THE LINK BEFORE & AFTER
SCHOOL PROGRAM

A NEW OPTION FOR GRADES K-6
REGISTRATION CURRENTLY UNDERWAY!



Connecting kids with fun, active activities before and after school!

The Link is a program from the Downers Grove Park District that provides students fun and engaging enrichment activities including nature, fitness, arts and crafts, science and cultural arts. Children in grades K-6 will enjoy supervised age-based activities before and/or after school in addition to daily homework time and a healthy snack.

The Downers Grove Park District will not only provide safe transportation between participating District 58 schools and the Lincoln Center, but also will connect participants to specific programs offered throughout the district!

Flexible Options

Full-Time
Five days per week, with AM only, PM only or AM & PM options.
Part-Time
Select three or four days per week, with AM only, PM only or AM & PM options.

2018-19 Fees

NO. OF DAYS AM OPTION ONLY PM OPTION ONLY BOTH AM & PM OPTIONS
3 Days $98 per month $188 per month $263 per month
4 Days $119 per month $232 per month $330 per month
5 Days $129 per month $273 per month $381 per month

10% Multi-child discount

How to Register

  • All students in Kindergarten through 6th grade are eligible for enrollment in The Link Before & After School Program.
  • Registration is ongoing, in person at the Lincoln Center (935 Maple Ave.). Online, phone and fax registration are not available.
  • All registration forms must be completed and required fees must be paid to register.
  • Registration for part-time enrollment must maintain consistent days. Any changes in enrollment must be approved pending availability.

New Families - Registration Opens January 29

  • A $50 fee is required at time of registration in addition to the first payment.
  • Remaining fees for the Link are divided into 9 equal monthly payments and are billed September to April.
  • Tuition may be paid in full at the time of registration.

Returning Families - Registration Opens January 22

  • A $50 fee is required at time of registration.
  • The first payment will be charged in May.
  • Remaining fees for the Link are divided into 9 equal monthly payments and are billed September to April.
  • Tuition may be paid in full at the time of registration.
Register Early!

While registration is open to students at all District 58 elementary schools, the determination of which schools will be served by Park District transportation will be made based on demand and enrollment at each school. Final determination of which schools will be provided Park District transportation will be made on May 1, 2018.

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- A $50 fee is required at time of registration in addition to the first payment.

- Remaining fees for the Link are divided into 9 equal monthly payments and are billed September to April.

- Tuition may be paid in full at the time of registration.