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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


The Oasis Water Park

Oasis Season Passes on Sale Now!

Season passes for The Oasis Water Park are on sale now online and in person at the Johnston Recreation Center.

 

In addition, there are two season pass kick-off events where participants can save $5 per pass and receive an Oasis drink tumbler!

 

Passholders enjoy a bevy of benefits including:

  • Early daily admission

  • Discounted private rentals

  • Discounted parties

  • Option to purchase a VIP pass

  • Passholder Appreciation Night

  • Two one-day guest passes per family

Kick-off dates are:

February 15: 6-8PM @ Johnston Recreation Center

February 17: 10AM-12PM @ Johnston Recreation Center



Safari Expedition & Dance

Safari Expedition & Dance

Hakuna Matata! Enjoy an excursion with your favorite ranger 6:30 to 9 p.m., February 10 at Bloomingdale Golf Club. The Safari Expedition & Dance features a DJ playing jungle tunes, an elegant dinner and lots of 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 6:30 to 9 p.m., 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


Sangre de Cristo by Bill Dixon

Sangre de Cristo
by Bill Dixon

BPD Museum - The Photo 2018 Exhibition, "From My Perspective" runs through February 17 at the BPD Museum, 108 S. Bloomingdale Road. The displayed work presents a variety of subject matter as seen through the selective eye of the artist. Most of the work is available for purchase.

 

Youth Athletics - In-House Spring Soccer registrations are scheduled for 10 a.m. to noon, February 3, and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., February 7. Online registration is still available for the Bloomingdale Baseball & Softball Association (BBSA). Registration is for boys and girls ages 4-19. Visit thebbsa.com to register and for more information.

 

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). February/March activities include:

February 2 - Arts & Crafts

February 9 - Manicure Day

February 16 - Social & Movie

February 23 - Coffee & Chat

March 3 - Brain Teaser

 

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 February 19 and 21.

Klub Friday Night Jr. - February 16 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


February 2
PAARC Event
10AM @ Johnston Rec Center
February 3
Spring Soccer Registration
6:30PM @ Johnston Rec Center
February 7
Spring Soccer Registration
6:30PM @ Johnston Rec Center
February 9
PAARC Event
10AM @ Johnston Rec Center
Middle School Open Gym Night
7PM @ Johnston Rec Center
February 10
Safari Expedition & Dance
6:30PM @ Bdale Golf Club
February 13
Let's Learn Starfish
4PM @ Johnston Rec Center


February 13
All About Starfish
6PM @ Johnston Rec Center
February 15
Oasis Season Pass Kick-Off
6PM @ Johnston Rec Center
February 16
PAARC Event
10AM @ Johnston Rec Center
Klub Friday Night
7:30PM @ Johnston Rec Center
February 17
Oasis Season Pass Kick-Off
10AM @ Johnston Rec Center
February 19
School's Out!
8:30AM @ Johnston Rec Center
Little Chef Cook-Off
9AM @ Johnston Rec Center

February 21
School's Out! - Kids' Express
12PM @ Johnston Rec Center
February 23
PAARC Event
10AM @ Johnston Rec Center
February 24
Luau Princess Dance
6:30PM @ Medinah Shriners
March 2
School's Out!
8:30AM @ Johnston Rec Center
Little Chef Cook-Off
9AM @ Johnston Rec Center
PAARC Event
10AM @ Johnston Rec Center
March 3
35th Annual Student Art Show
12PM @ Museum

  Corporate Partners

AMITA Health Eagle Falls Dentistry Bloomindale Bank & Trust
Friendly Ford Center Stage Dance & Tumbling Stratford Square Mall 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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