March/April 2021
Saturday, March 13  
10-11am New Time Added!

All Ages
FREE but registration required - Click here to register
Mt. St. Mary Park

A family adventure that's a wee bit of fun with a lot 'o' luck when you search for leprechauns, shamrocks, rainbows and more hiding in the park! Take a walk/run on the 1/2-mile winding path in Mt. St. Mary Park to discover these St. Patrick's Day gems. At the end of each lap, dig deep into the pot of gold for a special prize. All participants will be entered into an additional drawing for a chance to win River View Miniature Golf passes. Remember to wear green to bring you good luck! Strollers and pets on a leash are welcome, too.  Advance registration required.

Saturday, March 13

All Ages
$22 per group of 4
Mt. St. Mary Park

All aboard! Celebrate St. Patrick's Day weekend with a trackless train ride through the park. Sit back and enjoy the sights and sounds of nature while admiring the sculpture collection. Meet train captains and take your picture with the locomotive. All passengers receive a shamrock cookie, sponsored by Blue Goose Market. Brought to you by the St. Charles Youth Commission.

Click here to register.
Saturday, March 27  |  10am-1:30pm
Ages 10 & Under
$5 per child  Click here to purchase tickets.
James O. Breen Community Park
Campton Hills Entrance

Here comes Peter Cottontail! Gather the kids, get in the car and take a relaxing ride along the Bunny Trail for a hoppin' good time.
From the safety of your own vehicle, collect goodies from several candy & prize stations during this eggs-traordinary event. One special stop will feature the Easter Bunny himself. 

PLUS! 100 EGGS have been filled with an ORANGE ticket that you can trade in for a special gift at Pottawatomie Community Center during regular business hours
through April 2.

NEW! Hoppy Hunting
All Ages
March 24-28
FREE but please register  (#26030)

Hop to it!
A bunny has been spotted around various parks.
It seems he has left behind some of his personal belongings. Visit multiple parks to find the pieces of his property. The goal is to locate each half of his springtime stuff and report back to headquarters. Instructions will be emailed by Tuesday, March 23

Click on code # to register.

NEW! Bunny Droppings
Ages 3-10
Deliveries: March 25 & 26  |  4-6pm  |  $24
Pickup: March 29  |  8am-5pm  |  $19

The Easter Bunny's magical woodland creatures
have dropped all sorts of goodies in the parks.
Chipmunks have misplaced delicious cookies.
Squirrels have scattered coloring sheets. And,
frogs have fumbled slime-filled eggs all over.
Park District staff have gathered up these treasures
along with a goofy game, fuzzy friend and more as
a special gift to share with you!

Click here to register.

Me & My VIP
Ages 3-6
Th      Apr 15-May 6   |   6:30-7:15pm 
RES $30/NR $45   (#26240)

Billed as "the fastest 45 minutes of your week," Kids and their VIP adult will enjoy time together as they explore weekly themes with songs, stories, games, and yes--crafts!

Wee Can Cook
Ages 3-6
Tu      Apr 6-27   |   1:30-2:30pm 
RES $40/NR $60   (#26247)

Tie on your apron and don your chef's hat! Children will learn beginning cooking skills as they create a new dish each week. Recipes will be sent home so your budding chef can cook for the whole family!

Young Scientists
Ages 3-6
W      Apr 7-28   |   10-11am 
RES $40/NR $60   (#26248)

Grab your goggles, put on your lab coat, and begin your research! You will observe, compare, measure, classify, infer, predict and communicate your results of hands-on experiments. Be curious, be surprised - be a scientist!

If you Give a Kid a Kitchen
Ages 3-6 
F      Apr 9-May 7   |   9:30-10:30am 
RES $50/NR $75   (#26237)

If you give a kid a kitchen, there's no limit to what they'll do! Join us in the kitchen each week with one of Laura Numeroff's characters to create a variety of sweet treats after reading their stories. Parent participation required.

Click code #s to register.
Tot Rock
Ages 1 & Under 
Tu      Apr 13-May 25   |   9:30-10:10am 
RES $80/NR $120   (#25761)

Wiggle, giggle, dance and sway, have some fun the Rock 'n' Kids way! Tot Rock and Kid Rock are movement-based learning and imaginative play classes with music. All class procedures are designed to keep staff and students safe. Activities are age appropriate by class and will include songs and rhymes, rhythm and coordination, fine and gross motor, imagination and sensory, listening and following directions skills. With a focus on STEAM learning, each session will have a new educational theme! Join us for music that really can't be "beat!"

Kid Rock
Ages 2-3
Tu      Apr 13-May 25   |   10:15-10:55am 
RES $80/NR $120  (#25758)

Wiggle, giggle, dance and sway, have some fun the Rock 'n' Kids way! Tot Rock and Kid Rock are movement-based learning and imaginative play classes with music. All class procedures are designed to keep staff and students safe. Activities are age appropriate by class and will include songs and rhymes, rhythm and coordination, fine and gross motor, imagination and sensory, listening and following directions skills. With a focus on STEAM learning, each session will have a new educational theme! Join us for music that really can't be "beat!"

Playtime Pals
Ages 1½-2
M      Apr 5-26   |   9:30-10:15am 
RES $30/NR $45   (#26244)

It's time to play! Participate with your child in a class designed to foster early social skills and beginning art experiences, including a simple circles time with stories and songs. Start building a foundation of independence and self esteem in this classroom setting.

Growing to School
Ages 2-3
Tu      Apr 6-27   |   9:30-10:15am 
RES $30/NR $45   (#26235)

Enjoy some special time together while preparing your child for their first classroom experience! Children participate in story time, engage in activities, and play with friends. Geared for the child who is ready to enjoy preschool activities with the comfort of an adult nearby.
Pee Wee Picasso and Play
Ages 2½-3 
W      Apr 7-28   |   9:30-10:15am 
RES $30/NR $45   (#26243)

Calling all future artists! Let your child explore and express themselves through art activities. Developing new skills while designing unique creations will inspire your budding artist to appreciate different art materials.

Look at Me - I'm Almost 3
Ages 2½-3½ 
Th      Apr 8-29   |   9:30-10:15am 
RES $30/NR $45   (#26238)

Introduce your child to a variety of shapes and explore the world of color through art, games and songs. To ensure a positive transition to preschool, parents are asked to wait in the lobby.


Miss Joelle is Online!
Ages 3-5
RES $15/NR $23 per activity

Invite her into your home when you register for a
special pre-recorded video and supply kit. Sing along to songs, listen to stories, make a creative craft and enjoy a snack. Parent participation is encouraged. After registering, you'll receive an email with instructions on when to pick up your supply kit and how to access the video.

Lucky Leprechauns
Mischievous Leprechauns are on the loose!
Video & kit available March 8  (#26340)

Bunny Bonanza
Here comes Peter Cottontail, hopping down the bunny trail!
Video & kit available March 22  (#26246)

Spring Fling
April showers bring May flowers!
Video & kit available April 12  (#26245)

Click code #s to register. 
Seasonal Dance
Sessions are shorter and provide young dancers the opportunity to try different disciplines of dance before
making the commitment to the Dance Recital program. Parent observation will be held during the last class.
Required Attire: All dancers should have hair up (out of face). Hip Hop classes may wear athletic wear and clean athletic shoes. All other classes should wear a leotard and tights with pink or black ballet
shoes. Boys may wear athletic wear with appropriate dance shoes; black shoes for ballet.
Leap Into Dance - Introduction to body awareness and dance concepts using your own creativity, props and music. 

Dance with Me - This is a parent/child class. Introduction to creative movement, music, props and peers.

Lil' Hip Hop - Learn high-energy, age-appropriate moves set to today's popular upbeat music. 

A Little Ballet - Introduction to ballet positions, steps, coordination, musicality and rhythm while using creative imagery to inspire young minds and bodies. 

New session begins April 7!
Princess Mini Dance Camp
Ages 3-5
F    March 26   |  10-11:30am 
RES $15/NR $23  (#26134)

It's time to put on your tiara and party like a princess. Learn a princess themed dance routine to show your family. Twirl your gown 'round and 'round, make a
princess craft, and let your imagination soar. Princess
outfits encouraged!

NEW! Superhero Mini Dance Camp
Ages 3-5
F    April 2   |  10-11:30am 
RES $15/NR $23  (#26135)

It's time to show your superhero powers! Open to boys and girls. Wear your favorite superhero themed outfit, learn fun hip hop moves, do a superhero craft and learn a dance to show your families. Let
your powers fly!

NEW! Family Dance Challenge
Ages 2+ 
W      Apr 7-May 5 
RES $5/NR $8   (#26189)

Learn a dance at home with your family, at your convenience! A prerecorded video, choreographed by Dance Academy instructors, will be emailed to all participants on April 7 or within a day after you register. Families will record their dances and submit them for awards to be announced on Facebook.

Click on code #s to register.
ChildBlossom Yoga: Mindful ME Spring Series
Ages 3-6 
M      Mar 1-Apr 12   |   5:30-6:15pm  (#26011)
M      Apr 19-May 24   |   5:30-6:15pm  (#26362)
RES $64/NR $96 

Develop confidence, strength and a strong sense of self through fun movement and mindfulness activities. Students participate in postures, breathing techniques, games, art and guided imagery in this valuable developmental yoga class. New themes and activities each session. Classes will head outside as the weather warms up!

Adult/Tot Basketball
Ages 2-3 
Th      Apr 8-May 20   |   4-4:30pm 
RES $65/NR $98   (#26031)

Work together to develop the basic basketball skills of shooting, passing and dribbling. Coaches will teach parents drills to practice with their child.

T-Ball League
Ages 3-5
Th      Apr 8-May 27   |   5:15-6:15pm 
RES $108/NR $158   (#26293)

Here's a fun, action-packed and challenging sport! Play every position to learn about the whole game. Focus on catching, fielding, throwing, batting and base running. Bring a glove. Held at Sportsplex.

Mini Reds Soccer Skills & Scrimmage
Ages 3-5 

Sa      Apr 10-24   |   12-12:50pm   (#26300)
RES $54/NR $81 

Sa      May 1-22   |   12-12:50pm   (#26298)
RES $72/NR $108 

Accredited, professional coaches from LFC IA's coaching staff run these highly engaging and fun classes aimed at teaching young athletes movement, balance, coordination and soccer skills. Curriculum comes directly from the Liverpool FC - the global brand with over 1 billion worldwide fans, and builds the foundation for smart soccer players of the future. Held at Sportsplex.

Classes begin in April!
Parent/Tot Super Sports  |  Ages 2-3 (w/parent)  
Jr. Golf  |  Ages 3-6
Jr. Soccer  |  Ages 3-6
Jr. T-Ball  |  Ages 3-6
Multi-Sports   |  Ages 3-6
Jr. Basketball  |  Ages 3-7
Jr. Flag Football  |  Ages 4-6 
Jr. Floor Hockey  |  Ages 4-6
All classes are taught by All Star Sports Staff.
For full class descriptions, fees, times, locations and to register online, click sports listed above.


Developmental Soccer League
Ages 4-5
Sa      Apr 10-May 22   |   1-2:10pm 
RES $108/NR $158   (#26040)

Based on the U.S. Soccer National Youth Module, this program is designed to improve a player's ability to dribble and move or pass the soccer ball in a team environment. Fee includes t-shirt and trophy. Bring soccer cleats, soccer ball size 4, shin guards and a water bottle. Held at East Side Sports Complex.

Lil' Dribblers
Ages 4-6 
Th      Apr 8-May 20   |   4:30-5:15pm 
RES $75/NR $113   (#26091)

Learn the game of basketball in a safe, fun and exciting environment. Coaches use age-appropriate activities and games specifically designed to increase balance, body awareness, motor skills, hand eye coordination, listening skills and the ability to follow directions.

Click on code #s to register.
All nature programs below are held at Hickory Knolls Discovery Center, 3795 Campton Hills Road, St. Charles.
Outside Explorers
Ages 1-5
Tuesdays  |  9:30-10:30am

Let nature be your teacher! Take your tots on the trails with a series of guided outdoor programs that will include short hikes, crafts and nature play. Dress to be outside.

Funny Bunnies
Hop your way through two days of fun exploration.
Mar 16-23  
RES $15/NR $23  (#25947)

Spring Has Sprung
Shake off the snow and celebrate the arrival of spring.
Apr 13-27
RES $20/NR $30   (#25948)

Hooray for May
Meet a critter each week that will share its favorite thing about this season.
May 4-18
RES $20/NR $30   (#25949)

Outside Storytime
Ages 2+ 
Sa     Apr 24  |  11am-12pm 
RES $5/NR $8  (#25649)

Spring on over for some campfire fun to celebrate Earth Day as the talented storytellers from the St. Charles Public Library entertain us with stories and songs and meet a critter from Hickory Knolls. End your morning with a self-guided hike to meet Harley Hawk and enjoy his adventure along the Yellow Trail loop. Registration required for all participants. Two and under free.

Snakes at Suppertime
Ages 5+
Th     Apr 1  |  7-8pm   (#26132)
Th     Apr 15  |  7-8pm   (#26308)
RES $40/NR $60 for group of 6

Go behind the scenes as you help with the care and feeding of our resident snake animal ambassadors. Help prepare food, tend to their enclosures and enjoy hands on meet and greets with your favorite scaled friends.  Masks are required.

Click code #s to register.
Is there a skill, topic or experience you'd like to have offered for your children? New program ideas are always welcome!
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