Fall Registration for the 2021-2022 school year

You can register for half-day and full-day preschool online:

  • Create an online account through rlapd.org, if you don't have one. You can create an account HERE
  • Choose the program you want. Register online through our website. Preschool membership fee is due at time of registration. The non-refundable registration fee for Half-Day Preschool is $60. The non-refundable registration fee for Full Day Preschool/Child Care is $60R/$100NR.
  • Registration for Full-Day Preschool is open. Full-Day Regular Preschool/Child Care runs from 9 a.m.-3 pm and Full Day Extended Preschool/Child Care runs from 7 am - 5 pm. You can choose from enrolling your child in Full-Day Preschool for 5 days a week or 2-4 days a week. FULL DAY PRESCHOOL 5 DAYS. FULL DAY PRESCHOOL 2-4 DAYS
  • Registration is open for Half-Day Preschool. Options for Half-Day Preschool are Monday-Wednesday-Friday or Tuesday-Thursday. See below for times and locations. HALF DAY PRESCHOOL
  • After you register online, you will receive an email from ePACT to complete registration information. ePACT will email you to fill out your child's health history and emergency forms. You need to complete the online packet and share it with the Round Lake Area Park District. You will need 2 emergency contacts and a photo of your child to upload. If you have completed ePACT for us or another organization, you will be asked to update your account and share it with us. Click HERE for more information about ePACT.

If you have questions about registration, please call (847) 546-8558, email registration@rlapd.org, or stop by the Robert W. Rolek Community Center during regular Guest Services hours.

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Half Day Preschool

Child Development Center

Our DCFS-licensed half-day preschool program at the Child Development Center is designed to offer your child new and challenging activities that will help prepare and enrich your child's development for the future. In order to attend, your child must be age appropriate by September 1. A certified copy of the child's birth certificate and a copy of your child's physical with current immunizations is required. No class on legal holidays. A class schedule will be given to students on the first day of class. Classes start on Sept. 7, 2021 (T/Th) and Sept. 8, 2021 (M/W/F).

Classes held at Robert W. Rolek Community Center Round Lake. These prices are good from August 2021 - August 2022.

AGE DAYS TIME MONTHLY TUITION (R/NR) Pay in Full Fee (R/NR) REGISTRATION NUMBER
4-5 M/W/F 9 am - 11:30 am $237/$260 $2133/$2340 13384
3-4 T/Th 9 am - 11:30 am $161/$177 $1449/$1593 13386


Sports Center

We also offer a half-day preschool program at the Sports Center that is designed to offer your child new and challenging activities that will help prepare and enrich your child's development for the future. In order to attend, your child must be age appropriate by September 1. A certified copy of the child's birth certificate is required. No class on legal holidays. A class schedule will be given to students on the first day of class. Classes start on Sept. 7, 2021 (T/Th) and Sept. 8, 2021 (M/W/F).

Classes held at the Sports Center, 2004 Municipal Way, Round Lake Beach. These prices are good from August 2021 - August 2022.

AGE DAYS TIME MONTHLY TUITION (R/NR) PAY IN FULL FEE (R/NR) Registration Number
2-3 T/Th 9-11:30 am $161/$177 $1449/$1593 13387
3-4 T/Th 9-11:30 am $161/$177 $1449/$1593 13390
3-4 M/W/F 9-11:30 am
$237/$260 $2133/$2340 13388
4-5 M/W/F 9-11:30 am $237/$260 $2133/$2340 13389
4-5 M/W/F 12:30-3 pm $237/$260 $2133/$2340 13623



Full Day Preschool / Child Care Program

Our program is is designed to offer your child new and challenging activities that will help prepare and enrich your child's development for the future. Our program is tailored to meet the needs of working parents. Full-day preschool for ages 2-5 with extended care runs from 7 am - 5 pm while full-day preschool without extended care runs from 9 am - 3 pm. You can register for a minimum of two days a week. We are a DCFS-licensed preschool program. We offer a hot lunch, snacks and rest time along with a developmentally appropriate curriculum based on the philosophy that children learn through play. Tours are always welcome and we offer a discount for the second full-time sibling enrolled. In order to attend, your child must be age appropriate by Sept. 1. A certified copy of the child's birth certificate is required as well as and a copy of your child's physical with current immunizations.

. FULL DAY PRESCHOOL 5 DAYS. FULL DAY PRESCHOOL 2-4 DAYS

Classes are held at Robert W. Rolek Community Center in Round Lake. These prices are good from August 2021 - August 2022.

PROGRAM TIME DAYS TUITION
2-3 YR PRESCHOOL + EXT 5 DAYS 7 am - 5 pm M-F $290 per week
2-3 YR PRESCHOOL + EXT 2-4 DAYS
7 am - 5 pm
M, Tu, W, Th, F
$66 per day
2-3 YR PRESCHOOL ONLY 5 DAYS 9 am - 3 pm M-F $200 per week
2-3 YR PRESCHOOL ONLY 2-4 DAYS
9 am - 3 pm
M, Tu, W, Th, F
$46 per day




3-5 YR PRESCHOOL + EXT 5 DAYS 7 am - 5 pm M-F
$285 per week
3-5 YR PRESCHOOL + EXT 2-4 DAYS
7 am - 5 pm
M, Tu, W, Th, F
$65 per day
3-5 YR PRESCHOOL ONLY 5 DAYS
9 am - 3 pm
M-F
$195 per week
3-5 YR PRESCHOOL ONLY 2-4 DAYS
9 am - 3 pm
M, Tu, W, Th, F
$45 per day

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Terrific Twos and Threes

There's a whole new world of fun for your child to experience through art, songs, stories, sensory play, and physical activity. Each class will be a mixture of fun and learning designed to meet the child's natural desire to explore and create. What a great opportunity to make new friends and learn about sharing and cooperation. A nutritious snack will be served. Children need not be toilet trained, however, diapers and wipes must be provided. These classes are held in the Robert W. Rolek Community Center/Child Development Center - Room 13.

Find information HERE