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Oct
17
Winter 2019 Activity Guide

The guide just went to the printer! Take a SNEAK PEAK! Resident registration begins Nov 9, nonresident on Nov 16.  Welcome to our 2019 Winter[...]

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Oct
5
Stop Vandalism in Your Neighborhood!

The Carol Stream Park District formed the Anti-Vandalism Task force last summer to educate the community about vandalism and how to report it. Over the[...]

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Oct
4
View Photos and Results from Stars & Stripes 5K

Thank you to all who came out to support the Stars & Stripes 5K Fall Shuffle to benefit Veterans Memorial Plaza! VIEW PICTURES HERE VIEW[...]

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Sep
26
View pictures from Veterans Memorial Plaza Groundbreaking

VIEW PICTURES On Friday, September 21, we broke ground for the Veterans Memorial Plaza at Town Center! There was a great turn out of support[...]

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Sep
13
Thank you Carol Stream VFW Post 10396!

Veteran and VFW Post Commander Jim Benzin presented a $2000.00 check to the Carol Stream Parks Foundation for the Veterans Memorial Plaza project this morning,[...]

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Aug
31
Breaking ground soon . . . Veterans Memorial Plaza

We are excited to be breaking ground in a few weeks at Town Center for the new Veterans Memorial Plaza! However, we’re still about $60,000[...]

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Jul
31
Fall Guides are “In the Mail”

The Fall Activity Guide is at the post office and should arrive at Carol Stream Park District homes later this week. Click here for a[...]

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Jun
25
Duck Races – see pictures!

(July 2) Link to the Carol Stream Parks Foundation Facebook album to see pictures from the race! This event has passed. Thank you to all[...]

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May
7
Congratulations to our Springers of Carol Stream!

Our Springers wrapped up their competitive season this past weekend, and placed in multiple different events. We are so incredibly proud of what they have[...]

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May
5
Year in Review

Presenting the 2017 Year in Review. Read about the Carol Stream Park District’s accomplishments, projects, plans and financials. Our theme this year is “Something for Everyone!”[...]

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May
4
Summer Registration now Open!

BROWSE SUMMER GUIDE The summer guide should have reached Carol Stream resident homes, or you can view online. Resident registration opens May 4 at csparks.org[...]

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May
3
Lots going on THIS WEEKEND at Coyote Crossing Mini Golf!

Enjoy a nice weekend and some mini golf at Coyote Crossing! New this year – we’ve added Friday evenings to our springtime weekend schedule. Friday: 4-8pm[...]

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May
1
Interesting info about Coyotes from Parks & Recreation Magazine

Coyotes Have Moved into Parks Across the United States — Now What? April 6, 2018, Feature, by Richard J. Dolesh Published by Parks & Recreation[...]

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Apr
4
The Benefits of Sending your Child to Summer Camp

The Parent Guide News lists 6 benefits of summer camp: Campers obtain the life skills needed to become successful adults. Camp educates the whole child.[...]

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Mar
14
Our Future: Taking Care of What we Have!

View the results of our 2017 Needs Assessment Survey. Browse our 2018 Strategic and Master Plans. We are pleased to provide these documents that guide[...]

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Jan
17
Parks connect you to People!

This is a nice article featuring Slepicka Park: “Lucky Find – Numbers Represent the Past, but Parks Connect You to People”, published by Jarrod Scheunemann[...]

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Dec
11
Holiday Healthy Eating Guide (by American Heart Association)

Published by the American Heart Association, this guide includes great tips and recipes to help you navigate the holiday season in a healthy way. Click[...]

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Nov
16
Smile.Amazon benefits Carol Stream Parks Foundation

Going to Smile.Amazon.com to make your Amazon purchases allows you to select a 501(c)(3) organization, such as the Carol Stream Parks Foundation, in which Smile.Amazon[...]

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Nov
9
Thank you to the Employees of the Village of Carol Stream!

The employees of the Village of Carol Stream waged a Penny War amongst departments to see who could raise the most money for the Veterans[...]

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Nov
8
2018 Winter Activity Guide

The guide is out! We have something for everyone — from Fitness to Preschool to Adult Sports Leagues to Family Events and more! Take a look[...]

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Oct
13
Parks Foundation seeking interested Board or Committee Members

The Carol Stream Parks Foundation is seeking service-minded individuals interested in contributing to the park district community. The Foundation helps strengthen the financial resources of[...]

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Oct
13
Take our quick survey and help us plan for the future! 

The Carol Stream Park District is looking for your feedback about its next Parks and Facilities Master Plan. The Plan will help guide the District[...]

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Oct
12
Learn about the Future of the Carol Stream Park District

Commissioner Brian Sokolowski commends this great community – its residents, volunteers, partners – in making this a great park district. He also gives a snapshot[...]

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Sep
1
Park District Board welcomes new Commissioner

Hello! I’m Anthony Del Preto, and I am pleased to be your new Carol Stream Park District Commissioner. Let me tell you a little bit[...]

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Aug
22
Carol Stream Town Center suggested for Veterans Memorial Renovation

The Memorial Park Task Force, in partnership with Carol Stream Mayor Frank Saverino, the Village of Carol Stream and the Carol Stream Park District, have[...]

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Jul
31
Dolphins Swim Team wins again!

The Dolphins Swim Team won the A Conference of the DuPage Swim & Dive Conference, enabling the team to move up to the White division[...]

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Jul
21
Drive 4 UR Community!

Test drive a Ford during the Cool Trucks & Hot Wheels event on Saturday, August 5, between 10 am and 2 pm, Joe Cotton Ford[...]

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Jun
13
Enter the virtual world of biking!

Take your bike ride to places you could never recently go with Expresso Live!  Fountain View Fitness Center has two upright and two recumbent Expresso[...]

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Jun
8
View this Video about the Duck Races!

UPDATE – AND THE RACE WENT ON!  June 21, 2017 – 8pm Congratulations to our Lucky Ducky winners! Grand Prize – The Shimek Family, Raegan[...]

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Jun
2
Shore Restoration at Veterans Park

In an effort to distract the geese and stabilize/naturalize the shoreline at Veteran’s Park, we’ve restored the shoreline at the “channel” of the park. This project[...]

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May
25
Memorial Day Events

There’s a bit going on Memorial Day! Join the community at 11 am on May 29 at Memorial Park, 342 Thunderbird Trail, for a service[...]

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May
10
Board Members honored for service

At the May 8, 2017 Carol Stream Park District Board of Commissioners’ Meeting, four Board Members were honored for their service. Re-elected in the last[...]

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Apr
26
Go Fund Me! Veterans Memorial Park Renovation Project

We have another way you can help contribute to this community fundraising effort and Help us Raise the Flag! Use the GoFundMe account to make[...]

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Apr
11
Plan your summer!

Find special events and family fun days at Coral Cove Water Park and Coyote Crossing Mini Golf in our Summer Activity Guide. All day Awesome[...]

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Mar
22
Program Sales on NOW!

This is a good time of year to start thinking about summer and the next school year! Early bird rates are available now for Awesome[...]

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Mar
13
Division Champions AGAIN! Dolphins Swim Team

Congratulations to our Dolphins Swim Team! We won the Division Championship for the 3rd straight year in a row! The Dolphins were also undefeated all[...]

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Feb
27
Spring Activity Guide is available now

Find spring fun in this guide that has April and May activities. Start planning your child’s birthday party with one of our themed parties or[...]

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Feb
7
Gaga Ball Pit

Eagle Scout Candidate Brendon Cullerton builds us a Gaga Pit! Brendon sanded and stained the wood and sub-assembled the pit at home. The pit was[...]

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May
23
Parks Designed to Match Community Interests

How are the parks designed around you? Read this article by Bill Rosenberg, Director of Parks and Facilities, and learn how the community is engaged[...]

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May
23
Help us “Raise the Flag” for Memorial Park

Help us “Raise the Flag”! Fundraising efforts are currently underway for the renovation of Memorial Park. Spearheaded by Jim Benzin of the Carol Stream VFW[...]

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