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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


Fall Fest
Fall Fest

Fall Fest
Gather family and friends and enjoy an evening full of fun, fall festivities 6 to 8 p.m., October 13 at Circle Park. The first 100 children (ages 12 and younger) to pre-register receive a FREE giveaway the day of the event.



  • DJ

  • Entertainment

  • Hayrides

  • Concessions

  • Arts and Crafts

  • Facepainting

  • Nature Activity

  • Games/Contests

  • Bounce House

  • Giant Slide

  • Caramel Apple Station by Bloomingale Bank & Trust

  • S’mores

  • And more!



Referendum 2016 Update
The Bloomingdale Park District is actively planning the capital projects identified by the community as needing repair and/or improvement based upon the successful referendum in November 2016.     


Updates on the projects and associated work schedules are as follows:


Springfield Park

Improving the Springfield Park ballfields to help prevent widespread flooding of fields and nearby paths remains on schedule. In September alone, the following was completed:


Halloween Party

Halloween Party

Halloween Party
All of Bloomingdale is invited to join in the grandest of Halloween parties, put together by the Bloomingdale Park District, Bloomingdale Public Library, The Friends of Bloomingdale Library and the Village of Bloomingdale. The party is set for October 28.


Police & Fire Department Activities (9AM-1PM)

  • Halloween-themed building tours

  • Activities and games

  • Trick-or-Treating

Library Activities (Noon-3PM)

  • Hay maze

  • Inflatable moonwalk

  • Games and prizes

  • Balloon artists

  • Face painters

  • Pictures available for $1

  • Free refreshments and candy

Park District Activities (Noon-3PM)

  • Arts and crafts

  • Family Pumpkin Decorating Contest (Starts at 12PM and lasts until supplies run out)

  • Trunk or Treat

  • Gymnastics Play Station

  • Eagle Falls Dentistry will collect additional, unwanted candy to support the service men and women of our country through the USO. All candy collected is sent in care packages to troops oversees. Park District Halloween Party activities are sponsored by Eagle Falls Dentistry.


  News & Notes

Make A Difference Day

Make A Difference Day

Make A Difference Day - Make A Difference Day, organized by Wolff Construction of Roselle, includes cleaning up trash, clearing invasive plants and vegetation, seeding native plants and vegetation, and more. The annual event is scheduled for 9 a.m. to noon, October 28 at Springfield Park. Contact Joe Potts at or (630) 339-3576 for more information.


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). October activities include:

October 6 - Canvas Painting Party

October 13 - Farkel Party Friday

October 20 - Pumpkin Decorating Day

October 27 - Social and Movie Day


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 October 6, 9 and 18.

Klub Friday Night Jr. - October 20 is the next KFN of the year. 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.


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.


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  Events Calendar

October 3
Awesome Arts & Crafts
6PM @ Lake Park East
October 4
50 Secrets of Longevity
6PM @ Lake Park East
October 6
School's Out!
8:30AM @ Johnston Rec Center
10AM @ Johnston Rec Center
October 9
School's Out!
8:30AM @ Johnston Rec Center
Little Chef Cook Off
9AM @ Johnston Rec Center
Paint Away Trip
12PM, Meet at JRC

October 13
10AM @ Johnston Rec Center
Fall Fest
6PM @ Circle Park
October 14
YBA Registration
9AM @ Johnston Rec Center
October 16
Dueling Piano Party
10:30AM, Meet at JRC
October 17
Awesome Arts & Crafts
6PM @ Lake Park East
October 18
School's Out! - Kids Express
12PM @ Johnston Rec Center

October 19
Halloween Gooey Concoctions
4PM @ Johnston Rec Center
Potions, Elixiers & Mixtures
6PM @ Johnston Rec Center
October 20
10AM @ Johnston Rec Center
Klub Friday Night
7:30PM @ Johnston Rec Center
October 27
10AM @ Johnston Rec Center
October 28
Make A Difference Day
9AM @ Springfield Park
Halloween Party
9AM @ Village Hall

  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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