At the Palos Heights Recreation Center we know that part of being successful in your health and wellness goals is having dependable, safe and fun childcare for your children ages 9 months to 12 years. We offer activities such as arts and crafts, board games, and free play. Children experience the benefits of a positive environment and can choose to participate in various activities while parents are engaged in their workouts within the facility. Parents can rest assured that their children are supervised and interacted with during their visit.

Monday-Friday    8:30am -11:00am & 4:30-7:30 pm
Saturday 8:00-11:00am
Payment Options  
Walk-in Daily  $3/day per child
Unlimited Monthly $15/month for 1st child,
$8/month each additional child
Unlimited Yearly $180 per year. $96 for each additional child.

Additional Terms & Conditions

  • There is a 2 hour maximum per visit.
  • Parents or caregiver must remain in the recreation center while children are in the childcare room.
  • Parents selecting the monthly or yearly childcare option will receive a membership card for each child that will include the child's photo. This card will scan-in the child at the childcare room. Childcare memberships cannot be transferred from child to child. Photo of the child will be verified.
  • Childcare reservations are not required. Availability is on a first-come, first served basis
  • Anyone paying the daily drop in rate must pre-pay at the Recreation Center front desk and submit the receipt to the childcare attendant. Parent/Adult will sign the child in at the childcare room.
  • Childcare is for ages 9 months to 12 years old.
  • For safety reasons if the maximum capacity has been met, service may be delayed or denied.