Covid-19 UPDATEAll Park District Programs are Postponed and Facilities INCLUDING Splash Pad are CLOSED Until Further Notice, or until Governor Pritzker has lifted the order.
Please Watch for Openings.
All registrations, whether, phone, fax, mail or walk-in, require a registration form and signed waiver with payment before you are enrolled in a program or trip. If you have any questions, please give us a call at 815-786-8044.
Freedom Day's Update 2020
The Sandwich Park District Board of Commissioners regret to inform you that the
Freedom Days Celebration set for June 27, 2020 & June 28, 2020 has been postponed.
The Mother Goose Club:
Our Mother Goose Club is for preschool aged children and runs on a monthly basis from September through June. Children attend two times a week for two hours. Class size is limited.
What to expect from the Mother Goose Club:
Your child can expect a safe, warm and secure environment with developmentally appropriate activities, materials and equipment. Children are encouraged to express themselves through math, science, art and manipulative play experiences. “Together Time”, with stories, songs and finger plays adds to the fun; along with large and small muscle activities. The alphabet, numbers, colors, shapes and name printing are introduced, along with counting and cutting skills. A nutritious snack is provided as well.
Young children learn best through hands-on experiences and need many opportunities to express their feelings. Emphasis is placed on social, emotional, intellectual and physical development with our “learn through play” approach. The program is designed to encourage play, which is a child’s primary means of expression and problem solving.
Three (3) , four (4) and five (5) / Children must be potty trained
Days: Monday & Wednesday or Tuesday & Thursday
Times: 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. or 12:15 to 2:15 p.m.
Monthly Fees: Call for current pricing.
Fees are for the entire academic school year and are not reduced or discounted during the term for holidays or breaks.
For entry into the Mother Goose Club it is necessary to place your child on our Mother Goose wait list. Class size is limited to 12 in each group. It is never too early to place your child on this list … we even have BABIES! Call and leave a message for Barb Olin at (815) 786-8044.
The first session of this class will meet each Friday for 10 weeks. We will help build fundamental skills through fun activities, manipulatives and more!
Many opportunities for self-expression, yet structured activities as well. This 10-week class is open to all children who will be starting Kindergarten next fall.
Children already enrolled in the Mother Goose Club will get first priority. Enrollment is on a “first come” basis with a maximum of 12 children.
Barb Olin, Mother Goose Club Director
ONGOING CLOSURE INFORMATION
Governor Pritzker officially extended the statewide stay-at-home order. In accordance with this order, all Park District programs will be postponed and facilities will remain closed until Governor Pritzker has lifted the order.
This extension will impact the remainder of Winter/Spring programs, leagues, classes, and special events. Staff is determining what postponements or adjustments must be made. We ask for your patience while staff works through this process.
District PARKS & TRAILS REMAIN OPEN for walking, hiking, running, and biking as long as park users comply with social distancing requirements.
As a reminder, PLAYGROUNDS ARE CLOSED.
If utilizing our parks and trails, it is IMPERATIVE that you follow CDC recommendations for social distancing due to COVID-19. For information on these recommendations, visit CDC.gov.
If you have any questions regarding this information, please feel free to contact us at sandwichparkdistrict.org or call and leave a message at 815.786.8044. There will be staff available to answer phones during the Stay-at-Home, and we will do our best to respond as soon as possible.
We look forward to happier days ahead and the opportunity to continue to serve the Sandwich and surrounding Communities in the near future.
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Sandwich Park District
1001 Latham Street , Sandwich, IL 60548
815.786.8044 office 815.786.6690 Fax
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