Winter Express (4 years and older)

Join us for a new Holiday Tradition! The Winter ct! Participants will meet at the Wauconda Park District Community Center and load onto the Winter Express busses. The bus will take a 45-minute ride around town to look at the beautiful homes with Christmas lights all while listening to Christmas music, enjoying some winter refreshments and reading the book Polar Express. At the conclusion of the ride each child will receive a parting gift. Maximum: 8 riders per time slot.  Each rider must register, including parent/guardian.

Various time slots on:  Saturday, December 12  |  Friday, December 18  |  Saturday, December 19


Sweetheart Dance 

Girls, it’s that time of year to bring the favorite man in your life (Dad, Grandpa, Uncle, Family Friend or Brother) and prepare for an evening/ afternoon of fun, dancing to a live D.J., contests, prizes, and extra special refreshments. Professional photographs will be taken and available for purchase. Each girl will receive a mini corsage at the dance (included in price). Dinner provided by local restaurants. Min/Max: 15 couples.  This is a popular program so sign up early! 

Code: 1900   Friday, February 5 – 7:00-9:00 pm 

Code: 1902  Saturday, February 6 – 6:00-8:00 pm 


Mom & Son Date Night (5-10 yrs with parent)

Cowboys WANTED! This is your chance to take your mom or special family member out for a Western Round- up! This annual event is always a huge hit! Join us for an evening designed for each boy and his date to socialize, play games, make a craft, and participate in some great group activities together. Be dressed to run around and have some fun. After all the excitement, we will kick back and enjoy a pizza snack. A drawing for raffle prizes will round out our evening! Pre-registration is required. Min/Max: 25 couples. 

Code: 1903  Friday, March 19 – 6:30-8:30pm


Spring Coloring Contest (2-9 yrs)

Welcome the first day of spring on March 20, with our spring coloring contest. Pick up your coloring sheet at the Park District or download it from our website. Unleash your inner artist, drop off your completed picture and then come back to see it proudly hung in our front entry. One winner in each age category will be chosen: 2-3, 4-5, 6-7, 8-9.  Winners will be notified by phone.

Color page available: Monday, March 15

Deadline to return entries: Monday, April 5


Annual Egg Hunt (0-10 yrs) 
Calling all kids! Get set for a great time at our popular egg hunt in Cook Park. Grab your basket, friends and family and hunt for all the eggs and treats you can find. A special appearance by Mr. Bunny will also be part of the fun. Bring your camera for those special pictures with the bunny. Note: No parents will be allowed on the course for the 4-6 or 7-10-year-old age groups. Remember this is a fun event for the kids. No registration required. All Prizes must be redeemed the morning of the hunt.  Free event.    Saturday, March 27.  

Age: 0-3 yrs @ 9:30am | 4-6 yrs @ 9:45am | 7-10 yrs @ 10:00 am



Tea Party with Mom (3-10 yrs with parent)

This traditional event is a great way to spend a very special day with

mom, grandma, aunt and special friends. Get all dressed up and join

us for an afternoon of girl-time fun. Our day will include group games, crafts and even a little dancing. We will also be treated to a delicious lunch buffet with tea and lemonade. A tea party wouldn’t be complete without an incredible assortment of sweet treats. Every girl will go home with a special goody bag. Pre-registration is required. Min/Max: 25 couples.

Code: 1905  Saturday, April 24 – 11:00am-1:30pm