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Fall 2024 Registration:

  • Registration for School Year 2024-2025 requires a non-refundable registration fee of $50.00.
  • Proof of residency is required for La Grange Park residents (Ex: water, gas or electric bill).
  • All necessary paperwork can be picked up prior to registration at the Recreation Center or can be found on our Community Park District website.

Registration applications will be accepted as follows:

  • Current preschool class resident families will be on Monday, February 12th at 8:30 am.
  • All resident families will be on Tuesday, February 13th at 8:30 am.
  • Current preschool class non-resident families will be on Thursday, February 15th at 8:30 am.
  • Registration is open to all on Friday, February 16th at 8:30 am.

Enrichment Classes

Our selection of enrichment classes will provide a focus for special interests. Look for the Ready Teddy icon and match classes that will enrich your preschooler’s day. Additional fees vary. Class descriptions and times are detailed within the fall brochure. Children are supervised to and from classes.

Before and After School Care

Before and after school care is an optional program which can be combined with our Ready Teddy Preschool Classes. This program is offered 8 am to 5pm (ABC is not offered on party days or school days off) Schedule is based on needs of students. Students of Ready Teddy can register for the ABC program on their designated class days. (Limit of 4 hours per day) Information is available by calling the park district officedents. Students of Ready Teddy can register for the ABC program on their designated class days. (Limit of 4 hours per day) Information is available by calling the park district office (708) 354-4580.


Teddy Toddlers 2-Year Program

Here is the perfect opportunity to get your toddler acquainted with other children while taking a small step into preschool. Socializing with others, music, and simple art projects will all be part of the fun! Children must be ready to stay in class without a parent. Meet the Teacher and Parent Orientation are MANDATORY. Families that cannot attend both must reach out to Preschool Coordinator. Meet the Teacher will be the first hour of class and parents must stay the entire duration of the time. Session is 12 weeks. It is highly encouraged that during the time of registration, families sign up for the January 2 ½ as well.

Day     Date               Time                          Fee R/NR (Tuition is paid per session)

F          9/13-12/13     8:45-9:45am              $200/$210 

F          1/17-5/9        8:45-9:45am               $200/$210

2 ½ Early 3-Year-Old Program

During the early years, socializing with others is an important part in preparing for school. Learning centered play will aid in enhancing social skills and self-esteem. Each child will be introduced to ABC’s, shapes, numbers, and colors! (Tuition is paid monthly.)

Day     Date               Time                                       Fee R/NR (Tuition is paid per month)

M/W   9/9-5/14        8:45-10:45am OR 11:15-1:15pm           $156/$166
T/Th   9/10-5/15       8:45-10:45am OR 11:15-1:15pm           $156/$166
T/Th   1/6-5/15         8:45-10:45am OR 11:15-1:15pm           $166/$176

3-Year-Old Program

This three-day program focuses on preschool readiness skills through social, emotional, and physical activities such as daily art projects, music and gym time. Each child will dig deeper into learning their ABC’s, colors, and numbers! (Tuition is paid monthly.)

Day     Date                Time                                       Fee R/NR (Tuition is paid per month)
MWF   9/9-5/16        8:30-10:30am                         $160/$170
                                  11:00-1:00pm $160/$170
                                  1:30-3:30pm $160/$170

4 & 5 Pre-Kindergarten Program

This program is designed to promote reading and math readiness. In preparation for kindergarten, each student will build confidence while working on their social and emotional skills. Art, music, roleplaying, and movement are all a part of the fun! (Tuition is paid monthly.)

We now offer a Full Day Preschool option; During this time students will participate in Rest Time and Lunch Time.

**Full day families will schedule a time to meet with their teacher prior to the start of school.

Day     Date                Time                        Fee R/NR (Tuition is paid monthly)

M-F     9/9-5/16        8:45-2:45pm              $634/$644

M-Th   9/9-5/16        8:45-2:45pm              $518/$528

M-F     9/9-5/16        8:30-11:30am             $322/$332
                                  12:30-3:30pm            $322/$332  

M-Th   9/9-5/16        8:30-11:30am             $264/$274
                                  12:30-3:30pm             $264/$274