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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


Coin Dive

Coin Dive
July 12, 4PM

Island Events @ The Oasis Water Park

Experience an abundance of exciting activities this July at The Oasis Water Park, open daily, 11:30AM-7PM.

  • Aqua Climb Days - Ages 8-14 race against time to see who can reach the top the fastest July 6 and August 6 at 6 p.m.

  • Giveaway Days - The first 100 guests receive an Oasis Cup July 17 and Oasis Goggles August 3.

  • KFN at The Oasis - Grades 4-6 enjoy a late-night dip in the pool 8:30 to 10 p.m., July 26.

  • Discount Days - Admission is only $1 July 11 and August 8.

  • Frozen Oasis - Ice cube fun for everyone 1-2 p.m., & 6-7 p.m., July 11.

  • Bloomingdale Bank & Trust Coin Dive - Children ages 4-12 dive for coins in all depths of the pool at 4 p.m., July 12. Special coins provided by Bloomingdale Bank & Trust earn a special prize.

  • I Want to be a Lifeguard - Ages 7-12 can be a part of The Oasis staff for an hour, 3 to 4 p.m., July 18.

  • National Night Out - Admission is FREE 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., August 7.

 

 

Circle Park Skate Spot

Circle Park

Circle Park OSLAD Update

Work related to the Circle Park Open Space Land Acquisition and Development grant is nearly complete. The following projects have been completed or are nearly complete.

  • small skate spot

  • rain gardens and improvements to the stormwater systems

  • renovated roller hockey rink for multi-season use

  • interpretive nature trail with educational signage

  • outdoor fitness equipment

  • new nature playground (completed June 2017)

  • picnic shelter (completed June 2017)

The renovations were part of a $224,000 Open Space Land Acquisition and Development grant originally awarded in December of 2014. All renovations and additions were derived from the Park District’s Strategic Plan, ADA Transition Plan, Capital Asset Replacement Plan and most recent Needs Assessment. Project Photos

 


Whiffleball Classic

National Night Out
August 7 @ Circle Park

National Night Out, Heroes-Half-Pints & Whiffleball Classic

The Bloomingdale Park District and Bloomingdale Police Department are proud to sponsor the 33rd Annual National Night Out Against Crime August 7 at Circle Park & The Oasis Water Park. The night features open swim, food and beverages, games and prizes, and lots of fun! 

 

Additionally, middle school players showcase their skills against the Bloomingdale Police Department at the 12th Annual Heroes vs. Half-Pints Softball Showdown 7:15 to 8:30 p.m.

 

Not old enough for Heroes vs. Half-Pints? Children entering grades 1-4 are invited to play whiffleball with local First Responders at the Whiffleball Classic. This is a non-competitive game and everyone plays. Registered players receive a T-shirt. Both Heroes vs. Half-Pints and Whiffleball Classic are listed under special events on the registration site.

 


  News & Notes


Summer Camp

Summer Camp

Summer Camp - There's plenty of time left in the summer to register for Summer Day Camp! Registration is accepted online and in person at Westfield Middle School Gymnasium, 149 Fairfield Way.

 

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. July dates are 10, 17, 24 and 31. 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. July dates are 6, 20 and 27.

 

Family Fun Picnic - Soak in the fresh air and enjoy a cool evening with Stratford Park as the perfect backdrop 6:30 to 8 p.m., July 11. 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 Jason Kollum Variety Show is the entertainment for July 11.

 

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 Fire Department or BPD 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:

July 6 - Bloomingdale Rocks (at Bloomingdale Fire Department)

July 13 - Coffee and Chat (at Bloomingdale Fire Department)

July 20 - Bingo Day (at Bloomingdale Fire Department)

July 27 - Coloring for Adults (at Museum)

 

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


July 2
Monday Funday Trip
10AM @ Westfield School
July 5
Summer Fun Park Day
10:30AM @ Indian Lakes Park
Owls!
10:30AM @ Circle Park
July 6
Wagon Pull
10AM @ Circle Park
PAARC Event
10AM @ Fire Department
Lunchtime Funtime
12PM @ Circle Park
Aqua Climb Day
6PM @ The Oasis
July 10
Summer Concert
7PM @ Old Town Park
July 11
Summer Fun Park Day
10:30AM @ Circle Park
Discount Day
11:30AM @ The Oasis
Frozen Oasis
1PM @ The Oasis
Happy Trails
6:30PM @ Erie Park
Family Fun Picnic
6:30PM @ Stratford Park
July 12
Summer Fun Park Day
10:30AM @ Tompkins Park
Insect Safari
10:30AM @ Circle Park
Circle Park Storytime
1:30PM @ Circle Park
Coin Dive
4PM @ The Oasis


July 13
Wagon Pull
10AM @ Erie Park
PAARC Event
10AM @ Fire Department
July 14

Walking Book Club
9AM @ Circle Park

Grandparent Gardening Day
10:45AM @ Springfield Pavilion
July 17

Giveaway Day
11:30AM @ The Oasis

Summer Concert
7PM @ Old Town Park
July 18

Summer Fun Park Day
10:30AM @ Lakeview Park

Happy Trails
6:30PM @ Leslie Park
July 19

Summer Fun Park Day
10:30AM @ Sunnyside Park

Hunting for Geodes
10:30AM @ Circle Park
July 20

Wagon Pull
10AM @ Tompkins Park

PAARC Event
10AM @ Fire Department

Lunchtime Funtime
12PM @ Circle Park

July 21

Moving Moms
9AM @ Springfield Park

July 23

Chicago Botanic Garden Trip
10:15AM @ Westfield School


July 24
Summer Concert
7PM @ Old Town Park
July 25
Summer Fun Park Day
10:30AM @ Seasons Four Park
Italian Cooking Classes
6PM @ Westfield Kitchen
July 26
Summer Fun Park Day
10:30AM @ Springfield Park
Reptiles & Amphibians
10:30AM @ Circle Park
KFN at The Oasis
8:30PM @ Circle Park
July 27
Wagon Pull
10AM @ Westlake Park
PAARC Event
10AM @ Stratford Mall
Lunchtime Funtime
12PM @ Circle Park
June 31
Summer Concert
7PM @ Old Town Park
August 1
Guided Kayak Tour
9:15AM @ Medinah Park District
Summer Fun Park Day
10:30AM @ Erie Park
Italian Cooking Classes
6PM @ Westfield Kitchen
August 2
Summer Fun Park Day
10:30AM @ Leslie Park
August 4
Kids Fun Run
9AM @ Seasons Four 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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