Events List

29 Jun 2017 Mud Day 6/29/2017 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Get ready for some not-so-clean fun! Create mud pies, dirt people, and enjoy muck inspired activities for the whole family. 

3 Jul 2017 July 3rd Fireworks Celebration 7/3/2017 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Bring a picnic (no alcoholic beverages or grills allowed) and relax before the fireworks begin. Enjoy the evening catching up with friends and family. Join the Park District’s party staff and DJ for an Interactive Dance Party at 6:30pm. Arrive early and get a great spot!

4 Jul 2017 4th of July Party 7/4/2017 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Celebrate the holiday with some old fashion pool games at this family friendly event! Compete in a water balloon toss and family fun relays. Adults can even participate in cannon ball contests!

8 Jul 2017 Playdate with Nature 7/8/2017 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

Join us for an hour of games, crafts, and educational activities based around the seasonal nature theme of the day. Program is free, but registration is required.

8 Jul 2017 Winter in July 7/8/2017 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

It’s hot outside, so come celebrate winter at Hinkley Pool! See how accurately you can throw a snowball, make a snow man the quickest, and how fast you can freeze your face. Let it snow!

9 Jul 2017 Trifecta 7/9/2017 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

¼ mile Swim | 7 mile Spin Bike Ride | 2 mile Run 

Participate in this outdoor fun and challenging non-competitive triathlon. Perfect for new triathletes, fits right in to your triathlon training schedule, and is a great workout for anyone up for a challenge!

12 Jul 2017 Capture the Flag 7/12/2017 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM

What’s that lurking in the prairie grass? Is that a friend or foe? Are you on the attack or dropping back in defense? Can you capture the flag? Divide into teams, hide your flag, and the family friendly battle begins! 

16 Jul 2017 Sundae Funday 7/16/2017 12:00 PM - 4:30 PM

July 16th is National Ice Cream Day...Celebrate with a sundae at Prospect Park! Stop by for a sweet treat on a hot day. Ice Cream will be available from 12:00pm-12:30pm and 4:00pm-4:30pm

19 Jul 2017 Pond Dippers 7/19/2017 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Have fun as a family discovering what lurks beneath the surface of the pond. Dip and scoop with nets to catch lots of critters and maybe a few tadpoles! Learn all about life in the pond.

20 Jul 2017 Movies in the Park - MOANA 7/20/2017 6:30 PM - 10:00 PM

It’s a SIT-in DRIVE-in! Remember what great fun it was to pile everyone in the car and head out to a drive-in movie? Well, it’s back...kind of! It’s a screen, it’s in a park, it's movies you love, and it’s TOTALLY fun! 

20 Jul 2017 Regular Board Meeting 7/20/2017 7:00 PM

Board meetings are held on the first and third Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. at Prospect Park, 733 N. Prospect Ave.

21 Jul 2017 Family Campfire 7/21/2017 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The entire family will enjoy the peaceful night air while sitting around a fire listening to stories, singing songs, and making everyone’s favorite - s’mores! 

23 Jul 2017 Summer Family Concert at Prospect Park 7/23/2017 2:30 PM - 3:15 PM

Check out our new Family Concerts at Prospect Park! This week's band features Jeanie B! and the Jelly Beans.

27 Jul 2017 Science Night 7/27/2017 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Turn your family into scientists and explore fun science concepts with us! Make cool discoveries through experiments, projects, and play. Different activities each class.

29 Jul 2017 Country Farm Fair 7/29/2017 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Enjoy a day down on the farm! Pet cows, chickens, goats, and more in the petting zoo featuring over 20 animals. Head out on a hayride through Wildwood, hop on a pony, and have a rootin’ tootin’ good time with bingo, pig races, games, activities, and crafts.

3 Aug 2017 Capture the Flag 8/3/2017 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM

What’s that lurking in the prairie grass? Is that a friend or foe? Are you on the attack or dropping back in defense? Can you capture the flag? Divide into teams, hide your flag, and the family friendly battle begins! 

4 Aug 2017 Summer Concerts in the Park 8/4/2017 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Don't miss the free Friday night concerts at Hodges Park sponsored by the Park Ridge Park District! This week's concert features the band Second Hand Soul.

5 Aug 2017 Playdate with Nature 8/5/2017 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

Join us for an hour of games, crafts, and educational activities based around the seasonal nature theme of the day. Program is free, but registration is required.

6 Aug 2017 Summer Luau 8/6/2017 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Get out those grass skirts and hula on over to Centennial Aquatic Center for our Summer Luau! Do the limbo, test your aim with a ring toss, and try some hula dancing.

11 Aug 2017 Family Campfire 8/11/2017 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The entire family will enjoy the peaceful night air while sitting around a fire listening to stories, singing songs, and making everyone’s favorite - s’mores! 

13 Aug 2017 Pirate Day 8/13/2017 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Pirates are taking over Hinkley Pool! Bring your lads and lassies to search for "pirate booty," participate in a three-legged race, and more high seas fun!

17 Aug 2017 Regular Board Meeting 8/17/2017 7:00 PM

Board meetings are held on the first and third Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. at Prospect Park, 733 N. Prospect Ave.

25 Aug 2017 Friday Night Live 8/25/2017 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Friday Night Live Club is a fun, safe club designed for students in 4th & 5th grade (ages 9-11). Each month is themed and features a DJ! Pay at the door. Concessions (pizza, pop, water, candy & chips) are available.

27 Aug 2017 Summer Family Concert at Prospect Park 8/27/2017 2:30 PM - 3:15 PM

Check out our new Family Concerts at Prospect Park! This week's band features Istvan & His Imaginary Band.

5 Sep 2017 CFC 25th Anniversary Celebration 9/5/2017

In honor of our 25th Anniversary, enjoy ALL DAY FREE admission to the Centennial Fitness Center, FREE group fitness classes, FREE walking track, FREE swimming, and FREE open gym! 

*Gym and Swim may have limited open hours; please check our website or call the CFC for availability. Age rules still apply.

8 Sep 2017 Backyard Campout 9/8/2017 5:00 PM - 9/9/2017 10:00 AM

Camp out with your family in the Park District’s backyard, outside at the Wildwood Nature Center. 

21 Sep 2017 Regular Board Meeting 9/21/2017 7:00 PM

Board meetings are held on the first and third Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. at Prospect Park, 733 N. Prospect Ave.

19 Oct 2017 Regular Board Meeting 10/19/2017 7:00 PM

Board meetings are held on the first and third Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. at Prospect Park, 733 N. Prospect Ave.

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