Events List

1 Jun 2017 Camp Info Meeting 6/1/2017 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

This meeting is a great opportunity for you to learn more about our camp program and ask specific questions. After the info session we divide into specific camps where you and your child have a chance to meet your camp staff one-on-one.

3 Jun 2017 BODYPUMP Launch Party 6/3/2017 9:15 AM - 10:15 AM

Get ready to have some fun, keep your body toned, and burn calories all day long in our newest and most effective strength training class - Body Pump!

5 Jun 2017 Summer 5k Walk/Run 6/5/2017 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Kick off the summer with the whole family participating in our free 5k Walk/Run! Meet at the Centennial Fitness Center front entrance. No registration required.

7 Jun 2017 Pond Dippers 6/7/2017 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.

9 Jun 2017 Beach Party 6/9/2017 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Kick off your summer with a good old-fashioned beach party at Hinkley Pool! Join us for limbo and some beach ball games.

9 Jun 2017 Backyard Campout 6/9/2017 5:00 PM - 6/10/2017 10:00 AM

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

9 Jun 2017 Backyard Campout 6/9/2017 5:00 PM - 6/10/2017 10:00 AM

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

10 Jun 2017 Outdoor Spring Garage Sale 6/10/2017 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

This event is now Saturday, June 10 outdoors at Maine Park. Registration is accepted until June 5. If it rains on June 10, there will not be an additional rain date. Registered sellers will then receive a full refund.

12 Jun 2017 Capture the Flag 6/12/2017 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! 

14 Jun 2017 Science Night 6/14/2017 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.

16 Jun 2017 Pajama Party with the Animals 6/16/2017 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Dress in your favorite PJs and head over to Wildwood to spend some one-on-one time with our animal friends. 

16 Jun 2017 Summer Concerts in the Park 6/16/2017 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 GENERATION.

17 Jun 2017 Donuts with Dad 6/17/2017 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Dads and Moms, meet our Kids Spot staff at the Centennial Fitness Center and visit our play room full of fun and engaging toys. Enjoy a snack and work on an activity with your children. Kids Spot will be open as usual during this free event.

17 Jun 2017 Kids' Fishing Clinic 6/17/2017 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Interested in attending the Fishing Derby but have never fished before? Attend the fishing clinic to learn how to cast and bait the hook, the differences between the fish, and other helpful tips.

18 Jun 2017 Daddy Olympics 6/18/2017 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Hey Dads, show off your skills at the pool on Father’s Day! Dads will cannonball off the diving board, change their babies, and even play a little golf.

21 Jun 2017 Gnome, Elf & Fairy Festival 6/21/2017 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Dress up as an elf, gnome, or fairy and bring the family to enjoy an afternoon of outdoor magic.

22 Jun 2017 Movies in the Park - SING 6/22/2017 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!

24 Jun 2017 Gone Fishin' Derby 6/24/2017 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Come to Wildwood Nature Center for the Kids Fishing Derby at the Maine Park ponds. The ponds are stocked and the fish are biting! 

25 Jun 2017 Summer Family Concert at Prospect Park 6/25/2017 2:30 PM - 3:15 PM

Check out our new Family Concerts at Prospect Park! This week's band features Miss Jamie's Farm.

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

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