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Welcome to the Bensenville Park District Table of Contents

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

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Hello!

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social With Us! Rainout Line

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

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

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 May 31 Closed July 4 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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Wood St. Fitness Center Hours Please see page 13 for reserved time slots Monday - Friday 6:00A-8:30P Saturday & Sunday 8:00A-3:00P Closed: May 31 and July 4


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

Rich Johnson President

Valerie Karg Vice President

Our mission is to promote community participation in leisure

Greg Linder Treasurer

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

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.

Administration

Dear Residents,

Recreation Programs & Facilities

The staff is preparing for the opening of the pool. No pool passes this year, only daily fees, but we’ll have a punch card available for residents that will offer a discount off the daily fees. Pool programs will look a little different and the operation will have rules in place for Covid-19 safety. We’ll have some special events too, so look out for these fun activities.

Executive Director Joseph C. Vallez Superintendent of Finance and HR Evelyn Struck Superintendent of Marketing & Communications Tom Draper Social Media / Marketing Assistant Rachel Russo Front Desk Manager Laura Borshell Customer Service Yolanda Medina Manager of Special Services Phyllis Schmidt, CPRP Superintendent of Recreation Facility Supervisor Recreation Supervisor Recreation Supervisor Recreation Supervisor

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

Michael Hayes, CPRP Todd Linder, CPRP Lisa Semetko, CPRP Trent Grossman Shane Varvil Luis Aguinaga Paul Lowrey

Andrew Godfrey Aaron Hill Joe Giuliano Christina Lykouretzo

The time has come for us to come out and play, safely please. The park district will be moving forward with summer programming to the best of our ability. We’ll keep the safety of our children, adults and seniors a top priority. We’ll ask you to keep our staff’s safety a top priority. We’ll ask you to Wear masks, Watch your distance and continue to Wash your hands as much as possible. We’re counting on everyone to make the summer park activities safe.

The park district camp program will offer camps for different age groups with reduced group sizes. Activities will take on a new look that will ensure fun days but always keeping safety in mind. The staff has worked hard to provide a fun atmosphere and a camp that looks the same as in the past. Once again, we’ll have programs at Fischer Farm including a camp and family camp out. All camp programs will focus on outdoor activities with very limited indoor programming. Our Young at Heart program will offer our weekly get-togethers at the Deer Grove Leisure Center; some programs require pre-registration. We’ll offer senior trips to restaurants and other fun locations. Trip registration is limited by safe bus capacity and the state guidelines for group programs. We hope you are all excited about getting back to having fun in your parks. We, at the park district, have missed seeing you, missed working with you and missed planning fun things for you. PLEASE remember to be safe and be considerate of all around you. - Joseph C. Vallez, Executive Director

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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) 834-3152 White Pines Golf Club 500 W. Jefferson Street | (630) 766-0304 Bensenville Water Park 1100 W. Wood Street | (630) 766-SWIM BvilleParks.org | SUMMER 2021

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Special Events 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 Sa, 06/12 | 1:00-3:00P | 515663-02 Sa, 07/10 | 1:00-3:00P | 515663-03 Sa, 08/14 | 1:00-3:00P | 515663-04

$15 per event

NEW! Summer Garage Sale Come to the Bensenville Park District for the Summer Season Garage Sale! Summer is here so join us in the BPD parking lot for some treasure hunting. Whether you are looking for a unique gift or trying to declutter spaces in your house this event is the one for you. This event will be free of charge for anyone looking to just purchase from vendors. If you would like to be a vendor please register early with the Park District. Pricing is based on resident status and need for tables. Tables are limited so register early! Register by 06/01. (TG)

DGLC Parking Lot

18+ to sell

Sa, 06/12 | 9:00A-2:00P | 515504-01

With table $25 | $30, without a table $15 | $20

Movies in the Park

Go on the magical adventure of a lifetime with a screening of Onward! Bring a blanket, lawn chairs, friends and family for this special outdoor movie! Popcorn and refreshments will be available for purchase. Movie to begin after dusk. (LS) TBA

All Ages

F, 06/18 | 8:30P

Free

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Movies in the Park

Movies in the Park | Dive-In

Feeling the summer heat? Cool off with a screening of Frozen 2! Bring a blanket, lawn chairs, friends and family for this special outdoor movie. Popcorn and refreshments will be available for purchase. Movie to begin after dusk. (LS)

Moana the story of an adventurous teenager that sails out on a daring mission to save her people. During her journey, Moana meets the once-mighty demigod Maui, who guides her in her quest to become a master way-finder. Together they sail across the open ocean on an action-packed voyage, encountering enormous monsters and impossible odds. Along the way, Moana fulfills the ancient quest of her ancestors and discovers the one thing she always sought: her own identity. Single person inflatable allowed, but must be approved by the manager. All patrons will be given a glow necklace or bracelet that must be worn.(TL)

Water Park

All Ages

F, 07/16 | 8:15P

$10 per person, 3 and under free

TBA

All Ages

F, 08/13 | 8:30P

Free

Family Campout Bring the family for a campout under the stars! You won’t want to miss the fun crafts, lawn games, and stories around the fire. Campers will need a tent, sleeping gear, lawn chairs, bug spray, flashlight, extra games and toys, and personal items. We’ll provide the fire-roasted hotdogs and s’mores! Electricity is not available for tents, but is on the grounds. All children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. (LS)

Fischer Farm

All Ages

F, Sa, 07/16-07/17 | 5:00P-9:00A | 515021-01

$8 per person, 3 and under free

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Special Events

Family Campout Bring the family for a campout under the stars! You won’t want to miss the fun crafts, lawn games, and stories around the fire. Campers will need a tent, sleeping gear, lawn chairs, bug spray, flashlight, extra games and toys, and personal items. We’ll provide the fire-roasted hotdogs and s’mores! Electricity is not available for tents, but is on the grounds. All children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. (LS)

Fischer Farm

All Ages

F, Sa, 09/17-09/18 | 5:00P-9:00A | 515021-02

$8 per person, 3 and under free

Water Park Special Events - All Summer Long! National Ice Cream Day

Su, 07/18, All Day Buy one get one free character popsicles - while supplies last

National Hot Dog Day

Th, 07/22, All Day Free Hot dog w/ purchase of a drink - while supplies last

Decorate the Deck

Fun Family Friday

Fun Filled 4th

National Ice Cream Sandwich Day

Sa, 06/12 & 06/26, 1:00-2:00P, 4:00-5:00P Chalk provided, make the deck your own work of art! Su, 07/04, 12:00-3:00P Enjoy special events and promotions. Show your spirit wearing red, white & blue!

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F, 07/30, 1:00-2:30P, 4:00-5:30P Fun events during the day!

M, 08/02, All Day $1.50 Ice Cream Sandwiches - while supplies last


Bensenville Water Park & Splash Pad Check out our newly updated water slide!

Bensenville Water Park

1100 W. Wood Street | (630) 766-SWIM

General Water Park Information

Water Park Hours: M-Su 12:00-7:00P, 1st Time Slot 12:00-3:00P 2nd Time Slot 4:00-7:00P. Reservations required. Please visit our website to make a reservation. Daily Admission: $10 per person per time slot, under 2 is free Pass Book: $50 per book - Residents only. 10 daily passes per book Season Passes: No season passes for 2021 season Memorial Day Opening Day: Open 12:00-3:00P (please see our website for end of the season hours of operation) Holiday Hours: 12:00-3:00P (Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day)

Water Park Special Events Decorate the Deck Sa, 06/12 & 06/26, 1:00-2:00P, 4:00-5:00P Chalk provided, make the deck your own work of art! Fun Filled 4th | Su, 07/04, 12:00-3:00P Enjoy special events and promotions. Show your spirit wearing red, white & blue! National Ice Cream Day | Su, 07/18, All Day Buy one get one free character popsicles - while supplies last National Hot Dog Day | Th, 07/22, All Day Free Hot dog w/ purchase of a drink - while supplies last Fun Family Friday | F, 07/30, 1:00-2:30P, 4:00-5:30P Fun Events During the Day National Ice Cream Sandwich Day | M, 08/02, All Day $1.50 Ice Cream sandwiches - while supplies last BvilleParks.org | SUMMER 2021

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SWIM LESSONS General Lesson Information

If weather conditions prohibit lessons from occurring, lessons will be rescheduled on Fridays. In the event additional adjustments need to made, patrons will be notified by the Park District. Participants can remain informed on canceled lessons through our Rainout Line to receive text, email or simply access via web at www.rainoutline.com or application which is available on the Apple Store or Androids Google Play. Simply download the application and search for Bensenville Park District. Swimmers who are not toilet trained must wear a swim diaper. Swim diapers are not provided. Parents, siblings and other visitors attending with participants are only permitted to use the facility during normal hours of operation and must purchase daily admission. Parents can watch their children from the hill observation deck only. Masks must be worn unless in the water. One parent only. (TL) Facility and class updates will be posted on Rainout Line, call (630) 230-1028 or visit BvilleParks.org for information.

Tide Pool Water Explorers

Children and parents are introduced to the pool through gently structured water play. This program gives children a chance to explore the water through songs, splashing and playing. Each child must be accompanied by an adult. This is not a water safety class or swim instruction, but a chance for children to become more acclimated to the water. Children must wear a swim diaper under their bathing suit if they aren’t toilet trained. Min 3. (TL) Program

Ages

Time

Days

06/07-06/24

06/28-07/15

07/19-08/05

Res | NR

Water Explorers

6m-2

10:50-11:20A

M-Th

312011-01

312011-02

312011-03

$60 | $81

Program

Ages

Time

Days

06/12-07/03

Res | NR

Water Explorers

6m-2

10:50-11:20A

Sa

312011-04

$20 | $31

07/10-08/07

Res | NR

312011-05

$25 | $39

Jellyfish + Parent

Children and parents who are ready for the next step can enjoy the same experiences they know and love from our water exploration classes, this time with kickboards, noodles and water toys to encourage swimmers to use their imaginations as they learn basic swimming skills. Swimmers gain confidence in front and back floats, submerging their face to blow bubbles, arm movements and water kicks, while bonding with their parents. Children must wear a swim diaper under their bathing suit if they aren’t toilet trained. Min 3. (TL) Program

Ages

Time

Days

06/07-06/24

06/28-07/15

07/19-08/05

Res | NR

Jellyfish + Parent

2-4

10:50-11:20A

M-Th

312000-20

312000-21

312000-22

$60 | $81

Program

Ages

Time

Days

06/12-07/03

Res | NR

Jellyfish + Parent

2-4

10:50-11:20A

Sa

312000-23

$20 | $31

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07/10-08/07

Res | NR

312000-24

$25 | $39


Bensenville Water Park & Splash Pad Jellyfish

This class is a continuation of our Jellyfish + Parent level and is designed for children who are adjusted to the water without a parent. Instructors will work on further developing a foundation of beginning strokes, kicks and breathing so participants can progress into the beginner level. Min 3. (TL) Min 3. (TL)

Program

Ages

Time

Days

06/07-06/24

06/28-07/15

07/19-08/05

Res | NR

Jellyfish

2-5

9:55-10:25A

M-Th

312000-01

312000-05

312000-09

$72 | $93

Program

Ages

Time

Days

06/12-07/03

Res | NR

Jellyfish

2-5

10:50-11:20A

Sa

312000-13

$20 | $31

07/10-08/07

Res | NR

312000-15

$25 | $39

Bensenville Swim School

The Bensenville Swim School is the evolution of the typical multi-level swim programs. Instead of your typical 6-7 level swim school format, we have evolved ours so that swimmers can build upon specific skills which will allow to better develop their talents and abilities in just four levels. In The Bensenville Swim School our students are not expected to move up a level each session, but instead stay in one level and develop good stroke mechanics and endurance before moving up. On the first day, participants will be reevaluated to ensure proper level placement. All levels are taught at a 1:6 ratio instructor to students. Once your child is placed in a group, they will learn and develop skills with similar swimmers at their level. This will allow us to continue to develop the swimmers and not be confined by only the skills of one level. Min 3. (TL)

Bensenville Swim School Level 1 : Guppies Program

Ages

Days

06/07-06/24

06/28-07/15

07/19-08/05

Res | NR

Guppies 5-14 9:00-9:40A

M-Th

312001-01

312001-06

312001-11

$72 | $93

Guppies 5-14 10:50-11:30A

M-Th

312001-03

312001-08

312001-13

$72 | $93

Program

Days

06/12-07/03

Res | NR

Guppies 5-14 9:55-10:35A

Sa

312001-16

Guppies 5-14 10:50-11:30A

Sa

312001-17

Ages

Time

Time

07/10-08/07

Res | NR

$24 | $45

312001-18

$30 | $38

$24 | $45

312001-19

$30 | $38

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Bensenville Water Park & Splash Pad Bensenville Swim School Level 2: Turtles Program

Ages

Time

Days

06/07-06/24

06/28-07/15

07/19-08/05

Res | NR

Turtles 5-14 9:00-9:40A

M-Th

312002-01

312002-05

312002-09

$72 | $93

Program

Ages

Time

Days

06/12-07/03

Res | NR

Turtles

5-14

9:55-10:35A

Sa

312002-02

$24 | $45

07/10-08/07

Res | NR

312002-10

$30 | $38

Bensenville Swim School Level 3: Stingrays Program

Ages

Time

Days

06/07-06/24

06/28-07/15

07/19-08/05

Res | NR

Stingrays 5-14 9:00-9:40A

M-Th

312003-01

312003-05

312003-09

$78 | $101

Stingrays 5-14 9:55-10:35A

M-Th

312003-02

312003-06

312003-10

$78 | $101

Program

Ages

Time

Days

06/12-07/03

Res | NR

Stingrays

5-14

9:55-10:35A

Sa

312003-13

$24 | $45

07/10-08/07

Res | NR

312003-15

$30 | $38

Bensenville Swim School Level 4: Dolphins Program

Ages

Time

Days

06/07-06/24

06/28-07/15

07/19-08/05

Res | NR

Dolphins 5-14 9:55-10:35A

M-Th

312004-01

312004-05

312004-09

$78 | $101

Program

Ages

Time

Days

06/12-07/03

Res | NR

Dolphins

5-14

9:55-10:35A

Sa

312004-13

$24 | $45

07/10-08/07

Res | NR

312004-15

$30 | $38

Private Swim Lessons

Private lessons give you the one-on-one attention you need to work on your swimming ability! These lessons are adapted to the specific skills you want to improve on. They are great for new swimmers who are uncomfortable in the water or for advanced swimmers wanting to perfect their skills! All lessons are sold in a pack of 6, 30-minute lessons. After registering, a Swim Instructor suited to help you achieve your goals will be in contact with you to set up your first lesson. *Lessons can not start until after the 8th of June. (TL) Ages 5+ $85R | $110NR, per 6-30 min lessons, 312313-01

Semi-Private Swim Lessons

Semi-Private Lessons are designed for 2-3 people and give you the ability to create your own group lesson with the peers of your choosing. Just like private lessons, semi-private lessons are adapted to the specific skills you want to improve on. They are great for siblings or friends with similar abilities! All lessons are sold in a pack of 6, 30-minute lessons. After registering, a swim instructor suited to help you achieve your goals will be in contact with you to set up your first lesson. *Lessons can not start until after the 8th of June. Participants are responsible for securing group members. (TL) Ages 5+ $72R | $93NR, per 6-30 min lessons, 312313-02

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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 May 31 July 4

Closed Closed

Age Regulations

To ensure everyone’s safety, things will still look a little different. Below are the steps we are taking to keep everyone safe (they are subject to change): 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

Wood St. users, ages 14-16 must have a parent/ guardian with them. Weight Room Policy Form must be signed each pass renewal period.

Equipment will be spread out between our fitness center and the gym to allow for proper social distancing

Pass Requirements

Our towel service will not be available

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.

Limited reservations will be taken per time slot, reservations can be made up to 5 days in advance

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 You will be required to wipe down equipment after every use, and we will clean it after every reservation Group workouts is limited (2 people) BvilleParks.org | SUMMER 2021

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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 12-16)

$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

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Nonresident $8

The Core Class Pass

yr. $300R | $360NR - mo. $35R | $40NR A yearly or monthly pass is available to adults allowing unlimited 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.


Resident & Non-resident

CORPORATE RATES

153 357

$

$

Fitness Center Per adult, per year

INGs T R PO ion

SUP rganizat

in ions

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 and N I LIV l Program Y H na LT HEA Recreatio

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-minute 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

512007-01 $30 | $30

Personal Training 1-60min ses.

14+

All

as scheduled

Wood St. Fitness Center

512007-02

$45 | $45

Personal Training 6-30min ses.

14+

All

as scheduled

Wood St. Fitness Center

512007-03

$150 | $150

Personal Training 6-60min ses.

14+

All

as scheduled

Wood St. Fitness Center

512007-04

$240 | $240

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Wood Street Fitness Center

What Fitness Class Should You Take?

Whatever Your Goal We Have a Class for You! Yoga: Great for recovery, mindfulness, and flexibility Cycling: Great for weight loss, endurance, and cardio Zumba: Great for fun, community, all ages and body types Strength/HIIT: Great for weight loss and muscle toning Core Classes: Just starting out, rehab, and limited mobility

Classes We Offer Ageless Aerobics Cycling HIIT Strength Small-Group Training 20/20/20 STRONG Core Foundations

Cardio Blast Hatha Yoga TRX Zumba Zumba Low intensity Zumba Toning Chair Yoga

For a full list of classes and schedule please go to woodstfitness.com or if you have any questions please reach out to Todd Linder, Facility Supervisor at tlinder@bvilleparks.org

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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.

Free Admission 16W680 Grand Avenue

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

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Fischer Farm

VOLUNTEER AT THE FARM Youth Volunteer Orientation Day

Your journey with volunteering at Fischer Farm starts here! During this high school student only orientation we’ll introduce you to the responsibilities, skills needed, and benefits of volunteering with Fischer Farm. Pre-registration required. Lunch provided. Min 6 | Max 15. (LS)

Volunteer Orientation Day

Summer Volunteer Days

Looking for volunteer hours? Want a chance to experience the behind the scenes at Fischer Farm? Just want to spend a sunny day gardening or enriching the lives of animals while giving back to your community? Consider becoming a volunteer with Fischer Farm! Twice a month we’ll meet at the farm to tackle chores, take care of animals, garden and more! Want to volunteer, but can’t make any of our volunteer days? No problem! Contact Lisa Semetko at lsemetko@ bvilleparks.org to find out how you can help! We meet every second and fourth Saturday! (LS)

Your journey with volunteering at Fischer Farm starts here! Everyone is welcome at our volunteer introduction day at the farm. We’ll introduce you to the responsibilities, skills needed, and benefits of volunteering with Fischer Farm. Pre-registration required. Lunch provided. Min 6 | Max 15. (LS)

Program

Ages

Day/Date

Time

Location

Activity #

Res | NR

Youth Volunteer Orientation Day

15-17

Sa, 06/05

11:00A-1:00P

Fischer Farm

501224-01

Free

Volunteer Orientation Day

18+

Su, 06/06

11:00A-1:00P

Fischer Farm

501224-02 Free

Summer Volunteer Days

All

See description

9:00-11:00A

Fischer Farm

501224-03

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)

Free

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.

Parties are available from April to October, contact Lisa Semetko at (630) 238-4929 or LSemetko@BvilleParks.org for any questions or to reserve.

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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

506140-01

$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

506140-03

$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) Months

Wolf: Grow Something

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

May-Aug

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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 LSemetko@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

High School 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

Give the gift of golf to your favorite golfer

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

Gift cards available in our Pro Shop

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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.

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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.


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

Register today at the Pro Shop

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

Adult - Junior

6-14; & 21+

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

5:00-6:00P

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White Pines Golf Club 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. 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 tryouts 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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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.

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.

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. BvilleParks.org | SUMMER 2021

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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

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Program Registration

Summer registration begins April 6 for residents. Class and program registrations, and pass/ membership payment transactions are taken at the Deer Grove Leisure Center during registration hours. See page 65 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.


Memorial Program

Memorial Program

Commemorate those who had an impact on our community with a living-remembrance.

Coming Fall 2021 Indoor Walking Track

The track is now open! Program . Reservations are required and canMemorial 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. Currently single court play only due to Covid. This is subject to change. 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

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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 |

Redmond Recreational Complex

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Water’s Edge Aquatic Center | Redmond Recreational Complex The Edge Ice Arenas | Redmond Recreational Complex

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Early Childhood Programming

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Early Childhood Programming 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 05/31. Min 6 | Max 16. (LS)

Virtual Meet & Greet

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

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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

Sunshine Camp

3-5

MWF, 06/21-07/02

9:00A-12:00P

Preschool Room

505201-09

$185 | $200

Sunshine Camp

3-5

MWF, 06/21-07/02

12:30-3:30P

Preschool Room

505201-10

$185 | $200

Sunshine Camp

3-5

TuTh, 06/22-07/01

9:00A-12:00P

Preschool Room

505201-11

$140 | $155

Sunshine Camp

3-5

TuTh, 06/22-07/01

12:30-3:30P

Preschool Room

505201-12

$140 | $155

Sunshine Camp

3-5

MWF, 07/05-07/16

9:00A-12:00P

Preschool Room

505201-13

$185 | $200

Sunshine Camp

3-5

MWF, 07/05-07/16

12:30-3:30P

Preschool Room

505201-14

$185 | $200

Sunshine Camp

3-5

TuTh, 07/06-07/15

9:00A-12:00P

Preschool Room

505201-15

$140 | $155

Sunshine Camp

3-5

TuTh, 07/06-07/15

12:30-3:30P

Preschool Room

505201-16

$140 | $155

Sunshine Camp

3-5

MWF, 07/19-07/30

9:00A-12:00P

Preschool Room

505201-17

$185 | $200

Sunshine Camp

3-5

MWF, 07/19-07/30

12:30-3:30P

Preschool Room

505201-18

$185 | $200

Sunshine Camp

3-5

TuTh, 07/20-07/29

9:00A-12:00P

Preschool Room

505201-19

$140 | $155

Sunshine Camp

3-5

TuTh, 07/20-07/29

12:30-3:30P

Preschool Room

505201-20

$140 | $155

Sunshine Camp

3-5

MWF, 08/02-08/13

9:00A-12:00P

Preschool Room

505201-21

$185 | $200

Sunshine Camp

3-5

MWF, 08/02-08/13

12:30-3:30P

Preschool Room

505201-22

$185 | $200

Sunshine Camp

3-5

TuTh, 08/03-08/12

9:00A-12:00P

Preschool Room

505201-23

$140 | $155

Sunshine Camp

3-5

TuTh, 08/03-08/12

12:30-3:30P

Preschool Room

505201-24

$140 | $155

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Early Childhood Programming Tiny Tot Preschool

Tour the classroom and meet the teachers this summer. Please contact Mrs. Cindy Banaszynski, Lead Preschool Teacher, at (630) 766-7015 ext. 117 to schedule an appointment and learn all about our curriculum and classroom activities. Space is limited; please register early so you can secure your preferred class time. A $50 non-refundable deposit will reserve your space. You may make a full payment at registration, or you may choose to make monthly payments. Payments will be due on the following dates: Sept. 1, Oct. 1, Nov. 1, Dec. 1, Jan. 4, Feb. 1.

Tiny Tot Preschool Ages 3-4

This program is designed to prepare your child mentally, physically, and emotionally for making the transition to the Preschool 4’s program. Our curriculum introduces children to colors, numbers, shapes, and concepts through a variety of activities. The children explore learning centers that reinforce weekly concepts and themes. Circle time features interactive songs, flannel board stories, and an interactive calendar and weather activities. Children develop large motor skills during gym time and while connecting with nature outside of our classroom in our play lot, sandbox, and children’s garden. Children should be 3 years old by September 1, 2021. Instructor: Mrs. Cindy Banaszynski. Min 10. (LS)

Tiny Tot Preschool Ages 3-5

This program prepares your child cognitively, socially, emotionally, and physically for making the transition to Kindergarten. Our curriculum, based on Illinois Early Learning Standards, emphasizes self-discovery, teamwork, and independent thinking. Children are introduced to Language Arts, Literacy, Math, Social Studies, Science and Nature Exploration through a variety of learning centers and hands-on activities. Our professional and experienced teachers foster a nurturing environment that addresses the individual needs of each child. Our well rounded program includes local field trips, guest speakers, nature exploration and special activities such as raising baby chicks, spring planting and a graduation ceremony. Children should be 4 years old for AM class and 3 for PM class by September 1, 2021. Min 10. Instructor: Cindy Banaszynski. (LS)

Tot School Program Ages 2-3

This program prepares your child for the Preschool experience! Our integrated yearly curriculum focuses on social, emotional, cognitive and physical development with activities including circle time, exposure to colors, shapes, numbers, and letters. Children are introduced to a variety of learning centers such as dramatic play, sensory, literacy, music, blocks, puzzles, and nature exploration. A snack, gym time, and play in our outdoor classroom are also included. Children must be 2 years old by September 1, 2021. Being toilet trained is required. Staff do not change diapers. No class 11/25. Min 6. Instructor: Eileen Kubica. (LS)

Tot School Primer Ages 1.5-2.5

This class prepares your child for Tot School. Help your child get ready for the classroom in this semi-structured environment in which children enjoy arts and crafts, games, stories, and motor activities with a caring adult. Each class day includes circle time and group play. A parent/caregiver must attend class. Children must be 1.5 years old by September 1, 2021. Min 4. Instructor: Eileen Kubica. (LS) Program

Ages

Day/Date

Tiny Tot Preschool

3-4

Tiny Tot Preschool

Time

Location

Activity #

Tu,Th, 08/24-05/19 9:00-11:30A

Tiny Tot Room

605502-01 $650

4-5

MWF, 08/23-05/20

9:00-11:30A

Tiny Tot Room

605501-01 $750

Tiny Tot Preschool

3-5

MWF, 08/23-05/20

12:30-3:00P

Tiny Tot Room

605501-02 $750

Tot School Program

2-3

Tu,Th, 09/07-12/09 9:15-11:15A

Nursery Room

605406-01

$355

Tot School Primer

1.5-2.5

W, 09/15-10/20

Nursery Room

605406-02

$50

9:15-10:15A

Res | NR

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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 Skills & Technique

Tumbling I

New! Strengthen & Stretch

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. No class the week of 7/5. Min 3 | Max 9. (LS)

In this workshop style class, you will engage your muscles and mind to increase flexibility and overall strength. Control over your muscles and increased flexibility will have you reaching new goals each week. Preparing your body for dance in this way is just as important as washing your hands to stay healthy! This is a non-recital class. No class the week of 7/5. Min 3 | Max 9. (LS)

Stunting & Tricks

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 is not a recital class, but is strongly recommended for those who are interested in being competitive in dance. Learning tricks and stunts will build strength, confidence, and teamwork! No class the week of 7/5. 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. No class the week of 7/5. 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. We will tighten up what you know and introduce the things you’ve been ready to try! No class the week of 7/5. Min 3 | Max 9. (LS)

New! Tumble Tots

Tumble tots is designed for little ones who are being introduced to their first ever class. Learning how their body moves and what they can do with it will amaze their growing minds and muscles. Body awareness and play are what make this class so important and unique. Climbing, rolling, and finely tuning those motor skills trains little ones into the athletes they will one day become! No class the week of 7/5. Min 3 | Max 9. (LS)

Junior Coaches

If you are an experienced dancer and looking to learn what it takes to be a coach; our Junior Coaches program is for you. You must have taken 3 different styles of dance, 2 building block classes, be an established level 2 student, and get approval from the instructor you are looking to work with. Individual instructors may have additional specific requirements. Work with an instructor during real class time as well as meet with other Junior Coaches regularly and become a mentor to our younger dancers. Here you will gain insight on teaching techniques, warm-up drills, and group work. To apply for this program, please submit a short paragraph explaining why you should be considered and your previous dance experience to lsemetko@bvilleparks.org. No class the week of 7/5. Min 3 | Max 9. (LS)

Program

Ages

Day/Date

Time

Location

Activity #

Res | NR

Skills & Technique

6-14

Sa, 06/12-08/07

12:15-1:00P

Sycamore Room

5060331-01

$100 | $130

Strengthen & Stretch

6-14

Sa, 06/12-08/07

10:00-10:45A

Sycamore Room

5060331-02

$100 | $130

Stunting & Tricks

6-14

Sa, 06/12-08/07

11:30-12:15P

Sycamore Room

506341-01

$100 | $130

Tumbling I

6-9

Tu, 06/08-08/03

5:30-6:15P

Sycamore Room

502323-01

$100 | $130

Tumbling II

10-14

Tu, 06/08-08/03

6:15-7:15

Sycamore Room

502333-01

$100 | $130

Tumble Tots

4-5

Tu, 06/08-08/03

4:45-5:30P

Sycamore Room

506343-01

$100 | $130

Junior Coaches

12+

June-August

Varies

Dance Room

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School of Dance & Movement

PRE-CLASSES New! Dance with Me

Parents and children will have a blast in this interactive class. Using props and each other to build strength, trust, and an incredible bonding experience is something you will never forget. Learning through play and expression will help you and your child get to know each other even better through movement. No class the week of 7/5. Min 3 | Max 9. (LS)

New! Fairy Princess Dance

All little ones dream of being a fairy princess in a world full of magic. This tot class will surely give them that experience. While being introduced to ballet, we will incorporate props to encourage creative learning and expression. No class the week of 7/5. Min 3 | Max 9. (LS)

Hippity Hop

This tot class is intended for the first-time dancer. Your little one will have an opportunity to learn the basics of hip hop and groove to their own beat. Learning choreographed steps for the first time can be a challenge, but this high energized experience will leave them wanting to dance even more! No class the week of 7/5. Min 3 | Max 9. (LS)

New! Peppa Party

Get silly, giggly, and wiggly with songs galore! Your child will dance, play, and get social to their favorite Peppa Pig music with all their friends in this one of a kind class! No class week of 7/5. Min 3 | Max 9. (LS)

Pre Ballet

This class is the 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! No class the week of 7/5. 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)

New! Group Lessons

Just like our private lessons, we are offering an opportunity to work with an instructor but in a small group with your friends or siblings. No more than 4 people to a group. Lessons can be done in conjunction with a current class, or to work on your individual goals. Lessons are by appointment only with select instructors and be held in person or virtual. 30 min session. No class the week of 7/5. Min 3 | Max 9. (LS) Program

Ages

Day/Date

Time

Location

Activity #

Res | NR

Dance with Me

2-3

Sa, 06/12-08/07

10:00-10:45A

Dance Room

506009-01

$100 | $130

Fairy Princess Dance

4&5

Sa, 06/12-08/07

10:45-11:30A

Dance Room

506006-01

$100 | $130

Hippity Hop

4&5

Sa, 06/12-08/07

11:30-12:15P

Dance Room

503300-01

$100 | $130

Peppa Party

3-4

503300-11

$100 | $130

Pre-Ballet

Sa, 06/12-08/07

9:15-10:00P

Dance Room

4&5

W, 06/09-08/04

4:30-5:15P

Dance Room

506002-01

$100 | $130

Virtual Ballerina Class

3-4

Sa, 06/12-08/07

11:00-11:45A

At Home

586002-02

$100 | $130

Private Dance Lessons

3+

June-Aug

By appointment Dance Room

506351-01

$100 | $130

Group Lessons

4+

June-Aug

By appointment Dance Room or At Home

506351-02

$60 per session

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LEVEL I CLASSES New! Trolls World Tour

Get ready to Hip and Hop in this beginner Trolls World Tour theme class! Your child will learn the fundamentals of hip hop dance movements to their favorite Trolls World Tour soundtrack songs! No Class week of 7/5. Min 3 | Max 9. (LS)

Hip Hop I

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. No class the week of 7/5. Min 3 | Max 9. (LS)

All-Star Poms I

Learn basic arm placement and introduction to technique. High speed turns, jumps, and choreography are incorporated in the 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 make this class unique. No class the week of 7/5. Min 3 | Max 9. (LS)

Ballet I

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. No class the week of 7/5. Min 3 | Max 9. (LS)

Program

Ages

Trolls World Tour

5-9

Hip Hop I

Day/Date

Jazz I

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 will be full of turns, leaps, and attitude. This style is sure to build aspects of a dancer you never thought existed. No class the week of 7/5. Min 3 | Max 9. (LS)

Musical Theater I

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 teach 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! No class the week of 7/5. Min 3 | Max 9. (LS)

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. No class the week of 7/5. 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. No class the week of 7/5. Min 3 | Max 9. (LS)

Time

Location

Activity #

Res | NR

Sa, 06/12-08/07

8:30-9:15P

Dance Room

503301-11

$100 | $130

6-9

Th, 06/10-08/05

4:00-5:00P

Dance Room

503301-01

$100 | $130

All-Star Poms I

6-9

Th, 06/10-08/05

5:00-6:00P

Dance Room

506003-01

$100 | $130

Ballet I

6-9

W, 06/09-08/04

5:15-6:15P

Dance Room

506007-01

$100 | $130

Jazz I

6-9

M, 06/07-08/02

4:00-5:00P

Dance Room

506014-01

$100 | $130

Musical Theater I

6-9

Tu, 06/08-08/03

7:00-7:45

Dance Room

506311-01

$100 | $130

Lyrical I

6-9

M, 06/07-08/02

5:00-6:00P

Dance Room

506012-01

$100 | $130

Tap I

6-9

Tu, 06/08-08/03

6:15-7:00P

Dance Room

506004-01

$100 | $130

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School of Dance & Movement 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. No class the week of 7/5. 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. No class the week of 7/5. 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. No class the week of 7/5. Min 3 | Max 9. (LS)

Ballet II

Lyrical 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! No class the week of 7/5. Min 6 | Max 9. (LS)

Jazz 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! No class the week of 7/5. Min 3 | Max 9. (LS)

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. No class the week of 7/5. 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! No class the week of 7/5. Min 3 | Max 9. (LS)

Program

Ages

Day/Date

Time

Location

Activity #

Res | NR

Hip Hop II

10-14

Th, 06/10-08/05

7:00-8:00P

Dance Room

503302-01

$100 | $130

All-Star Poms II

10-14

Th, 06/10-08/05

6:00-7:00P

Dance Room

506113-01

$100 | $130

Ballet II

10-14

W, 06/09-08/04

6:15-7:15P

Dance Room

506011-01

$100 | $130

Jazz II

10-14

M, 06/07-08/02

6:00-7:00P

Dance Room

506010-01

$100 | $130

Musical Theater II

10-14

Tu, 06/08-08/03

4:00-5:00P

Dance Room

506321-01

$100 | $130

Lyrical II

10-14

M, 06/07-08/02

7:00-8:00P

Dance Room

506212-01

$100 | $130

Tap II

10-14

Tu, 06/08-08/03

5:00-6:00P

Dance Room

506114-01

$100 | $130

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Fine Arts

New! DIY Recycled Paper

Have a pile of old receipts, scrap paper, and junk mail you’ve been meaning to recycle? Why not turn it into your own gorgeous, homemade paper? During this class we’ll go over the process of making DIY paper out of old scraps with materials you likely already own. The paper you make will be available for pick up the day after class. Min 4 | Max 9. (LS)

New! Cartoon Drawing

KABLAM! Learn to create your own cartoons in this action packed class! We’ll talk about the basics of cartooning, practice various techniques, and help you develop your own unique cartooning style. Pencils and sketching notebook provided. Min 4 | Max 9. (LS)

Program

Ages

Day/Date

Time

Location

Activity #

Res | NR

DIY Recycled Paper

All

W, 07/14

6:00P

Craft Room

506023-02

$8 | $12

Cartoon Drawing

8-11

Sa, 06/19-08/07

10:00-10:45A

Craft Room

506023-01

$60 | $78

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Fine Arts 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)

Virtual Saxophone, Flute, and Clarinet Lessons

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)

New! Painting and Pencils Workshop

This class will introduce students to drawing and painting techniques. During the first half of the class, we’ll cover sketching with pencils before moving on to exploring painting, blending techniques, layering, and color effects. Students of any level of art experience are welcome. Min 4 | Max 9. (LS)

Intro to Poetry

Are you interested in poetry? Learn from the greats of poetry, from the writers of ancient epics to contemporary wordsmiths, in this class. Each week we’ll learn about a new style of poetry, practice crafting our own poems, and share our work with our classmates. Min 4 | Max 9. (LS)

Virtual or In-Person Piano Lessons

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

Painting & Pencils Workshop

8-11

Sa, 06/19-08/07

11:00-11:45A

Craft Room

506223-01

$75 | $98

Intro to Poetry

14+

M, 06/14-08/02

6:00P

Craft Room

506136-01

$25 | $32

Virtual Voice Lessons

4+

Year Round

By Appointment At Home

586673-02

$35 per session

Virtual Saxophone Lessons

4+

Year Round

By Appointment At Home

586673-03

$35 per session

Virtual Flute Lessons

4+

Year Round

By Appointment At Home

586673-04

$35 per session

Virtual Clarinet Lessons

4+

Year Round

By Appointment At Home

586673-05

$35 per session

Virtual Piano Lessons

5+

Year Round

By Appointment At Home

586673-01

$30 per session

In-Person Piano Lessons

4+

Tu, Year-Round

By Appointment Cedar Room

506673-01

$30 per session

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Youth Programming

New! Birdhouse Building

The world has warmed up and the birds are back! Make sure your feathered friends have a cozy home to call their own with this DIY birdhouse class! We’ll provide everything you need to prepare, assemble, and paint your birdhouse. Min 4 | Max 9. (LS)

New! Summer Survival

Do you have what it takes to survive? This class is all about making it out of the woods alive. We’ll cover shelter building, water purification, food acquisition, and more in this 3 week class. Min 4 | Max 9. (LS)

New! Wetland Walkabout

Join us as we explore Fischer Farm’s wetlands! We will see what kind of critters we can find and why they would want to live in these muddy messes. Exploration areas dependant upon weather impacts on our wetlands. Min 4 | Max 9. (LS)

New! Out of This World!

Blasting off! In this program we’ll find out how our years, seasons, and days can be predicted by the orbit of our planet around the sun. We’ll learn how to identify stars in the sky and even how ancient travelers used the position of the stars to find their way around the world. Min 4 | Max 9. (LS)

Program

Ages

Day/Date

Time

Location

Activity #

Res | NR

Birdhouse Building

All

Sa, 06/05

9:30-11:00A

Fischer Farm

501024-01

$20 | $25

Summer Survival

9-12

Sa, 06/12-06/26

1:00-2:00P

Fischer Farm

501024-02

$30 | $38

Wetland Walkabout

7-11

Th, 06/10

5:00-5:45P

Fischer Farm

501024-03

$5 | $8

Out of This World!

7-11

Th, 06/24

5:00-5:45P

Fischer Farm

516673-01

$5 | $8

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Youth Programming New! Farm to Table Fables

New! Kids Night Out

Where does our food come from? In this workshop we’ll learn about everything that goes into making you a plate of fresh food, from seed to harvest. Then we’ll get the chance to plant our own seeds and taste something made with fresh, in season produce and herbs! Min 4 | Max 9. (LS)

Get the kids out of the house and back into nature with this summer camp style night of fun. We’ll play camp games, roast hot dogs, make s’mores, and tell fun stories around the fire. Your child won’t want to miss this! Min 6 | Max 15. (LS)

New! Walking Up the Food Chain

New! Chicken Murder Mysteries

Students will meet a reptile, an amphibian, an arachnid, and an insect. We will discuss how animal’s lives are connected and about the delicate balance that allows us all to survive individually and together. Min 4 | Max 9. (LS)

New! Busse Woods Bike Trip

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)

Discover the local predatory animals that attempt to prey on our chickens. Meet one of our chickens, inspect a pelt and find out more about the animal food chain. Min 4 | Max 9. (LS)

Great Indoors Camping Adventure

Join us for a supported bike trip through the Ned Brown Preserve (Busse Woods). Featuring a 7.6 mile paved trail, several beautiful water features, pavilions, and gorgeous woodlands, Busse Woods creates the perfect space for enjoying a bike ride at a relaxed pace. After we finish our loop, we’ll have a boxed lunch from Shorty’s before heading home. Transportation for you and your bike will be provided by the Park District. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Min 7 | Max 15. (LS)

Science Saturdays

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)

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)

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)

Program

Ages

Day/Date

Time

Location

Activity #

Res | NR

Farm to Table Fables

All

M, 06/07

6:00-7:00P

Fischer Farm

501024-04

$5 | $8

Chicken Murder Mysteries

7-11

Th, 08/26

5:00-5:45P

Fischer Farm

516673-02

$5 | $8

Busse Woods Bike Trip

All

Sa, 06/19

10:00A-1:00P

Oak Room

511122-01

$20|$30

Great Indoors Camping Adventure

All

Year-Round

At Home

585021-02

$15 | $20

Craft Box

All

Year-Round

At Home

586029-02

$15 | $20

Kids Night Out

7-11

F, 06/25

6:00-8:30P

Fischer Farm

501124-01

$15 | $20

Kids Night Out

7-11

F, 07/23

6:00-8:30P

Fischer Farm

501124-02

$15 | $20

Kids Night Out

7-11

F, 08/27

6:00-8:30P

Fischer Farm

501124-03

$15 | $20

Walking Up the Food Chain

7-11

Th, 07/22

5:00-5:45P

Fischer Farm

516673-03

$5 | $8

Science Saturdays

All

Year-Round

At Home

586126-01

$15 | $20

Mystery Box

All

Year-Round

At Home

506029-01

$15 | $20

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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 curricula 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 are 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. 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 Program

Drop your child off early for morning activities, games, and crafts at Before Camp Program. And extend your child’s fun to include additional crafts, more games, and activities at After Camp Program. A free healthy snack and a beverage are provided in After Camp Program. Campers are escorted directly to their camps from Before & After Camp Programs. Pre-registration 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

New! Tennis

Tennis is a game that can be very fun even at a young age. Your young tennis star will learn the right way to hold their racquet, the proper techniques of striking the ball, the rules along with the positioning of the game. Fun is the number one goal, as we will help your child build both love and knowledge for this game. Every player will always stay active and involved. Tennis racquet is needed to participate, there are a limited amount of racquets that can be borrowed for class. Min 4 | Max 9. (SV)

New! Girls Volleyball Camp/League

Our camps focus more on skill development for young athletes. The beginner classes (age 7-9) teach the fundamentals of the game and are geared more toward athletes who are new to the game. The intermediate classes (ages 10-12) fine tune an athletes skill and are geared more towards athletes who are more experienced in the sport. Min 4 | Max 9. (SV)

Program

Ages

Day/Date

Time

Tennis

6-8

W, 05/12-06/16

4:00-4:45P

Tennis

9-11

W, 05/12-06/16

4:45-5:30P

Girls Volleyball Camp

7-9

Girls Volleyball Camp

10-12

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Location

Activity #

Res | NR

Gym

502324-01

$48 | $56

Gym

502324-02

$48 | $56

11:00A-12:00P Gym

502209-01

$38 | $48

12:15-1:15P

502209-02

$38 | $48

Gym


Kids Karate Club

The Kid’s Karate Club is a high energy, progressive, motivational martial arts program developed specifically for kids to have fun while learning. Students will learn stances, strikes, blocks, kicks and sparring techniques all while building confidence. They will learn about strangers and how to combine the techniques they learn to protect themselves. This program targets many building blocks for children today; respect, self-esteem, leadership, and making good choices. This is a year-round progressive martial arts program with belt progression through Black Belt. This program comes with the “Never Miss a Class Guarantee.” If a student misses a class (i.e. schedule conflict, sick, etc) or the center closes for any reason, the missed classes will be replaced with virtual online instructor led classes. Kid’s Karate Club uniforms are required and are available at www.KidsKarate.com or from the instructor at class. Parents may participate with their children at no cost other than purchasing a parent helper karate club uniform. For more info visit: www.KidsKarate.com. (SV)

New! Track

Discover all the fun you can have learning and competing in the variety of different events track and field has to offer. We will be working with the children to develop their knowledge, techniques and skill levels for each and every event. Many different distances are covered along events like hurdles, long jump, relays and shot put. If there is anything special that your young athlete wants to learn or cover specifically, we will work with them. Min 4 | Max 9. (SV)

New! Summer Olympic Track Prep

Anddddd they’re off!!! Welcome to the Inaguaral Summer Olymics here in Bensenville. Come on out to compete and learn the sport of track and field. This is a preparatory track program that helps your child grow in a variety of events. The program is structured to begin with teaching your child the fundamentals through first hand experiences. The course concludes with a full track meet in which your child can sign up for his/her favorite events from the session! Track meet will be on Sunday, July 25 from 1:30-3:30pm.

Program

Ages

Day/Date

Activity #

Res | NR

Track

5-7

W, 05/12-06/16

5:45-6:30P

Gym

502310-01

$48 | $56

Track

8-12

W, 05/12-06/16

6:30-7:15P

Gym

502310-02

$48 | $56

Summer Olympic Track Prep

6-8

Th, 06/24-07/22

4:15-5:00P

Gym

502310-03

$66 | $75

Summer Olympic Track Prep

9-11

Th, 06/24-07/22

5:00-5:45P

Gym

502310-04

$66 | $75

Kids Karate Club

4-14

Th, 05/20-07/15

6:00-6:45P

Maple Elm Room

502236-01

$48 | $60

Kids Karate Club At Home

4-14

Various, 5/20-7/15

Various

At Home

582236-01

$48 | $60

Time

Location

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Bensenville Sports Conference 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 9. (SV).

New! Mighty Kickers

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 9. (SV)

New! Little Kickers

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 9. (SV) Program

Ages

Day/Date

Time

Location

Activity #

Res | NR

Parent & Me Soccer

2-3

Tu, 05/11-06/08

4:00-4:45P

Gym/Varble

502217-01

$48 | $56

Little Kickers

3-4

M, 06/28-07/26

5:00-5:45P

Gym/Varble

502217-02

$48 | $56

Little Kickers

3-4

M, 08/02-08/30

5:00-5:45P

Gym/Varble

502217-03

$48 | $56

Mighty Kickers

5-7

M, 06/28-07/26

6:00-7:00P

Gym/Varble

502217-04

$48 | $56

Mighty Kickers

5-7

M, 08/02-08/30

6:00-7:00P

Gym/Varble

502217-05

$48 | $56

Fall 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. (SV). Program

Ages

Day/Date

Time

Location

Activity #

Res | NR

Soccer Inter-Village League

PreK-K

Sa, TBD

8:00A-4:00P

TBD

502221-01

$60 | $81

Soccer Inter-Village League

1st-2nd Gr

Sa, TBD

8:00A-4:00P

TBD

502221-02

$60 | $81

Soccer Inter-Village League

3rd-4th Gr

Sa, TBD

8:00A-4:00P

TBD

502221-03

$60 | $81

Soccer Inter-Village League

5th-6th Gr

Sa, TBD

8:00A-4:00P

TBD

502221-04

$60 | $81

Soccer Inter-Village League

7th-8th Gr

Sa, TBD

8:00A-4:00P

TBD

502221-05

$60 | $81

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Fall Lil Sluggers T-Ball League

Co-Ed T-Ball League offers opportunities for all skill levels. The program will teach teamwork, fair play, rules of the game, as well as the fundamentals. All games will be played at various Bensenville Park District locations. Games will be played on Saturdays (times will vary) with one practice during the week, depending on availability. The Park district will provide each participant a t-shirt and hat. Some equipment will be provided to each team, but each player must have their own glove. VOLUNTEER COACHES NEEDED. If interested please contact Shane Varvil 630-238-4930 or email svarvil@bvilleparks.org. Special requests will be accepted on a limited basis. Register by 7/17. (SV)

New! Little Dribblers

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 the children 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 9. (SV)

New! All Star Shooters

Let’s get your shooting percentage up! In this camp we will work on shooting release, follow through, footwork and repetition. After this in-depth camp your child will be much more confident when taking shots in a game and will have a solid fundamental form. Min 4 | Max 9. (SV)

New! Play Hard Hoops Rookie Skills

(K-1st Grade): This practice will break kids into age and skill appropriate groups while working on ball handling, passing, shooting, lay-ups, and defense. The practice will focus on teaching the rules of the game and a greater understanding of basketball strategy while providing a fun and safe environment for kids of all ages and abilities. Min 4 | Max 9. (SV)

New! Little Hitters

Hitting is arguably the part of baseball everyone loves. With our new hitting clinic your kids will be able to work alongside some of our best coaches to master the fundamentals of hitting. Each participant will receive repetitions off a tee. We will also teach and practice many small ball plays such as bunting and base running skills. Sign up your kids today and watch their confidence at the plate grow. Min 4 | Max 9. (SV)

New! Mighty Hitters

Hitting is arguably the part of baseball everyone loves. With our new hitting clinic your kids will be able to work alongside some of our best coaches to master the fundamentals of hitting. Each participant will receive repetitions both off a tee and with live pitching. We will also teach and practice many small ball plays such as bunting and base running skills. Sign up your kids today and watch their confidence at the plate grow. Min 4 | Max 9. (SV)

New! Play Hard Hoops Developmental Skills

(1st-3rd Grade): This practice will break kids into age and skill appropriate groups while working on ball handling, passing, shooting, lay-ups, and defense. The practice will also focus on more advanced concepts as well as teaching the rules of the game in an encouraging environment for kids of all ages and ability. Min 4 | Max 9. (SV)

New! Play Hard Hoops Advanced Skill

(4th-6th Grade): This practice will focus on skill improvement in ball handling, passing, shooting, footwork and individual scoring moves. It will be run very much like a practice that will also incorporate the necessary skills into game situation drills. The class will also finish with controlled game play where continuous instruction will be given in efforts to improve the individual in game situations. SPOTS WILL BE LIMITED. Price includes a jersey. Min 4 | Max 9. (SV)

Program

Ages

Day/Date

Time

Location

Activity #

Res | NR

Fall Lil Sluggers T-Ball League

3-5

M-Sa, 08/03-09/26

TBD

Di Orio Park

502226-01

$48 | $56

Little Hitters

3-4

Tu, 08/03-08/31

5:00-5:45P

Gym

502112-01

$48 | $56

MIghty Hitters

5-7

Tu, 08/03-08/31

6:00-6:45P

Gym

502112-02

$48 | $56

Little Dribblers

5-7

Th, 08/05-09/02

5:30-6:15P

Gym

505142-01

$48 | $56

All Star Shooters

8-11

Th, 08/05-09/02

6:30-7:15P

Gym

505142-02

$48 | $56

Play Hard Hoops Rookie

K-1st Grade M, 05/03-06/21

5:00-6:00P

Gym

505142-11

$110 | $125

Play Hard Hoops Developmental 1st-3rd Grade M, 05/03-06/21

6:00-7:00P

Gym

505142-12

$110 | $125

Play Hard Hoops Advanced

7:00-8:00P

Gym

505142-13

$110 | $125

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Bensenville Sports Conference

Co-Ed Volleyball League

ADULT DIVISION

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 winners of regular season and post season winners. Min 4. (SV).

Co-Ed 14” Softball League

Adult Bags League

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 winners of regular season and postseason winners. Min 4. (SV).

Grab your bags partner and head over to the DGLC for everyones favorite backyard 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! No games 7/2. Min 4. (SV) Program

Ages

Adult Bags League

Location

Activity #

Fee

18+

Fischer Farm

502414-01

$40 per team

Co-Ed Volleyball League

18+

F, June-Aug

6:00-9:00P

Gym

504417-01

$325 per team

Men’s 12” Softball League

18+

M, 05/03-06/07

6:00-9:00P

Redmond Park

504416-01

$525 per team

Co-Ed 14” Softball

18+

F, 05/07-06/11

6:00-9:00P

Redmond Park

504415-01

$525 per team

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Time


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Adult Programming

New! Bike Basics with Lisa and Trent

Save money and avoid expensive visits to the bike shop by signing up for Bike Basics with Lisa and Trent. Our bike course will get you acquainted with your ride and have you ready for a summer full of cruising. This course covers the most common issues you face while riding and gives you a hands on experience to learn how to fix your own bike. We will be covering tires, tubes, brake pads, brake adjustments, and overall tune-ups. During the course you will receive a bike repair multi-tool to use while you are learning your new skills. Register by 05/24. Min 5 | Max 15. (TG)

New! Busse Woods Bike Trip

Join us for a supported bike trip through the Ned Brown Preserve (Busse Woods). Featuring a 7.6 mile paved trail, several beautiful water features, pavilions, and gorgeous woodlands, Busse Woods creates the perfect space for enjoying a bike ride at a relaxed pace. After we finish our loop, we’ll have a boxed lunch from Shorty’s before heading home. Transportation for you and your bike will be provided by the Park District. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Min 7 | Max 15. (LS)

Program

Ages

Day/Date

Time

Location

Activity #

Res | NR

Bike Basics with Lisa and Trent

14+

Tu, 06/01

1:30-3:00P

Oak Room

511122-01

$20 | $25

Busse Woods Bike Trip

All

Sa, 06/19

10:00A-1:00P

Oak Room

511122-02

$20 | $30

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Beginners Crochet Class Dishcloth or Face Cloth

Learn to crochet within a small class of students. Our experienced teacher will help you get started with an enjoyable new hobby that can leave you with enough knowledge to work at your own pace on future projects. You will learn the chain, single crochet stitch, double crochet stitch, as well as how to turn your work. This course will walk you through making small square swatches of your stitches that will be used as dishcloths, or face cloths. A supply list will be given upon registration. Register by 06/07. Min 2 | Max 7. (TG)

Intermediate Crochet Class Baby Sweater & Hat

This adorable sweater and hat set for a newborn will be one of those sweet gifts that parents will cherish. You must have a good knowledge of single and double crochet stitches. This project will require a little work each day, as the project has to move along to learn the next step each week. In this class you will be counting stitches and learning how to read a pattern. A supply list will be given upon registration. Register by 07/19. Min 2 | Max7. (TG)

Program

Ages

Day/Date

Time

Location

Activity #

Res | NR

Beginners Crochet Class

14+

Tu, 06/15-29

6:00-8:00P

Oak Room

511071-01

$40

Intermediate Crochet Class

14+

Tu, 07/27-08/17

6:00-8:00P

Oak Room

511072-01

$60

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Young at Heart | Active Adult Programming

Trip Registration

Resident registration begins April 6. Non-resident registration for trips begins April 7.

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

Four Winds

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

The Four Winds Casino shuttle service is back and the BPD is booked. The shuttle package gives each person $15 for slot play and $10 for food (the buffet is closed). We will be arriving in style on a roomy coach bus only filled to half capacity. Register by 05/13. Min 20 | Max 28. (TG)

Cantigny Gardens

Cantigny is a 500-acre park in Wheaton, Illinois, 30 miles west of Chicago. It is the former estate of Joseph Medill and his grandson Colonel Robert R. McCormick, publishers of the Chicago Tribune. Cantigny also offers its famous flower and tank gardens. We will be enjoying a meal at Cantigny’s Bertie’s Bistro. Register by 06/14. Min 10 | Max 15. (TG)

Chicago Architectural River Boat Tour

Chicago’s architecture is known worldwide, and there’s nothing like seeing it from all three branches of the Chicago River. Over 40 Chicago landmarks await you on our 75-minute Architecture Tour, from hidden architectural treasures to the city’s most famous landmarks. The expert guides will tell you how Chicago’s buildings, architecture and engineering made the city famous. Our boat will be departing at 3:15pm so please eat lunch prior to the trip. Register by 06/17. Min 10 | Max 15. (TG)

St. Charles Paddle Wheel Boat

Cruise the scenic Fox River from St. Charles on the Fox River Queen. We will be enjoying the historic hour long river cruise in rain or shine on the covered Fox River Queen. Before the river cruise we will be stopping at Portillos for an eat on your own experience. Non-alcoholic beverages will be provided on the river cruise by the BPD. Register by 07/26. Min 10 | Max 15. (TG)

Lincoln Park Zoo

Join us as we enjoy a summer day at the Lincoln Park Zoo. Lincoln Park Zoo is a 35-acre zoo in Lincoln Park, Chicago, Illinois. The zoo was founded in 1868, making it the fourth oldest zoo in North America. Please be sure to eat lunch before the trip and pack sunscreen. Some snacks and beverages will be provided on the bus. Register by 06/28. Min 10 | Max 15. (TG)

Program

Ages

Day/Date

Time

Location

Activity #

Res | NR

Four Winds

21+

Th, 06/03

8:30A-5:30P

New Buffalo, MI

508887-02

$40 | $45

Cantigny Gardens

21+

F, 06/25

10:00A-4:00P

Wheaton

508042-01

$35 | $40

Chicago Architectural Boat Tour

21+

Th, 07/01

1:45-5:00P

Chicago

508032-01

$50 | $55

Lincoln Park Zoo

21+

F, 07/09

12:30-4:30P

Chicago

508022-01

$10 | $15

St Charles Paddlewheel Boat

21+

F, 08/06

12:30-5:30P

St. Charles

508033-01

$25 | $30

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Young at Heart | Active Adult Programming Salternative Spa / Salt Room

Beyond a spa, Salternative is a tranquil get away that you can visit anytime you need a little peace. The benefits of the salt room can be felt deep in your lungs as you are whisked to a beach far, far from here. Be sure to wear comfortable clothes and thick socks. Slippers will be provided and it is recommended you bring a blanket from home. There will not be a meal included with this trip so please be sure to have lunch before getting onto the bus. Register by 08/02. Min 8 | Max 15. (TG)

S’mores, Singing, and Seniors

Summer nights at Fischer Farm offer a get away close to home. Join us for s’mores and beverages around the fire with music from yours truly played on the ukulele. This will be a fun, casual, socially distant event where chatting with friends and having a good laugh is the main goal. I hope to see you there! Register by 05/31 and 06/28. Min 5 | Max 15. (TG) Program

Ages

Day/Date

Time

Location

Activity #

Res | NR

Salternative Spa / Salt Room

21+

Th, 08/12

1:00-4:00P

Geneva

508051-01

$15 | $20

S’mores, Singing, and Seniors

50+

W, 06/09

6:00-7:30P

Fischer Farm

508023-01

$5

S’mores, Singing, and Seniors

50+

W, 07/07

6:00-7:30P

Fischer Farm

508023-02

$5

OVERNIGHT TRIP

The Best of Starved Rock

Join us for the Best of Starved Rock overnight! When we arrive at the Starved Rock Lodge we will have some time to relax before the events of the evening. The night we arrive will start with dinner in the lodge and a show from Shake, Rattle, and Roll! This rock and roll show will include favorites from Bobby Darin, John Mellencamp, Neil Diamond, Dean Martin, the 50’s & 60’s and more. After the show time will be on your own to relax in your room or take in the views of the river at sunset. In the morning we will be enjoying breakfast on the veranda and then heading for an hour long boat cruise in the Illinois River. Single-$265 pp, Double-$195 pp, Triple-$170 pp, Quad-$155 pp. Register by 08/10. Min 10 | Max 15. (TG) Program

Ages

Day/Date

Best of Starved Rock

21+

Tu-W, 09/14-09/15

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Time

Location

Activity #

Res | NR

Starved Rock State Park

608100-01

See description


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)

Cheesecake Factory | Oak Brook

Francescas by the River | St. Charles

LUNCH | Lunch specials at the Oak Brook Cheesecake Factory certainly will not disappoint. After lunch we will be faced with the choice of what decadent cheesecake to choose from. Register by 06/11. Min 10 | Max 15. (TG)

LUNCH | Francescas by the River was a huge hit, so we are heading back to the elegant St. Charles restaurant. We will be having a three course meal starting with salad and pasta and ending with dessert. Register by 08/13. Min10 | Max 15. (TG)

The Patio | Lombard

LUNCH | Come enjoy the summer weather with the Young at Heart program at The Patio in Lombard. The Patio is a relaxed BBQ joint known for ribs, rotisserie chicken, slow-cooked meats & familiar sides. Register by 07/05. Min 10 | Max15. (TG)

Tomczak’s Fish Fry | Wood Dale

LUNCH | Tomczak’s Tap is a Wood Dale classic restaurant offering American comfort foods. The Fish Fry is sure to leave no person disappointed. Register by 07/12. Min 10 | Max 15 (TG) Program

Ages

Day/Date

Time

Location

Activity #

Res | NR

Cheesecake Factory

21+

Tu, 06/22

11:00A-1:00P

Oak Brook

508091-01

$35 | $40

The Patio

21+

Tu, 07/13

11:00A-1:00P

Lombard

508092-01

$35 | $40

Tomczak’s Fish Fry

21+

F, 07/23

11:00A-1:00P

Wood Dale

508093-01

$15 | $17

Francescas by the River

21+

Tu, 08/24

11:00A-1:00P

St. Charles

508094-01

$30 | $35

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Young at Heart | Active Adult Programming 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)

Bunco

Second & Fourth Tuesday | 10:00-11:30A Players roll the dice to accumulate points by rolling certain combinations. Prizes are awarded for most buncos, most wins, highest score, and lowest score. No previous experience necessary. (TG)

Birthday Bingo

Fourth Thursday | 1:00-3:00P 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)

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)

LUNCH BUNCH & BINGO

June

Grilled burger, potato salad, fruit salad, and dessert. Register by 06/10. Min 10 | Max 24. (TG)

July

August

Baked lemon chicken breast, rice pilaf, spring salad with poppyseed dressing, and dessert. Register by 08/12. Min 10 | Max 24. (TG)

A club wrap in a flour tortilla, cold pasta salad, chips, and a dessert. Register by 07/08. Min 10 | Max 24. (TG)

Program

Ages

Day/Date

Time

Location

Activity #

Res | NR

June

50+

Th, 06/17

12:00-3:00P

Oak Room

508804-01

$8 | $12

July

50+

Th, 07/15

12:00-3:00P

Oak Room

508805-01

$8 | $12

August

50+

Th, 08/19

12:00-3:00P

Oak Room

508806-01

$8 | $12

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Movie Monday in the Oak Room

Monday Movies in the Oak room are a fun and relaxing way to send 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)

New! Wednesday Walkers

Wednesday Walkers is an opportunity for people to get outside with friends and walk in the summer air. The walkers will meet at the Kiwanis shelter at 2:30pm where our regular Oak Room refreshments will be available (water bottles, soda,) on ice in the cooler. The walking will be done in the adjacent field and socially distant visiting under the shade of the shelter will be available. At the end of the month we’ll celebrate your commitment to health and socialization with a cookout under the shelter! (TG)

New! Oak Room Puzzle Pick Up

New! June Cookout Wednesday Walkers

Contact Trent for the Oak Room puzzle pick up program. Once you have scheduled a time to pick up your puzzle, meet at the Oak Room entrance to choose a puzzle and pick up your snack pack. The snack pack includes two cans of soda, one sleeve of cookies and a mini bag of pretzels. (TG)

Hot dogs fresh off the grill and bags of chips will be served as we celebrate our first month of Wednesday Walkers. Beverages will be provided so we can all keep cool in the shade and visit with each other. Please contact Trent Grossman to let him know if you will be attending. Min 10 | Max 24. (TG)

Book an Hour With Trent

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)

New! August Cookout Wednesday Walkers

Cheeseburgers fresh off the grill and bags of chips will be served as we wrap up the Wednesday Walkers program for the season. Beverages will be provided so we can all keep cool in the shade and visit with each other. Please contact Trent Grossman to let him know if you will be attending. Min 10 | Max 24. (TG)

Program

Ages

Day/Date

Time

Location

Activity #

Movie Mondays

50+

M, 06/07-08/30

1:30-3:30P

Oak Room

$1 | $2

Oak Room Puzzle Pick Up

50+

M/F, June-Aug

9:00A-3:00P

Oak Room

$5

Book an Hour With Trent

50+

M/F, June-Aug

9:00A-3:00P

Oak Room

FREE

Wednesday Walkers

50+

W, June-Aug

2:30-4:00P

Kiwanis Shelter

$1 | $2

June Cookout

50+

W, 06/30

12:00-2:00P

Kiwanis Shelter

$1 | $2

August Cookout

50+

W, 08/25

12:00-2:00P

Kiwanis Shelter

$1 | $2

589012-01

Res | NR

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Young at Heart | Active Adult Programming

Pizza & Trivia

Mama Maria’s Pizza and Trivia! Get your team together and come prove your brilliance. The winning team will receive a Chocolaty prize. Min 10 | Max 24. (TG)

Beginners Crochet Class Dishcloth or Face Cloth

Learn to crochet within a small class of students. Our experienced teacher will help you get started with an enjoyable new hobby that can leave you with enough knowledge to work at your own pace on future projects. You will learn the chain, single crochet stitch, double crochet stitch, as well as how to turn your work. This course will walk you through making small square swatches of your stitches that will be used as dishcloths, or face cloths. A supply list will be given upon registration. Register by 06/07. Min 2 | Max 7. (TG)

Intermediate Crochet Class Baby Sweater & Hat

This adorable sweater and hat set for a newborn will be one of those sweet gifts that parents will cherish. You must have a good knowledge of single and double crochet stitches. This project will require a little work each day, as the project has to move along to learn the next step each week. In this class you will be counting stitches and learning how to read a pattern. A supply list will be given upon registration. Register by 07/19. Min 2 | Max7. (TG)

Program

Ages

Day/Date

Time

Location

Activity #

Res | NR

Pizza & Trivia

50+

Tu, 06/08

11:00A-1:00P

Oak Room

509220-01

$5 | $8

Pizza & Trivia

50+

Tu, 08/03

11:00A-1:00P

Oak Room

509220-02

$5 | $8

Beginners Crochet Class

14+

Tu, 06/15-29

6:00-8:00P

Oak Room

511071-01

$40

Intermediate Crochet Class

14+

Tu, 07/27-08/17

6:00-8:00P

Oak Room

511072-01

$60

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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

531 S. CHURCH ST.

7 PINES PARK

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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DEVON AVE.

ELK GROVE VILLAGE

PARK DISTRICT BOUNDARIES

ELK GROVE VILLAGE

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VILLAGE BOUNDARIES

83

O'HARE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT CITY OF CHICAGO

YORK ROAD

SPRUCE

HAWTHORN AVE.

POPLAR AVE.

ARGYLE POPLAR PARK

8

19

22

MONTROSE

TRAIN MUSEUM

SPRUCE AVE.

ARBOR WOODS PROPERTY

IRVING PARK R

D.

VETERANS 13 PARK

MAIN

ADDISON ST.

PINE AVE.

HILLSIDE DRIVE

19

GROVE

FISCHER WOODS FOREST PRESERVE FISCHER FARM OLD GRAND AVE.

290

18

20

UNDEVELOPED PARK SITE

WHITE PINES 14 GOLF COURSE

GEORGE ST. R. ND

LY UE CQ KREMPELS JA 4 PARK

BUILDINGS AND GROUNDS DEPARTMENT

BELMONT AVE.

ROSE 9 PARK

DIANA CT.

CREEKSIDE PARK 19

EEK

BELMONT

FIRE STATION 1

6

ON CR

TO ROUTE 355

JEFFERSON ST. PINE ROOM

WHITE PINES RD. FOREST VIEW ROAD

MEMORIAL

ADDIS

CENTRAL AVE.

83

WASHINGTON

294

BELMONT AVE.

DAVID DR.

BYRON

10

SUNRISE PARK

COUNTY LINE ROAD

RED OAK ST.

17

DIORIO FIELD

GRAND AVE.

YORK ROAD

WOODCREST PARK

CREST AVE. 7 PINES PARK RED OAK ST.

BREITER-PALM PARK

2

MT. EMBLEM CEMETERY

TOLLWAY

16

3RD AVE. 15

MEMORIAL

JOHN ST.

WOODSIDE RD. WOODSIDE PARK

T. EVERGREEN ST.

RD.

LEISURE 1 CENTER 12 WATER PARK

EN S

LIONS PARK

WOOD AVE. BARRON ST.

WOOD D

21

VARBLE PARK

GRE

5

11

WOOD AVE.

3

CHURCH

ALE RD.

UNDEVELOPED PARK SITE

SUNSET PARK

TIOGA DR. HYATTHUBBARD

CENTRAL AVE.

SPRING OAKS DR.

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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 website 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

Hablamos Español

When completing the Registration Form keep in mind the following

Disclaimer

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.

• 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.

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.

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.

Behavior Policy

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.

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

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.

Photo Policy

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.

COVID-19 Addendum

All programming and facility rentals listed in this brochure are contingent upon COVID-19 related guidelines from local, state and federal agencies. Programming and rental restrictions may change without notice due to a shift in these guidelines, or restrictions we impose for the safety of all. BvilleParks.org | SUMMER 2021

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BIRTH DATE

GRADE

M/F

Email*

City

PROGRAM

ACTIVITY #

TOTAL $

Zip

FEE

SHIRT SZ

SHORT SZ

Interested in volunteer coaching? No Yes

Player/coach requests

ATHLETIC LEAGUES ONLY

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 emails at any time. We do not lend or sell your personal information to any outside parties.

Note: If a 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 Summer events, for details please see pages 5-8.

Event

Date Time Location

Tap Take Over

Sa, 05/08

1:00-3:00P

White Pines

Tap Take Over

Sa, 06/12

1:00-3:00P

White Pines

Summer Garage Sale

Sa, 06/12

9:00A-2:00P

DGLC Parking Lot

Movies in the Park - Onward

F, 06/18

8:30P

TBD

Tap Take Over

Sa, 07/10

1:00-3:00P

White Pines

Movies in the Park - Dive In - Moana

F, 07/16

8:15P

Water Park

Family Campout

F-Sa, 07/16-17

5:00P-9:00A

Fisher Farm

Movies in the Park - Frozen 2

F, 08/13

8:30P

TBD

Tap Take Over

Sa, 08/14

1:00-3:00P

White Pines

Family Campout

F-Sa, 09/17-18

5:00P-9:00A

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BPD Summer 2021 Program Guide