What are the rates for childcare?

  • 6 Weeks-24 months $320.00/week
  • Two Year Olds $255.00/week
  • 3yrs-5yrs $215.00/week
  • School Age $195.00/week
  • Before/After School $100.00/week

Yes, we have a three day minimum.

What are the hours available for drop off and pick up?

Lilypad Learning Center is open from 6:30 AM to 6 PM

Lilypad Too is open from 6 AM to 6PM.

Do you accept CHASI?


Yes, we are licensed through the State of Illinois.

Yes, we have early CPR/First Aid training.

Yes, each employee is ran through state and federal background checks.

Facilities are closed on the following holidays:

  • New Year’s Day
  • Memorial Day
  • July 4th
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving
  • Black Friday
  • Christmas Eve
  • Christmas Day

What is your policy regarding sick children attending the center?

Families are asked not to bring a child to school when signs of illness or infection are present. If you child is not well enough to play outdoors or comfortably participate in activities, your child should not attend the center that day. If you child becomes ill or unable to participate in activities, you will be contacted and asked to pickup your child. More details regarding symptoms and policies are available in the parent handbook.

DCFS has policies in place for your child’s return if diagnosed with an illness. Please refer to the parent handbook.

Do you still have to pay tuition when the child is home sick?

Yes, we have a 3 day minimum at all times.