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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

Kite Fly & Touch-A-Truck

Kite Fly & Touch-A-Truck

Statewide Kite Fly & Touch-A-Truck

Contests, raffles, crafts and a mass kite launch highlight the annual Statewide Kite Fly and Touch-A-Truck events 10 a.m. to noon, May 20 at Springfield Park.

Sponsored by the Illinois Association of Park Districts and Bloomingdale Bank & Trust, the kite fly raises awareness of the Park District Youth License Plate Flying 4 Kids program. Sales of Flying 4 Kids license plates go to park districts and recreation agencies to provide innovative, after-school programming for Illinois youth. Bring your own kites or kites will be available for purchase.

Touch-A-Truck features are variety of trucks and vehicles to climb, sit and play on. Parental supervision is required.

Summer Camp

Summer Camp

Summer Camp Registration Open

Summer Day Camp registration officially opened April 1. Our summer day camp program is designed to spark your child’s imagination, grow new friendships, and assist them in discovering new talents each and every day. With creatively-planned activities, campers enjoy summer to the fullest extent and look forward to returning year after year.


Registration is accepted online and in person.


Registration packets (pdfs)

Cat Tails (Age 3-Kindergarten)
Mouse Hole (Grades 1-2)
Lion's Den (Grades 3-5)

Camp Champion (Grades 3-5)

Uniquely U (Grades 2-5)

Top Dog (Grades 6-9)


Oasis Rentals & Parties

Oasis Rentals/Parties

Whether it's a birthday, graduation, office party or family reunion, we have the solution for you! Reservations are now open at the Johnston Recreation Center. Contact for more information or to request a party/rental application.


New for 2017 is our Magical Mermaid Party designed for little mermaids ages 7 and up who love to swim and have dreamed of being a mermaid. Mermaids choose a mermaid tail and learn to swim in the open waters of 'Cuda Cove. Non-swimmers can try out their mermaid skills in the zero-depth entry pool of Mango Bay.


Visit The Oasis parties/rentals page for more information.


  News & Notes


Outdoor Movie - Bring your blankets, lawn chairs and snacks for a night under the stars enjoying our featured flick "Moana" at Bloomingdale Bank & Trust. Enjoy the Moonwalk from 7 to 7:45 p.m. and fun movie trivia with free giveaways from 7:45 to 8 p.m.! In the event of inclement weather, the movie will be moved into the JRC gymnasium.


Mother's Day Brunch - Only a few spots remain for the Mother's Day Brunch on May 13. Join resident Park District chef extraordinaire Miss Camille and prepare a feast fit for a queen. Moms will also be pampered by a special guest. Registration deadline is May 4. Register online. Mother's Day Brunch is located under Early Childhood.


Bloomingdale Artists Association & fotoMuses Exhibition - The Annual BAA Members Spring Show and fotoMuses' "Scapes: Land and City" occupy the Museum's Gallery I and II May 13 to June 10. Meet the artists at a complimentary reception 2 to 4 p.m., May 21. Visit the Museum's exhibition page for more information.


The Oasis Opens June 4! - The Oasis Water Park officially opens for the season Saturday, June 3. Hours are 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Daily admission rates are $5/$7 for resident/non-resident for children and seniors; and $7/$9 for adults. Visit our website for information on season passes.


Klub Friday Night - Friday, May 19 is the final KFN of the season. 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. Register online! KFN is located under Teens & Tweens on the registration site.


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

May 4
Abracadabra Magic
May 5
BGC Plant Sale
9AM @ Maintenance Facility
May 6
Basic Life Support
BGC Plant Sale
9AM @ Maintenance Facility
May 8
Scam Prevention
4:30PM @ Lake Park East
May 9
Day in Lake Geneva Trip
9AM at Roselle Park District
May 10
Score 6
6:30PM at JRC

May 12
Fairy Garden Workshop
5:30PM @ Lake Park East
Chef Pina's Cooking Class
6PM @ Lake Park East
May 13
Mother's Day Brunch
May 16
6PM @ Lake Park East
May 17
School's Out! - Kids Express
1:40PM @ JRC
Awesome Arts & Crafts
6:30PM @ Museum
May 19
Family Yoga
10AM @ JRC
Chef Pina's Cooking Class
6PM @ Lake Park East

May 20
Kite Fly & Touch-A-Truck
10AM @ Springfield Park
History of Coca Cola
2PM @ Museum
May 23
Awesome Arts & Crafts
6:30PM @ Museum
May 24
Awesome Arts & Crafts
6:30PM @ Museum
May 25
Chicago Cubs Trip
10AM @ Roselle Park District
May 26
Chef Pina's Cooking Class
6PM @ Lake Park East
June 2
Outdoor Movie
8PM @ Bdale Bank & Trust

  Corporate Partners

AMITA Health Stratford Square Mall Bloomindale Bank & Trust
Lakeview Memory Care Eagle Falls Dentistry Sunrise Chevrolet

Bloomingdale Park District
172 South Circle Avenue
Bloomingdale, IL 60108
Phone: 630.529.3650

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

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