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Kid Squad

Before and After School Care

Kid Squad is a cooperative option between the River Trails Park District, School District #26, Robert Frost Elementary, and Prairie Trails (All-Day) Kindergarten programs.   This program is available for parents who need Before and/ or After School Care for their children in kindergarten through 5th grades.  The program meets at the RTPD- Weiss Community Center.

For more detail, we have a detailed PDF called “Kid Squad Parent Manual 2021-2022” that can be found in the Virtual Backpack at the top right of this webpage

Registration requires you to have a River Trails Park District “Community Pass” Account- Click here for details on creating an account
The child that is being registered for kid squad must have their correct school selected in the the account profile.

New Registrations Guidelines!  Please read below!

  • Registration is taken on a weekly basis during the school year online.
  • Parents will drop off BEFORE CARE STUDENTS at the Weiss Community Center for Kid Squad in the AM.
    • School buses will take BEFORE CARE STUDENTS from Kid Squad to their school.
    • AFTER CARE STUDENTS will be bussed back to the Weiss Community center when school concludes.
  • Parents will pickup AFTER CARE children at Weiss Community center.
  • Note– Registration for the school week will open at 8:30am Monday morning- 2 weeks in advance.
    • To ensure proper transportation and class lists, registration must be completed before Sunday (10:30pm) 8 days prior to start of the school week.
  • Registration under 8 days prior to the start of the school week, will be considered late registration
  • To request a late registration you must email our registration desk at
    • There is a mandatory 48-hour wait time for approval, while we ensure space, staffing and resources
  • Late registration will incur a $10 late fee
Indian Grove and Euclid Schools
Before Care 7-8:50am
After Care 3:40-6pm
Thursday Before Care 7-9:40am


Prairie Trails- All Day Kindergarten Only
Before Care 7-8:50am
After Care 3:40-6pm
Thursday Before Care 7-9:40am


Frost Elementary
Before Care 7-8:30am
After Care 3:30-6pm

Please note the following:

These programs do not meet when school is not in session. See Hit the Trails, for school days out programming..







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