Ivy League Kids Programs for Chicago Ridge Families

Serving Your School

Finley Junior High

Ridge Central

Ridge Lawn

 What To Bring Everyday

  • Lunch
  • Mask
  • Computer or tablet and charger (if participating in e-learning)
  • Headphones
  • School Supplies needed to complete school work (logins and passwords to complete schoolwork is helpful for our directors)

Please label your child’s belongings. Any child without a mask will be billed $1 for a disposable mask. Any child without a lunch will be billed $5.


6:30-7:50 — Before Care
7:50-11:00 — Group A goes in-person; Group B e-learning
11:00-12:10 — Both Groups lunch at site
12:10-3:20 — Group B goes ln-person; Group A e-learning
3:20-6:00 — After Care

Drop Off/Pick Up

Your child will need to be signed in and out every day. Masks are required upon entering the Freedom Activity Center. Please adhere to social distancing protocols while waiting in line. Please have a valid ID ready.
Transportation to/from each school will be provided by District 127.5.

Safety Protocols

Please see our updated COVID health and safety protocols. Every family must sign our COVID-19 waiver . We will have waivers on-site, but you can print/download the form and submit via email or bring it with you for the first day.

Location of Before & After School Services

Chicago Ridge Park District
Freedom Activity Center
6252 W. Birmingham Ave.
Chicago Ridge, IL 60415

6:30am – school starts
School ends – 6:00pm

Transportation to/from school provided by District 127.5.

Billing Policy

Payment is due no later than Tuesday morning and you will be billed a late fee of $15 if received later than noon. If you have not already signed up, take advantage of Tuition Express to avoid late fees by having your payment taken out automatically. You can also set up your Parent Portal and pay online. View our billing policy here.


If your child has allergies or medications, please make sure they are listed on the registration packet. If they have any medication they need to take during before or after school hours, please make sure it is dropped off with the site director with clear instructions as to when, how much and for what.

Don’t hesitate to call us with any questions at 815-464-1265 or email us at contact@ivyleaguekids.org.