clarendon hills

Prospect Park Campfire

Clarendon Hills residents are invited to enjoy the Prospect Park Campfire between 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 27 at the Prospect Park Council Ring.  We’ll sing campfire songs, roast marshmallows, and play some great glow-in-the-dark games.  Prospect Park is located between Oxford, Norfolk, Prospect and Chicago Avenues in Clarendon Hills.


Family Fall Festival

Come celebrate the season of autumn at the Clarendon Hills Park District’s Family Fall Festival.  We’ve planned for a pumpkin roll, a pumpkin sculptor, a petting zoo, mini-golf, a mobile escape room, and family games and activities which welcome fall!  All attractions at the Family Fall Festival will be free of charge.  Please join us in Prospect Park between 3:30…


Double J Riding Club Open House

Join us for an end of summer Open House event! As summer camps come to an end and we prepare for the fall, we’ve got new pre-school classes, birthday party packages, and exciting clinics and special events we’ll be hosting! When? Thursday September 5th 9:00-11:30 AM & 4:00-7:00 PM We’re offering a morning and afternoon time slot so everyone can…


Closing Day at the Lions Park Pool

Splash!  The Clarendon Hills Park District will hold several hours of open swim on Monday, September 2, the final day of the 2019 aquatics season.  Our Lions Park Pool, 100 Byrd Court, will be open from 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Labor Day!  The daily fee is $8.00 for residents of Clarendon Hills ages 3-59 and $12.00 for non-residents,


Movie In the Park

Come out to Prospect Park in Clarendon Hills on Friday evening, August 16 for a “reel” good time!  The Clarendon Hills Park District will host family activities beginning at 7:30 p.m., followed by a showing of “Ralph Breaks the Internet ” at 8 p.m..  There will be adventure, excitement and some high tech shenanigans as video game bad guy Ralph…


Your One-Stop Spot to Find Local Kids Classes and Teams

Between everyone on the Kidlist Team and the wide range of children all of us have, we have looked into every type of kids classes, teams, clinics, and lessons there are. So we decided to put all of our heads together to create a helpful resource for all of our fellow parents, grandparents, and caregivers! Below you will find four…


Cheerleading for Kids

Be loud, be proud, and check out these cheerleading clubs! Is your child interesting in trying a cheerleading or tumbling class? Cheerleading involves dance, tumbling, jumps, cheers, and stunting. We’ve got classes, clubs, and camps for your cheerleader. There are a variety of competitive and non-competitive options for each age group. Cheerleading Clubs and Classes in Chicago’s Western Suburbs All…


Music Classes For Kids

Music makes the world go round! Kids benefit from all sorts of interactions with music, but if you are looking to dive a little deeper, we’ve got you covered. We have a comprehensive guide just for you, broken down by category to help your kids further their vocal skills, learn to plan an instrument, or groove to the beat. This…


Touch-A-Truck

Come out for a “wheel good time!”  The Clarendon Hills Park District will “roll out” some mighty machines between 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. in Prospect Park.  (north end parking lot) This free family event will give children and their parents the chance to climb, sit, and touch these amazing machines!


The Best Local Ice Cream Shops

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream! There is something so sweet and wonderful about a family trip for ice cream in the summer! My family loves visiting our local, family-owned shops for sweet, creamy treats. Thank you to our readers for your Facebook and Instagram recommendations! There are so many on this list that we have…


Dash and Splash

Young runners through the age of 12 will enjoy a  .7 mile race across the neighborhood surrounding the Clarendon Hills Park District’s Lions Park Pool, followed by a “cool” hour of recreational swimming at the aquatics center.  All runners will receive a t-shirt, drink and slice of pizza that evening! Prizes will be awarded to the top three male and…


Stuffed Animal Sleepover

Boys and girls ages 3-9 are invited to bring a favorite stuffed animal to the Clarendon Hills Park District between 6 p.m. and 7:15 p.m. on Thursday, July 25 for a pizza party and stuffed animal sleepover!  (Youngsters ages 3-5 must be accompanied by a parent.)  Once stuff animals are tucked into bed for the night, children and their parents…