Des Plaines Park District

School Day Off Programs

No school? No problem! Join us at Prairie Lakes for one of our two long-running School Day Off programs!
Kruisin’ Kids
travels to the area’s best entertainment venues.
Leisure Lizards stay & play all day at Prairie Lakes, under the supervision of our park district staff.

School Day Off Programs at the Des Plaines Park District include Kruisin' Kids Day Trips.
Kruisin’ Kids Day Trips

For all kids ages 6–14, in grades 1–8
Drop off at the Prairie Lakes Community Center as early as 7:30a
Pick up as late as 6:00p

Register online for Kruisin’ Kids School Day Off Programs

Join us on these exciting field trips and travel to a variety of popular local venues for sports, games, food, and fun!  Each day is a different adventure, and you’re sure to have a great time. Each day is a different adventure, and you’re sure to have a good time. We’ve gone to places like Nickle City, Main Event Arcades, AMC Theaters, River Rand Bowl, and more!
Note: lunch is provided on each trip.

If room allows, day-of registration is taken in person.
All trips depart from and return to the Prairie Lakes Community Center. Map and directions

Early Registration
R: $45/NR: $56 per trip

Day-of Registration
R: $55/NR: $69 per trip

IMPORTANT: Online registration closes at 5:00p the day prior to each school day off program.

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Thanksgiving Break
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Winter Break
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For all kids ages 5–14, in grades K–8
Drop off as early as 7:30a
Pick up as late as 6:00

Register online for Leisure Lizards (previously called Prairie Lakes Pups)

Come and hang out at Prairie Lakes for a fun day with friends. We have loads if excellent activities planned for you, such as gym sports and games, arts and crafts, board games, special events, and outdoor activities! (Always weather permitting.)

Early Registration 
R: $29/NR: $36 per day
Including lunch: R: $39/NR: $48 per day

Day-of Registration
R: $39/NR: $48 per day
Including lunch: R: $49/NR: $60 per day

IMPORTANT: Online registration closes at 5:00p the day prior to each school day off program.

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Thanksgiving Break
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Winter Break
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If you like Leisure Lizards, check out our Fantastic Fridays! For everyone ages 6–12 in grades 1–6, at Prairie Lakes Aquatic Center and Community Center.
One special Friday each month you and your friends take over Prairie Lakes from 5:00–8:00p to enjoy all of your favorite Leisure Lizards activities.
Price includes pizza and a soft drink!


 

Administrative & Leisure Center2222 Birch Street • 847-391-5700

Golf Center Des Plaines353 N. River Road • 847-803-GOLF

Lake Park Golf Course & Marina1015 Howard Avenue • 847-391-5730

Mountain View Adventure Center510 E. Algonquin Road • 847-391-5733

Mystic Waters2025 Miner Street • 847-391-5740

Prairie Lakes Aquatic Center515 E. Thacker Street • 847-390-4949

Prairie Lakes Community Center515 E. Thacker Street • 847-391-5711