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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

 


Come work for us!

We have many part-time seasonal positions available.

The park district is one of the largest employers of teens and young adults. It’s a great place to gain work experience, earn money and enjoy a rewarding job.  We are currently hiring reliable people for the following positions:  Camp counselors for our summer camp programs; lifeguards, swim instructors and deck attendants for Coral Cove Water Park; and mini-golf attendants for Coyote Crossing Mini Golf.  We have many other year-round, part-time positions available.

Click here to view all the jobs available and to complete an online application.


Catch spring fever early and save money on youth sports leagues

Go to pages 16 and 17 of the Winter Youth Activity Guide to view the information below and more.

Click on graphic to enlarge.

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Join our E-Cycling Initiative!

Until January 23, the park district will be collecting your old electronics that you can no longer leave at the curb. Find the recycling dumpster at Simkus Recreation Center, 849 W. Lies Rd, on the east side of the lot, along the lake just south of the facility’s main entrance.

We are taking TVs, computers, monitors, printers, keyboards, scanners, fax machines, microwaves, cable boxes, DVD/VCR players, game consoles, cords, plugs, mp3 players and more.


New Hours for Fountain View Recreation Center

NEW 2015 HOURS for Fountain View Recreation Center:

Mon-Thu –  5 am to 10:30 pm
Fri  - 5 am to 10 pm
Sat – 6 am to 7 pm
Sun – 7 am to 7 pm


Tots celebrate New Year’s Eve at special Ball

Tuesday, Dec 30, 10am to 12:30 pm
For ages 1-5 years
Parents and their young children can get an early start on the party
at CSPD’s countdown to Noon party! Dance to the music with our
disc jockey! Games, crafts, dancing and a fun balloon drop are all
part of the fun. Festive snacks and a fun dessert will also be served.
A parent/guardian is free but required to stay at the event.

Early Bird Fee (by Dec 26): $5 Resident, $8 Non-Resident
Use code 39150

Fee (after Dec 26): $7 Resident $10 Non-Resident
Use code 39778

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American Girl in the City

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Join us for a magical day downtown at Water Tower Place with your favorite American Girl. Shop for stylish accessories or a new doll on the three floors of the American Girl store. Enjoy a special lunch and dessert. Plan this truly memorable holiday for a young girl.

Transportation on the park district bus takes away the hassle of downtown traffic and parking. Meet other families while you all enjoy this carefree day!

Fee is $39 resident, $42 non
All participants must register
use Code 39682


Active Trips for Kids and Winter Break Camps!

There’s plenty to do during winter break for kids that may want to get out of the house! We have Holiday Hoopla Gymnastics Camp and several sports camps:  badminton, baseball, basketball, dodgeball, flag football and volleyball.

Refer to our Youth Winter Activity Guide page 3 for descriptions of the winter break sports camps.

Our ActivKids Days Off Club is offering some great trips for kids that may need full day care. Trips include Schaumburg Water Works (12/22), Bartlett Nature Center (12/23), Sledding at Hanover Park (12/26), Bowling at Brunswick Zone (12/29), Legoland (12/30), and Kline Creek Farm (1/2/15). See ActivKids for more information.


Give the Gift of Fun this Season!

A park district gift certificate forms memories long after the experience. Buy your grandkids a 2015 Coral Cove Water Park pass. For the fitness enthusiast – a personal training package. For the kid that loves to jump – a gymnastics class. For someone who loves to walk (but not in this weather!) – an indoor track membership. For the family that loves to create – a family pottery class. We have hundreds of gift ideas to choose from!

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Gift certificates may be purchased at Fountain View or Simkus Recreation Centers. Shop our activity guides for ideas and get yours today!