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Welcome to the Bensenville Park District Table of Contents

Special Events Wood St. Fitness Center Fischer Farm White Pines Golf Club Deer Grove Leisure Center Water’s Edge Aquatic Center Early Childhood Programming School of Dance & Movement Fine Arts Clubhouse Youth Programs Under the Sun Summer Camps Bensenville Sports Conference Village of Bensenville Skate Program Adult Programming Young at Heart | Active Adult Programming Parks & Facilities Map Board Meetings & Community Organizations Registration & Policy Information

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Facility, Park, and Program Status Updates Call (630) 230-1028 View online at BvilleParks.org Or use the free app

Bensenville Park District Facilities

Deer Grove Leisure Center 1000 W. Wood St. (630) 766-7015

Fischer Farm 16W680 Grand Ave. (630) 834-3152

Deer Grove Leisure Center Hours Registration Office Monday 8:30A-8:00P Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 8:30A-6:00P Saturday 9:00A-12:00P Sunday Closed*

Holiday Schedule April 2 Closes at 5:30P April 4 Closed May 31 Closed

*When the registration office is closed and the facility is open, registrations can be submitted at the front desk. Please check website for any changes in hours due to Covid-19

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Bensenville Water Park & Splash Pad 1100 W. Wood St. (630) 766-SWIM

White Pines Golf Club 500 W. Jefferson St. (630) 766-0304 WhitePinesGolf.com

Wood St. Fitness Center Hours Please see page 8 for reserved time slots Monday - Friday 6:00A-8:30P Saturday & Sunday 8:00A-3:00P Holiday: April 2, 6:00A-5:30P, closed April 4 & May 31


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Bensenville Park District Board & Staff Bensenville Park District Board of Commissioners

Valerie Karg Vice President

Rich Johnson President

Greg Linder Treasurer

Our mission is to promote community participation in leisure

activities, learning experiences, and social interactions by providing excellence in service, facilities, and programs throughout the Bensenville Park District. We enhance the quality of life through the preservation of our local history, open spaces and recreational opportunities for residents of all ages to enjoy.

Bensenville Park District Staff Administration

Executive Director Superintendent of Finance and HR Superintendent of Marketing & Communications Front Desk Manager Customer Service Manager of Special Services

Recreation Programs & Facilities Superintendent of Recreation Facility Supervisor Recreation Supervisor Recreation Supervisor Recreation Supervisor

Joseph C. Vallez Evelyn Struck Tom Draper Laura Borshell Yolanda Medina Phyllis Schmidt, CPRP Michael Hayes, CPRP Todd Linder, CPRP Lisa Semetko, CPRP Trent Grossman Shane Varvil

Dear Residents,

We all hope you and your families have stayed safe and wish you the best of health in the future. The park district continues to operate under restricted guidelines established by the State of Illinois and follows CDC/IDPH guidelines. We require all park patrons to follow the established guidelines without exception. In anticipation of park district operations being allowed to move towards more programming, more services and more facilities open – the staff will plan for all these options for the upcoming year. Our Water Park is being prepared to open with restrictions. Water Park passes will not be sold this year as we do not know if we can keep a commitment to stay open without issues coming up that would possibly interrupt services. Our camp program will be offered this summer under strict daily guidelines and with restricted rules of operation for the safety of patrons and staff. We ask all to cooperate.

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Jim Geils Secretary

Nancy Gibbs Commissioner

Our vision is for the Bensenville Park District to be an integral member of the cooperative inter-governmental group providing quality services and programming of high impact at low cost to the community. We embrace life-long learning in both recreation and leisure fostered through diverse and unique facilities. By maximizing alternative revenue sources, we are recognized for providing the highest level of services and facilities and consistently exceeding our residents’ expectations.

Buildings & Grounds

Superintendent of Buildings & Grounds Supervisor of Buildings & Grounds

White Pines Golf Club Head Golf Professional Superintendent of Greens Assistant Superintendent of Greens Facility Events Coordinator

Luis Aguinaga Paul Lowrey

Andrew Godfrey Aaron Hill Joe Giuliano Christina Lykouretzo

White Pines golf course will be open under the same state guidelines as 2020. The course is undergoing some enhanced maintenance and other changes to improve the experience at the course. The banquet facility and 37 Bar and Grill will operate under the guidelines established by the state. Deer Grove Leisure Center will continue to be open for select programs, fitness classes and the operation of the fitness center. The reservation system will continue to be used until further notice. Please stay tuned to the park district website and our social media channels for the most up-to-date information. Please sign up to receive the district’s new messaging outlet, the “Bville Buzz”. The Bville Buzz is fun, informative and contains useful information about what is going on in the park district. Please stay safe, keep your families safe and be kind, you never know what someone is going through in our world today. Your kind gesture could make a big difference. Be well.

Joseph C. Vallez, Executive Director, Bensenville Park District


Special Events

Special Events

The Bensenville Park District has put together some fabulous events this season! Be sure to join us on social media for event updates, fun videos, and photos!

Locations

Deer Grove Leisure Center 1000 W. Wood Street | (630) 766-7015 Fischer Farm 16W680 Grand Avenue | (630) 766-7015 ext.122 White Pines Golf Club 500 W. Jefferson Street | (630) 766-0304 Bensenville Water Park 1100 W. Wood Street | (630) 766-SWIM BvilleParks.org | SPRING 2021

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Special Events NEW! Summer Job Fair Join us February 20 from 9am-1pm at the DGLC for our Summer Job Fair. Here you can drop off applications, meet with staff to get a feel for the job, or get any questions you may have answered. Many staff members will even be conducting interviews on the spot. Masks required. For more info and for a list of all of our summer jobs, please check out bvilleparks.org/jobs. DGLC

Ages 15+

Sa, 02/20 | 9:00A-1:00P

Free

NEW! Clover Hunt Discover the magic of our local parks by taking part in our brand new clover hunt! A sneaky leprechaun has hidden magic clovers all over the Bensenville Park District. You’ll have to solve his puzzles and follow his clues to find each clover and discover the location of the Leprechaun’s Pot of Gold! Min 10 | Max 50. (LS)

Varble Park Field

All Ages

Sa, 03/13 | 10:00A-12:00P | 715010-01

$10

NEW! E-Recycling & Document Shred Event We will be doing our first ever E-Recycling and Shredding Event. Shredding will be free to Residents for the first bankers box and $5 for each additional box. Non-residents will not receive a free box and will be charged $5 per box. You can shred your sensitive documents containing personal information, such as medical history forms, bank statements, personal files, and retired tax forms. Paper documents will be shredded on-site. We will also be offering free electronic recycling. Please check our flyer closer to the start of the event for approved items to be recycled. (TL)

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Water Park Parking Lot

All Ages

Sa, 02/27 | 1:00-3:00P

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Easter Egg Hunt Hop over to our annual Easter egg huntsocial distancing style. Hundreds of candyfilled eggs will be scattered, waiting for you to collect. Don’t forget to bring a container to hold your eggs. To maintain social distancing, only one adult per child will be allowed at the event. Pre-registration is required. Max 25 children per age group. (TL) Ages

Day/Date

Time

Location

Activity #

Res | NR

3 and under

Sa, 3/27

9:30-9:45A

Kiwanis Shelter

715502-01

$5 per child

4-5

Sa, 3/27

9:45-10:15A

Blackhawk School Field

715502-02

$5 per child

6-7

Sa, 3/27

10:15-10:45A

Johnson School Field

715502-03

$5 per child

8-9

Sa, 3/27

10:45-11:15A

Varble Park Field

715502-04

$5 per child

10+

Sa, 3/27

11:45A-12:00P

Blackhawk School Field

715502-05

$5 per child

Tap Take Over Come out once a month to our Craft Brew Tap Take Over! Have you always been skeptical about trying different craft brews? Well, now’s the time to come out and talk with others who enjoy the art of a good craft beer. We will feature a new local craft brewery on the 2nd Saturday of each month with at least 3 select brews to try. Pre-register to enjoy tastings of each of the select brews of the month, a full beer of your favorite, and leave with a complimentary Tasting Glass to finish the event off! There will be music, games, food, and extra beer to purchase at each event! (TL)

37 Bar & Grill

21+

Sa, 05/08 | 1:00-3:00P | 515663-01

$15

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Wood Street Fitness Center

Fitness Center Hours Monday - Friday Saturday & Sunday

6:00A-8:30P 8:00A-3:00P

Covid-19 pending

Holiday Hours April 2 April 4 May 31

6:00A-5:30P Closed Closed

Age Regulations

Wood St. users, ages 14-16 must have a parent/ guardian with them.

Pass Requirements

Identification with a current address is required to purchase a pass. Acceptable forms of ID: driver’s license, state ID, passport, and a utility or tax bill and mortgage or lease statement.

To ensure everyone’s safety, things will still look a little different. Below are the steps we are taking to keep everyone safe: Masks are required at all times, and please no congregating Reservations are required, to make a reservation call us during facility hours at (630) 766-7015 or visit woodstfitness.org/reservations Time slots include – Sat & Sun: 8-9:30A, 9:45A-11:15A, 11:30A-1P, 1:15-2:45P Mon-Fri: 6-7:30A, 8-9:30A, 9:45A-11:15A, 11:30A-1P, 1:15-2:30P, 2:45-4P, 4:15-5:30P, 5:45-7P, 7:15-8:30P You must check in at the front desk before entering the fitness center Equipment will be spread out between our fitness center and the gym to allow for proper social distancing Limited reservations will be taken per time slot, reservations can be made up to 5 days in advance Our towel service will not be available Come ready to work out. We are asking all personal items aside from a water bottle and towel be left in your vehicle, as lockers are only available if they are rented for the year Shower and lockers rooms are open, (pending IDPH requirements) but lockers are only available if they are rented for the year

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MEMBERSHIP OPTIONS AS LOW AS $153 NO ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP FEES

Fitness Membership - Wood St. features a fully staffed fitness facility, and trend setting fitness equipment.

Commit to 12 months to receive 15% off and a free RFDI wristband for our new treadmills! FITNESS MEMBERSHIP RATES

Month R | NR

Year R | NR

Adult (age 17+)

$15 | $18

$153 | $184

Couple (any 2 adults 17+)*

$25 | $30

$255 | $306

Senior (age 55+)

$11 | $14

$112 | $143

Teen (age 14-16)

$12 | $15

$122 | $153

Yearly rates reflect 15% discount

Fitness Membership Add-On*

Yearly Locker $60 Unlimited Classes $204

* All Fitness Membership Add-Ons are per person price and will be applied to a yearly membership, not eligible for the 15% discount.

*Must reside in same household.

Other Rate Options

Fitness Punch Pass (11 group fitness classes, 1 year expiration) Resident Nonresident Adult $60 $80 Daily Fitness Center Pass Adult (17+) Teen/Senior

Resident Nonresident $6 $8 $3 $5

Group Fitness Per Class Fees Resident Adult $6

The Core Class Pass

$300R | $360NR A yearly pass is available to adults allowing unlimited yearly access to all fitness classes. (Ages 14+. Special event and premier classes not included.)

Veteran & Active Military

Receive a free one year Fitness Center Membership. After the first year receive 20% off yearly rates when you purchase a year membership.

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Wood Street Fitness Center Resident & Non-resident

CORPORATE RATES

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Fitness Center +Classes Per adult, per year

Wood St. Perks

Park District Perks

. 1 free personal training session per year

. 10% discount rate for youth programs

. Free towel and duffel

. 10% off all district facility rentals

. Zero initiation or annual fees

. 4 free daily admission yearly to

Bensenville Water Park and Splash Pad

. Locker rooms and free locker

o ciat o s s & s a G N and I IV Program L Y LTHeational A E H Recr

FREE PASS

. 20% off Water Park memberships

. Free onsite group fitness or

team building opportunities available

. 1 free round of golf yearly to White Pines Golf Club . Free admission to capstone events

For more information or to see if your organization qualifies contact Todd Linder at TLinder@BvilleParks.org.

PERSONAL TRAINING Our personal training program involves one-on-one training for ages 14+. Our trainers will work with you to help meet your health and fitness goals in either 30 minutes or 60-minute sessions. (TL)

Program

Ages

Day/Date

Time

Location

Activity #

Res | NR

Personal Training 1-30min ses.

14+

All

as scheduled

Wood St. Fitness Center

712007-01

$30 | $30

Personal Training 1-60min ses.

14+

All

as scheduled

Wood St. Fitness Center

712007-02

$45 | $45

Personal Training 6-30min ses.

14+

All

as scheduled

Wood St. Fitness Center

712007-03

$150 | $150

Personal Training 6-60min ses.

14+

All

as scheduled

Wood St. Fitness Center

712007-04

$240 | $240

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In-person and virtual fitness class schedules will be available at

WOODSTFITNESS.COM

VIRTUAL PASS FITNESS CLASSES

Can’t make it into the DGLC to take a class, then Virtual classes are the way to go! Our virtual classes will be run simultaneously with our current fitness classes! Workout alongside DGLC fitness class members from the comfort of your own home. You will pay a $15 monthly fee to have access. You must have a Zoom account to participate in all virtual classes. (TL)

Youth Fit | Elementary

We are offering this new class for kids in elementary school to join in and get all their energy out. Our instructor will lead the kids through a series of age appropriate exercises to get their blood pumping! Classes will be held on the 3rd Thursday of each month, the fee is per class, and you must preregister. Min 4 | Max 7. (TL)

Youth Fit | Middle School

We are offering this new class for kids in middle school to join in and get all their energy out. Our instructor will lead the kids through a series of age appropriate exercises to get their blood pumping! Classes will be held on the 3rd Thursday of each month, the fee is per class, and you must pre-register. Min 4 | Max 7. (TL) .

Program

Ages

Day/Date

Time

Location

Activity #

Res | NR

Youth Fit Elementary

6-10

Th, 02/23-4/29

5:30-6:15P

At Home

782010-01

$4 | $6 per class

Youth Fit Middle School

11-14

Th, 02/23-4/29

6:30-7:30P

At Home

782010-02

$4 | $6 per class

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Fischer Farm

Fischer Farm

Fischer Farm is one of the oldest remaining homesteads in the county. The family settled here in 1836 and established a dairy farm. Their success was evident by 1919 when they had the beautiful foursquare farmhouse constructed. This homestead now forms the core of the Fischer Woods Preserve. This preserve is still home to remnant prairie and wetland and provides a glimpse of what the first settlers to the area saw. The land is valued both for these original seedbeds of native plants and for its historical integrity. The nine structures are all connected to the Fischer family and remain on their original foundations. The Bensenville Park District, in cooperation with the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County, has been working to preserve both the homestead and the native ecosystems while promoting education and recreational opportunities at the site.

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Free Admission 16W680 Grand Avenue

Hours: Building closed until further notice due to Covid-19. Grounds are open from dawn til dusk.


PROGRAMS AT THE FARM New! Equinox Campfire

New! Nature Crafts

Discover the park after dark during this after-hours program at Fischer Farm. You’ll learn facts and folklore about the Spring Equinox, hear age appropriate spooky stories, and finish off the night with s’mores around the fire. Min 6 | Max 15. (LS)

Develop your imagination in the great outdoors! Each week we’ll make a new craft using natural materials and learn about the importance of conservation, recycling, and what you can do to help protect our natural areas! Min 6 | Max 15. (LS)

New! Weekend Discovery Club

Get ready for an afternoon on the farm! Participants will learn about the natural history of the region, local history, and the skills needed to run a historical farm year round! Min 6 | Max 15. (LS)

Program

Ages

Day/Date

Time

Location

Activity #

Res | NR

Weekend Discovery Club

6-11

Sa, 03/20-04/17

1:00-2:00P

Fischer Farm

706940-06

$35 | $45

Equinox Campfire

All

Sa, 03/20

8:15-9:30P

Fischer Farm

706940-01

$3 | $5

Nature Crafts

5-10

Sa, 04/17

10:00-11:00A

Fischer Farm

706940-02

$15 | $25

Nerf-day Birthday

Make your child the birthday Champion with a Nerf Birthday Party. We’ll battle with the best of them and finish off the day with pizza, drinks and time to open presents. We’ll provide the Nerf Blasters, darts, and barriers. (LS)

Princess Tea Party

Make your birthday the event of the season. All your Royal guests will be treated to a relaxing afternoon tea party featuring a snack and “tea.” After tea time we’ll play smashing games and do a craft fit for a princess. (LS)

Nature Birthday

Have a wild time at Fischer Farm! The birthday boy or girl will have their own personal party guide to lead games, activities, and fun designed specifically for them. Afterwards we’ll have pizza, drinks and time to open presents. (LS)

Birthday Theme

Ages

Days

Hours

Location

Fee

Nerf-day Birthday

6-11

Apr-Oct

2 hours

Fischer Farm

$165 | $195

Princess Tea Party

5-10

Apr-Oct

2 hours

Fischer Farm

$165 | $195

Nature Birthday

6-11

Apr-Oct

2 hours

Fischer Farm

$165 | $195

Birthday Party fee includes 12 children, additional children are $8 each.

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Fischer Farm

BADGE WORKSHOPS Work towards your badges with the Bensenville Park District! Each program takes 1.5 to 2 hours and will fulfill most or all of the requirements for one of the badges listed. Rates are per troop. Want to do a badge program with your troop? Contact Lisa Semetko at (630) 238-4929, or lsemetko@bvilleparks.org to schedule your program today!

Daisy: Money Counts Leaf

Girls will learn money skills like it’s 1899. First they will earn their money, then make a shopping list, and finally spend their money to buy supplies for their farm. Working towards badge 1, 2, and 3 of Money Counts Leaf. (LS)

Brownie: Bugs

Scouts will learn all about the bugs living in Illinois’ forests. Girls will make and label their own bug chart, make some cool bug art, and go on a bug-finding adventure. Fulfills requirements 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 of Bugs Badge. (LS)

Junior: Geocacher

Go on a treasure hunt with your Troop! You’ll learn what geocaching is, how to work a GPS, and how to prepare for a geocaching adventure. Then we’ll try out geocaching and make a trade item to take home. Fulfills requirements 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 of Geocacher Badge. (LS)

Cadette: Night Owl

Explore the night with your troop! You’ll learn about how nocturnal animals experience their world, go on a night hike, and have a bonfire with s’mores. Fulfills requirements 1, 2, 3, and 4 of Night Owl Badge. (LS)

Program

Days

Months

Hours

Location

Activity #

Per Group

Daisy - Money Leaf Counts

M-Sa

Year-round

1.5 hours

Fischer Farm

706140-01

$94

Brownie - Bugs

M-Sa May-Sep

1.5 hours

Fischer Farm

506140-02

$94

Junior - Geocacher

M-Sa

Year-round

1.5 hours

Fischer Farm

706140-03

$94

Cadette - Night Owl

M-Sa

June-Aug

1.5 hours

Fischer Farm

506140-04

$94

Lions: Ready, Set, Grow

Learn all about the different ways to garden, eat some healthy snacks made from locally grown food, and try planting your own garden. Fulfills all requirements for Ready, Set, Grow Adventure. (LS)

Program

Days

Lions - Ready Set Grow

Tigers: The Sky is the Limit

Check out the Farm after Dark with the Park District. We’ll study the stars of the night sky with our eyes and with telescopes, discover the names of constellations and the stars that make them up, and get the chance to make our own constellations back inside. Fulfills requirements 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 of Sky is the Limit Adventure. (LS)

You’ll learn about Illinois’ growing zone and the plants that live in it, what skills you need to keep a healthy garden, make an awesome terrarium to take, and go home with a seed you planted in your own container. Fulfills requirements 2, 3, and 4A of Grow Something Adventure. Complete requirement 1 a month after program. (LS)

Hours

Location

Activity #

Per Group

M-Sa May-Aug

1.5 hours

Fischer Farm

506040-01

$94

Tigers - The Sky is the Limit

F-Sa

2 hours

Fischer Farm

506040-02

$114

Wolf - Grow Something

M-Sa May-Aug

1.5 hours

Fischer Farm

506040-03

$94

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Months

Wolf: Grow Something

May-Aug


Fischer Farm

RENTALS Now booking for 2021! Fischer Farm is an ideal and unique event venue, as it is one of the oldest homesteads in DuPage County. The Farm is easily accessible and provides a wonderful rustic setting for any special occasion. The grounds and structures at the farm provide the perfect backdrop for photo opportunities that will provide many years of great memories. Rental packages include the farm grounds, or the granary. Additional add-ons include a guided tour and use of the fire pit. Rentals are available from April to October. Maximum of 50 people, Covid restriction pending. For more information, please email LSemtko@BvilleParks.org. Fischer Farm Rental Type

Res.

NR

Farm Field

$85 hr.

$110 hr.

Granary Barn/Fire Pit

$50 hr.

$60 hr.

Full Farmstead (Field & Barn)

$110 hr.

$135 hr.

Professional Photographers & Filmmaker Permits

Fischer Farm is available for rental. Please contact Lisa Semetko at (630) 238-4929, or LSemetko@bvilleparks.org

Highschool Volunteer Program

Need to get Community Service Hours? We have a ton of opportunities on the farm or even at Special Events. Contact Lisa at LSemetko@BvilleParks. org.

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White Pines Golf Club

White Pines Golf Club 500 W. Jefferson Street (630) 766-0304 WhitePinesGolf.com

Give the gift of golf to your favorite golfer Gift cards available in our Pro Shop

Golf Lessons! Registration begins March 1. Now Hiring for all positions. Visit BvilleParks.org/Jobs

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PRO SHOP Hours: Dawn until dusk* 7 days a week | (630) 766-0304 ext. 1 *Weather permitting Tee times Instruction Leagues Permanent tee

Golf merchandise Gift certificates Tournaments Golf outings

The Golf Shop is staffed with professionals that would love to help you take your game to the next level. The White Pines Golf Shop is equipped to meet the needs of every golfer, regardless of where they are with their golf game and offers a complete line of golf equipment and accessories. From head to toe, you can find the top brands in golf at competitive prices. Uncertain about what brand of clubs you really should be hitting? Try before you buy! Hit them on the driving range or take them out for a round. Our staff will answer all of your questions and make sure your clubs fit your swing.

Golf Leagues

Golf leagues are a perfect opportunity to encourage team building and social interaction. Thinking of Starting or Joining a League? We Make it Easy! - Prizes and gift certificates are available at the White Pines Golf Club’s Pro Shop - League meeting and banquet accommodations are available - Inquire about our weekday league specials Call Andrew Godfrey at (630) 766-0304 for league availability and assistance.

GOLF OUTINGS Whether you are planning a fundraiser, family, or corporate event allow our professional staff to customize an event to meet your specific needs. White Pines Golf Club can accommodate golf outings from 24 to 350 golfers. - Conference Room up to 40 guests - Pine Room (remote) up to 80 guests - Banquet Room up to 240 guests - Tented Pavilion up to 350 guests A variety of menu options, complimentary scoring, tournament merchandise, and driving range rentals are only a few of the services we provide for golf outings. Let our team help you host your next successful event! For more information go to whitepinesgolf.com or contact Andrew Godfrey at (630) 766-0304 x311 or agodfrey@whitepinesgolf.com.

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White Pines Golf Club Andrew Godfrey . 10+ Years of coaching all skill levels from collegiate players to students just picking up a club for the first time. . Use of technology to analyze the students swing for optimal performance. . Focusing on making golf fun for every student. . Focusing on all aspects of golf from course strategy to the mental side of the game. . Winner of multiple individual and team Illinois PGA Professional Tournaments.

New! Adult Golf 101

GOLF LESSONS

Registration begins March 1

New to the game of golf or have never swung a club, but want to say “count me in� when your friends ask you to join them at a golf outing? Then, this class is for you. We will cover everything from the basic swing to how to check in for your tee time. If you have clubs, we highly recommend you bring them, but if not, no worries, we will have clubs for you. Our goal is that you will walk out of this class feeling at home at a golf course.

New! Adult Golf 202

Do you enjoy playing golf but want to get better at it? This is going to be the class for you! This class is for anyone from a beginner to an advanced player. We will cover all aspects of the game from making putts to hitting it far. Our goal is to lower your score on the golf course and help you enjoy the game. Bring clubs to the first class and we will dive right in.

New! Adult - Junior

We are thrilled to offer this new class for both adults and junior golfers together. We will meet one Sunday a month starting in May and ending in August. This is a great opportunity to spend some quality time outside together and learning a great game. The last class we will go an hour later to go on the course to play and have fun. Maximum one junior golfer per adult. Program

Ages

Day/Date

Time

Location

Res | NR

Adult Golf 101

18+

Tu, 05/04-05/25

6:00-7:00P

White Pines

$100

Adult Golf 101

18+

Tu, 06/01-06/22

6:00-7:00P

White Pines

$100

Adult Golf 101

18+

Tu, 07/06-07/27

6:00-7:00P

White Pines

$100

Adult Golf 101

18+

Tu, 08/03-08/24

6:00-7:00P

White Pines

$100

Adult Golf 202

18+

Th, 05/06-05/27

6:00-7:00P

White Pines

$100

Adult Golf 202

18+

Th, 06/03-06/24

6:00-7:00P

White Pines

$100

Adult Golf 202

18+

Th, 07/08-07/29

6:00-7:00P

White Pines

$100

Adult Golf 202

18+

Th, 08/05-08/26

6:00-7:00P

White Pines

$100

Adult - Junior

6-14; & 21+

Su, 05/23, 06/20, 07/18, 08/22

5:00-6:00P

White Pines

$150

Adult - Junior

6-14; & 21+

Su, 05/30, 06/27, 07/25, 08/29

5:00-6:00P

White Pines

$150

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New! Beginning Junior Golf 101

Junior Golf is back! Our Junior Golf Class 101 is a great way to start learning how to play golf. We cover all the basics of the game in a fun and engaging environment. The students will also learn about golf etiquette which will help them when they head out on the course. If you don’t have clubs, no problem, we have some for you.

New! Advanced Junior Golf 202

This class is for juniors who’ve played golf before and are wanting to take their game to the next level. We dive deeper into the golf swing, bunker play, and your short game. We will also work on course management to lower your score. We also work on course management to lower our scores. On the last day we will go on the course to test your knowledge. Please bring your clubs to class each week.

New! High School Golf Class 303

This class is an in-depth program to help you make or continue making the high school golf team. This class runs the entire summer for 8 weeks. At the end of 8 weeks you will be prepared for try outs and hopefully make the team. We work on the range and the golf course to provide excellent experience of what high school golf is like. Be ready for some great instruction and to have fun. No class 06/30 and 07/07, times are at 3:004:00p first 4 weeks, and 3:00-5:00 last 4 weeks.

Program

Ages

Day/Date

Time

Location

Res | NR

Beginning Junior Golf 101

6-13

Tu, 06/08-06/29

8:30-9:30A

White Pines

$100

Beginning Junior Golf 101

6-13

Tu, 06/08-06/29

9:30-10:30A

White Pines

$100

Beginning Junior Golf 101

6-13

Tu, 07/13-08/03

8:30-9:30A

White Pines

$100

Beginning Junior Golf 101

6-13

Tu, 07/13-08/03

9:30-10:30A

White Pines

$100

Beginning Junior Golf 101

6-13

W, 06/09-06/30

8:30-9:30A

White Pines

$100

Beginning Junior Golf 101

6-13

W, 06/09-06/30

9:30-10:30A

White Pines

$100

Beginning Junior Golf 101

6-13

W, 07/14-08/04

8:30-9:30A

White Pines

$100

Beginning Junior Golf 101

6-13

W, 07/14-08/04

9:30-10:30A

White Pines

$100

Advanced Junior Golf 202

10-16

W, 06/09-06/30

1:00-2:00P

White Pines

$110

Advanced Junior Golf 202

10-16

W, 07/14-08/04

1:00-2:00P

White Pines

$110

High School Golf Class 303

13-17

W, 06/02-08/04

See description

White Pines

$240

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Deer Grove Leisure Center WhiteGrove PinesLeisure Golf Club Deer Center

BANQUETS & WEDDINGS Banquets & Events

White Pines Golf Club is more than just golf, we provide the perfect location with something for everyone. Whether it’s for a wedding day, banquet, or corporate golf outing, our goal is to ensure that every event meets your expectations. The banquet room is large enough to hold a wedding or corporate event of up to 220 guests, but intimate enough to host a small family birthday or anniversary party. The view of the golf course grounds is spectacular no matter what the season! The room boasts vaulted ceilings and a wall of floor-to-ceiling windows. The outer deck and balcony are available to you and your guests throughout your event. Larger, smaller, and specialty groups may choose from a variety of unique event spaces: Pine Room, 37 Bar & Grill, and Conference Room.

Weddings at White Pines

Vaulted ceilings, floor-to-ceiling windows, and a wrap-around balcony offer a special setting for your big day. Our brick paver ceremony site seats up to 150 guests. It is picturesque, surrounded by a pond, waterfall and fountain. The winding path from the clubhouse to the ceremony site sets the scene for the perfect entrance. For more information about banquets, events, and weddings please call (630) 766-0304 ext. 2 or visit WhitePinesGolf.com.

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The Pine Room

Beautiful golf course view Outside deck and large front yard Ample parking for guests Table and chair set-up and take-down Supervisor assistance / bartender Complimentary half hour set-up time

The rental fee includes tables, chairs, and linens for up to 80 guests. The room is set up according to your specifications and is ready upon your arrival. Inside, enjoy the spaciousness of an 1,840 square-foot hall. The versatile space can comfortably accommodate seating for up to 80 guests.


Deer Grove Leisure Center Deer Grove Leisure Center

Deer Grove Leisure Center

Deer Grove Leisure Center 1000 W. Wood Street | (630) 766-7015

Registration Office Hours Monday 8:30A-8:00P Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 8:30A-6:00P Saturday 9:00A-12:00P Sunday Closed Covid-19 pending

Program Registration

Spring registration begins February 16 for residents. Class and program registrations, and pass/membership payment transactions are taken at the Deer Grove Leisure Center during registration hours. See page 59 for registration information.

Give the Gift of Fun! Bensenville Park District Gift Certificates

Gift certificates are available for purchase at the Deer Grove Leisure Center. Gift certificates are good towards: Wood St. Fitness Center memberships, summer camps, all programs and trips.

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Deer Grove Leisure Center Indoor Walking Track

The track is now open! . Reservations are required and can be made 7 days out . Reservations are 1-hour time slots Monday – Friday 6:30am – 7:30pm, and Weekends 8:30am-2:30pm . 6 per max per time slot . Must check in at the front desk . Masks are required in our building and on the walking track . Track is limited to walkers only . Social distancing must be maintained . Facility ID cards will be required (these can be obtained for free at the front desk on your first visit) . Please come with only the items you need to walk. Cubbies will not be available . Track direction is counterclockwise

Racquetball Daily Fees

You can make reservations up to six days in advance on the hour or the half hour by simply calling (630) 766-7015. Participants must be at least 16 and have an adult present. 2 people per court, masks must be worn. Youth Adult Res Adult NR Racquetball $6/hr. $8/hr. $12/hr. Wallyball Currently unavailable due to Covid-19

Racquetball Membership

Now offering unlimited monthly and annual racquetball memberships. Reservations can be made in advance at the front desk. Participants must be at least 16 and have an adult present. Youth Adult Res Monthly fee $35 $50 Annual fee $100 $140

Adult NR $75 $210

Gym Rentals

The Gym is unavailable at this time for rental.

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BIRTHDAY PARTIES

Safari Party

Have a wild birthday on your very own safari adventure! We’ll get outfitted for our safari with a special binocular craft and decorate our own vests, play Safari themed games, and hunt for animals on a scavenger hunt! Parties include pizza, juice and cupcakes. (LS)

Good Ol’ Fashioned Birthday Party

This traditional style party features all the best old fashioned games, like pin the tail on the donkey, freeze tag, hot potato, Bozo buckets, musical chairs, and more! Parties include pizza, juice and cupcakes. (LS)

Birthday Theme

Ages

Available

Safari Party

5-9

Superhero Party

Hours

Superhero Party Your little hero will have a super time flying through our obstacles, relays, and challenges at this magical party. Parties include pizza, juice and cupcakes. (LS)

New! Birthday To Go

Your birthday, but without the hassle! Birthday To Go has all the fun of our Park District parties, but in the comfort of your own home. We’ll provide everything you need - like decorations and games, in the theme of your choice, and pack it all in a box you can pick up at the DGLC. Please reserve your box at least 3 weeks before your party. (LS)

Location

Res | NR

Sa,Su, Year-Round 2 hours

Spruce-Hawthorne Rm

$165 | $195

5-9

Sa,Su, Year-Round 2 hours

Spruce-Hawthorne Rm

$165 | $195

Good Ol’ Fashioned

5-9

Sa,Su, Year-Round 2 hours

Spruce-Hawthorne Rm

$165 | $195

Birthday To Go

3+

Year-Round

At Home

$95 | $125

All parties are for 10 children and 2 adults. All additional children and adults are $8 each. Maximum of 15 due to Covid-19.

Please contact Lisa Semetko at (630) 766-7015 x122 or LSemetko@BvilleParks.org for any questions or to reserve your next party.

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Water’s Edge Aquatic Center |

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Redmond Recreational Complex


The Edge Ice Arenas |

Redmond Recreational Complex

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Programs We Are Making it Easier!

Programs have been divided into color-coded sections to make it easier for you to find your favorites, and maybe even find something new!

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Registration Info

Program registration begins February 16. All deadlines for registration are one week prior to the start date, unless noted.


Early Childhood Programming

New! Chicken Sing-along

Join Mrs. B. and Ms. Eileen for some silly songs at Fischer Farm! Get up close and personal with our Fischer Farm friends while serenading your favorite animals. Then compete in a scavenger hunt to discover everything the farm has to offer. (LS)

Fun In Motion Head to Toe

Get ready to stretch and bend your muscles while playing and moving to music. A parent/caregiver must attend class. This class will be offered in person. No class 03/31. Min 3 | Max 5. Instructor: Mrs. Cindy Banaszynski (LS).

Program

Ages

Day/Date

Time

Location

Activity #

Res | NR

Chicken Sing-along

1.5-5

Sa, 05/01

2:00P

Fischer Farm

505115-01

$5│$8

Fun In Motion Head to Toe

1.5-5

W, 03/24-04/21

6:15-7:00P

Tiny Tot Preschool

705101-03

$40 | $50

Fun In Motion Head to Toe

1.5-5

W, 04/28-05/19

6:15-7:00P

Tiny Tot Preschool

705101-04

$40 | $50

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EarlyChildhood ChildhoodProgramming Programming Early New! Story and Nature Adventure

Read a story all about nature, and then experience that natural theme in real life! Your child will hear a story about a natural subject each week through story, and then explore that topic with our senses afterwards. Parent required to attend class. No class 03/29-04/01. Min 4 | Max 10. (LS)

New! Spring Nature Playdates

Get outside and socialize in nature! Your child, with a trusted adult, will see old friends and new in this safe, socially distant program. Each week we’ll cover a new theme and explore different aspects of the farm. Parent required to attend class. No class 03/29-04/01. Min 4 | Max 10. (LS)

Program

Ages

Day/Date

Time

Location

Activity #

Res | NR

Story and Nature Adventure

1.5-5

M, 03/08-05/03

2:00-2:45P

Fischer Farm

705105-01

$40 | $55

Spring Nature Playdates

1.5-5

Th, 03/11-05/06

2:00-2:45P

Fischer Farm

705105-02

$40 | $55

BUSY BAGS

Our programs come to life with our thoughtfully prepared Busy Bags! Each Busy Bag is packed with all the supplies you’ll need for you and your child to engage in fun, educational activities at home.

New! May Days

Celebrate your mom (and dad) by making them a special craft. Then explore bubbles by designing and making your own wand and bubble art. Finally, pretend you are at a beach or ocean with a craft and sensory bag. (LS)

New! Celebrating Spring

Let’s welcome spring with all the activities in this Busy Bag! You and your child will explore rainbows, play some rainy day math games, dress the bear for the weather and find St. Patrick’s Day charms in a bottle. Pick up at the Deer Grove Leisure Center. (LS)

New! Summer is Almost Here!

What you have been waiting for - Summer! Pretend you are at a campfire by designing and making a paper fire; don’t forget the s’mores pattern game, of course! Create your own tent. Honor America by making a flag windsock (to record the wind) and make a camo vest from a paper bag. Explore dinosaurs by making hatching eggs, then play a Roll and Move game. (LS)

New! Beautiful Earth

Nature is breathtaking! You and your child will create art and explore our natural neighborhood. You will make a sun catcher, bugs, and flowers using recycled materials. You will make feeders to feed animals that share our earth with us. (LS)

New! All the Animals

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Spiders, birds, and bunnies, oh my! You and your child will make and play games with an animal theme, make animal crafts, and farm animal puppets. (LS) Program

Ages

Day/Date

Celebrating Spring

1.5-5

Beautiful Earth

Location

Activity #

Res | NR

03/22-04/02

Home

785105-01

$5 | $8

1.5-5

04/05-04/16

Home

785105-02

$5 | $8

All the Animals

1.5-5

04/19-04/30

Home

785105-03

$5 | $8

May Days

1.5-5

05/03-05/14

Home

585105-01

$5 | $8

Summer is Almost Here

1.5-5

05/17-05/28

Home

585105-02

$5 | $8

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Sunshine Camp

Sunshine Camp is committed to providing a safe place for preschool aged children (3 to 5 years old) to have fun this summer. Activities will include: nature exploration, vegetable gardening in our raised garden beds, daily visits to our Splash Pad, sports, camp songs, and plenty of time to climb on our playground equipment. Camp fosters growth, independence, and developing friendships. Each week is centered around an exciting theme. Counselor to camper ratio is 1:6. Our staff have been trained using the most recent guidelines from the CDC and IDPH, as well as additional safety guidelines. Face masks are required, and temperatures will be taken before entering Sunshine Camp for participants and staff. Campers will be split into two rooms to ensure social distancing and be outside as much as possible. Campers must be 3 years old and toilet trained (no pull-ups) by May 1. Counselors are not able to help dress and undress campers. No camp 05/30. Min 6 | Max 16. (LS)

Virtual Meet & Greet

A special Meet & Greet for Sunshine campers will be on Thursday, May 20 at 6:30P

Program

Ages

Day/Date

Time

Location

Activity #

Res | NR

Sunshine Camp

3-5

MWF, 05/24-06/04

9:00A-12:00P

Preschool Room

505201-01

$170 | $185

Sunshine Camp

3-5

MWF, 05/24-06-04

12:30-3:30P

Preschool Room

505201-05

$170 | $185

Sunshine Camp

3-5

TuTh, 05/25-06/03

9:00A-12:00P

Preschool Room

505201-02

$140 | $155

Sunshine Camp

3-5

TuTh, 05/25-06/03

12:30-3:30P

Preschool Room

505201-06

$140 | $155

Sunshine Camp

3-5

MWF, 06/07-06/18

9:00A-12:00P

Preschool Room

505201-03

$185 | $200

Sunshine Camp

3-5

MWF, 06/07-06/18

12:30-3:30P

Preschool Room

505201-07

$185 | $200

Sunshine Camp

3-5

TuTh, 06/08-06/17

9:00A-12:00P

Preschool Room

505201-04

$140 | $155

Sunshine Camp

3-5

TuTh, 06/08-06/17

12:30-3:30P

Preschool Room

505201-08

$140 | $155

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School of Dance & Movement

Dance Information

To find the best classes to choose for your athlete, classes have been broken down to specific levels for the School of Dance and Movement. You can find these listed below. During this time we are making adjustments to help prevent the spread of disease. This includes but is not limited to keeping class sizes smaller, practicing hand washing before each class, and providing at home videos and/or exercises to help prepare students for their next classes. Pre Classes: Intended for the first time athlete to learn the very basics and be introduced to the class. These classes will introduce body awareness and work on motor skills as well as offer a learn through play approach. These classes range from 2-5 year olds, depending on the particular class. Level I Classes: Introducing students to the world of dance through classes with more structure and discipline. These classes will develop body awareness and placement. As well as the key points to making a routine and skills, students will learn to develop their individual passion for the sport. Level I classes are intended for 6-9 year olds. Level II Classes: As you move your way through the School of Dance and Movement, you will learn to master your skills as well as develop more challenging ones. Level II classes will be taught at a faster pace and students are expected to show discipline and enthusiasm for the sport they are continuing. Here you begin setting an example to other dancers moving up in the program. These classes are created for 10-14 year olds. Building Block Classes: These classes are made for all levels and intended for strengthening the core classes. You may take building block classes separately, or use them to challenge yourself even more. Created for the dancer who wants to take it a step further, you will find extra practice time and an opportunity to work on your individual skills.

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Dance Attire

Please see the School of Dance and Movement Handbook for specific requirements for class. *Masks must be worn

Instructors Needed

If you are interested in being a part of our fantastic School of Dance and Movement educators, please apply online at BvilleParks.org.


BUILDING BLOCK CLASSES New! Skills & Technique

Tumbling I

New! Stunts & Tricks

Tumbling II

This workshop style class will teach you how to improve your skills and technique for dance styles such as lyrical, jazz, and pom. Sharpening up your turns, leaps, and jumps will create only the strongest dancers. This class will show you how to do combos that can be incorporated into routines. This class is highly encouraged for anyone who is serious about becoming a competitive dancer. Min 3 | Max 9. (LS)

In this workshop, you will tighten up already learned tricks as well as build new ones. These will be solo enhancements as well as team building stunts. This class is strongly recommended for those who are interested in being competitive in hip hop. Learning moves and stunts will build strength, confidence, and teamwork! Min 3 | Max 9. (LS)

Tumbling will provide athletes an opportunity to learn even more about what they can do with their bodies. Increasing flexibility, strength, and balance are some of the many skills that will improve from taking this class. Learning the basics such as forward rolls, handstands, and cartwheels will prepare students to take on even more challenging skills as they continue their education. Min 3 | Max 9. (LS)

Tumbling II is for older students who are ready to flip into some trickier material. Each athlete will be able to work at their own pace and improve specific skills that will benefit them and what they are ready to accomplish. Learning how to get those hands and feet off the ground and completely invert your body is everyone’s goal. Here, we will tighten up what you know and introduce the things you’ve been ready to try! Min 3 | Max 9. (LS)

Program

Ages

Day/Date

Time

Location

Activity #

Res | NR

Skills & Technique

6-14

Sa, 03/20-05/08

1:00-1:45P

Dance Room

706331-03

$100 | $130

Skills & Technique

6-14

Sa, 03/20-05/08

1:45-2:30P

Dance Room

706331-04

$100 | $130

Stunts & Tricks

6-14

Sa, 03/20-05/08

11:30A-12:15P Maple Elm Room

706341-03

$100 | $130

Stunts & Tricks

6-14

Sa, 03/20-05/08

12:15-1:00P

Maple Elm Room

706341-04

$100 | $130

Tumbling I

6-9

Tu, 03/16-05/04

5:30-6:15P

Maple Elm Room

702323-03

$100 | $130

Tumbling I

6-9

Sa, 03/20-05/08

10:00-10:45A

Maple Elm Room

702323-04

$100 | $130

Tumbling II

10-14

Tu, 03/16-05/04

6:15-7:00P

Maple Elm Room

702333-03

$100 | $130

Tumbling II

10-14

Sa, 03/20-05/08

10:45-11:30A

Maple Elm Room

702333-04

$100 | $130

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School of Dance & Movement

LEVEL I CLASSES Hip Hop I

Jazz I

All-Star Poms I

Musical Theater I

Ballet I

Lyrical I Flow, elegance, and beautiful technique make Lyrical dance so special. This class will be filled with magic and grace for a dancer who is up for the challenge. Turns and leaps across the dance floor will wow the crowd as well as the dancer who has learned how to properly execute them. Building flexibility and trust within a team makes a dancer who is preparing to be competitive. Learn the basics of lyrical and perfect your skills in this level I class. Min 3 | Max 9. (LS)

Hip Hop is a style of dance that will make sure to keep you moving. If you like music that gets you out of your seat, this is the class for you. Created for dancers ready to work on their rhythm and groove, Hip Hop will be taught by individuals who know what it takes to make it to the top. This is not your typical dance class because it’s more than choreography that makes a strong Hip Hop dancer. Min 3 | Max 9. (LS)

Learn basic arm placements and introduction to technique. High speed turns, jumps, and choreography are incorporated in this style of Pom. Effortlessly flowing transitions and peppy energy are what make Pom routines so exciting to watch and perform. Using fluffy poms to create images and passes are what make this class so unique. Min 3 | Max 9. (LS)

You have made it to the next level! You will now get an opportunity to immerse yourself in the heart of the sport. Introducing this technical style is a challenging, but rewarding experience. Dancers will better understand proper posture, technique, and how to carry out ballet skills. Min 3 | Max 9. (LS)

If you are sassy and spunky, jazz is the class for you. This style of dance is all about showcasing “what you got!” Learn a style that will literally keep you on your toes. This class will be an introduction to the style of Jazz and be full of turns, leaps, and attitude. This style is sure to build aspects of a dancer you never thought existed. Min 3 | Max 9. (LS)

Would you like to be a performer in broadway style shows? This class will introduce students to the world of character building and exploration as well as teaching them how to dance in styles like jazz and tap. From performances like musicals to shows by the Rockettes, your dancer will surely want more! Min 3 | Max 9. (LS)

Tap I

If you have rhythm that flows through you to the point where you can’t stop tapping your toes, you have found your perfect match. Different tap concepts will be introduced and built upon in this class. Perfect for those who like making noise, showing off their moves, and incorporating jazz and theatrical aspects. Kick up those heels and step out into a world full of style. Min 3 | Max 9. (LS)

Program

Ages

Day/Date

Time

Location

Activity #

Res | NR

Hip Hop I

6-9

Th, 03/18-05/06

4:00-5:00P

Dance Room

703301-02

$100 | $130

All-Star Poms I

6-9

Th, 03/18-05/06

5:00-6:00P

Dance Room

706003-02

$100 | $130

Ballet I

6-9

W, 03/17-05/05

5:15-6:15P

Dance Room

706007-02

$100 | $130

Jazz I

6-9

M, 03/15-05/03

4:00-5:00P

Dance Room

706014-02

$100 | $130

Musical Theater I

6-9

Tu, 03/16-05/04

7:00-7:45P

Dance Room

706311-02

$100 | $130

Lyrical I

6-9

Th, 03/18-05/06

6:00-7:00P

Dance Room

706012-02

$100 | $130

Tap I

6-9

Tu, 03/16-05/04

6:15-7:00P

Dance Room

706004-02

$100 | $130

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Musical Theater II

LEVEL II CLASSES Hip Hop II

Ready to take it to the next level? This class will have you hitting all the right beats and making a statement in the classroom. You will take on material that is more challenging and for an older group of students. If you want to continue improving your skills in a Hip Hop setting, this is the class for you. You will learn new skills as well as prepare to become a competitive dancer. Min 3 | Max 9. (LS)

This class is designed for students who want to take Musical Theater Dance to the next level. You will develop your skills and technique, enhancing your theatrical characters even more! This class is designed for older students who are serious in continuing their dance education and broadening their theatrical horizons. Min 3 | Max 9. (LS)

All-Star Poms II If you love the idea of working with a high intensity team, this is the class for you. A level II Pom class will introduce more challenging techniques, as well as overall choreography. Musicality and synchronicity make this style so captivating for all. Min 3 | Max 9. (LS) Ballet II

Ballet II is designed for dancers who are serious in continuing this beautiful art. Combos will be executed with focus and precision as well as grace and beauty. The dance floor is yours and developing into the young ballerina you dream of is right around the corner. The strength of a ballerina will be evident by the time this class is over! Min 6 | Max 9. (LS)

Jazz II If you are ready to take it up a notch, Jazz II will be there for you. Even more attitude and technique will be a part of this class. More creative combos and skills will build a dancer’s self confidence as well as bring a team together. High intensity, showstopping, and fabulous are just a few words to describe this class. Min 3 | Max 9. (LS)

Lyrical II

This class is for dancers who are up for trying something new. You will better understand dance and prepare for one of a kind performances. This class will improve your technique and build upon new skills that you will take with you for the rest of your dancing career. Teamwork is what makes this class so special for the individual dancer as well as any spectators watching! Min 3 | Max 9. (LS)

Tap II Tap II will keep you moving and experiencing rhythmic movements. Here you will be sure to hit all the beats and create one of a kind shows each class. Designed for older students to continue developing their skills and trying new things everyday. You won’t be able to leave this class without tapping those toes everywhere you go! Min 3 | Max 9. (LS)

Program

Ages

Day/Date

Time

Location

Activity #

Res | NR

Hip Hop II

10-14

Th, 03/18-05/06

7:00-8:00P

Dance Room

703302-02

$100 | $130

All-Star Poms II

10-14

Th, 03/18-05/06

6:00-7:00P

Dance Room

706113-02

$100 | $130

Ballet II

10-14

W, 03/17-05/05

6:15-7:15P

Dance Room

706011-02

$100 | $130

Jazz II

10-14

M, 03/15-05/03

6:00-7:00P

Dance Room

706010-02

$100 | $130

Musical Theater II

10-14

Tu, 03/16-05/04

4:00-5:00P

Dance Room

706321-02

$100 | $130

Lyrical II

10-14

M, 03/15-05/03

7:00-8:00P

Dance Room

706212-02

$100 | $130

Tap II

10-14

Tu, 03/16-05/04

5:00-6:00P

Dance Room

706114-02

$100 | $130

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School of Dance & Movement

PRE CLASSES Pre-Ballet This class is an introduction to the art of Ballet. You will learn important dance terms and how to apply them on the dance floor. This style of dance will build strength, flexibility, and precision. Starting here is the best place to begin your dance journey in the ballet world. Starting at the root will help dancers blossom into the athletes they will soon be! Min 3 | Max 9. (LS)

New! Virtual Ballerina Class

Want your littlest dancer to join a group class, but want to ensure their safety? Sign them up for our virtual ballerina class. This class provides all the instruction and fun you’ve come to expect from our in-person classes, but from the safety and comfort of your own home. Each week you’ll receive information to join our class Zoom call, and when it’s time for class, you’ll be able to join and have a great time with your friends. Min 2 | Max 15 (LS)

New! Private Dance Lessons

Get all the benefits of our group dance classes, but in a private setting. These classes provide one-on-one instruction to give your student the individual attention they need to advance their dance skills to the next level. Private lessons are by appointment only and space is limited. Sign up today! (LS)

Program

Ages

Day/Date

Time

Location

Activity #

Res | NR

Pre-Ballet

5-6

W, 03/17-05/05

4:30-5:15P

Dance Room

706002-02

$100 | $130

Virtual Ballerina Class

3-4

Sa, 03/20-05/08

11:00-11:45A

At Home

786002-02

$100 | $130

Private Dance Lessons

3+

Mar-May

By appointment Dance Room

706351-02

$100 | $130

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Fine Arts

Beginning Drawing

Say goodbye to stick figures! This class is all about skill development at a relaxing, easy pace with lots of personal attention and encouragement. We’ll introduce you to drawing by studying basic illustration elements such as lines, proportion, shading, perspective, and texture. Min 5 | Max 9. (LS)

Beginning Painting

In this class you’ll discover the methods, materials, and tools used by all the great painters of history. We’ll learn about the fundamentals of painting, such as blending and balance, and learn how to paint from both observation and imagination. Min 5 | Max 9. (LS)

Beginning Pottery

Explore your imagination with all the creative possibilities of pottery. In this class you’ll learn basic hand-building pottery styles, such as coiling, slab, and pinching, and more! Min 5 | Max 9. (LS)

Program

Ages

Day/Date

Time

Location

Activity #

Res | NR

Beginning Drawing

6-11

Sa, 03/20-05/08

9:00-9:55A

DGLC

706023-02

$60 | $78

Beginning Painting

6-11

Sa, 03/20-05/08

10:00-10:55A

DGLC

706223-02

$75 | $98

Beginning Pottery

6-11

Su, 03/21-05/09

11:00-11:55A

DGLC

706121-02

$70 | $90

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Fine Arts Magical Animals Workshop

Participants will learn all about how to draw mythical creatures, like unicorns, dragons, monsters, and more! All supplies are included. Min 5 | Max 9. (LS)

Virtual Voice Lessons

Get virtual voice lessons from one of the experts in the field! Dr. Lara Brooks is a University of Illinois trained professional holding a Doctors of Music. Her concentrations include jazz, pop, musical theatre, and classical voice. Each 30 minute lesson will give students the opportunity to learn healthy techniques in one of these styles. Prices are per lesson. (LS)

Cookies & Canvases

Let your imagination run wild at this fun night out for kids! Get together with your best friends for a great night of canvas painting and cookies! Min 5 | Max 9. (LS)

Virtual Saxophone, Flute, and Clarinet Lessons

Family Clay Play

Help your little artist discover the wonders of clay. Guide them through exploring their creative instincts, or follow one of our pre-set design ideas. We use air-dry clay and non-toxic paint/markers. Min 5 | Max 9. (LS)

Dr. Robert Brooks received his Doctoral degree in Music from the University of Illinois. His concentrations include classical and jazz. His attention to detail and love of music makes him a caring, enthusiastic instructor. All lessons are virtual over Zoom and are 30 minutes long. Prices are per lesson. (LS)

Guitar Lessons

Virtual Piano Lessons

Does your child want to be a guitar hero? Now they can learn how! In this group oriented, introductory class for young players, you’ll learn how to strum a guitar, play chords, read music, and have a great time! Give your child the opportunity to develop a skill they can use for the rest of their life! (LS)

Marianna Milcheva has been a piano instructor, teaching preschool children through adults, since 1981. Marianna provides a positive atmosphere for learning, progress, and fun. Lessons include: notation of music, balance of technique, sight-reading, improvising, ear-training, singing, and recitals. Each lesson is 30 minutes and 4 lessons must be paid in full before class begins. (LS)

Program

Ages

Day/Date

Time

Location

Activity #

Res | NR

Magical Animals Workshop

9-12

Sa, 03/20-05/08

2:00-3:00P

DGLC

706626-02

$60 | $78

Cookies & Canvases

7-11

Sa, 03/20

3:30-5:00P

Nursery

706226-02

$15 | $20

Cookies & Canvases

7-11

Sa, 04/17

3:30-5:00P

Nursery

706226-03

$15 | $20

Cookies & Canvases

7-11

Sa, 05/15

3:30-5:00P

Nursery

506226-01

$15 | $20

Family Clay Play

2-6

Su, 03/31

9:00-9:55A

Nursery

706326-01

$25 | $32

Family Clay Play

2-6

Su, 04/18

9:00-9:55A

Nursery

706326-02

$25 | $32

Family Clay Play

2-6

Su, 05/16

9:00-9:55A

Nursery

506326-01

$25 | $32

Guitar Lessons

6-12

Th, 03/25-05/13

5:00-6:00P

DGLC

706674-01

$55 | $70

Virtual Voice Lessons

4+

Year Round

By Appointment At Home

786673-02

$35 per session

Virtual Saxophone Lessons

4+

Year Round

By Appointment At Home

786673-03

$35 per session

Virtual Flute Lessons

4+

Year Round

By Appointment At Home

786673-04

$35 per session

Virtual Clarinet Lessons

4+

Year Round

By Appointment At Home

786673-05

$35 per session

Virtual Piano Lessons

5+

Year Round

By Appointment At Home

786673-01

$30 per session

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Clubhouse | Before, After and Days Off School Program

HYBRID BEFORE & AFTER SCHOOL Full-time Kindergarten Through 5th Grade Students Start and end the school day off right with Clubhouse hybrid before and after school program! Drop your child off for a fun morning or evening of games, activities and more. A free breakfast and afternoon snack is included. Clubhouse follows the District 2 2020-2021 In-Classroom Calendar. Masks are required to be worn at all times and social distancing will be enforced. For students kindergarten through fifth grade. Please check out our website for details. 30 students max.

Please Note: Clubhouse Before and After

School will be dependent on whether or not District 2 goes back to in-person learning. Stay tuned to our website for more info.

SCHOOL BREAK ESCAPES The Bensenville Park District is offering your child a safe and fun alternative to staying home over your Winter and Spring Breaks! Each day will include new activities, as well as a variety of exciting games at the Deer Grove Leisure Center. You can register for one camp day, or sign up for all five of them. Please dress your child appropriately for the weather, as we might be going outside. Your child should also bring gym shoes for indoor play activities. All camp days include an afternoon snack, but please pack a lunch for your child. We meet in the Spruce-Hawthorne Room at the Deer Grove Leisure Center. Minimum registration is 8 per day; maximum is 30. Masks are required and social distancing will be enforced. (LS)

Program

Ages

Day/Date

Time

Location

Activity #

Res

Spring Break

5-12

M, 03/29

7:00A-3:30P

Spruce Room

707711-01

$29 | $39

Spring Break

5-12

Tu, 03/30

7:00A-3:30P

Spruce Room

707711-02

$29 | $39

Spring Break

5-12

W, 03/31

7:00A-3:30P

Spruce Room

707711-03

$29 | $39

Spring Break

5-12

Th, 04/01

7:00A-3:30P

Spruce Room

707711-04

$29 | $39

Spring Break

5-12

F, 04/02

7:00A-3:30P

Spruce Room

707711-05

$29 | $39

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Youth Programming

Lift Off!

Do you want to ignite your imaginations, combining fun with learning about math, science, propulsion, aeronautics, and rocket history? This two-day course will teach you the basics of building model rockets and some history behind it! You then will have the opportunity on launch day to fire off the rockets and chase them down. Both Build Days will have the same Launch Day on 03/20 from 12:00-2:00P at Varble Park. Min 3 | Max 10. (TL)

New! Plant N’ Grow

You will learn what it takes to start your own garden. We will teach you how to till the plant beds, which vegetables to plant for this area and how to maintain your plants so that you can get the best harvest! Min 4 | Max 10. (TL)

Program

Ages

Day/Date

Time

Location

Activity #

Res | NR

Lift Off! (Build Day)

8-13

Th, 03/04

6:00-7:00P

DGLC

706726-01

$20 | $25

Lift Off! (Build Day)

8-13

Th, 03/11

6:00-7:00P

DGLC

706726-02

$20 | $25

Plant N’ Grow

6+

Sa, 04/13 & 04/17

10:00-10:45A

Fisher Farm

705526-01

$20 | $25

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Great Indoors Camping Adventure

Experience the fun of a camping trip from the comfort of your own living room. We’ll provide everything you need for this camping staycation, from materials to help you set up a great blanket tent, to your own camping craft, and more! (LS)

American Red Cross Adult/Child First Aid and CPR Class

Are you ready for an emergency? Don’t be another bystander, be a responder. This one day course will give you hands-on experience on what to do in case of a life-threatening situation. This course will also cover choking hazards, CPR for adults and children as well as basic first aid. Upon successful completion of the multiple choice test and skills review, you will receive an American Red Cross Certification good for two years. Please note that taking the class does not guarantee certification. Min 4 | Max 10. (TL)

New! Movie Trivia

Do you know everything there is to know about your favorite movie? Show off your knowledge with our new Movie Trivia nights! During these turn-based trivia matches, families will be asked questions oneby-one, with the most correct answers at the end of the round earning a point and ten rounds per evening. This wholly virtual experience will take place over video and from the comforts of your own couch. Each month will feature a new movie and fun, challenging questions for the whole family to tackle together. Be sure to sign up early! Price is per team. (LS) Frozen 03/25 | Moana 04/22 | Harry Potter Series 05/20

Craft Box

Express your creativity, learn a new skill, and have fun with our craft box! Twice a month a carefully curated box of supplies to make a fun craft will be prepared and available for pick-up at the Deer Grove Leisure Center. Prices are per box. (LS)

Tie-Dye Training Tuesday

Tie Dye training is a fun afternoon activity for all ages. Come join us at the BPD Kiwanis shelter with what you are looking to tie dye. It is best to bring 100% cotton t-shirts or pillow cases. We will provide all materials needed except for what you are tie dying. Register by 05/11. Min 4|Max 12. (TG)

Virtual or At Home Programming Icon

Program

Ages

Day/Date

Time

Location

Activity #

Res | NR

Movie Trivia - Frozen

All

Th, 03/25

6:00P

Home

785615-03

$8 | $10

Movie Trivia - Moana

All

Th, 04/22

6:00P

Home

785615-04

$8 | $10

Movie Trivia - Harry Potter Series

All

Th, 05/20

6:00P

Home

585615-05

$8 | $10

Tie-Dye Training Tuesday

10+

Tu, 05/18

3:45-5:15P

Kiwanis Shelter

506526-01

$10 | $12

American Red Cross First Aid/CPR

13+

Sa, 03/06

10:00A-3:00P

DGLC

711120-01

$80 | $100

Craft Box

All

Year-Round

At Home

786029-02

$15 | $20

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Youth Programming Self Care Sundays

Having trouble relaxing? Find time to unwind every other week with this self-care supply box. Each box contains everything you’ll need to learn how to make an assortment of self-care items, like dream sachets, face-masks, and more. Boxes are available every two weeks at the Deer Grove Leisure Center. (LS)

Science Box

Are you feeling unchallenged? Then sign up for this twice a month box packed with interesting, engaging, and fun science projects you can do at home! Each box includes everything you need to conduct experiments, test samples, and find results all from the comfort of your own home. Boxes to be picked up at the Deer Grove Leisure Center. Prices are per box. (LS)

Mystery Box

Something mysterious is happening in Bensenville. This unique experience will take you across the Village as you use your best detective skills to solve puzzles, decipher clues, and have fun. Everything you need to solve the caper is packed into a box and will be available for pick-up at the Deer Grove Leisure Center, making this a wholly self-guided experience. (LS)

Activity Boxes

Bathbomb Class

Love bathbombs, but hate the price? Learn how to make your own high quality bathbombs at home during this virtual class. We’ll provide everything you need to make your own custom bathbombs at home. All you need to do is tune in and learn! (LS) Program

Ages

Day/Date

Self Care Sundays

All

Bathbomb Class

Location

Activity #

Res | NR

Year-Round

At Home

781010-01

$15 | $20

All

W, 04/13

At Home

781010-11

$20 | $30

Science Box

All

Year-Round

At Home

786126-01

$15 | $20

Mystery Box

All

Year-Round

At Home

786029-01

$15 | $20

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Time

Our programs come to life with our thoughtfully prepared Activity Boxes! These will be available at the Deer Grove Leisure Center through a scheduled curbside pick-up after registration.

6:00P


Under the Sun | Summer Camps

EARLY REGISTRATION DISCOUNT BEFORE & AFTER CARE FREE HEALTHY LUNCH

Camp Town Hall

Thursday, May 20 | 6:30P | On Zoom This virtual meeting with camp leadership will give parents and campers an opportunity to have their questions answered and find out what camp will look like.

About Our Camps

We incorporate the key elements of the camp experience: play, well-being, community activity, and environment by providing safe play and learning opportunities that promote development, teamwork, and fun. Camp curriculums emphasize socialization through child-led play which lays the foundation for learning and academic success. Counselors are trained to provide a positive camp experience for children ages 3-15. Staff is trained in CPR, AED, First Aid, and Behavior Management. The Bensenville Park District conducts background checks on all staff.

Early Registration Discount

Save $10 on each full session. Register by Friday, May 7.

Camp Essentials

Please read the camp policy manual for details about what your child should bring and wear to camp. Camp forms and manuals are located at BvilleParks. org.

Free Healthy Lunch Program

Adventure and Teen Camp participants receive a free healthy lunch provided by the Northern Illinois Food Bank. Lunch menus will be available the week before camp starts. The free lunch program is optional. Campers may choose to bring a lunch.

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Under the Sun | Summer Camps Registration/Payment Information

To reserve your child’s place in camp, a $25 down payment per session, per child, is required. The session must be paid in full by the Thursday preceding each registered camp session. There is a $20 late fee and/or a $5 charge for any changes made after the deadline. The payment plan is only available for camps, not for Extended Care. (LS)

Adventure Camp

Campers experience a fun, adventurous summer filled with cool crafts, games, new discoveries about their surroundings, weekly swim time, and nature exploration. All activities will be socially distant and outside as much as possible. Masks are required at all times, excluding swim time. Temperatures of staff and campers will be taken every day. CDC and IDPH guidelines will be followed. No camp 05/31. Min 10 | Max 40. (LS)

Program

Ages

Day/Date

Time

Location

Activity #

Res | NR

Adventure - Session 1

6-10

M-F, 05/24-06/04

9:00A-3:00P

Spruce Room

509901-01

$185 | $205

Adventure - Session 2

6-10

M-F, 06/07-06/18

9:00A-3:00P

Spruce Room

509901-02

$200 | $220

Adventure - Session 3

6-10

M-F, 06/21-07/02

9:00A-3:00P

Spruce Room

509901-03

$200 | $220

Adventure - Session 4

6-10

M-F, 07/05-07/16

9:00A-3:00P

Spruce Room

509901-04

$200 | $220

Adventure - Session 5

6-10

M-F, 07/19-07/30

9:00A-3:00P

Spruce Room

509901-05

$200 | $220

Adventure - Session 6

6-10

M-F, 08/02-08/13

9:00A-3:00P

Spruce Room

509901-06

$200 | $220

Discovery Camp

Come to Fischer Farm for this exciting summer camp. Each day we’ll go on fun adventures and explore the history of Fischer Farm. Campers are to bring lunch to camp every day. All activities will be socially distant and outside as much as possible. Masks are required at all times, excluding swim time. Temperatures of staff and campers will be taken every day. CDC and IDPH guidelines will be followed. No camp 05/31. Min 6 | Max 10. (LS)

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Program

Ages

Day/Date

Time

Location

Activity #

Res | NR

Discovery - Session 1

6-10

M-F, 05/24-06/04

9:00A-3:00P

Fischer Farm

516010-01

$185 | $205

Discovery - Session 2

6-10

M-F, 06/07-06/18

9:00A-3:00P

Fischer Farm

516010-02

$200 | $220

Discovery - Session 3

6-10

M-F, 06/21-07/02

9:00A-3:00P

Fischer Farm

516010-03

$200 | $220

Discovery - Session 4

6-10

M-F, 07/05-07/16

9:00A-3:00P

Fischer Farm

516010-04

$200 | $220

Discovery - Session 5

6-10

M-F, 07/19-07/30

9:00A-3:00P

Fischer Farm

516010-05

$200 | $220

Discovery - Session 6

6-10

M-F, 08/02-08/13

9:00A-3:00P

Fischer Farm

516010-06

$200 | $220

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Teen Leadership

Take on the role of Counselor in Training! Responsibility, respect, and cooperation are emphasized. Teens will play cool games, do sports, and tackle challenges as a team. Weekly swim time and opportunities to lead younger campers in activities will be part of this awesome summer experience. All activities will be socially distant and outside as much as possible. Masks are required at all times, excluding swim time. Temperatures of staff and campers will be taken every day. CDC and IDPH guidelines will be followed. No camp 05/31. Min 6 | Max 10. (LS) Program

Ages

Day/Date

Time

Location

Activity #

Res | NR

Teen - Session 1

11-15

M-F, 05/24-06/04

9:00A-3:00P

Cedar Room

509101-01

$185 | $205

Teen - Session 2

11-15

M-F, 06/07-06/18

9:00A-3:00P

Cedar Room

509101-02

$200 | $220

Teen - Session 3

11-15

M-F, 06/21-07/02

9:00A-3:00P

Cedar Room

509101-03

$200 | $220

Teen - Session 4

11-15

M-F, 07/05-07/16

9:00A-3:00P

Cedar Room

509101-04

$200 | $220

Teen - Session 5

11-15

M-F, 07/19-07/30

9:00A-3:00P

Cedar Room

509101-05

$200 | $220

Teen - Session 6

11-15

M-F, 08/02-08/13

9:00A-3:00P

Cedar Room

509101-06

$200 | $220

Before & After Camp Care

Drop your child off early for morning activities, games, and crafts at Before Camp Care. And extend your child’s fun to include additional crafts, more games, and activities at After Camp Care. A free healthy snack and a beverage are provided in After Camp Care. Campers are escorted directly to their camps from Before & After Camp program. A custom care option is available for campers who need less than five days a week Choose the days that your child will attend and calculate it by the daily fee. Preregistration required. No camp 05/31. Min 9 | Max 30. (LS)

Program

Ages

Day/Date

Time

Location

Activity #

Res | NR

Before Camp - Session 1

6-15

M-F, 05/24-06/04

7:00-9:00A

Spruce Room

509909-01

$85 | $95

Before Camp - Session 2

6-15

M-F, 06/07-06/18

7:00-9:00A

Spruce Room

509909-02

$95 | $105

Before Camp - Session 3

6-15

M-F, 06/21-07/02

7:00-9:00A

Spruce Room

509909-03

$95 | $105

Before Camp - Session 4

6-15

M-F, 07/05-07/16

7:00-9:00A

Spruce Room

509909-04

$95 | $105

Before Camp - Session 5

6-15

M-F, 07/19-07/30

7:00-9:00A

Spruce Room

509909-05

$95 | $105

Before Camp - Session 6

6-15

M-F, 08/02-08/13

7:00-9:00A

Spruce Room

509909-06

$95 | $105

After Camp - Session 1

6-15

M-F, 05/24-06/04

3:00-6:00P

Spruce Room

509919-10

$110 | $135

After Camp - Session 2

6-15

M-F, 06/07-06/18

3:00-6:00P

Spruce Room

509919-20

$130 | $145

After Camp - Session 3

6-15

M-F, 06/21-07/02

3:00-6:00P

Spruce Room

509919-30

$130 | $145

After Camp - Session 4

6-15

M-F, 07/05-07/16

3:00-6:00P

Spruce Room

509919-40

$130 | $145

After Camp - Session 5

6-15

M-F, 07/19-07/30

3:00-6:00P

Spruce Room

509919-50

$130 | $145

After Camp - Session 6

6-15

M-F, 08/02-08/13

3:00-6:00P

Spruce Room

509919-60

$130 | $145

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Bensenville Sports Conference

Nerf Combat

We will transform the gym into an arena for the kids to battle and play fun competitive games. Each week we will have skill challenges where the kids will get to practice and compete in different aspects of Nerf Combat. Then we will have an all-out battle to wrap up each week. Nerf has many benefits including teamwork, exercise, disciplined fun and learning to balance competition with good sportsmanship. Each child MUST have eye protection to participate. They may bring their own guns, but we will provide extra nerf guns and “ammo� in order to prevent losing their equipment. Min 4 | Max 9. (SV)

Looking to up your game? This program will consist of fun games and drills that incorporate many skills including ball handling shooting, passing, rebounding and defense. There will be a scrimmage game played at the end of each week to allow time to put these skills to use. This is a must attend camp to accelerate your basketball skills on the court. Min 4 | Max 10. (SV).

Program

Ages

Nerf Combat

6-8

Th, 04/01-04/29

5:00-5:45P

Nerf Combat

9-12

Th, 04/01-04/29

Basketball Skills Clinic

7-10

Basketball Skills Clinic

11-13

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Day/Date

Basketball Skills Clinic

Time

Location

Activity #

Res | NR

Gym

705152-03

$48 | $56

6:00-6:45P

Gym

705152-04

$48 | $56

M, 03/29-04/26

5:15-6:00P

Gym

702300-01

$48 | $56

M, 03/29-04/26

5:15-6:00P

Gym

702300-02

$48 | $56


T-ball

Introduce your child to America’s past-time in a fun and creative way. Basic skills such as fielding, catching, and batting will be covered. Your child will never be bored as we make sure all of the kids stay moving and involved. Ball and bats are provided so just bring your glove and let’s play ball! Full innings will be played. Min 20. (SV).

Lil Hoopsters

Jump! Pass! Shoot! Score! Boys and Girls get ready to learn the basics of basketball in this introductory program. In this class, simple fundamental skills will be taught to get your child interested in the game. Each participant will learn the basics of dribbling, passing and shooting. Teamwork, good sportsmanship and fun will be stressed. Min 4 | Max 10. (SV).

New! Parent & Me Soccer

Try our new program that will help even the youngest soccer players develop. Playing soccer with Mom & Dad has never been so much fun! Each week new games will be introduced to improve your child’s skill level, knowledge level and most importantly their love for the game. Skills will be taught through games and working with parents as mentors to look up to and constantly encourage them. Soccer matches will also be played at the end of each clinic. Min 4 | Max 10. (SV). Program

Ages

Youth Soccer Class

This class helps children learn the fundamentals of soccer in a noncompetitive setting. Dribbling, passing, shooting, and defense will all be emphasized with good sportsmanship included. Basic skills are taught through games, drills and fun! Each class ends with a short scrimmage to allow the kids to work as teammates and use each of their skills. Min 4 | Max 10. (SV).

Day/Date

Time

Location

Activity #

Res | NR

T-ball 3-4

Su, 04/04-05/02

10:00-10:45A

Gym

702226-01

$48 | $56

T-ball

5-7

Su, 04/04-05/02

11:00-11:45A

Gym

702226-02

$48 | $56

Lil Hoopsters

4-6

M, 03/29-04/26

4:30-5:15P

Gym

705142-01

$48 | $56

Parent & Me Soccer

2-3

Sa, 04/03-05/01

10:00-10:45A

Gym

702132-07

$48 | $56

Youth Soccer Class

4-6

Sa, 04/03-05/01

11:00-11:45A Gym

702132-08

$48 | $56

Youth Soccer Class

7-10

Sa, 04/03-05/01

12:00-12:45P Gym

702132-09

$48 | $56

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Bensenville Sports Conference Soccer Inter-Village League

The Bensenville Park District Youth Soccer teams play in the Mid Suburban Recreation Soccer League. Participants are to register into the grade that they are currently in. Each team will practice 1-2 days a week (coaches discretion) and play a seven game schedule on Saturdays between 8am-4pm. Time and location of the games will vary week to week. Uniforms must be purchased before the first game at the DGLC. A complete uniform consists of jersey, shorts, socks, shin guards and cleats (same blue uniform). Participants must purchase shin guards and cleats on their own. Prices for uniforms are as follows: Jersey $15 | Shorts $11 | Socks $4. Registration TBD. Coaches needed; please contact Shane Varvil 630-238-4930 or svarvil@bvilleparks.org if you are interested. No games 05/29. (SV). Program

Ages

Day/Date

Time

Location

Activity #

Res | NR

Soccer Inter-Village League

PreK-K

Sa, 04/17-06/12

8:00A-4:00P

TBD

702221-01

$60 | $81

Soccer Inter-Village League

1st-2nd Gr

Sa, 04/17-06/12

8:00A-4:00P

TBD

702221-02

$60 | $81

Soccer Inter-Village League

3rd-4th Gr

Sa, 04/17-06/12

8:00A-4:00P

TBD

702221-03

$60 | $81

Soccer Inter-Village League

5th-6th Gr

Sa, 04/17-06/12

8:00A-4:00P

TBD

702221-04

$60 | $81

Soccer Inter-Village League

7th-8th Gr

Sa, 04/17-06/12

8:00A-4:00P

TBD

702221-05

$60 | $81

ADULT DIVISION

Co-Ed Volleyball League

The Bensenville Park District offers a Co-Ed Volleyball league to get your weekend off to the right start! Get your team of 6 together and come join in the fun! League format includes rally scoring and match play. Games will be officiated by IHSA referees. Cash prizes will be given to regular season and postseason winners. Min 4|Max 12. (SV).

Men’s 12” Softball League

Kick off your week by playing softball with your friends and co-workers at the Bensenville Park District. The league will use a 12’ inch softball and teams will play in a 6 game regular season followed by a postseason tournament. Cash prizes given to winner of regular season and post-season winners. Min 4. (SV).

Co-Ed 14” Softball League

Adult Bags League

Grab your bags partner and head over to the DGLC for everyone’s favorite bag yard game! Games will be played in a best of 3 format each week. Teams will compete in both a regular season and postseason for cash prizes! Min 4. (SV).

Kick off your weekend by playing softball with your friends and co-workers at the Bensenville Park District. The league will use a 14’ inch softball and teams will play in a 6 game regular season followed by a postseason tournament. Cash prizes given to winner of regular season and post-season winners. Min 4. (SV).

Program

Ages

Day/Date

Time

Location

Activity #

Fee

Adult Bags League

18+

W, 04/14-05/26

6:00-9:00P

Gym

702414-01

$40 per team

Co-Ed Volleyball League

18+

F, 04/16-05/28

6:00-9:00P

Gym

704417-01

$325 per team

Men’s 12” Softball League

18+

M, 05/03-June

6:00-9:00P

Redmond Park

504416-01

$525 per team

Co-Ed 14” Softball

18+

F, 05/07-June

6:00-9:00P

Redmond Park

504415-01

$525 per team

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Redmond RedmondRecreational RecreationalComplex Complex

Skate! The Edge Ice Arenas

The Edge Ice Arena is located at 735 E Jefferson St, and 545 John Street, Bensenville, Illinois 60106. PH: 630-766-8888 The Edge Ice Arena offers learn to skate classes for all ages and abilities beginning from 3 years to adult. Whether you are an aspiring Olympian, future Blackhawk or just want to skate for fun and exercise there is a class for you. Our experienced professional figure skating staff is eager to share their knowledge and love of the sport

VILLAGE OF BENSENVILLE

Learn to Skate

The Edge Ice Arena offers learn to skate classes for all ages and abililties. Whether you are an aspiring Olympian, future Blackhawk, or want to skate for fun and exercise, there is a class for you. 40 minute class includes instruction and supervised practice time. Skate rental available for $2 per week (punch card available for your convenience). Helmet is recommended but not required. Gloves are a must. Hockey skates will not be permitted for tot classes without instructor/director approval. Ages

Day/Date

Time

Location

Activity #

Res | NR

3-5 yrs

Tu, 04/06-05/25

10:00-10:30A

Edge-Jefferson

123104-15

$140 | $150

3-5 yrs

W, 04/07-05/26

10:00-10:30A

Edge-Jefferson

123104-16

$140 | $150

3-5 yrs

W, 04/07-05/26

4:00-4:40P

Edge-Jefferson

123104-17

$140 | $150

3-5 yrs

W, 04/07-05/26

4:40-5:20P

Edge-Jefferson

123104-18

$140 | $150

3-5 yrs

Sa, 04/10-05/29

9:20-10:00A

Edge-Jefferson

123104-19

$140 | $150

6-10 yrs

W, 04/07-05/26

4:00-4:40P

Edge-Jefferson

123114-09

$140 | $150

6-10 yrs

W, 04/07-05/26

4:40-5:20P

Edge-Jefferson

123114-10

$140 | $150

6-10 yrs

Sa, 04/10-5/29

9:20-10:00A

Edge-Jefferson

123114-11

$140 | $150

TEEN/ADULT

W, 04/07-05/26

11:30-12:00P

Edge-Jefferson

123134-07

$140 | $150

TEEN/ADULT

Sa, 04/10-05/29

8:30-9:10A

Edge-Jefferson

123134-08

$140 | $150

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Adult Programming

Self Care Sundays

Having trouble relaxing? Find time to unwind every other week with this self-care supply box. Each box contains everything you’ll need to learn how to make an assortment of selfcare items, like milk baths, face-masks, and more. Boxes are available every two weeks at the Deer Grove Leisure Center. (LS)

Bathbomb Class

Love bathbombs, but hate the price? Learn how to make your own high quality bathbombs at home during this virtual class. We’ll provide everything you need to make your own custom bathbombs at home. All you need to do is tune in and learn! (LS)

Program

Ages

Day/Date

Self Care Sundays

All

Bathbomb Class

All

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Time

Location

Activity #

Res | NR

Year Round

At Home

781010-01

$15 | $20

W, 04/13

At Home

781010-11

$20 | $30

6:00P


Loose Leash Walking

Do you like taking your dog for a walk or does your dog take you for a walk? Is walking your dog a nightmare with pulling and hyperactivity?  Loose leash walking is a great skill to teach your pet. This session will get you and your dog on the way to wonderful walks. Min 4 | Max 8. (TG)

Coming When Called

Learning to come when called, or recall to you, is one of the most important skills your dog can learn. But teaching a recall can be challenging, as dogs find so much of the world so interesting. Patience and practice are all important aspects when working on reliable recall training. This session will get you started on getting your dog to come when called. Min 4 | Max 8. (TG)

Basic Obedience

Dogs can learn at any age. We help older dog’s unlearn any undesirable behaviors and teach them new, more appropriate behaviors. For Your K9’s Basic Obedience Class is for dogs 5 months and older (unless you have graduated from our Puppy Class). We use today’s more progressive positive motivational training techniques. Understanding the dog’s perspective, gentle handling, patience, respect and practice will make you and your dog a successful team. During this class you will teach your dog basic skills such as loose leash walking, sit, down, wait, etc. Subjects like nipping and biting, jumping on people, problem barking, digging and chewing will also be discussed. Training helps you establish a special bond with your dog using positive reinforcement methods. It is this positive relationship that increases the bond and teamwork between trainer and dog. A good relationship leads to excellence in the performance of learned behavior. Min 4 | Max 8. (TG)

Puppy Class

This is the most important class you will ever attend with your puppy. Your puppies experiences are the most crucial during these early months. The experiences they have during these formative months will last with them for the rest of their lives. Socializing your puppy and teaching them basic skills will help them live as happy and productive members of the family. Everyone in the family needs to be involved and committed because consistency is KEY! For Your K9’s Puppy Class is for new puppies from 8 weeks up to 5 months of age. We spend our time working on your puppies socialization skills, which includes playtime with the other puppies in class. In addition to this we work on developing your puppies basic commands. We also help you with real life topics like house training, crate training, mouthing and chewing. Training helps you establish a special bond with your puppy using positive reinforcement methods. Min 4 | Max 8. (TG)

Program

Ages

Day/Date

Time

Location

Activity #

Res | NR

Loose Leash Walking

14+

Sa, 03/27

9:00-10:30A

DGLC

705122-01

$30 | $39

Coming When Called

14+

Sa, 03/27

11:30A-12:30P DGLC

705122-03

$30 | $39

Puppy Class

14+

Su, 04/11-04/25

9:00-10:00A

DGLC

705122-05

$180 | $234

Basic Obedience

14+

Su, 04/11-04/25

10:30-11:30A

DGLC

705122-06

$180 | $234

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Young at Heart | Active Adult Programming

Trip Registration

Resident registration begins February 16. Non-resident registration for trips begins February 17.

Activity Symbols

Minimal walking Moderate walking and/or stairs Mostly walking and/or stairs

Notes About Our Trips

Transportation is provided in our new deluxe 36 passenger mini-bus, equipped with a wheelchair lift and can accommodate 2 wheelchair passengers. Please indicate at registration if you require a wheelchair spot on the bus or have any special needs. Registration is taken on a first-come, first-served basis, when accompanied with payment. If a trip is full, we strongly encourage you to put your name on the waitlist. Many times there are cancellations, additional tickets may be acquired, or an additional date may be scheduled. If the deadline has passed, please call to check for availability. We encourage participants to bring their own reusable water bottle in an effort to support our environment. All trips have a minimum of 10 and a maximum of 15, unless otherwise noted.

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TRIPS

Activity Symbols

Starved Rock Motown Review

The Motown review at Starved Rock lodge will continue our concert tradition with Starved Rock. Gregory James, a Milwaukee native, has a soulful and distinct R&B singing style which will mesmerize you as you tap your feet to all the familiar sounds. Gregory performs old school songs like no one else in the tri-state area. He performs songs by Al Green, Wilson Pickette, The Four Tops, The Temptations, The Manhattans, Marvin Gaye, The Spinners, Stevie Wonder, and many, many more. Register by 04/05. Min 10 | Max 15. (TG)

Minimal walking Moderate walking and/or stairs Mostly walking and/or stairs

Muirhead Farmhouse

Located in a rural setting just northwest of Chicago, the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Muirhead Farmhouse is the only known farmhouse designed and built by Wright during his lifetime. Before our visit to the Muirhead Farmhouse we will enjoy lunch on your own at Nick’s Pizza. Register by 05/03. Min 10 | Max 15. (TG)

Rivers Casino

The Young at Heart group will be heading to the Rivers Casino in our own bus for a gambling on your own experience. The casino is close so you will have more time at the slots and tables. This trip is priced solely around the hours for the driver and gas for the van. There will be no meal vouchers or slots vouchers. So please make sure you bring money for lunch and gambling. Register by 04/26. Min 5 | Max 15. (TG)

Chicago Botanic Garden The Chicago Botanic Garden opened more than 45 years ago as a beautiful place to visit and it has matured into one of the world’s great living museums and conservation science centers. Every year, more than one million people visit their 27 gardens and four natural areas, uniquely situated on 385 acres on and around nine islands, with six miles of lake shoreline. The Garden also has a renowned Bonsai collection. Before our time at the garden we will enjoy an early lunch at the Prairie Grass Cafe. The meal will be covered by each individual and is not included in the cost of the trip. Register by 04/28. Min 10 | Max 15. (TG)

Odyssey River Cruise The new Odyssey lunch cruise features a narrated commentary of historic landmarks with ambient musical interludes. Every experience promises unmatched views of the city’s world-renowned architectural feats, from Marina City and the Merchandise Mart to the Lyric Opera of Chicago, Willis Tower and more. The two-hour architecture lunch cruise includes a three-course plated lunch. The cruise is on the Chicago River only; it does not go on the lake. Register by 05/07. Min 10 | Max 15. (TG)

Program

Ages

Day/Date

Time

Location

Activity #

Res | NR

Starved Rock Motown Review

21+

M, 04/12

9:00A-3:00P

Starved Rock Lodge

708001-01

$60 | $70

Rivers Casino

21+

Tu, 05/04

9:00A-2:00P

Rivers Casino

508887-01

$5 | $10

Chicago Botanic Garden

21+

W, 05/12

10:00A-3:00P

Chicago Botanic Garden

508041-01

$30 | $35

Muirhead Farmhouse

21+

M, 05/17

10:00A-3:00P

Muirhead Farmhouse

508021-01

$35 | $45

Odyssey River Cruise

21+

Tu, 05/25

11:00A-4:00P

Chicago

508031-01

$85 | $95

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Young at Heart | Active Adult Programming Manhattan’s Bar & Grille | Wheaton

LUNCH & DINNER MOBILE Do you like to try different restaurants and eating out with your friends? Leave the driving to us! Participants under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic our maximum number of participants is limited, so sign up early. Each trip price includes: meal, gratuity, and transportation fees for residents and non-residents. This inclusive price must be paid in advance. (TG)

LUNCH | Manhattan’s Bar and Grille is a classic american eatery with one of the best cheeseburgers in town. Join us for your choice of a selection of different cheeseburgers. The whole meal and dessert are included in the cost. Register by 03/31. Min 10 | Max 15. (TG)

Village Tavern | Wheaton

LUNCH | The Village Tavern is known for it’s world famous chicken finger platter! We will be enjoying the chicken finger platter with a choice of soup or salad, vegetable and potato, and we will end everything with dessert. Register by 04/19. Min 10 | Max 15. (TG)

Program

Ages

Day/Date

Time

Location

Activity #

Res | NR

Manhattan’s Bar & Grille

21+

W, 04/07

11:00A-1:30P

Wheaton

708095-01

$20 | $25

Village Tavern

21+

W, 04/28

11:00A-1:30P

Wheaton

708096-01

$25 | $30

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Welcome to the Oak Room

The Oak Room offers use of card tables, cards, puzzles and books. Due to Covid-19 we are currently unable to be open to a drop-in schedule. Scheduled card play is $1 for residents and $2 for non-residents to cover coffee and snack expenses.

CARDS & GAMES

Ages 50+ | $1 Resident/$2 Non-Resident

Cribbage

Every Wednesday | 11:00A-2:00P Cribbage is a wonderful game that can be played with 2, 3, or 4 players. If you are interested in learning to play reach out to Trent Grossman at (630)766-7015. (TG)

Pinochle Club

Every Tuesday | 12:00-3:00P This is a great group of recreational Pinochle players! Join them for an afternoon of fun and refreshments. (TG)

Mah Jongg

Every Monday | 10:00A-1:00P Learn how to play American Mah Jongg in a comfortable, instructional environment. All players are welcome. No supplies needed. (TG)

Hand & Foot/Samba Game

Every Friday | 10:00A-1:00P Every Tuesday | 10:00A-1:00P Hand & Foot / Samba is a card game for 4 to 6 players per table. The object of the game is to get rid of cards from your hand pile and then from your foot pile. It is important to arrive on time as partners and tables are determined at the beginning. (TG)

Canasta Club

First Thursday | 10:00A-1:00P This is a very friendly group and will help beginners get up to speed to play the game. Canasta can be played with 2, 3, 5, or 6 players. This group meets only on the first Thursday of the month. (TG)

Birthday Bingo

Fourth Thursday | 1:00-3:00P Fourth Thursday every month. This is a fun drop-in bingo event that starts out with cake and refreshments for everyone and a rousing rendition of "Happy Birthday" for anyone celebrating a birthday that month. Then we play bingo for prizes that include useful items, edible items or pretty items. If it is your birthday month, you will receive a $2 gift certificate to use on any Oak Room program or trip. Come on out and celebrate. Max 24. (TG)

LUNCH BUNCH & BINGO Please join our terrific community of people in the Oak Room for lunch and a rousing round of Bingo. Included is a wonderful meal and dessert at a reasonable price. Bingo prizes include, but are not limited to, paper goods, cookies, household essentials, costume jewelry, and canned foods. We also offer an optional raffle and door prizes. Doors open at 11:00am. Register by the Monday before. (TG)

April

Baked honey ham with a pineapple chutney glaze, cheesy potatoes, cauliflower, salad, and dessert. Min 10 | Max 24. (TG)

May

Parmesan crusted chicken, penne pasta tossed with broccoli, peppers and alfredo sauce, tossed salad and dessert. Min 10 | Max24. (TG) Program

Ages

Day/Date

Time

Location

Activity #

Res | NR

April

50+

Th, 04/15

12:00-3:00P

Oak Room

708806-01

$8 | $12

May

50+

Th, 05/20

12:00-3:00P

Oak Room

508803-01

$8 | $12

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Young at Heart | Active Adult Programming

New! Rootbeer Floats & Goats

Just the way it sounds we are having rootbeer floats and visiting with the animals over at Fisher Farm. We will be starting with rootbeer floats at the Oak Room and when everyone finishes their treats we will head over and give treats to the animals. Meet at the DGLC, we will drive together to the Farm in our bus. Register by 04/14. Min 5 | Max 20. (TG)

Movie Monday in the Oak Room

Book an Hour With Trent

Monday Movies in the Oak room are a fun and relaxing way to spend a Monday afternoon! Join us after mah jongg or swing by with some friends for our movie of the week. Enjoy free popcorn, donated by the Bensenville Theater. Register the Friday before. Min 4 | Max 10. (TG)

Lets meet and talk! We can learn a new game together or you can teach me one of your favorites. If you are interested for any reason we can book time to be together and get to know each other. I would be happy to teach you how to use Zoom for video calling with friends and family. Max 1. (TG)

Program

Ages

Day/Date

Time

Location

Activity #

Res | NR

Rootbeer Floats & Goats

50+

Tu, 4/20

1:30-3:30P

Oak Room

708021-01

$3 | $5

Movie Mondays

21+

M, 03/01-05/24

1:30-3:00P

Oak Room

$1 | $2

Book an Hour With Trent

50+

M/F, 03/01-05/31

9:00A-3:00P

Oak Room

FREE

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NEDSRA

Call 630-620-4500 or visit nedsra.org for more information.

Licensed Facilities • Addison Check out this free program for military veterans of all eras! Qualified veterans will receive a free, one-year fitness membership at their licensed local park district or village fitness center, along with personal training sessions. In addition, free monthly events are provided to network with fellow veterans and family members. Call 630-620-4500 or visit nedsra.org for more information.

• Bensenville • Glendale Heights • Itasca • Lombard • Schiller Park • Wood Dale

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Parks & Facilities Map Park Rentals

Your group can enjoy outdoor rental space in one of our parks. The Bensenville Park District offers a variety of park locations perfect for your next event. Field rentals are also available. Extra charges may apply for lighting, field grooming, supervision, bathroom facilities, etc.

Shelter Rentals

The Kiwanis Shelter, located adjacent to the Water Park, offers a barbecue grill, six picnic tables, electricity and restrooms. Sunrise Shelter, located at Memorial and Marion, can also be rented, but has no electricity or bathrooms. Both facilities can be rented May through September.

BANQUET FACILITY BASKETBALL COURT FITNESS CENTER FOOTBALL/SOCCER FIELD GOLF COURSE (18 HOLES) GYMNASIUM NATURE TRAIL LITTLE LEAGUE FIELD MUSEUM MEETING ROOMS PICNIC AREA PLAYGROUND EQUIPMENT REFRESHMENT STAND RESTAURANT RUNNING TRACK SAND VOLLEYBALL SENIOR CENTER SLED HILL SOFTBALL/BASEBALL FIELD SPLASH PAD TENNIS COURT TINY TOT PRESCHOOL PICNIC SHELTER ROLLER HOCKEY COURT

All rentals are accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis. We will begin taking reservations on April 1, 2021. Facility rules and rental policies apply. Reservation forms for rentals may be picked up at the Leisure Center or downloaded at www.BvilleParks.org. Please turn in to the Leisure Center two weeks prior to the rental with full payment. Kiwanis $70/$100 | Sunrise $25/$35

1 DEER GROVE LEISURE CENTER

1000 W. WOOD ST.

1 WATER PARK & SPLASH PAD

1100 W. WOOD ST.

2 DIORIO FIELD

6.0

MEMORIAL & WALNUT

3 HYATT-HUBBARD SITE

8

376 TIOGA TRAIL*

4 KREMPLES PARK

2.1

JACQUELYN & DENNIS

5 LIONS PARK

1.0

WOOD & ADDISON

6 PINE ROOM 7 PINES PARK

531 S. CHURCH ST. 2.0

508 S. CHURCH ST.

8 POPLAR PARK

.9

POPLAR ST.

9 ROSE PARK

1.3

DAVID & BELMONT

10 SUNRISE PARK

7.3

MEMORIAL & MARION

11 SUNSET PARK

2.9

GROVE & JUDSON

12 VARBLE PARK/WOODS

24.1

WOOD & RIDGEWOOD

13 VETERANS PARK

6.9

CHURCH & MAIN

14 WHITE PINES GOLF CLUB

260.4

JEFFERSON & BARON

15 WOODCREST PARK

2.0

RED OAK & MAPLE

16 WOODSIDE PARK

.5

THIRD & WOODSIDE

17 BREITER-PALM PARK

4.0

CHURCH & MEMORIAL

18 FISCHER FARM

5.0

16W680 GRAND AVE.

19 CREEKSIDE PARK

1.5

DIANA CT. at ADDISON CRK.

20 UNDEVELOPED PARK SITE

.7

JEFFERSON ST. (EAST END)

21 WOODLAND AREA

5.5

5N101 WOOD DALE RD.*

22 ARBOR WOODS PROPERTY

.7

455 E. POTTER ST.

* City of Wood Dale location.

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290

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FIRE STATION 1

18

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83

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294

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DAVID DR.

BYRON

10

SUNRISE PARK

COUNTY LINE ROAD

RED OAK ST.

17

DIORIO FIELD

GRAND AVE.

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WOODCREST PARK

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BREITER-PALM PARK

2

MT. EMBLEM CEMETERY

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16

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WOODSIDE RD. WOODSIDE PARK

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SUNSET PARK

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TIOGA DR. HYATTHUBBARD

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Board Meetings & Community Organizations

Board Meetings

Park Board meetings are held the first and third Wednesdays of each month at 6:00P, except for June, July, and August when meetings are at 5:30P, at the Deer Grove Leisure Center. Residents are invited to attend and are welcome to make suggestions or constructive comments to improve the facilities, programs, and activities that are offered by the Park District. Meeting minutes are on the Park District web site at BvilleParks.org.

Boys & Girls Athletic Association, BBAA

The Bensenville Boys & Girls Athletic Association (BBAA) is a local sports organization that provides athletic outlets for boys and girls, ages 5-14, of the Bensenville area. The BBAA is a separate entity from the Bensenville Park District and has a separate board and network of volunteers that governs them. For more information on their association, please contact the BBAA hotline at (630) 595-4797 or visit bbaasports.org.

Bensenville Community Public Library

The Bensenville Community Public Library, located at 200 South Church Road, offers a world of materials and programs for everyone. View their catalog, events calendar, library hours and more at www.benlib.org, or for more information please call (630) 766-4642.

Youth Crime Initiatives

The Bensenville Park District supports the Village of Bensenville, City of Wood Dale, Village of Addison and DuPage County Youth Crime Ordinances. We will continue to work cooperatively with all prevention and protection agencies regarding this matter.

We Welcome People with Disabilities

The Bensenville Park District complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and strongly supports inclusion. Inclusion looks at the needs, interests, and abilities of the individuals instead of focusing on their special needs. In partnership with our Special Recreation Association, NEDSRA, reasonable accommodations are provided to ensure successful participation in programs. When registering for a program, please inform our customer service staff if you, or a family member, require assistance related to the ADA. If you have any ADA related questions please call (630) 766-7015.

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Registration & Policy Information Program Registration

Before registering make sure that you have updated your household information with the Bensenville Park District. This can be done by filling out the Household Information Form. The Household Information Form along with the Registration Form can be found on our website and is available at the Deer Grove Leisure Center. When completing the Registration Form keep in mind the following • Fill out the form carefully and completely. Please indicate if you have changed your address, phone number, or email address. • Payment can be made via credit card, money order or check. Make checks payable to the Bensenville Park District • Bring or mail your Registration Form with payment to the Deer Grove Leisure Center.

Refund Policy

The Bensenville Park District constantly strives to offer you the best in recreational activities, events, and programs. If you are not completely satisfied and would like to request a refund please call and we can help you with your options. • A $5 administrative fee will be charged for all refunds. • You may transfer to another class if space is available. • A pro-rated refund will be issued for medical or moving reasons. Documentation is required. • Refunds take three weeks to process. Checks are mailed directly to your home. • No refunds will be granted 24 hours before a class starts or after it has started. • Certain facility and program refund policies may differ. Please adhere to the specific policies.

Financial Aid Program

The Bensenville Park District believes that all residents should have the opportunity to participate in recreational programs. The Park District will attempt to provide leisure opportunities for residents faced with financial hardship. Please call (630) 766-7015 or visit the Deer Grove Leisure Center and ask for a Financial Assistance Scholarship Application. You must turn in your application two weeks prior to your program start date.

Hablamos Español

Para información en Español, hable con Yolanda (630) 766-7015 ext. 101 del Lunes al Viernes 10-6pm o correo electrónico, ymedina@ bvilleparks.org o visite nuestra página de internet, www.BvilleParks.org para traducir en Español; seleccione “Español” en “traducir por Google” en la página de inicio.

Trip Policies

A refund will only be issued if a substitute can be found. The Bensenville Park District must pay in advance for tickets and reservations, therefore, this policy is strictly enforced.

Toilet Training Policy

The Bensenville Park District makes every effort to provide complete and accurate information about the programs contained within this brochure. If an error has occurred, the Park District has the right to revise, delete, or change any information it deems necessary.

Bensenville Park District requires program participants to be toilet trained. Staff are not permitted to change diapers or soiled clothing. Participants may keep extra clothes on hand for emergency situations, however, the participant, participant’s parents, or designated person may assist with the change. Pull-ups brand training pants are not acceptable. This policy does not apply to participants ages two and under.

Behavior Policy

Photo Policy

Disclaimer

No participant shall, on the basis of race, sex, creed, national origin or disability be denied equal access to programs, activities, services or benefits, or be limited in the exercise of any right, privilege, advantage or opportunity. Participants are expected to exhibit appropriate behavior at all times. The following guidelines have been developed to help make Park District programs safe and enjoyable for all participants. Additional rules may be developed for particular programs as necessary by staff. Participants shall: • Show respect to all participants and staff • Refrain from using foul language • Refrain from causing bodily harm to participants and staff • Show respect for equipment, supplies, and facilities A positive approach will be used regarding discipline. The Bensenville Park District reserves the right to dismiss a participant from a facility, program or event for violation of behavior guidelines.

Photographs and videos are periodically taken of participants in classes, at special events, or at the parks. Please be aware that these photos are for Park District use only and may be used in the District’s publications, websites, and/or social media accounts. In the event you do not want yourself, or your child featured in these publications, the Bensenville Park District needs to be notified prior to the event in writing. Please call the Park District with any questions.

Insurance Policy

The Bensenville Park District is unable to assume the responsibility for injuries or accidents occurring at programs, activities, parks, and facilities. Please check your insurance coverage before you participate.

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BIRTH DATE

GRADE

M/F

Email*

City

PROGRAM

ACTIVITY #

TOTAL $

Zip

FEE

ATHLETIC LEAGUES ONLY

SHIRT SZ

SHORT SZ

Interested in volunteer coaching? No Yes

Player/coach requests

Authorized Cardholder Signature:

Zip Code:

Exp. Date:

Date

Parent or Guardian Signature (required if under 18)

Credit Card# V M D:

Date

Participant Signature (if over 18)

CVV#:

“As a participant in the program, I recognize and acknowledge that there are certain risks of physical injury and I agree to assume the full risk of any injuries, including loss of life, damage or loss which I may sustain as a result of participating in any and all activities connected with or associated with such programs.� I further agree to waive and relinquish all claims, fully release and discharge and agree to indemnify and hold harmless and defend the park district and its officers, agents, servants and employees from any and all claims resulting from injuries including; loss of life, damages and losses sustained by me and arising out of, connected with or in any way associated with the activities of the program. By signing this document, you signify that you have read and fully understand the above important information, warning of risk, assumption of risk and waiver and release of all claims. If registering on-line or via fax your on-line or facsimile signature shall substitute for and have the same legal effect as an original form signature.

* By providing your e-mail address you will receive valuable information about events, programs and services offered by Bensenville Park District. We respect your privacy, allowing you to opt out of receiving e-mails at any time. We do not lend or sell your personal information to any outside parties.

Note: If check is returned to the park district stamped nonsufficient funds, full payment as well as a $25 fee will be required via cash or credit card before participation in Bensenville Park District programs can continue.

Assistance request:

Please list any reasonable assistance which you may require to participate in our programs.

PARTICIPANT

Phone

Address

Family Last Name

Please fill out the registration form completely for all family members. Please return completed form along with proper fee to: Bensenville Park District, 1000 W. Wood St., Bensenville Illinois 60106, (630) 766-7015. Or fax to 630-766-9280. All registrants must have Household Information on file with Bensenville Park District prior to registration.

Registration Form

Class & Program

Registration Form & Policy Information Registration


Special Event Calendar

Mark Your Calendars!

Join us for our Spring events, for details please see pages 5-7.

Event

Date

Time

Location

Summer Job Fair

Sa, 02/20

9:00A-1:00P

DGLC

E-Recycling & Document Shred Event

Sa, 02/27

1:00-3:00P

Water Park Parking Lot

Clover Hunt

Sa, 03/13

10:00A-12:00P

Varble Park

Easter Egg Hunt

Sa, 03/27

Various

Various

Tap Take Over

Sa, 05/08

1:00-3:00P

White Pines

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Feb 20 | 9a-1p | DGLC Join us February 20 from 9am-1pm at the DGLC for our Summer Job Fair. Here you can drop off applications, meet with staff to get a feel for the job, or get any questions you may have answered. Many staff members will even be conducting interviews on the spot. Masks required. For more info and for a list of all of our summer jobs, please check out bvilleparks.org/jobs

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