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Get in the Challenge! Sign up today for the Coyote Cup!

Who is the best mini golfer around? We challenge you! On May 3, from noon to 3 pm, each player golfs one round with lowest score winning. Division winners receive free mini golf for 2015 and champion t-shirt. Top winner’s name gets displayed on Coyote Cup in clubhouse. Please register by April 30. Fee is $6 residents, $8 non. Ages 6yrs+
Coyote Crossing mini golf opens on weekends starting May 2.

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Coral Cove Early Bird pass sale

The month is flying by! Don’t let it slip away without taking advantage of the early bird sale on Coral Cove Water Park summer passes. A family of three saves $25, family of four $30, family of five $35, and so forth. That’s a huge savings! With many new amenities and special events scheduled all summer long, the water park is the place to be with your family on those hot days! Sale ends April 30.

Coral Cove has many fun features:

  • NEW!  Rent a Cabana!
  • A large walk-in swimming pool
  • Two awesome water slides – the tallest in DuPage County!
  • A deep-water plunge pool with a 15 ft climbing wall, drop-slide, and diving board
  • A dry playground
  • An interactive water playground with a dumping bucket
  • A new slide in the water  playground for toddlers
  • Large shaded concession eating area
  • Rocco-vino-logoPoolside cafe operated by RoccoVinos Restaurant. Menu items include pizza, salads, drinks and ice cream.
  • A grassy sun hill and large patio deck with chairs for relaxing
  • Coral Cove has a Five Star Lifeguard Safety Rating
  • Group swim lessons will be held at new indoor pool at Fountain View Recreation Center and will no longer interfere with Coral Cove fun!

For hours, rates, location, parties, rentals and more, check us out here:

 

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Browse Summer Activity Guides!

The summer activity guides are online! Residents may now register for summer programs. Guides scheduled to arrive in homes the week of April 20. Non-resident registration begins April 30. Summer programs begin June 1.

Summer 2015-Adult Guide   Summer 2015-Youth Guide


We want your shoes!

For the whole month of April, we are collecting old or unwanted shoes to be reused, repurposed or recycled. All types of shoes are accepted. Shoe collection bins are located at the Elk Trail, Fountain View and Simkus Recreation Centers.

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Make full-day summer camp an “Awesome Adventure”

Now is the time to start planning for summer camps. If you are a working parent, Awesome Adventure Camp is for you. Starting the week of June 8 and running through August 21, this camp is a great summer experience for kids entering grades 1 to 6. Register your child(ren) by May 15, and you can receive up to $23 off per week (depending on your planned schedule).

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Note:  Actual start date of camp will follow D-93′s last day of school. First week will be prorated based on the number of days camp is held.

Note:  Also, discounts are available for non-residents currently attending D-93, D-25 and Pleasant Hill schools. Employees of businesses in Carol Stream are also eligible for discounts. Contact our Service Team at 630-784-6100 for more information.


Preschool Open House

Our park district preschool at the Elk Trail Recreation Center will be holding four open houses for prospective parents and students, the first being this Thursday, April 9, from 6 to 7:30 pm. Come tour the facility, meet the staff and learn more about the program. The preschool facility is at 160 W. Elk Trail, Carol Stream.

Mark your calendars for all open houses:

Thursday, April 9, 6-7:30 pm
Tuesday, May 12, 6-7:30 pm
Wednesday, June 17, 6-7:30 pm
Thursday, July 23, 6-7:30 pm

Click here for details about the Carol Stream Park District Preschool.

 


Flashlight Doggie Egg Hunt and & Spring Bonnet Parade

Join us for a Flashlight Doggie Egg Hunt and Spring Bonnet Parade event. Wednesday April 1st from 7-8pm at the Bark Park 280 Kuhn Rd.

The Spring Bonnet Parade will start at 7:15pm. Bring your camera for a picture of your dog with the Easter Bunny. As the sun sets turn on your flashlight and enjoy hunting for treat filled eggs with your dog. Preregistration is recommended. All dogs must be on a leash during the hunts. Register online, at the Simkus or Fountain View Recreation Centers, or on-site at the Bark Park tonight.


Two fun family events this Sunday!

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Hey working parents: We’ll take care of your kids during spring break

Keep the kids active this spring break! They can enjoy field trips to Fire Zone, Chuck E. Cheese, Coachlite Rollerskating, Painted Penguin and Ultra Foods. In addition, we’ll organize crafts, games and physical activities for your kids to choose from. Full day care and before and after hours care available. Save $5 with early bird pricing if you sign up two days prior to your preferred days.

 


Spring Break DanceNastic Camp

We’d like to bring special attention to this fun camp because it was inadvertently omitted from the spring youth activity guide.

Kids can enjoy a full-day or a half-day (morning or afternoon) camp full of dance and gymnastic activities! Learn dance technique in hip hop, jazz and ballet in the morning, and jump, tumble and flip through the afternoon.

Camp information is as follows:

Location: Simkus Recreation Center
Ages:  5 to 10 years
Dates:  March 30, April 1, April 3
Days:  Mon, Wed, Fri

Full Day – 9:00 am to 3:30 pm
$90 resident, $110 nonresident
Registration code: 40738

Morning only (dance) – 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
$50 resident, $70 nonresident
Registration code: 40739

Afternoon only (gymnastics) – 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm
$50 resident, $70 nonresident
Registration code: 40740

 


Spring Break Activities

Find the camp code below and click on the Register button in the top right corner of this window to register.

Spring Break Camps-Spring 2015 Youth

Or you can go to our interactive youth activity guide, pages 5 & 6.


Pictures from Daddy Daughter Dinner Dance

Dads and their special ladies shared an incredible night of dancing and entertainment by Elsa, Anna, Olaf and Kristoff, and several other Disney characters from the Round Lake Area Park District Cabaret group. The girls enjoyed special surprises including building their own Olaf snowman, a blue hot chocolate bar, and the finale of Elsa singing “Let It Go” while snow fell inside the ballroom - it was a night to remember! Pictures from the dance can be viewed and downloaded from these links:

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Register for Spring Activities!

The Spring Adult and Youth Activity Guides are online, and you should have received your paper guide in the mail this week. If you do not regularly receive a guide, let us know and we will put you on our mailing list. Just call 630-784-6100, or visit us at the Fountain View or Simkus Recreation Centers to pick one up. Residents may register now. Non-resident registration starts March 5.


Information about the Measles

The Carol Stream Park District takes the health and safety of our participants, visitors and staff very seriously. Because of recent headline news about a potential measles exposure in the area, we want to assure you that we have guidelines in place to address participant illness. We do recommend that residents educate themselves about this disease. Refer to the links below for more information.

Park District Guidelines addressing illness

Measles Fact Sheet from DuPage County Department of Health

DuPage County Department of Public Health

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention