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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


Moving

We are Moving!

Did you know we're moving? Due to the renovation of the Johnston Recreation Center, registration desk dates, times and locations are changing today, May 1.

 

Register at the Museum, 108 S. Bloomingdale Road. More changes are ahead as well. Visit our registration desk web page for more information on registration desk times, dates and locations.

 

 

Summer Camp

Summer Camp Registration

The BPD 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)

 

 

 

Springfield Park Ballfield Complex

Springfield Park Ballfield Complex Ribbon Cutting
& BBSA Opening Day Celebration

On Sunday, May 6, the Bloomingdale Park District and Bloomingdale Baseball & Softball Association (BBSA) will celebrate the completed renovation of the Springfield Park Ballfield Complex with a:

  • Formal dedication and ribbon cutting

  • BBSA parade

  • Ceremonial first pitch

  • Opening Day games

This renovation is part of a $9.9 million referendum approved by voters in the 2016 election. The funds are also being used toward a renovation of the Johnston Recreation Center, stewardship of the Springfield Park Wetlands, and update to The Oasis Water Park.

 


The Oasis

The Oasis Opens June 2
2018 Daily Admission Rates
Proof of residency is required

Resident/Non-resident
*Afternoon Child (under 17) $5/$7
Afternoon Adult (17+) $7/$9
Afternoon Senior (62+) $5/$7
Evening (after 6PM) $4/$6
10-Day Punch Pass $50/$70
*Children under 9 years must be accompanied by a responsible
paying individual 16 years or older for entry.

 

2018 Hours
Weekends (June 2-Aug. 12)
Sat/Sun: 11:30AM*-7PM

Weekdays (June 7-Aug. 10)
Mon/Fri: 11:30AM*-7PM

*The Oasis opens at 11AM to passholders

 

Drop Slide/Aqua Climb Hours:
Drop Slide: 12-1PM; 2-3PM; 4-5PM
Aqua Climb: 11AM-12PM; 1-2PM; 3-4PM; 5-7PM

 

All hours subject to change due to special events and swim/dive meets.

 


  News & Notes


Despicable Me 3

Outdoor Movie

Outdoor Movie - Bring your blankets, lawn chairs and snacks for a night under the stars enjoying our featured flick "Despicable Me 3" at Bloomingdale Bank & Trust on June 8. 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 Westfield gymnasium.

 

Annual Plant Sale - The Bloomingdale Garden Club hosts its Annual Plant Sale May 4-5 at the Park District's Maintenance Facility, 259 Springfield Drive (adjacent to Springfield Park). The sale runs 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

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Purely Active Adult Recreation Club - Looking for something to do on Fridays? Drop in at the Museum 10 a.m. to noon every week for a FREE activity or event as part of the Purely Active Adult Recreation Club (PAARC). Upcoming activities include:

May 4 - National Orange Juice Day

May 11 - Bingo Day

May 18 - Social & Movie Day

May 25 - Arts & Crafts Day

June 1 - Coffee and Chat

 

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 May 16, May 25, May 30 and May 31.

Klub Friday Night Jr. -May 11 is the final KFN of the year. The program for fourth- and fifth-graders runs 7:30 to 9:30 p.m., at Westfield Gym and features a DJ spinning tunes, games, tournaments and special prizes. Admission includes a piece of pizza and drink. The theme for May 20 is Summer Bash.

 

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
Annual Plant Sale
9AM @ Maintenenace Building
PAARC Event
10AM @ Johnston Rec Center
May 5
Annual Plant Sale
9AM @ Maintenance Building
May 6
Springfield Park Ballfield Complex Ribbon Cutting
10AM @ Springfield Park
May 11
PAARC Event
10AM @ Johnston Rec Center
Klub Friday Night
7:30PM @ Johnston Rec Center
May 12
Grandparent Gardening Day
10:45AM @ Medinah Park Dist.
May 16
School's Out! - Kids' Express
12PM @ Westfield


May 18
PAARC Event
10AM @ Johnston Rec Center
May 22

In-House Soccer Registration
10AM @ Johnston Rec Center

Klub Friday Night
7:30PM @ Johnston Rec Center
May 24

White Sox Trip
10:45AM @ Roselle Park Dist.

Jr. Minions Cooking Science
4PM @ Addison Park District
Minions Cooking Science
6PM @ Addison Park District
May 25

School's Out!
8:30AM @ Westfield

PAARC Event
10AM @ Johnston Rec Center
Cubs Trip
10AM @ Westfield

June 1
PAARC Event
10AM @ Johnston Rec Center
June 2
Bike Bloomingdale
10AM @ Circle Park
The Oasis Opens
11:30AM @ The Oasis
June 4
Monday Funday Trip
10AM @ Westfield
June 5
Summer Concert
9AM @ Maintenance Building
June 6
Summer Fun Park Day
10AM @ Circle Park
Italian Cooking Class
6PM @ Westfield Kitchen
50 Secrets of Longevity
6:30PM @ Westfield 306
Family Fun Picnic
6:30PM @ Indian Lakes Park
 

  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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