HOW TO REGISTER

How to Register for remaining spots in the 2019-2020 school year (we welcome new students up until Spring Break 2020).

Both Downers Grove Park District Residents and Non-residents are welcome!

  • Stop by the Lincoln Center registration office at 935 Maple Avenue
  • Fill out a registration form that you will receive at the office
  • Submit a $50 registration fee (non-refundable)
  • Provide proof of residency with a utility or tax bill (if a DG Park District resident)
  • Provide a copy of your child's birth certificate for age verification (new students only)

Registration Dates for the 2020-2021 school year

  • January 2: Returning Student and Sibling Registration Begins at 8:00am
  • January 18: Returning student and sibling registration is due by 1:00pm on January 18, 2020 to be included in the lottery process.
  • January 22: Returning Student and sibling random selection (lottery) for class time placement.
  • January 23: New Student Resident & Non-Resident registration begins at 8:00am
  • February 1: New Student Resident registration is due by 1:00pm on February 1, 2020 to be included in the lottery process.
  • February 5: New Student Resident registration random selection (lottery) for class time placement.
  • February 6: Open Registration begins at 8:00am. Both residents and non-residents may register for remaining class openings at the Lincoln Center on a first-come, first-served basis.

How to Register for the 2020-2021 school year

Both Downers Grove Park District Residents and Non-residents are welcome!

  • Stop by the Lincoln Center registration office at 935 Maple Avenue based on the dates listed above
  • Fill out a registration form that you will receive at the office indicating your 1st & 2nd choice for class time placement.
  • Submit a $75 registration fee (non-refundable)
  • Provide proof of residency with a utility or tax bill (if a DG Park District resident). If you are a returning student, a copy of your driver's license will be accepted as proof of residency.
  • Provide a copy of your child's birth certificate for age verification (new students only)

Other Registration Information

  • For siblings enrolling during priority registration - siblings must reside in the same household and provide proof of residency
  • Any unincorporated family residing in Downers Grove School District 58 will receive a resident rate for Preschool
  • If you are expecting to move within Downers Grove Park District boundaries by September 1, 2020 and want to register as a resident for Preschool, please attach a copy of the purchasing contract to your application
  • Registered students will receive their classroom and teacher assignments in August 2020
  • A $25 transfer fee will be assessed once class assignments are complete
  • All classroom and teacher assignments are random


Preschool Refund

The registration deposit is non-refundable. A tuition refund will only be granted if the program is cancelled for the school year by the Park District or a written physician's excuse is presented for withdrawal from the program. Application for a refund must be made in person at the Registration Office during business hours.


Preschool Wait List Policy

If your child is enrolled in a class but you wish to go on the waitlist for a different class, you must pay an additional $75 deposit per waitlist.