nature

Plant A Tree on Grandparent’s Day

Join the Glen Ellyn Park District to plant small oak trees in the woods of Ackerman Park on Sunday, September 8th from 1pm-2pm. Bring the grandkids out for a “do-good” activity. No grandkids, no problem! Please bring a shovel and work gloves and meet near the trailhead into the woods along the park entrance road. Oaks are a keystone species…


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…


Free Tinkergarten Trial Class

At Tinkergarten, families meet outdoors to connect and learn through play. During the free trial class, Tinkergarten Leader, Danielle Costantini, will facilitate an expert-designed play scenario, allowing children of various ages and needs to explore, problem solve, communicate, collaborate, and create together. Parents and caregivers learn, too, as we’ll share insight into your child’s development. Trial classes are: Designed for…


Eldridge Adventure Day

Choose your own adventure in Eldridge Park on Eldridge Adventure Day! Elmhurst Park District welcomes everyone to a day of outdoor fun and nature discovery, including bug hunts, a petting zoo, carnival games and a fishing derby at the lagoon! Food trucks, face painting and a balloon twister will make it an afternoon of fun for the whole family!


Free Moonlit Hike

Bundle up for a moonlit walk in nature and search for nocturnal animals, tracks, and discuss adaptations for winter conditions. Stay for hot cocoa after.


Nature Center Open House

Would you like to learn more about the programs and events at the Nature Center? Do you want to come in and visit some really cool critters? Do you just want to pop in and check it out? Come to our open houses as we offer fun nature-themed activities all day. No registration required and all ages are welcome.


Free Moonlit Hike

Bundle up for a moonlit walk in nature and search for nocturnal animals, tracks, and discuss adaptations for winter conditions. Stay for hot cocoa after.


Nature Center Open House

Would you like to visit some really cool critters and learn more about our programs? The Lakeview Nature Center offers opportunities every month to drop in and learn what we are all about at our open houses. You will likely meet and pet one of our resident animals while you are here.


Lunar Eclipse & Night Hike

View the total Lunar Eclipse, enjoy free hot chocolate, and enter to win a $100 gift certificate for the Glen Ellyn Park District’s 100 Year Anniversary.


Restoration Work Day

A perfect outdoor volunteering opportunity to help clear invasive plants, plant native flowers, trees and seeds, maintain trails and more.


Restoration Work Day

A perfect outdoor volunteering opportunity to help clear invasive plants, plant native flowers, trees and seeds, maintain trails and more.


Restoration Work Day

A perfect outdoor volunteering opportunity to help clear invasive plants, plant native flowers, trees and seeds, maintain trails and more.