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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


Bike Bloomingdale

Bike Bloomingdale
June 2 @ Circle Park

Bike Bloomingdale

Enjoy a bevy of bike activities at the Second Annual Bike Bloomingdale June 2 at Circle Park.


Schedule of Activities
10-11AM: Bike Rodeo, bike registration, bike and helmet safety check, mini bike course, entertainment, giveaways and raffles
10:30-11AM: Check-in for Bike Bloomingdale
11AM: 4.0/6.7-mile Bike Bloomingdale
11AM: 1.5-mile Family Bike Bloomingdale
12-1PM: Lunch

 

Course Map

 

Register online. Bike Bloomingdale is located under Special Events. This is a FREE event thanks to sponsorship by AMITA Health, Dapper Crown Real Estate, Marquardt & Belmonte, P.C., Village of Bloomingdale, Bloomingdale Police Department and the Park District.

 

 

Outdoor Movie

Outdoor Movie
June 8 @ Bloomingdale Bank

Outdoor Movie

Bring your blankets, lawn chairs and snacks for a night under the stars enjoying our featured flick "Despicable Me 3" June 8 at 8 p.m. at Bloomingdale Bank & Trust. 

 

The mischievous Minions hope that Gru will return to a life of crime after the new boss of the Anti-Villain League fires him. Instead, Gru decides to remain retired and travel to Freedonia to meet his long-lost twin brother for the first time. The reunited siblings soon find themselves in an uneasy alliance to take down the elusive Balthazar Bratt, a former 1980s child star who seeks revenge against the world.

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 Outdoor Movie will be moved into the Westfield Middle School gymnasium.

 

No registration is required for this FREE event sponsored by Bloomingdale Bank & Trust.

 


Touch-A-Truck & Kite Fly

Kite Fly & Touch-A-Truck
June 16 @ Springfield Park

Kite Fly & Touch-A-Truck

The Kite Fly & Touch-A-Truck events are held in conjunction 10 a.m. to noon, June 16 at Springfield Park.

 

The Statewide Kite Fly raises awareness of the Illinois Association of Park District’s Youth License Plate Flying 4 Kids program. Sales of Flying 4 Kids license plates go to park districts and recreation agencies to provide innovative, after-school programming for Illinois youth. Bring your own kites or kites will be available for purchase. Your friendly neighbors at Bloomingdale Bank & Trust are on hand to assist with kite assembly.

 

Touch-A-Truck features garbage trucks, tractors, police cars, fire trucks and a variety of other vehicles on display for kids to climb, sit and play on. Contests, raffles, crafts, a DJ and more are all part of the fun of this annual event held in conjunction with Kite Fly. Parental supervision is required. 

 

No registration is required for this FREE event sponsored by Bloomingdale Bank & Trust and Friendly Ford of Roselle.

 


  News & Notes


Summer Camp

Summer Camp

Summer Camp - There's still time to register for Summer Day Camp! 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)

 

Summer Concerts - Experience an array of talented music artists on a pleasant summer night at the Summer Concert Series every Tuesday at Old Town Park, 111 Third Street. Classic rockers Five Guys Named Moe kicks off the summer June 5. All concerts are FREE and begin at 7 pm. Participants may bring lawn chairs and refreshments. The Summer Concert Series is sponsored by Stratford Square Mall

 

Lunchtime Funtime - Spend quality time with your little loved one and enjoy free children’s entertainment sure to put a smile on everyone’s face at the Lunchtime Funtime children’s entertainment series. The series takes places noon to 1 p.m., select Fridays, June through August, at the Homola Picnic Shelter in Circle Park. Lunchtime Funtime is sponsored by Eagle Falls Dentistry and kicks off June 15 with Children's Juggler Chris Fascione.

 

Family Fun Picnic - Soak in the fresh air and enjoy a cool evening with Indian Lakes Park as the perfect backdrop 6:30 to 8 p.m., June 6. Food is not provided, so please bring your own goodies. Entertainment and games are offered for the whole family during the first half hour. Some picnic tables are available. Families may bring their own blankets. The Magic and Art Show by Dan Laib is the entertainment for June 6.

 

Summer Fun Park Days - Have you visited the farm-themed playground at Tompkins Park? What about the nature-themed and fully-accessible playground at Sunnyside Park. Have you explored the labyrinth, checked out the GAGA pit or borrowed a book from the Little Library at Circle Park? Explore all of the aforementioned park features and more this summer along with some spontaneous family-friendly fun at Summer Fun Park Days. Activities may include crafts, obstacle courses, chalk, bubbles and more. No registration is required. Program is weather dependent. Look for a Park District staff person for the activity of the day. Summer Fun Park Days Dates and Locations.

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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:

June 1 - Coffee and Chat

June 8 - Brain Teaser Day

June 15 - Social and Movie Day

June 22 - Arts & Crafts Day

June 29 - Lunch Bunch

 

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


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
7PM @ Old Town Park
June 6
Summer Fun Park Day
10:30AM @ Circle Park
Italian Cooking Class
6PM @ Westfield Kitchen
50 Secrets of Longevity
6:30PM @ Westfield 306
Family Fun Picnic
6:30PM @ Indian Lakes Park
June 7
Summer Fun Park Day
10:30AM @ Tompkins Park
Aqua Climb Day
6PM @ The Oasis
June 8
Wagon Pull
10AM @ Springfield Park
PAARC Event
10AM @ Museum
Outdoor Movie
8PM @ Bloomingdale Bank
June 9
Moving Moms
9AM @ Old Town Park
In-House Soccer Registration
10AM @ Stratford H23


June 12
Summer Concert
7PM @ Old Town Park
June 13

Summer Fun Park Day
10:30AM @ Lakeview Park

50+ Gourmet Supper Club
4:30PM @ Westfield Kitchen

Happy Trails
6:30PM @ Springfield Park

In-House Soccer Registration
6:30PM @ Stratford H23
June 14

Summer Fun Park Day
10:30AM @ Sunnyside Park

Circle Park Storytime
1:30PM @ Circle Park
June 15

Wagon Pull
10AM @ Circle Park

PAARC Event
10AM @ Museum
Lunchtime Funtime
12PM @ Circle Park
June 16

Walking Book Club
9AM @ Circle Park

Kite Fly & Touch-A-Truck
10AM @ Springfield Park
Hanging Globe Terrarium
7PM @ Westfield 306
June 17

Fun with Fathers
11:30AM @ The Oasis

June 18

Gluten Free... Is it right for me?
6PM @ Westfield Kitchen

June 19

Summer Concert
7PM @ Old Town Park


June 20
Summer Fun Park Day
10:30AM @ Seasons Four Park
Happy Trails
6:30PM @ Seasons Four Park
June 21
Summer Fun Park Day
10:30AM @ Springfield Park
Giveaway Day
11:30AM @ The Oasis
Make College Affordable
7PM @ Westfield 306
June 22
Wagon Pull
10AM @ Leslie Park
PAARC Event
10AM @ Museum
Lunchtime Funtime
12PM @ Circle Park
June 26
Summer Concert
7PM @ Old Town Park
June 27
Summer Fun Park Day
10:30AM @ Erie Park
Discount Day
11:30AM @ The Oasis
Pool Safety Awareness Day
1PM @ The Oasis
Happy Trails
6:30PM @ Circle Park
June 28
Summer Fun Park Day
10:30AM @ Leslie Park
June 29
Wagon Pull
10AM @ Seasons Four Park
PAARC Event
10AM @ Museum
Pine and Wine
6PM @ 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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