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 new 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! See a list of possible recreation programs

Refer a Family, Receive a $50 Tuition Credit!

EXTENDED through July 31, 2017

Already enrolled in the Link? Refer another family and receive a $50 tuition credit! Just have your referred family complete and return the referral form to the Lincoln Center upon enrollment. Offer ends July 31, 2017. Credit will be applied after the first month's tuition.

Download the Referral Form


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.

Affordable Fees

  • A $50 fee is required at time of registration
  • Fees for the Link are divided into nine equal monthly payments
  • The first payment will be charged in May
  • Remaining payments will deducted each month from September to April
  • Tuition may also be paid-in-full at time of registration

NO. OF DAYS AM OPTION ONLY PM OPTION ONLY BOTH AM & PM OPTIONS
3 Days $95 per month $182 per month $255 per month
4 Days $115 per month $225 per month $320 per month
5 Days $125 per month $265 per month $370 per month

Transportation

Based on initial enrollment, transportation to and from the following schools will be offered during the 2017-18 school year.

Fairmount | Henry Puffer | Hillcrest | Indian Trail | Kingsley | Lester | Pierce Downer | Whittier

Register Now
  • All students in kindergarten through 6th grade are eligible for enrollment in The Link Before & After School Program. Transportation will be available for students attending select Downers Grove schools.
  • Registration is ongoing in person at the Lincoln Center (935 Maple Ave.). Online, Phone and fax registration are not available.
  • A complete registration requires submission of all required registration forms and a deposit payment of $50. Once all registration requirements are completed, you will be contacted to confirm your spot in the program.
  • Registration for part-time enrollment must maintain consistent days. Any changes in enrollment must be approved pending availability.