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Welcome to the Oakbrook Terrace Park District

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

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Halloween Hayrides
at the Lake View Nature Center

Friday, Oct. 9 & Friday, Oct. 16
5:00 pm / 6:00 pm / 7:00 pm
$5 R/ $6 NR

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 time in the Nature Center, a spooky craft activity and refreshments at the campfire circle. Pre-registration is required. Rain dates are: October 10 and October 17.

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Monster Bash

Saturday, October 24
3:00 – 6:00 pm

All ages welcome

Join us for a spooktacular evening of free games, crafts, and inflatables! A fee will be associated with face painting, balloons, and concessions. The Monster Bash will be held at the Fitness Center.

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Halloween Geocaching Adventure for Families (New!)
at the Lake View Nature Center

Sunday, Oct. 18
1:30 – 3:00 pm

Age: 6-12 (with an adult)
$12 R/ $15 NR

Learn about the outdoor sport of geocaching. Find out how to use a GPS (global positioning system) and go on a treasure hunt with your child. We will being by learning the basic of GPS units and then follow GPS coordinates to find and eight stage multi-cache containing tricks and treats. GPS units will be provided.

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2's and 3's Just for Me

Tuesdays and Thursdays, Oct. 20 – Dec. 17
9:30 – 11:30 am

Age: 2-3
$176 R/ $212 NR

2's and 3's is an introduction to preschool. Children will be introduced to colors, shapes, numbers, letters and the 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 cutoff. Parents should provide a healthy snack and drink every day that is properly labeled.

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Cool Science - Halloween Gooey Concoctions (New!)

Wednesday, Oct. 28
3:00 – 4:00 pm

Age: 3-5 (with an adult)
$15 R/ $28 NR

Learn about the fascinating and sometimes messy world of chemistry as you learn about the different states of matter (solids, liquids, gases and plasma) and create gooey concoctions like slime and ice cream. Science is so fun!

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Wizards Cooking Class

Saturday, October 31
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Heritage Center
$29 R/ $37 NR

You are cordially invited to a magical day of wizardy cooking fun as you learn spells, play games and make polyjuice potion, chocolate frogs and pumpkin pastries. No muggles allowed!

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Youth Dodgeball (New!)

Thursday, November 5
5:00 – 6:00 pm
Age: 8 – 12
Fitness Center basketball court
$5 R/ $7 NR

Calling all Youths! Grab your friends and come play some dodgeball in November. This will be offered on Thursdays night in November. All dodgeballs will be supplied; waivers must be completed for every child by a parent/guardian before each visit. Parents are encouraged to stay in the building while their children are playing during the hour. No class November 26.

Saturday Walking Club

Every Saturday
8:00 am

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.

Barbershop chorus

Afternoon Barbershop Chorus

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.



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