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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

 

Community Appreciation Days

Community Appreciation Days

Experience an abundance of classes and/or programs for FREE September 5 through September 9!

 

Meet instructors, experience a variety of offerings and, of course, have fun! Receive a free giveaway when you attend a class.

 

Browse through the fall program catalog and look for classes that use a Z or ZZ in the activity code. They are the Community Appreciation Days classes.

 


Fishing Derby

Fishing Derby
Sharpen skills and discover hidden fishing talents at the annual FREE Fishing Derby held 8 to 10 a.m., September 16 at Lakeview Park.

 

Stocked each spring at the Bloomingdale-Roselle Rotary Club Fish Release, Lakeview Park is full to the brim with an abundance of fish species. Prizes are awarded for all types of catches including biggest, smallest, weirdest and more.

 

Participants must bring their own fishing gear. Bait is provided or you may bring your own. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. This is a catch-and-release event. Prairie State Bass Masters also will be present to help measure fish and answer questions.

 


Sunrise Shuffle

Sunrise Shuffle 5K

Sunrise Shuffle 5K

Support local parks and recreation at the Seventh Annual Bloomingdale Parks Foundation Sunrise Shuffle 5K, presented by Sunrise Chevrolet!

 

The September 9 run is a kick-off event for Bloomingdale's 44th Annual Septemberfest and starts and ends at the Johnston Recreation Center. Church Street Brewing provides post-race refreshments.

 

Highlights:

  • WE HAVE BEER! Church Street Brewing Company returns for 2017!

  • Bounce House and Fun Run

  • View the official course map 

  • Chip timing for accurate results

  • Awards for top three finishers in each age category for men and women.

Register online

 


  News & Notes


Curriculum Night

Curriculum Night

Curriculum Night - Kids Curriculum Night is all play and no work! The evening features age-appropriate activities, games, crafts, cartoons, free time and a snack for children ages 5-11 while parents attend Curriculum Night at DuJardin or Erickson schools. Parents may drop off and pick up their child(ren) anytime during the event. Pre-registration fee is only $7 per child. Drop-ins are accepted for a $10 fee. Curriculum Night is under Youth General on the registration site.

 

Purely Active Adult Recreation Club - Looking for something to do this fall? Drop in at the Johnston Recreation Center every Friday for a FREE activity or event as part of the new Purely Active Adult Recreation Club (PAARC). September activities include Breakfast Bingo September 8, Brain Teaser Day September 15, National Ice Cream Cone Day September 22, and Social and Movie Day September 29.

 

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 September 20 and October 6.

Klub Friday Night Jr. - September 15 is the first KFN of the year and it kicks off with a glow-in-the-dark neon dance party! 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.

 

Middle School Open Gym Night - September 8 is the return of Middle School Open Gym Night! This program features an open gym strictly for Westfield students. Shoot hoops, play games or simply chill out with friends. Program runs 7 to 9 pm. Fee is only $3/night with school ID.

 

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


September 1
Animal Mania
5:30PM @ Johnston Rec Center
September 5
Community Appreciation Days
All Day @ Johnston Rec Center
September 6
Community Appreciation Days
All Day @ Johnston Rec Center
September 7
Community Appreciation Days
All Day @ Johnston Rec Center
Go Orange Day
All Day in Bloomingdale
September 8
Community Appreciation Days
All Day @ Johnston Rec Center
Middle School Open Gym Night
7PM @ Johnston Rec Center
PAARC Event
10AM @ Johnston Rec Center


September 9
Art Club
9AM @ Circle Park
Walking Book Club
9AM @ Circle Park
Community Appreciation Days
All Day @ Johnston Rec Center
September 13
1-2-3 Magic for Parents
7PM @ Lake Park H.S. East
Apple Picking at Apple Holler
10AM @ Roselle Park District
September 14
Curriculum Night
6PM @ Johnston Rec Center
September 15
PAARC Event
10AM @ Johnston Rec Center
KFN
7:30PM @ Johnston Rec Center
September 16
YBA Registration
9AM @ Johnston Rec Center

September 19
Active Lifestyle & Memory Care
10AM @ Johnston Rec Center
September 20
School's Out! - Kids Express
12PM @ Johnston Rec Center
Wrigley Field Tour
9:30AM @ Roselle Park District
September 21
Pokemon Science
6PM @ Johnston Rec Center
September 22
PAARC Event
10AM @ Johnston Rec Center
September 27
White Fence Farm Trip
11:15AM @ Medinah Park Dist.
September 29
PAARC Event
10AM @ Johnston Rec Center
September 29
YBA Registration
12PM @ Johnston Rec Center

  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
www.bloomingdaleparks.org


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


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