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2020-2021 3rd Base Registration Now Open

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



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. (SS)

1st Child 2nd Child Each Additional Child
$15/day $13.60/day $12.20/day
Registration Deadline: By 11:59pm the Wednesday prior to the week attending.  

For any changes to your child’s schedule, you must email by 11:59 pm the Wednesday before attending.

Must Email for all attendance changes! 


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Important 3rd Base Details


  • Daily snack and beverage is provided.
  • Closed when school closes due to weather.
  • Scheduled 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 the Rivers Edge Rec Center.
  • All registration forms must be completed and submitted 24 hours before a 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 for the week by Wednesday at 11:59 pm 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 weather, you will not receive a refund. A household credit will be applied to your account for each day due to weather. If needed, you will be responsible for registering and paying for any Emergency School Days that are added to the school year due to weather cancellations by the Wednesday prior to the week of attendance. The following dates are Emergency Days, if needed/used, 5/26– 6/1.*

The Registration Deadline is the Wednesday at 11:59 pm prior to the week of attendance. Registration can be done completely online. Once you have registered your child, an email will be sent to the email listed on your household from ePACT, an online emergency form system. All information must be filled out and submitted before your child’s first attendance.


Payment Options

1. Payments made at the time of Registration:

No automatic payments. You will come into the Rivers Edge Recreation Center at 1151 W. Locust St. or online by the Wednesday before the week of attendance to register and make your payment in full. Cash, Check*, or Credit/Debit Card accepted.


2. Installment Billing Payments:

Automatic payments from your credit card or bank account on the Friday the week before attendance. In the event this date falls on a holiday or non-business date, this payment would be deducted on the next available business date. Credit/Debit Card or Checking Account Withdrawal* accepted. After two repeated payment rejections, you will be removed from the installment billing payment option and be required to pay in cash for weeks enrolled by the Wednesday at 7:00 pm before the week attending.


*A $35 NSF Fee will be assessed to the household account due to insufficient funds.



Program Sites

Caledonia Site: Caledonia Students
Lincoln Site: Lincoln Students
Perry students will be transported by Park District bus to the Rivers Edge Recreation Center
Meehan Site: Meehan Students
Seth Whitman: Seth Whitman Students
Washington Site: Washington Students 

School’s Out Camp

Our goal for the School’s Out Camp 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 will include arts and crafts, games, rock climbing, outdoor activities, and more. There will be no field trip on school improvement days. (AC)

Location: River’s Edge Recreation Center        Min/Max: 15/60


Your child must be registered by the Wednesday at 11:59 pm before the week attending. Your child must be paid and registered before attending. Paperwork is due before the child attends. If your child currently attends 3rd Base, no additional paperwork is needed. Registration can be done online at or in person at our River’s Edge Recreation Center.


Ages      R/NR Fees          Date                  Time                             Day

6-12      $25/$37.50        10/11                7:00am-6:00pm               FR

6-12      $25/$37.50        2/14                  7:00am-6:00pm               FR

6-12      $25/$37.50        4/20                 7:00am-6:00pm              M


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Do you have a disability?
Are you looking for a different type of after school program?
Contact Sean Cramer, at 815-547-5711 ext. 23 or by email, 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.


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1006 W. Lincoln Ave.
Belvidere, IL 61008

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Phone: (815) 547-5711  
Fax: (815) 544-4648


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