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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

Youth Soccer

Soccer and Baseball Registration

Registration for Bloomingdale Park District Spring Soccer and Bloomingdale Baseball & Softball Association takes place in January.


Friday, January 26, 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Johnston Rec Center

Saturday, February 3, 10 a.m. to noon at Johnston Rec Center

Wednesday, February 7, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Johnston Rec Center

Contact Angela Scalera for more information on soccer.


Saturday, January 27, 8 to 11:30 a.m., at Johnston Rec Center

Visit for more information.

Safari Expedition & Dance

Safari Expedition & Dance

Hakuna Matata! Enjoy an excursion with your favorite ranger! Experience a captivating evening at our Safari Expedition & Dance featuring a DJ playing jungle tunes, an elegant dinner and some safari fun!


Each couple has a photo taken as a remembrance of the evening. Rangers receive a safari hat and bandana to make them feel like they are in the jungle. Reservations are required. Drop-ins are NOT available. Fee is per couple. Additional rangers are welcome.


Register in person at the JRC or online. Safari Expedition & Dance is located under Special Events.


Luau Princess Dance

Luau Princess Dance

Aloha! Calling all Island Princesses and Big Kahunas. Your presence is requested at our Luau Princess Dance February 24 at Medinah Shriners Banquets!


Escort your favorite princess to a Luau evening featuring dancing, the limbo, an elegant dinner and lots of fun. The night is a tropical blast as the DJ plays traditional island melodies as well as favorite tunes.


Each couple has a photo taken as a remembrance of the evening. Princesses also receive a grass skirt for the evening Hula Dance. No drop-ins are allowed. Reservations are required. Fee is per couple.


Raffle Contest! All Island Princesses and Big Kahunas are entered into a raffle to win an American Girl Doll or a gift certificate to the Bloomingdale Golf Club.


Register in person at the JRC or online. Luau Princess Dance is located under Special Events.


  News & Notes

Drama Kids

Drama Kids
January 15 - March 12

Drama Kids - Get creative and learn new acting and confidence-building skills. Be part of interactive plays, improvisations, theater games and more. Students end the session with a dramatic presentation for family and friends. Drama Kids is located under Youth General on the registration site.


Oasis Season Passes - Season passes for The Oasis Water Park officially go on sale February 1. A season pass is the best value and includes early daily admission, discounted private rentals and parties, free admission to special events and more. Purchase your pass in person at the JRC or online. Click on Pool Passes.


Purely Active Adult Recreation Club - Looking for something to do this winter? 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). January/February activities include:

January 5 - Chair Yoga

January 12 - National Pharmacist Day

January 19 - Yahtzee Day

January 26 - Social and Movie Day

February 2 - Arts & Crafts 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 January 12, 15 and 17.

Klub Friday Night Jr. - January 12 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

January 4
School's Out!
8:30AM @ Johnston Rec Center
January 5
School's Out!
8:30AM @ Johnston Rec Center
10AM @ Johnston Rec Center
January 12
10AM @ Johnston Rec Center
School's Out! - Kids' Express
12PM @ Johnston Rec Center
Klub Friday Night
7:30PM @ Johnston Rec Center
January 15
School's Out!
8:30AM @ Johnston Rec Center

January 17
School's Out! - Kids' Express
12PM @ Johnston Rec Center
January 18
Let's Learn About Dinosaurs
4PM @ Johnston Rec Center
All About Dinosaurs
6PM @ Johnston Rec Center
January 19
10AM @ Johnston Rec Center
Middle School Open Gym Night
7PM @ Johnston Rec Center
January 20
Photo 2018 Opens
12PM @ Museum

January 26
10AM @ Johnston Rec Center
Photo 2018 Reception
6PM @ Museum
Spring Soccer Registration
6:30PM @ Johnston Rec Center
January 27
BBSA Registration
8AM @ Johnston Rec Center
January 29
Abracadabra Magic
5PM @ Johnston Rec Center
February 1
Oasis Season Passes on Sale
8:30AM @ 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

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

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