/ Homework Hangout — George A. Leoni Complex, Melrose Park

Our VPD staff will help students with their homework assignments. After homework is completed VPD chill time will provide students with fun activities, such as cooking, Lego building, and holiday specific crafts. We have created a place where children can have fun and feel safe after school. A snack will be provided each day.

Grades: K-8
Day: Monday–Friday
Time: 4:30-6 p.m. / 90 minutes
Fees: $4.50 per day
Facility: George A. Leoni Complex

Sign up for one or both sessions at George A. Leoni Complex.

Sign up by calling (708) 343-5270 or stop in at one of our facilities. Preregistration is required. Sessions run monthly, payments made in advance.

Any students from Melrose Park Elementary School or Scared Heart will be escorted to the Leoni Complex by a VPD staff member each day.

Transportation is not provided for these programs at the George A. Leoni Complex. For more information please call Grant Park at (708) 343-5270.

For more information please call Grant Park (708) 343-5270.