Recreation - Special Events
Our Program Registration Form is located in the panel to the right. Click to download & print, then fax to 630-323-5362, mail or walk in. Please Note: Payment for classes is required to reserve a spot.
Prospect Park Campfire
Friday, October 3rd
Join the Clarendon Hills Park District as we sit around the campfire eating ooey-gooey s'mores! A storyteller will share stories about far away places, characters of all sorts and tales of the past. All you need is a roasting stick for your marshmallows and your own flashlight. We'll supply the rest!!
For: Residents of all ages!!
Date: Friday, October 3rd
Location: Prospect Park Counsel Ring
Fee R/NR: FREE!!
Tricks-N-Treats Halloween Quest
Friday, October 24th
Join us at Kruml Park for a fun Halloween quest for goodies and candies hidden in the woods. Don't forget to bring a flashlight and bag to collect the goodies. Feel free to get in the Halloween spirit and come dressed in costume. This is a family friendly and not scary.
NOTE: Pre-registration required-Registration deadline is October 20!!
Min/Max: 15/25 (per age group)
Date: October 24
Location: Kruml Park
Fee R/NR: $10/$13
Friday, December 5th
Come join us for the town's annual Christmas Walk in downtown Clarendon Hills. It is an evening of fun for the whole family. Children will wait with anxious anticipation among the sparkling lights and luminaries for Santa's arrive at 7:00pm at the Kenneth Sloan Triangle. Santa will visit with children after his arrival while his elves serve hot cocoa and cookies. Look for more information about the other activities at the Clarendon Hills Chamber of Commerce sponsored Christmas Walk in local papers and on the Chamber website as the date gets closer. Mark your calendars now so you don't miss this spectacular family event.
Santa Train (formerly Polar Express)
Saturday, December 6th
All Aboard for an eventful ride filled with activities, stories, singing and treats-- and a surprise visitor! The train leaves from the Clarendon Hills Train Station at 1:00pm and heads North (of course) toward the North Pole (Aurora Train Station). Once we arrive we will enjoy cookies and milk (water also available) and await the arrival of Santa Claus before we head back home. Santa will travel back with us to have time to visit iwth families for pictures. Ever child receives a special gift from Santa. This trip is open to Clarendon Hills residents ONLY.
** Please note the Santa Train event is FULL**
Clarendon Hills Annual Holiday House Decorating Contest
Wednesday, December 17th
It's the most wonderful time of the year-- does your house sparkle with holday spirit? Clarendon Hills residents are invited to enter the CHPD's Annual Holiday House Decorating Contest. All houses will be judges on creativity, originality and arrangement. Prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winnders. Each family/house who enters (decorations required) will be eligible for $25 program gift certificate for raffle. Please call the park district at (630) 323-2626 to register. Deadline to enter the contest is Monday, Decmber 15th by 5:00pm. On the evening of Wednesday, December 17th , the judges will view all entries between 5:30 -6:30pm. This contest is FREE and open to all residents of Clarendon Hills. Winners wil be notified by Friday, December 19th. *Only rule of the contest: All lights and decorations MUST be put on your house by you and your family members.