elmhurst

Spring Break Fun Camp

Come and spend your spring break getting fit and having fun at Courts Plus in Elmhurst. We will enjoy indoor and outdoor games and sports, and have two in-house field trips. Before and After Care is available for a small additional fee through Sunrise and Sunset Camp. Please pack your child a lunch. Ages 5-12. $207 Courts Plus Members/$228 Non-Members….


Double J Riding Club Open House!

Double J Riding Club is welcoming everyone to an open house at our farm house on March 11th from 12-3 PM Come explore our renovated rooms for classes and camps, meet all our new animals and learn about the programs and camps we offer!


Kid-Friendly Ear Piercing Places

Last week, my niece summoned all her courage and marched home from school to ask her parents the question they’d been anticipating since she started Kindergarten:  Can I get my ears pierced? It’s a rite of passage for many little girls, and it can bring both excitement and apprehension—for both the piercee and the parents! To help make your child’s…


Dance Classes for Kids in the Western Suburbs

Looking for dance classes for your kids in the west suburbs of Chicago? Or maybe considering going to an adult dance class? There are great dance studios in the area, teaching everything from ballet and tap to Irish dance, jazz and hip hop. And dance classes are not only for girls! All of these studios welcome boys as well as…


Santa’s Secret Workshop

Santa’s Workshop is a special place just for children where they can purchase inexpensive holiday gifts for those they love. Santa’s Workshop will be stocked with great gifts for Mom, Dad and more!


Tree Lighting in Wilder Park

Join in the holiday spirit with a festive celebration in Wilder Park! Bring your family and friends together for this annual tradition.


Free Photos with Santa in the Western Suburbs

Taking the kids to meet Santa (and capturing the moment on camera) is a time-honored holiday tradition. But nothing gets you out of the Christmas spirit faster than waiting in long lines or shelling out big bucks to do it. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of local holiday events where the kids can meet and greet the big guy…


Indoor Soccer for Kids in the Western Suburbs

This list of indoor soccer options is sponsored by Glen Ellyn Park District and some of the soccer clubs have upgraded their listings in order to give you more information as well! Ackerman Sports & Fitness Center in Glen Ellyn is offering Bubble Soccer for ages 6-11 on Friday, December 1 from 6pm-7pm. Kids will have a blast as they…


Reader Recommended: Best Birthday Cakes

We asked both the Kidlist Facebook page and email subscribers to share their favorite places to get a birthday cake (or cupcakes) and all of the responses were awesome! So here’s the compiled list of the reader recommended best birthday cakes. Please note that we were not able to include home-based bakers in this list.* Reader Recommended: Best Birthday Cakes and…


Kids Theater and Drama Classes

This list of kids theater and drama classes is sponsored by Children’s Theatre of Western Springs. Calling all kids with imagination, creativity, energy and a need for fun! Whether a budding thespian, aspiring singing or crazy comedian, or just looking to increase self-confidence, there’s room for everyone at Children’s Theatre of Western Springs.  Spring session is January 8th to May 7th,  offering classes such as Wizard of…


Family Fall Fest

Dress in your Halloween best and take in the sights and sounds of autumn at the Elmhurst Park District’s Fall Fest. Bring the family to Wild Meadows Trace for Safety Town trick-or-treating, family photo opportunities, an inflatable corn maze, face painting, magician, fall games, food trucks and more! This event is free to the public.


Places to Bounce: Trampoline Parks and Inflatables

Did you know that bounding on a trampoline has many health benefits? Not only is it a fun form of exercise, bouncing on a trampoline may help balance and coordination, provide low impact cardiovascular activity, and improve lymphatic function. So how’s that for some all-around healthy fun for the entire family! See below for a list of indoor trampoline parks…