Play & Learn After School

Set your kids up for success. Keep them active and engaged after school. Take advantage of afterschool programs in your area, most are FREE.

Free Online Educational Resources

Learning can happen wherever you are with the world wide web. Whether you’re interested in astronomy, a new language or just want to explore, these free online educational platforms have something for everyone ages 4 – 20. Check the link below to find out what’s out there.

The Jones Center After School Program

For over 100 years, the Jones Center has provided welcoming and safe programs serving youth ages 5-17 in the Chicago Heights area. Click the flyer to learn more about great after school activities including gym time, dinner, and tutoring.

BAM: Youth Guidance

Becoming a Man (BAM) program is a mentoring to help young men (ages 15-24) navigate difficult circumstances that threaten their future. If you live in Robbins or attend Thornton Township High Schools, click here to get involved.


Get Connected After School!

Looking for help with getting connected to the world wide web? Purchasing an affordable laptop? Comcast has a program that provides residents with low-cost computers and affordable internet access at home.


PBS Kids

Sci Girls


Teaching girls about science under STEM

Design Squad Global


Teaching kids about engineering, building, and recycling under STEM

PBS Kids ABC Literacy


Odd Squad


Teaching kids problem-solving

Educational YouTube Resources

YouTube Kids Channel


Educational Topics


Baby Shark Songs

Baby Mozart Lullaby’s

Wheels on the bus


Old McDonald

Star Fall Education Nursery rhymes

Say Hello, Go Noodle

Bob the Builder

Khan Academy for Middle & High School Students (all subjects)


YouTube Kids Channel Developmental Milestones

Potty Training videos and songs: Cocomelon

Tooth Brushing Songs: Cocomelon

Getting dressed songs and videos for kids: Cocomelon

Learning to tie your shoes: Cocomelon and Blue’s Clues

Chicago Heights Park District

The Chicago Heights Park District provides quality recreation programs, facilities and parks that allow Chicago Heights residents to get out and play.  Click the link below to learn about all of the activities, including basketball, swimming, baseball, soccer and more.

Restoration Ministries

Restoration Ministries’ mission is to restore hope to people while bringing lasting change to the community. Through 22 programs, the organization provides life-changing opportunities to at-risk underprivileged youth, men and women with histories of addiction and families struggling in poverty.

Robbins Community Help Agency

Since 1999, the Robbins Community Help Agency, Inc. has strived to continually strengthen the community through youth, adult, senior, and community programs.

Robbins Community Help Agency, Inc. operates within the Robbins Community Center (RCC) establishing programs and services that make Robbins Community Center a hub for community involvement and youth engagement.

For Housing Authority residents, RCC provides free after school and summer camp programs.