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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


Rediscover the Bloomingdale Park District

It's Not Just for Kids!

Adults, rediscover the Bloomingdale Park District. It’s not just for kids anymore. Enroll in one of our active adult programs designed for, though not limited to, folks aged 43+ and realize the indisputable health benefits of being active, being challenged and staying connected to those in your community.

 

You, our residents, asked for more exciting, interesting adult program opportunities, and we heard you! The Park District has teamed up with Lake Park School District 108 to bring you some amazing programs, just for adults, conveniently located at Lake Park’s East Campus. Programs are open to all Bloomingdale residents as well as the LPHS community.

 


Mom Son Night

Dad Daughter Dance & Mom Son Night

January is the time to reserve your spot at February's Dad Daughter Dance (Feb. 4) and Mom Son Night (Feb. 18).

 

Couples have a memorable evening dancing to the music of the DJ and enjoying an elegant dinner which includes chicken, beef, pasta, salad, vegetables and dessert. Each couple has a photo taken as a remembrance of the evening. No drop-ins are allowed. Reservations are required. Fee is per couple. Additional children are welcome at an additional fee.

 

Both programs are located under Special Events on the registration site


Spring Soccer

Spring Soccer

Youth Athletics

Last chance to sign up for Junior Basketball! This specially-designed league is for kindergarten through second grade and features one practice and one game per week on lower baskets. League focus is on fun, skill development and team play. Register in person at the Johnston Recreation Center. Contact Chris Tompkins at (630) 529-3650 for more information.

 

The first In-House Spring Soccer registration is 6:30 to 8 p.m., January 27 at the Johnston Recreation Center. Children in in-house soccer develop basic skills, participate equally in a team sport, receive trophies, pictures and uniforms and have fun while playing outside! Registration dates are also offered 10 a.m. to noon, Feb. 4 and 6:30 to 8 p.m., Feb. 8. Contact Chris Tompkins at (630) 529-3650 for more information.

 

The Bloomingdale Baseball & Softball Association (BBSA) holds in-person registration 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, January 14 at the Johnston Recreation Center. Registration is for boys and girls ages 4-19.

Visit thebbsa.com to register and for more information.


  News & Notes


It's Magic by Christine Foley

It's Magic
by Christine Foley

PHOTO 2017 - The 2017 Museum schedule begins with the popular photography show. Browse Gallery I & II to discover how local photo artists interpret the theme "Between Light and Shadow." Artists will be available to discuss their work at the complimentary reception January 22. Learn more on the Museum's exhibition page.

 

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. Days for this month are January 2, 13, 16 and 18.

 

Westfield Walking Track- Inclement weather putting a damper on your outdoor exercising? The Westfield Walking Track is FREE for residents and open daily for use. Days and Hours

 

Birthday Parties - Bloomingdale Park District birthday parties are easy, affordable and fun! A wide variety of themes are offered, and all parties include a party host, decorated party room, juice, goodie bags, and room set-up and clean-up.

 

Rentals - Planning an event? We have your solution! Visit our rental pages for a variety of park, field, gym, water park and other rental options. Detailed rental binders also are available for viewing at the Bloomingdale Park District front office.

 

Enewsletter & other subscriber lists - Sign up to receive information about adult activities, fitness and health, the BPD Museum and more.


  Events Calendar


January 2
School's Out!
8:30AM-3:30PM @ JRC
January 4
Awesome Arts & Crafts
6:30PM @ Museum
January 6
Chef Pina's Cooking Class
6PM @ Lake Park East
January 9
College Planning 101
7PM @ Lake Park East
January 10
Winter Sowing
6PM @ Lake Park East
New Year, Better You
6PM @ Lake Park East
January 11
50+ Gourmet Supper Club
4:30PM @ Lake Park East
50 Secrets of Longevity
6PM @ Lake Park East
Awesome Arts & Crafts
6:30PM @ Museum


January 12
Estate Planning
10AM @ JRC Community Room
College Financing
6PM @ Lake Park East
January 13
School's Out! - Kids' Express
1:40PM @ JRC
Let's Be an Astronaut
4PM @ JRC Cody Room
Astronaut Science
6PM @ JRC Cody Room
Chef Pina's Cooking Class
6PM @ Lake Park East
January 14
BBSA Registration
8:30AM-1PM @ JRC
January 16
School's Out!
8:30AM-3:30PM @ JRC
January 17
CPR/AED
6PM @ Lake Park East

January 18
School's Out! - Kids' Express
1:40PM @ JRC
Don't Stress Out
6PM @ Lake Park East
Chef Pina's Cooking Class
6PM @ Lake Park East
January 20
Chef Pina's Cooking Class
6PM @ Lake Park East
January 27
Wine and Canvas Painting
6PM @ Museum
Chef Pina's Cooking Class
6PM @ Lake Park East
January 28
Chef Pina's Cooking Class
6PM @ Lake Park East
February 1
Canvas Painting
5PM @ Museum
Coloring for Adults
7PM @ Lake Park East

  Corporate Partners

AMITA Health Stratford Square Mall Bloomindale Bank & Trust
PT Solutions Eagle Falls Dentistry 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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