Summer Day Camp General Information


SWSRA Day Camp is intended for individuals age 3 & up with mild to severe disabilities who are unable to successfully participate in typical park district activities. SWSRA is accredited by Park District Risk Management Association (PDRMA).


SWSRA provides many activities for all to ensure a fun-filled summer in a structured setting, allowing growth socially, emotionally, physically, and increase of self-esteem, awareness, motor skills, and socialization.

Overall, our main goals are to build character, build friendships, be safe, and have fun!


Session A: June 15th - July 2nd / 3 Weeks


Session B: July 13th - August 7th / 4 Weeks


No Camp: July 3rd to July 10th


Full Day Camp Time: Monday—Friday 10:00am - 3:00pm

Half Day Camp Time: Monday—Friday 10:00am - 12:00pm (avalable for ages 3 to 5)

Camp Location: Prairie Jr. High - 11900 S. Kostner Ave., Alsip IL


Transportation Available for Residents Only—NEW: ALL transportation is now for participants age 9 and older.

Kids age 3-8 will not be allowed on transportation to/from camp OR during camp.

Campers MUST BE 9 years old on day 1 of camp.

Register Early! Space is Limited!

  • Resident Priority Registration Dates

       March 2nd through March 13th

  • Resident, Co-Op & Non-Resident Camp Registration Dates

      March 16th through April 24th*

 *(Or until filled, whichever is first; Our camp fills up quickly, don’t wait!!)

Registrations received after April 24th are subject to a 20% fee increase for both
camp fees and transportation fees! This includes ADDING any sessions AFTER
the registration deadline. Be SURE to register early! SPACE IS LIMITED!

Camper/Parent Orientation

Thursday, June 4th, 6:00pm -7:00pm

Alsip Park District Apollo Recreation Center

12521 S. Kostner Ave., Alsip, IL 60803

Talent Show

Friday, August 7th, 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Stony Creek Elementary School

11700 S. Kolin Ave., Alsip, IL 60803




Camp will provide a structured setting with many exciting activities and events to ensure a fun-filled summer. SWSRA provides leisure activities that participants can enjoy in a structured environment as they grow socially, emotionally and physically.


SWSRA’s Main Day Camp Goals:

Build Character & Skills

Build Friendships

Have Fun

Be Safe

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Find us: 

Apollo Recreation Center​

12521 S. Kostner Ave. Alsip, IL 60803

Phone: 708-389-9423 Fax: 708-389-6458

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