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Where Recreation Revolves Around You!

Welcome to the BPD E-newsletter! This monthly update keeps you in tune with all of the events, activities and happenings in the Bloomingdale Park District. Our mission is to efficiently and economically provide recreation programs, facilities and open space designed to provide enjoyable leisure time experiences that benefit the community.


  Featured Programs & Events


Swim Lessons
 
Swim Lessons
 

The Oasis Swim Academy

Swimming is a critical life safety skill. The Oasis Swim Academy teaches participants this vital skill in and around the water while also providing fun and fitness.

 

Top 5 Reasons to take Swim Lessons at The Oasis Swim Academy.

  1. Swim lessons teach life safety skills.

  2. Swim lessons calm fears.

  3. Swimming is a great way to keep kids active.

  4. Swim lessons can help kids build self-confidence.

  5. Swim lessons can be the start of a new hobby or sport.

There are levels for each and every age group. Additionally, The Oasis Swim Academy offers private, semi-pirvate and group lessons. Every swim instructor is trained by Starguard Certified Lifeguards. Register Online!


Summer Brochure

Summer Brochure Delivery: April 7-11

The Bloomingdale Park District's Summer Brochure is scheduled to be delivered to residents April 7-11.

 

The guide highlights the Park District's fun, affordability, convenience, trendiness and safety with special emphasis on affordability. An abundance of price comparisons are made between the Park District and local, private business.

 

The guide also features a special swim-lesson section and expanded camps coverage in addition to new programs and classes and annual special event favorites. Resident registration begins April 1. Non-resident registration begins April 22. Register Online.

 


Cycling Club

Cycling Club - April 11

Staff Picks for April

Staff Picks

Cycling Club is a new program that consists of cycling through the beautiful parks of Bloomingdale with your son or daughter. Participants must bring their own bike and helmet. The first class meets at Westlake Park. Use code 202396-A1 when registering online.

 

Other staff picks for April include:

  • Fencing for All - Starts April 6

  • Fine Arts Learning - Starts April 16

  • Snag Golf - Starts April 21

  • Fun with Fitness - Starts April 24

  • Pilates - Starts April 25-26

  • Circuit Training - Starts April 20, 22, 24

 


Summer Day Camp

Summer Camps

The chance to save $25 off your summer camp registration fee expires April 30! Registration is accepted online and in person.

 

Registration packets (pdfs)

Cat Tails 
Mouse Hole 
Lion's Den 
Rat Race 
Top Dog

 

 

  News & Notes


Fish Release

Fish Release - Help restock ponds at Lakeview Park in Bloomingdale and Turner Park in Roselle at the annual Fish Release set for 9 a.m., April 18. The Fish Release is sponsored by the Rotary Club of Bloomingdale-Roselle. Participants are provided with buckets to dispense fish into the ponds. Dress appropriately as splashing and muddy conditions are likely. All ages are welcome. This is a FREE event! Participants are asked to bring canned goods that are donated to the Bloomingdale Food Pantry.

 

Park Days at Stratford Mall - Once a month, the Park District partners with Stratford Square Mall to provide a FREE craft activity for young shoppers to enjoy. The location is center court, right by the food court. All activities are FREE and run noon to 2 p.m. This month's date is April 18.

 

Days Off of School - The Park District provides days off of school programming for school districts 13 and 15 for preschool through sixth grade. Activities include games, sports, arts and crafts, indoor and outdoor playtime, cooking, trips, special events and a whole lot more. Upcoming program dates are April 1-3 and April 15. Register online! Days off of school programming is located under Youth General under the Activities menu on the right side of the registration site.

Klub Friday Night Jr. - April 17 is the next KFN Jr. The program for fourth- and fifth-graders runs 7:30 to 9:30 p.m., at the JRC and features a DJ spinning tunes, games, tournaments and special prizes. Admission includes a piece of pizza and drink. The theme for April 17 is Hula Hoops Contest. Register online! KFN Jr. is located under Youth General under the Activities menu on the right side of the registration site.

 

Spring Plant Sale - The Bloomingdale Garden Club hosts its annual spring plant sale Friday and Saturday, May 1-2 at the Bloomingdale Park District Maintenance Building, 259 Springfield Drive in Bloomingdale. The sale features flats of 48 annuals, 10-inch hanging baskets, geraniums, Proven Winners, accent plants, vegetables, herbs, perennials and master gardener help desk. The Maintenance Building is located at the north end of Springfield Park.

 

  Events Calendar


April 11
First Aid & CPR
9AM @ JRC Goodwin-Sedgwick
April 15
School's Out! - Kids' Express
1:40-3:30pM @ JRC
WDSRA & Little City Show
12PM @ Museum
April 17
KFN Jr.
7:30PM @ JRC
April 18
Walking Book Club
9AM @ Stratford Square
Munchkin Garden Club
10:45AM @ Stratford Square


April 18
Fish Release
9AM @ Lakeview Park
Park Days
12PM @ Stratford Square Mall
April 23
CPR
6PM @ JRC Community Room
April 25
Be a Firefighter
10AM @ Bloomingdale Fire Dep.
May 1
BGC Annual Plant Sale
12PM @ Maintenance Facility
Summer Camp Early Bird Registration Deadline
8:30AM @ JRC/Online

May 2
BGC Annual Plant Sale
9AM @ Maintenance Facility
First Aid & CPR
9AM @ JRC Goodwin-Sedgwick
Kids Book Club
9:30AM @ Westfield Gym
May 7
Japanese Gardens Trip
Meet at Medinah PD @8:30AM
May 9
Walking Book Club
9AM @ Stratford Square
Park Days
12PM @ Stratford Square Mall

  Corporate Partners

Adventist Health Care Eagle Falls Dentistry Bloomindale Bank & Trust Stratford Square Mall
PT Solutions Hilton Indian Lakes Resort Bloomindale School of Music Sports Authority Sunrise Chevrolet

Bloomingdale Park District
172 South Circle Avenue
Bloomingdale, IL 60108
Phone: 630.529.3650
www.bloomingdaleparks.org


Contact Us:
Johnston Recreation Center
Maintenance Facility
Museum
The Oasis Water Park
Westfield Gymnasium


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