Clarendon Hills Park District  •  315 Chicago Ave.  •  Clarendon Hills, IL 60514  •  (630)323-2626  •  clarendonhillsparkdistrict.org

Special Events


Snowman Photo Contest
December 1 – February 28

Calling all Clarendon Hills families to head out into the snow and build a snowman.  Take a photo and submit it to valeriel@clarendonhillsparkdistrict.org or 315 Chicago Avenue, Clarendon Hills with family name, address and phone number.  The Grand Prize winner will be contacted on March 2.  NOTE: Photos may be used on social media and other marketing formats.


Battleground Open Gym
7:00-8:30pm
CH Middle School Gym

$5 per person (Grades 3-8)

Friday, January 26 (Reg. deadline Jan.22)        Code# 859100-01  
Friday, February 16 (Reg. deadline Feb. 12)   Code# 859100-02 

Are you ready for an adventurous night out?  The CHMS gym will be transformed into a “battleground” to dodge bullets and attack your opponents. Gather your friends and make new ones as the “battle is ON”.  Participants should bring a Nerf-style gun.  Bullets and protective goggles will be provided; nerf-style guns will not be provided. Enter through the Park District.


Count the Conversation Hearts
February 1-14

Visit the Park District Community Center to guess how many candy hearts are in the jar.  Stop by between February 1-14 to submit your guess (limit one guess per child).  Two prizes (not the candy) will be awarded for the guesses closest to the count. This contest is for children ages 3-12.


FREE Family Fun Night
Saturday, February 3
6:00-7:30pm
CH Middle School and Community Center

Registration deadline February 2 for this free event

Code #868100-02

Bring your family out for a night of fun games and activities with the Park District at the Clarendon Hills Middle School.  This event is free and to open to all Clarendon Hills families. Enter through the Park District. 


Mommy Son Date Night – Under The Big Top
Friday, February 9
6:00-8:00pm
CH Middle School

Registration deadline February 5 (may fill earlier).

Code# 868100-04 
Fee R/NR: $35/$45 per couple
$7/$9additional son

Moms and their party goers are invited to a night of laughter and fun!  Start the evening off with a craft and dinner then on to themed games and activities to test your skill.  The night would not be complete without visiting the photo booth and a yummy dessert.  Each son will receive a memento to cherish the special evening.


Heart Art
Sunday, February 11
1:00-2:30pm
CHPD Community Center

Registration deadline February 5

Code# 859100-04 
Fee R/NR: $15/$18

Celebrate Valentine’s Day by creating a heart masterpiece while snacking on yummy treats in the company of your friends.  Participants will have choice of two options to paint.  Canvas and paints will be provided.  Remember to dress in your painting clothes.


Dine with the Animals
Friday, March 2
5:30-7:00pm
CH Middle School

Registration deadline February 26   

Code# 859100-01 
Fee R/NR: $16/$20 per couple 
$8/$10 additional child

What could be more exciting than hanging out with a bunch of animals on a Friday night?  We will start the evening off with pizza and crafts followed by a 45-minute interactive exotic animal show.  This is a parent child event.


Count the Jelly Beans
March 1-30

Visit the Park District Community Center to guess how many jelly beans are in the jar.  Stop by between March 1- 30 to submit your guess (limit one guess per child).  Two prizes (not the jelly beans) will be awarded for the guesses closest to the count. This contest is for children ages 3-12.


Morning with Easter Bunny
Friday, March 30
8:30-10:30am Breakfast & Activities
9:30-10:30am Magic Show
CH Middle School

Registration deadline March 28 (may fill earlier).

Code# 866100-01 
Fee: $5 a person (including adults)

Start the day with a HOP!  Join us and the Easter Bunny for a fun morning filled with a magic show, lite breakfast bites, face painting and balloon art.  Pre-registration is required for this special event- no walk-ins.  Must be registered for the event to attend Magic Show.


EASTER EGG HUNT
Friday, March 30
Prospect Park

No registration is required for this event

3-4 year old              10:50am start
5-8 year old              11:10am start
9-12 year olds          11:30am start

Join us for the Annual Easter Egg Hunt in Prospect Park!  Bring your basket to fill with colorful eggs.  Many eggs have a special prize, so make sure you check each egg before you leave so your child can collect their special prize.  Meet at CH Middle School to be led out to the park for the hunt. 


Daddy Daughter Date Night – Princess Ball
Friday, April 6
6:00-8:00pm
CH Middle School

Registration deadline April 2 (may fill earlier)

Code# 868100-03 
Fee R/NR: $40/$50 per couple
$8/$10 additional daughter

Invite your little princess to a night of dinner and dancing.  Dads and daughters will start the night with a craft, and dinner before the dancing begins.  The photo booth will be open throughout the night to capture the special moments for the couple and friends.  We’ll finish the evening with a sweet dessert.  Each couple will leave with a memento to remember their special evening.


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