Teddy Bear Picnic this Friday
Join us in the morning this Friday for an adorable event to celebrate National Teddy Bear Picnic Day! The event includes a parade, crafts, games, storytelling and lunch. Bring your picnic blankets and teddy bears. Please pre-register by July 8.
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Year in Review
The Carol Stream Park District is pleased to highlight projects and accomplishments from 2014 in this publication, Year in Review. Inside you’ll find a letter from the Executive Director, awards and honors, recreation statistics and updates, and financial information. In addition, copies will be available at the Fountain View, Simkus and Elk Trail Recreation centers on Monday, July 13.
July is Park and Recreation Month
July is National Park and Recreation month, and we invite you to participate in an activity each day to live healthier, connect with nature, gather with family or friends, and to stay active. This calendar offers some ideas for each day of the month. See how many days you can cross off!
Link to PDF version
Armstrong Park Update
Armstrong Park renovations are nearing completion. The group effort between the park district, county and village is focused on reducing flooding to the area. In addition, the park district improved the baseball fields, lighting to the fields, and renovated the hub area. A playground and sled hill was relocated. Work is underway to improve in-line skating court and replace pathways. The park is officially scheduled to reopen in Spring of 2016.
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Book & School Supply Drive
The Fountain View, Simkus and Elk Trail Recreation Centers are still collecting books and school supplies for recycling through the end of June. Bins are inside each lobby. All items donated will benefit local students and schools in need.
Items to recycle include: Gently used/new books, crayons, markers, pencils, notebooks, coloring books, construction paper, arts and craft supplies, painting supplies, etc.