These programs are designed for busy parents with demanding schedules. Each session offers different activities such as structured games, sports, nature, and arts & crafts programs. There are also accommodations for those who need quiet time for catching up on homework or just relaxing. Our Before and After School Program is held at the Robert W. Rolek Community Center located on Hart Road in Round Lake. We are open from 6:30 am to 6:00 pm, Monday through Friday. In addition, we're available on vacation days, early dismissals; late starts (Before School Program only), and when your school experiences emergency closings such as snow days.

Registration is accepted anytime, as long as space is available. Before and After School Care Programs require a special registration packet. No online registration is available. No drop-in option for Before and/or After School Care or School's Out, Hang-Out. All registration and/or changes must be made by the Wednesday prior.

Transportation information is listed below. Please stop by the Robert W. Rolek Community Center or Sports Center to register, or call 847-546-8558 for more information!

Parent Handbook


Before & After School Details*

Accommodates all Dist. #116 Grade Schools, as well as most area schools within park district boundaries, see complete list in transportation information below. These prices are good from August 2018 - August 2019.

Type Day Time Tuition (R/NR)
Before School Full-Time Mon. - Fri. 6:30 - 8:30 am $56/$62 weekly
Before School Part-Time Min. 1 day/wk. 6:30 - 8:30 am $20/$22 daily
After School Full-Time Mon. - Fri. 3:00 - 6:00 pm $96/$106 weekly
After School Part-Time Min. 1 day/wk. 3:00 - 6:00 pm $30/$33 daily


After School Care at Round Lake Area School District #116

For the 2018-19 School Year, we are proud to announce that After School Care will also be available at Indian Hill, Pleviak and Village Schools. Call registration for details.


Transportation Information

Our Park District minibuses transport students from the following schools: Lake Villa Schools, including Thompson & Martin Schools; Grayslake Schools, including Prairieview, Avon, and Park Schools. Routes are subject to change based on enrollment.

The School District buses transport their own students from the following schools: All Round Lake District #116 schools, including Ellis, Magee, Round Lake Middle School, Beach, Indian Hill, Pleviak, Village & Murphy; Big Hollow School District; and SEDOL programs.

* Reminder: You MUST NOTIFY your child's school of their attendance in our School Age program to arrange transportation. PLEASE notify both the school office and your child's teacher as to your day care arrangements, as this will ensure the safety of all participants. Thank You!