On June 15, 4-year-old Vicente Cardenas drowned while at Roosevelt pool with a camp group from Glenview-based Wesley Child Care.
Here, read Patch’s full coverage of the recent tragedy:
Parents Push DCFS to Suspend Wesley License
A group of about 12 Wesley families—who had children at Roosevelt Pool the day of Vicente Cardenas’ drowning— have initiated a petition to suspend the childcare center’s license.
Wesley Responds to Glenview Police Drowning Report
The child care center sent home a letter to parents Aug. 31 addressing the finalized report and extending their sympathies to the Cardenas family. Four-year-old Vicente drowned while under Wesley’s supervision on a field trip to Roosevelt Pool June 15.
Glenview PD Completes Drowning Investigation; Releases Report, New Details
The Glenview Police Department has concluded their two-month investigation into the drowning Vicente Cardenas and has not filed any criminal charges. Cardenas, a 4-year-old camper, was on a field trip to Roosevelt Pool with Wesley Child Care June 15.
Cardenas Family: Wesley Child Care Was ‘Grossly Negligent’
Following the June 15 drowning of 4-year-old Vicente Cardenas, the Glenview Police Department has released their report of the investigation. Here, Vicente’s uncle shares the Cardenas family’s reaction to the ‘easily prevented’ tragedy in a letter to the editor.
Cardenas Family, Investigators Still Looking for Answers
Following the drowning of 4-year-old Vicente Cardenas earlier this summer, one Wesley Child Care Center parent urges others to share information about the day care center and their experiences with the Department of Child and Family Services.
Vicente Cardenas' Family Shares Plea with Patch Readers
The Cardenas family continues to look for answers following the drowning death of 4-year-old Vicente at Roosevelt Pool June 15. Still 'in the dark' about how and why Vicente was left unattended while with a child care center, Vicente's uncle Val Gurvits asks readers for information.
Wesley Child Care Issues Letter Addressing Cardenas Drowning
Center responds to the tragic death of a 4-year-old at Roosevelt Pool and specifies programming changes planned for the rest of summer.
Ban on Non-Park District Campers at Pools to Remain All Summer
Beginning June 27, Park District campers may return to pools, officials announced Friday. In an effort to reduce the number of swimmers while the Park District continues to review policies, suspension of all non-district camps will extend for the rest of the 2012 season.
Parents More Cautious After Vicente Cardenas Drowning
One week after the accidental drowning of 4-year-old Vicente Cardenas at Glenview’s Roosevelt Pool, community members continue to mourn.
Drowning Investigation Remains Open, Police Say
An investigation into the drowning death of 4-year-old Vicente Cardenas is still active, police announced this afternoon. On Tuesday, police said the case had been closed.
Cardenas Family Looks for Answers, Glenview Park District Denies Drowning Liability
Vicente Cardenas' uncle speaks to Patch about the family's tragic loss. Glenview Police have completed their investigation and until further notice, the Glenview Park District has suspended use of Roosevelt and Flick pools for all camps.
Vicente Cardenas Buried Tuesday, Glenview Community Lends Support Following Pool Fatality
The 4-year-old camper died Friday—just five days shy of his birthday—following an accidental drowning at the Park District’s Roosevelt Pool. Cardenas was on a trip with Glenview-based Wesley Child Care. Vicente's tragic and untimely death has struck a chord with Glenview parents who have left dozens of comments on Patch’s message boards.
Park District: Roosevelt Pool Reopens
Following Friday’s tragic drowning death of 4-year-old Vicente Cardenas in Glenview, Roosevelt Pool reopened Monday at noon. Park District officials have announced that until further notice, all camps are suspended from pool use.
4-Year-Old Drowning Victim Was at Pool With Child Care Center
Public safety officials continue to investigate the death of 4-year-old Vicente Cardenas. The victim was one of 19 children on a trip to Roosevelt Pool with Glenview-based Wesley Child Care Center.
Medical Examiner Identifies Boy, 4, Following Glenview Pool Death
After lifeguards pulled Vicente Cardenas from Roosevelt Pool Friday afternoon, they administered CPR to the unresponsive boy until paramedics arrived. Cardenas died at Glenbrook Hospital shortly after.
Pool Safety: North Shore Lifeguards Share Tips
Following the accidental drowning of 4-year-old Vicente Cardenas at Glenview’s Roosevelt Pool June 15, local guards share safety tips. Roosevelt Pool staff are still recovering from the tragedy, Park District Executive Director Chuck Balling told Patch.