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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

 

Sunrise Shuffle 5K

Sunrise Shuffle 5K

Sunrise Shuffle 5K

Support local parks and recreation at the Eighth Annual Bloomingdale Parks Foundation Sunrise Shuffle 5K, presented by Sunrise Chevrolet!

 

The September 8 run is a kick-off event for Bloomingdale's 45th Annual Septemberfest and starts and ends at the Johnston Recreation Center. Wolfden Brewing Company provides post-race refreshments.

 

Highlights:

  • WE HAVE BEER! Wolfden Brewing Company provides post-race refreshments.

  • Performance moisture-wicking T-shirt

  • Bounce House and Fun Run. The Sunrise Shuffle 5K is family friendly. In addition to the 5K, the race also features a Bounce House for children to play in before, during and after the race! Weather permitting. Plus, children 9 and under are welcome to participate in the Fun Run up and down Circle Avenue before the official 5K race. FUN RUN PARTICIPANTS DO NOT NEED TO REGISTER.

  • View the official course map 

  • Race Timing - The 2018 Sunrise Shuffle 5K will be chip-timed by J3 Timing.

  • Awards are presented to the top three finishers in each age category for men and women. Awards are presented immediately following the end of the race.

Register online.

 

 

Fishing Derby

Fishing Derby

Sharpen skills and discover hidden fishing talents at the annual FREE Fishing Derby held 8 to 10 a.m., September 15 at Lakeview Park.

 

Stocked each spring at the Bloomingdale-Roselle Rotary Club Fish Release, Lakeview Park is full to the brim with an abundance of fish species. Prizes are awarded for all types of catches including biggest, smallest, weirdest and more.

 

Participants must bring their own fishing gear. Bait is provided or you may bring your own. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. This is a catch and release event. Prairie State Bass Masters also will be present to help measure fish and answer questions.

 

 

 

Youth Basketball Association

YBA Registration

Youth Basketball Association Registration

The Bloomingdale Youth Basketball Association holds three registrations in the coming weeks.

 

Day

Date Time Location

Friday

9/14

10AM-12PM

Stratford H23

Saturday

9/29

12-2PM

Stratford H23

Saturday

10/13

10AM-12PM

Stratford H23

 

The Bloomingdale Basketball Association is a volunteer organization supported by the Bloomingdale Park District that provides a comprehensive basketball program for Bloomingdale and surrounding communities. Please bring your child to registration to have his/her height measured. No registrations will be accepted after October 31. For more information, contact Janet Sickler at (847) 204-6823.

 


  News & Notes


Curriculum Night

Curriculum Night
August 30

Curriculum Night - Kids Curriculum Night set for 6 to 9 p.m., August 30 at Westfield Gymnasium. The evening features age-appropriate activities, games, crafts, cartoons, free time and a snack for children ages 5-11 while parents attend Curriculum Night at DuJardin or Erickson schools. Parents may drop off and pick up their child(ren) anytime during the event. Pre-registration fee is only $7 per child. Drop-ins are accepted for a $10 fee. Curriculum Night is located under Youth General on the registration site.

 

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 September 19 and October 5.

Klub Friday Night Jr. - September 21 is the first 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.

 

Purely Active Adult Recreation Club - Looking for something to do on Fridays? Drop in at the 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:

August 31 - Brain Teaser Day

September 7 - Bingo Day

September 14 - Social and Movie Day

September 21 - National Pecan Cookie Day

September 28 - Live Entertainer

 

Antique Appraisal Event - The public is invited to bring a maximum of three personal antique items for evaluation at the BPD Museum's first Antique Appraisal Event. Brian Meyer will discuss each item and provide an estimated value. The cost is $2 per item. Bring items from 10 to 10:30 a.m. Evaluation begins at 10:45 a.m. No firearms, weapons, fine jewelry or clothing. Smaller furniture is ok. Registration is required. Please call the Museum at (630) 339-3570. Pay on the day of the event. Registration deadline is September 14.

 

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


August 30
Curriculum Night
6PM @ Westfield Gym
August 31
PAARC Event
10AM @ BPD Museum
September 4
Awesome Arts & Crafts
6:30PM @ Lake Park East
September 5
French & Spanish Gourmet
6PM @ Lake Park East
September 6
High School Spikeball
6PM @ Addison Park District
September 7
PAARC Event
10AM @ BPD Museum
Chef Pina's Cooking Class
6PM @ Lake Park East
September 8
Sunrise Shuffle 5K
8:30AM @ Johnston Rec Center
September 10
College Planning 101
7PM @ Lake Park East
September 11
Cooking Workshop
6PM @ Stratford H23


September 12
Apple Picking
10AM @ Roselle Park District
Dino Hour
2PM @ Carol Stream Park Dist.

50+ Gourmet Supper Club
4:30PM @ Lake Park East

September 14

PAARC Event
10AM @ Stratford Mall

YBA Registration
7:15PM @ Circle Park

Chef Pina's Cooking Class
6PM @ Lake Park East

September 15

Fishing Derby
8AM @ Lakeview Park

September 18

Awesome Arts & Crafts
6:30PM @ Lake Park East

September 19

Blood Circulation Exercises
6:30PM @ Lake Park East

September 21

PAARC Event
10AM @ Stratford Mall

Day at the Races
11:45AM @ BPD Museum
Chef Pina's Cooking Class
6PM @ Lake Park East
Klub Friday Night
7:30PM @ Westfield Gym

September 22
Antique Appraisal Event
10AM @ BPD Museum
September 25
High School Spikeball
6PM @ Addison Park District
September 28
PAARC Event
10AM @ Stratford Mall
Chef Pina's Cooking Class
6PM @ Lake Park East
September 29
Artist Dream
10AM @ Simkus Rec Center
YBA Registration
12PM @ Stratford H23
October 1
College Planning 101
7PM @ Lake Park East
October 2
Awesome Arts & Crafts
6:30PM @ Lake Park East
Character Counts
Celebration Night

6:30PM @ Old Town Park
October 2
Chicago Riverwalk Tour
8:30AM @ Roselle Park District
French & Spanish Gourmet
6PM @ Lake Park East

  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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