Santa’s Workshop at Wilder Mansion

A holiday store just for kids! Santa’s Secret Workshop is a special place just for children where they can purchase inexpensive holiday gifts for those they love. Items are kid-priced and kid-friendly.

Tree Lighting in Wilder Park

Join the Elmhurst Park District as we kick off the holiday season with the annual Tree Lighting in Wilder Park! Featuring holiday entertainment, a special visitor from the North Pole and children’s activities, the evening will put you in the spirit of the season.

Family Fall Fest

Dress in your Halloween best and take in the sights and sounds of autumn at the Elmhurst Park District’s Family Fall Fest. Bring the family to Wild Meadows Trace Park for Safety Town trick-or-treating, fall games, food trucks and more!

Glow Golf at The Hub

Experience mini-golf in a whole new light at Glow Golf, taking place at The Hub at Berens Park. Play a round of golf with glow-in-the-dark balls and glow sticks. Fee is $6 Elmhurst residents/$7 non-residents. Call (630) 782-4955 for more information.

Kids Basketball: Teams and Skill Building in the West Suburbs

Basketball is a wonderful team sport to play as a developing young athlete, and thankfully, there are many year round programs to play locally! From skill building classes to leagues and teams, kids as young as kindergarten can get involved with the opportunity to progress all the way through high school. Check out our comprehensive list that includes recreational leagues…

Movie on the Green Featuring The Blues Brothers

Join Elmhurst Park District at Sugar Creek Golf Course for a date night to remember! A free showing of The Blues Brothers taking place on the driving range. Food trucks and drinks will be on site, so bring your appetite, along with your blanket or lawn chair!

Indoor Swim Lessons in the Western Suburbs

Even though summer is ending, fun in the pool doesn’t have to! If your children are anything like mine, their confidence in the water grew exponentially over the summer. We’d love to keep that momentum going throughout the school year. These facilities in the western suburbs all offer indoor swim lessons. 6 months old seemed to be the most common…

Classes for Little Kids 0-5 Years Old

Parents with young children ages 0–5 years old are often looking for classes to keep kids active, learning, exploring and engaging with other children. With countless classes offered for children at this stage in life, there’s something for everyone! Children can make new friends, and parents can meet and connect with other parents in this same stage of life. Check out…

Tutoring Services in the Western Suburbs of Chicago

The new school year has begun! Your child may be interested in an extra challenge, or you might find he or she is frustrated by the work they are doing. Problems with study skills, organization and time management can also hinder success. There are quite a few tutoring options available in the western suburbs for some extra help. Here are…

Fall Fest

Join us at Faith Christian Reformed Church for Fall Fest from 4:30 – 6:30 PM on Saturday, September 8. Come for a free dinner, car show, live music, a bounce house and other kids activities.  Come to enjoy a good evening perfect for the whole family!

Elmhurst’s Touch A Truck

Elmhurst Park District invites you to bring the kids to Berens Park to touch, feel, and climb through a variety of trucks and vehicles, including fire trucks, tow trucks and more!

New! Windy City Ninjas Challenges All Ages in Elmhurst

We have exciting news for ninja warriors ages two and up… Windy City Ninjas, previously only in the city, opened a brand new 12,000 square foot facility in Elmhurst! Owners Tom and Emily Rhomberg are the parents of three little ninja warriors and they have seen the benefits of this activity first hand. They aspire to be a place where kids…