It is our mission to enrich the quality of life of Park District residents through excellence in programs, parks, facilities and services.

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May 2022

Check out what programs Park District Staff is recommending.

Don't delay - register today!

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Adult Softball Leagues

Games begin week of May 9

Ages 18+

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Coed Leagues are available on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays while Men’s Leagues are played on Wednesday and Thursdays. We also offer a Men's 30+ League on Thursdays. All games start at 6:30pm or later.

Last chance to register your team by May 1. Email mhatheway@stcparks.org for more info.

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Recommended by:

Megan Hatheway, Athletic Supervisor


Why I chose this program: 

Whether you’re in it just for fun or a little competition, being part of a team promotes good sportsmanship, enhances your mental well-being and creates life-long friendships. Leagues offer a combination of recreational and physical activity to make exercise enjoyable.

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Sculpture in the Park

Annual Exhibit: May-September

All Ages

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For the love of art in the park….as spring emerges in the Fox Valley, the landscape of Mt. St. Mary Park in St. Charles presents a striking and engaging sculpture exhibition against the backdrop of nature’s seasonal beauty.

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Recommended by:

Erika Young, Marketing Manager


Why I chose this program: 

Sculpture in the Park features sculptural masterpieces made from various mediums by artists from all over the country and an array of pieces in the permanent collection. People of all ages are welcome to enjoy this magnificent free exhibit of original and unique sculpture. Whether you’re biking, strolling or picnicking, this downtown park offers something for everyone.

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Baby's First

Mother's Day

Tuesday, May 3

Ages 2 & Under

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Create a footprint keepsake for Mom, Grandma, Aunt or any special adult in your baby’s life! After registering, please call 630-513-4326 to make a time slot reservation.

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Recommended by:

Kara Guizzetti-Reif, Preschool and Day Camp Supervisor


Why I chose this program: 

I love to do this activity with parents! I have the plan and supplies here, then work with parents when they arrive to create a custom product that showcases how tiny their baby is. Most projects go home the same day, and I’ll clean up the mess. Easy-peasy!

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Get Hooked:

Basics of Fishing

Tuesdays, May 17-June 7

All Ages

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Learn the basics of tying knots, casting, unhooking fish, baiting the hook how to drag and how to reel in, land and release a fish. Each week, target a different species of fish - bluegill, bass, crappie and carp as they like different bait and water depths.. All equipment is provided, participants 6 and under must be accompanied by a paying adult.

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Recommended by:

Sabrina Hunley, RVMG & Haines Supervisor


Why I chose this program: 

There really aren't many things that can compare to the fun of sharing fishing experiences with your friends and family. Plus it's a great way to get outside and enjoy nature. Learn something new this spring by taking this fishing class!

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Dance Company Auditions

Thursday, May 19

Ages 5-18

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This is an opportunity for dedicated and committed dancers who want to be part of a team, perform more, and are ready for a challenge! Company Team dancers learn proper technique and body placement, increase flexibility and balance, develop grace and coordination, and build confidence and poise.

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Recommended by:

Samantha Newman, Dance Program Coordinator


Why I chose this program: 

Auditions are free, and dancers learn choreography in several genres! Our teams have options for dancers who want to perform but not compete, AND for dancers who are ready to compete! Any questions? Email snewman@stcparks.org.

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Swing Into Summer Barn Dance at Primrose Farm

Saturday, May 21

All Ages

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Twist, twirl and spin your way into summer with an evening of dancing and live music! Take a stroll through the barnyard, greet the new farm animal babies, take a wagon ride around the property or participate in the pie baking and costume contests.

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Recommended by:

Alison Jones, Manager of Farm Programs and Interpretive Services


Why I chose this program: 

This is one of our favorite special events at Primrose Farm! You can feel the excitement of the evening when you walk up the path and see the lights twinkling, hear the band playing, and watch everyone dance the night away inside and outside the barn.

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School's Out for Summer Slime

Tuesday, May 24

Ages 7-15

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Celebrate school almost out with this sensory experience! Creations will pop like fireworks, smell like summer, and be textured to remind kids of the beach. Blow off some steam after working so hard this school year!


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Recommended by:

Alex Weidner, Aquatics and Youth Programs Supervisor


Why I chose this program: 

Who doesn’t love slime! Enjoy this creative class as your child explores the many benefits such as decreased anxiety, increased focus and imagination! 

St. Charles Park District

Main Phone: 630-513-6200 |  Park Safety: 630-513-4343 |  stcparks.org

BCC - Baker Community Center, 101 S. 2nd Street | 630-584-1055 

PCC - Pottawatomie Community Center, 8 North Avenue | 630-513-6200  

PGC - Pottawatomie Golf Course, 845 N. Second Avenue | 630-584-8356 

HKDC - Hickory Knolls Discovery Center, 3795 Campton Hills Road | 630-513-4399 

STCU - STC Underground Teen Center, 101 S. 2nd Street | 630-513-4380

NRC - Norris Recreation Center, 1050 Dunham Road | 630-377-1405

FARM - Primrose Farm, 5N726 Crane Road | 630-513-4370

SPORT - Sportsplex, 1400 Foundry Street | 630-513-4388

HAIN - Haines Gymnasium, 305 S. 9th Street | 630-513-4329 


RES=Resident / NR=Nonresident

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