Before and After School Care
Kids’ Place is a cooperative before- and after-school care program between the Bloomingdale Park District and School District #13 (DuJardin Elementary & Erickson Elementary), and School District #15 (Winnebago Elementary). It is for children in kindergarten through fifth grade. Kids' Place for District 13 is conducted at DuJardin & Erickson, while Kids' Place for Winnebago is conducted at the Johnston Recreation Center. Winnebago students are transported to/from school via District 15 bussing.
All COVID-related mandates required by schools will be required for Kids’ Place (masks, social distancing, health screening, etc.). This may change as guidance changes throughout the year. Changes/updates will be communicated via email through ePACT.
Quick Tips for Successful Registration
- Kids’ Place works cooperatively with school and park district extra-curricular activities.
- Homework/quiet time provided daily at PM Care.
- Staff assistance with homework.
- Group and individual activities include indoor and outdoor activities, arts, crafts, and active sports and games designed to educate and entertain.
- Activities will be adjusted to meet COVID requirements.
- Transportation provided for kindergartners to/from District 13 schools to the Johnston Recreation Center.
- Attendance days are flexible. Select days online after initial registration for convenient scheduling.
- Days off of school activities are available when school is not in session (additional fee required).
Fees per day
- Initial Kids Place registration may take place in person at the Johnston Recreation Center or online.
- Pay the one-time, non-refundable $25 registration fee.
- Complete required forms.
- You will receive instructions regarding day selection and participant emergency information collection software, ePACT.
- There is a one-week processing period before your child may begin attending the program.
- If your child requires special assistance, at least two weeks advance notice is required.
District 13 AM (7-8:40AM) - $8.75/day
District 13 PM (3:30-6PM) - $12.50/day
District 15 AM (7-8:55AM) - $10/day
District 15 PM (M, 3-6PM) - $15/day
District 15 PM (T-F, 3:45-6PM) - $11.25/day
District 13 KDG Early AM Half Day (7AM-12:30PM) - $27.50/day
District 13 KDG AM Half Day (8:30AM-12:30PM) - $20/day
District 13 KDG PM Half Day (12-4PM) - $20/day
District 13 KDG Late PM (12-6PM) - $30/day