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Caring for Kids: Registration Forms

To participate in any Caring for Kids program, please fill out and submit the following forms:

Download Registration Form [PDF]

Download Medical Form [PDF]

Download Insurance Waiver and Release of Liability Form [PDF]

Send completed forms to:

RIC - Caring for Kids Program
Attention: Ashley Gruenwald
345 E. Superior St., Rm. 532
Chicago, IL 60611

Once your forms are received, you will have the opportunity to register for individual events and programs.

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Upcoming Sports and Fitness Events

To learn more about any upcoming event, call 312-238-5001. Dates/events are subject to change.


28: Chicago Skyhawks at Junior Bulls Wheelchair Basketball Tournament, Addison, IL

28-Mar 1: Caring for Kids Weekend Programs Spring Session I Begins

28-Mar 1: Junior Wheelchair Basketball Conference Championships, Addison, IL


1: Metro Boccia Series hosted by SEASPAR, LaGrange, IL

6-8: RIC Blackhawks host the Wirtz Cup Midwest Sled Hockey League Championship, Hoffman Estates, IL

11: RIC Archery Volunteer Training, 7:45-9 PM @ Archery Bow Range, Chicago

14-15: Parkinson's Wellness Recovery Instructor Certification Course hosted by the RIC Fitness Center

14-15: UNLV Wheelchair Basketball Tournament, Las Vegas, NV

18: RIC Archery North Program Kick-off, 7:45-0 PM @ Archery Bow Range, Chicago

19: RIC Sports Education Session: Nutrition for Handcycling Workouts and Competitions, RIC Fitness Center

20-21: Junior Sports Conference Championships, Milwaukee, WI

20-22: Neil Radbel Memorial Basketball Tournament

21: Caring for Kids - Experience Scuba Program, Chicago

27: RIC Blackhawks vs. USA Warriors Sled Hockey Team, Chicago

27-29: Women's National Wheelchair Basketball Tournament, Dallas, TX

28: Northern Illinois University Sports Demonstration, DeKalb, IL

See a complete list of upcoming events and programs...

Caring for Kids
School Year Programs

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Activities are held mainly on weekends, with some activities during school holidays.

Where: RIC and at various Chicagoland locations
Season: Fall - Spring

Caring for Kids, 312-238-5005

Caring for Kids School Year Programs

Caring for Kids School Year Programs offers a variety of recreational, social and sports activities from September through June. During the school season, Caring for Kids has 2-3 Saturday programs each month generally focused on a sport or physical activity. Besides weekends, Caring for Kids may also be held on Chicago Public School holidays.

Activities include:

  • Tennis
  • Bowling
  • Swimming
  • Golf
  • Indoor Sports
  • Theater and Museums

Therapeutic Horseback Riding

Caring for Kids, in conjunction with Equestrian Connection, offers therapeutic horseback riding and hippotherapy. Therapeutic riding helps improve core balance, posture, flexibiltiy, and self-confidence. This program is held one weekday a month from October through March based on Chicago Public School Holidays. The Caring for Kids Summer Camp also participates in therapeutic horseback riding in July and August.

How to register?

Registering for Caring for Kids programs is easy! Simply follow the directions for enrolling into the Caring for Kids Program or found in the Registration panel to the right. Once enrollment into the Caring for Kids program is complete, youth will be able to register to participate in the summer camp and other Caring for Kids programs offered.