3rd Base – After School Care (Grades K – 5)

Download Parent Handbook 2018-2019

Youth Participant Packet 2018-2019


3rd Base After School Recreation Program

Where you go before you go home!Third Base is a cooperative  after school recreation program between the Belvidere Park District and School District #100. Caring and trained staff provide a safe, healthy, and fun environment for boys and girls in grades K-5 (K-8 at Washington Academy). Our goal at Third Base is to encourage an environment of respect, community, fun, and safety. Activities include group games, homework time, parties, and arts and crafts. The program operates till 6:00 pm on full days of school. (AC)

1st Child 2nd Child Each Additional Child
$13 $11.80 $10.60
Registration Deadline: By Midnight the Wednesday prior to the week attending.  

Important 3rd Base Details

  • Daily snack and beverage is provided.
  • Closed when school closes due to weather.
  • Early dismissals are included in daily fees.
  • Care available to all District #100 Elementary Schools. Sites are located at each school, except Perry, where students are bussed to Lincoln Elementary.
  • All registration forms must be completed and turned in the day of the child’s first attendance.
  • Space is limited and registration is on a first come, first paid basis.
  • In the event of a late pick-up after 6:00 pm a $10 per 15 minutes late fee will immediately apply.



Registration will be daily. Your child must be registered by the Wednesday at Midnight prior to the week attending. Your child must be registered and paid in advance to attend the
program. There will be no options for drop-ins. *If school is canceled due to snow you will not be refunded. Your payment will be used towards the Emergency School Days that corresponds. Emergency School Days are included in fees and no additional payment is necessary. The following dates are Emergency Days, if needed/used, 5/22 – 5/25 &5/29.* The Registration Deadline is the Wednesday at 11:59pm prior to the week of attendance. Registration can be done completely online. Youth participant packet can be found on the website www.belviderepark.org on the 3rd Base program page, filled out, and brought into Rivers Edge Recreation Center  or emailed to vpacker@belviderepark.org.

Payment Options

1. ACH Payment (Installment Billing – Automatic Withdrawal)
Payment Method: Credit/Debit Card or Account Withdrawal
Registration Type: In Person or Online
Payment Deadline: Payments will be withdrawn on a weekly basis the Thursday before week of attendance.

2. Non-ACH Payment (Payment made at time of Registration)
Payment Method: Cash, Check, or Credit/Debit Card
Registration Type: In Person or Online
Payment Deadline: Due at time of Registration.


Program Sites

Caledonia Site: Caledonia Students
Lincoln Site: Lincoln and Perry Students
Perry students will be transported by Park District bus to Lincoln
Meehan Site: Meehan Students
Seth Whitman: Seth Whitman Students
Washington Site: Washington Students 

School’s Out Camp

Our goal is for children to have a fun and safe place to go when School District #100 has school improvement days. This program is open to all elementary age students. Breakfast and an afternoon snack will be provided. Activities include Arts & Crafts, Games, Rock Climbing, Outdoor Activities and More!

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Do you have a disability?
Are you looking for a different type of after school program?
Contact Bre Lindsay, at 815-547-5711 x23 or by email blindsay@belviderepark.org, to receive more information about Club Horizon After School Program. This program is specifically designed to meet your special needs
after school until 6:00pm, daily.