Articles by Rita Barry

Deicke Park Discovery Zone in Huntley: a Colorful, Inclusive Playground

Wow — where do I even start with this gem of a playground? Diecke Park Discovery Zone in Huntley has got to be one of my favorite playgrounds in the Chicago suburbs! The design committee worked closely with the Northern Illinois Special Recreation Association to make the playground truly accessible. Deicke Park Discovery Zone Playground in Huntley When we first…


Chicagoland Outdoor Amusement Parks Open for Summer 2021

Oh yes, summer is finally upon us, and there’s no better time to hang out in the sun with the family to create some magical memories at one of Chicagoland’s outdoor amusement parks! Whether they’re a seasoned thrill-seeker or enjoying rides for the first time, your child will love a day spent on roller coasters, bumper cars, and more. Be…