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Welcome to the Oakbrook Terrace Park District

Our website is currently under construction

Please view our online brochure, or call 630 627-6100 with questions.


Bike Path under construction

The William Cizek Bike Path is under construction. Expected re-open date is October 20th.

For more information, call (630) 627-6100.


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Halloween Hayride
at the
Lake View Nature Center

Friday, October 17
5:30 – 7:00 pm
or
7:00 – 8:30 pm

Explore things that go bump in the night by taking a hayride around Terrace View Park learning about interesting Halloween creatures along the way. This family-friendly evening will also include an outdoor story time, exploration in the Nature Center, a "spooky" craft activity, and refreshments at the campfire circle.

For more information, call (630) 941-8747.

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Halloween Carnival
at the Fitness Center

Saturday, Oct. 18
2:00 – 5:00 pm
Free

Don't miss out on this Spooktacular event! Wear your costume and enjoy all the activities for free. There will be a haunted house, bounce houses, crafts, games, and much more. Every child that attends will receive a treat bag. Event will be held at the Fitness Center.

For more information, call (630) 627-6100.


2's & 3's Just For Me

Tuesdays/Thursdays, October 28–December 18
9:30 – 11:30 am
Age: 2–3

This class is designed to introduce your 2 & 3 year olds to preschool. The children will be introduced to colors, shapes, numbers, letters and classroom routine. The children will participate in crafts, songs, story time and free exploration, This transitional class teaches children how to play with others and follow directions as well as develop independence and confidence necessary to be successful in preschool. This class is created for children who are 2 or 3 but have missed the September 1 deadline. Class will be held at the Heritage Center.


For more information, call (630) 627-6100.


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Nature Navigators:
Spider-ology

At the Lake View Nature Center
Saturday, Oct. 25
1:00 – 4:00

Kids will enjoy three hours filled with a wide variety of hands-on material, creative explorations and fun activities based around the theme of the day. Dress for a nature hike. Bring an extra pair of dry socks and shoes for indoor explorations. A snack is provided. Participants must have completed kindergarten.

For more information, call (630) 627-6100.


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National Food Days:
National Candy Corn Day

Thursday, October 30
11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Join us once a month to celebrate the National Holiday of our favorite foods.


Coming up:
November 5 — National Doughnut Appreciation Day
December 1 — National Pie Day

For more information, call (630) 627-6100.


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Monster Bash

Thursday, Oct. 30
5:30 – 6:15 pm (age 2 – 4 with adult)
6:30 – 7:15 pm (age 5 – 7)
Heritage Center

Grab your friends and head to the Heritage Center for a ghostly good time! We will make crafts, play games and have a snack in celebration of Halloween. Costumes are welcome, but not necessary.

For more information, call (630) 627-6100.


Geocaching

Geocaching
at the
Lake View Nature Center

Thinking about trying geocaching but not sure how to get started? Try our simple eight-stage multicache using a GPS unit to locate and identify marked trees as you stroll around the lake and collect clues to find the hidden cache. We have several GPS units that can be checked out to run the course. (They even have the coordinates pre-programmed!)

For more information, call (630) 941-8747 or visit the LVNC Geocache Adventure page.


Saturday Walking Club

Every Saturday
8:00 am
FREE

Meet other members in the community while getting some exercise. Everyone and anyone is welcome. Please meet at Terrace View Park. People can walk/run at their own pace.

For more information, call (630) 627-6100.


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Afternoon Barbershop Chorus

Tuesdays
1:00 – 3:00 pm.

Have a passion for singing? The Afternoon Barbershop Chorus meets every Tuesday at the Heritage Center. The chorus is always looking for new members.

For more information, call (630) 627-6100.


Birthday Parties

Birthday Programs
at the
Lake View Nature Center

Looking for an entertaining and educational birthday celebration? Why not celebrate your child's next birthday at the Nature Center? We offer a variety of nature-oriented themes that will encourage kids to explore, create, and have fun!

For more information, call (630) 941-8747 or visit the LVNC Birthday Program page.


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NEDSRA

Recreation for people
with disabilities

NEDSRA helps provide sports, recreation, and leisure opportunities to adults and children with disabilities. By working cooperatively with local park districts and communities, NEDSRA serves more than 4,000 people each year. If you have a disability, or know of someone who does, call the number below for more information. Financial assistance is available for qualified applicants.

For more information call NEDSRA at (630) 620-4500 or visit their website at www.nedsra.org.

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Goose control

Working towards cleaner parks.

The Park District has begun utilizing a new technique to reduce the number of geese that inhabit our parks. We will be using a noise-making device that will cause the gathered geese to take flight. The launcher does not harm the geese in any way, the noise simply encourages them to move on. The end result will be cleaner, more enjoyable parks for everyone.

This technique has been used effectively in other communities to reduce property damage, goose droppings, and aggressive behavior by geese. However, residents should be advised that they may hear fireworks-like sounds when the device is used.

Please call us at (630) 627-6100 if you have any questions or concerns.

The Oakbrook Terrace Park District is a community crime watch neighborhood. If you see any inappropriate activity or vandalism taking place in the parks, please call the police department or the DuPage County Sheriff's office immediately.

We appreciate your support in keeping our parks safe.

 

Questions or comments?
Give us a call at (630) 627-6100 or email us at: info@obtpd.org