KinderStop & Before/After School Care

The KinderStop program is operated by the Prospect Heights Park District, in cooperation with School District 23.  The program is a half day enrichment program (AM & PM KinderStop) offered to our Creative Kids Preschool (4 year old classes only), School District 23 Pre-K (4 year old classes only), and Kindergarten classes.  This is a great opportunity for your child to extend their day, in a small friendly environment.  Participants will enjoy indoor and outdoor free play as well as planned crafts & games.

Additionally, we are able to offer Before (School) and After (School) Care to our Creative Kids Preschool (4 year old classes only), School District 23 Pre-K (4 year old classes only), Kindergarten, and 1st grade classes.  During Before Care, staff will watch over students as they wake up and play, as well as make sure they are on the school bus to Eisenhower School.  During After Care, staff will watch over students as they have snacks (provided by parents) and play.  Staff will also be setting up organized games outside and/or in the gym as well.

School District 23 will provide transportation for Pre-K, kindergarten, and first grade participants. Parents are responsible for notifying School District 23 that your child is enrolled in KinderStop and will need transportation.

KinderStop does not meet on days when School District 23 is not in session.

Click here for directions on how to access your Childcare Statement


2024-2025 KinderStop Parent Handbook

2024-2025 School Year

We will have a open house prior to the school year starting in April 23, 5:30-6:30pm. 


Registration opens for PHPD Residents: May 6, 2024 at 8:00am

Registration opens for PHPD Partner Residents & Non-Residents: May 13, 2024 at 8:00am

Registration Deadline: August 5, 2024

Participants must be 4 years of age by September 1, 2024, to participate in any KinderStop program.


  CODE DATES DAYS TIME NON-REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT Pay in Full (10% discount) 9 Payments (Due 1st of Month)
Before Care #604200-02 8/21/24-6/6/25 M,W,F 7:00-8:45A $50 $730 $84/month
Before Care #604200-10 8/21/24-6/6-24 M,W,F 7:00-7:50A $50 $398 $43/month
Before Care #604200-03 8/22/24-6/5/25 T,TH 7:00-8:45A $50 $495 $55/month
Before Care #604200-11 8/22/24-6/5/25 T,TH 7:00-7:50A $50 $277 $28/month
AM KinderStop #604200-04 8/30/24-6/6/25 M,W,F 8:45A-11:30A $50 $2,197 $265/month
AM KinderStop #604200-05 8/29/24-6/5/25 T,TH 8:45A-11:30A $50 $1,370 $163/month
PM KinderStop #604200-06 8/30/24-6/6/25 M,W,F 11:00A-2:30P $50 $2,569 $311/month
PM KinderStop #604200-07 8/29/24-6/5/25 T,TH 11:00A-2:30P $50 $1,743 $209/month
After Care #604200-08 8/21/24-6/6/25 M,W,F 2:30-6:00P $50 $1,128 $133/month
After  Care #604200-09 8/22/24-6/5/25 T,TH 2:30-6:00P $50 $763 $88/month

Please note: Before and after care program starts on August 21/22 and the AM/PM program starts on August 29/30