Beat The Winter Blues! (3-12 yrs)

Imagine your child’s reaction when the Wauconda Park District bus pulls up to your house and “Frosty” jumps out to deliver a special package. Each package will include two crafts, a cookie from Whisk Bakery to decorate, games and activities to help Beat the Winter Blues. “Frosty” will even play a quick game with your child when he presents them with their package.
Packages are designed to include supplies for 1 child. Additional children must also register.
Various time slots available on:
1906  Friday, January 22
1907  Saturday, January 23

Family Express!

Enjoy this “Family Express Kit” to create a fun night with an all-time favorite Christmas classic story, The Polar Express, with your special delivery by Rudolf himself – right to your front door!  Each kit includes crafts, recipes and activities to help re-create the story and have some family fun.  Packages are designed to include supplies for TWO children. Additional children must also register for an added fee.

Deliveries are scheduled on:  Thursday, December 17  |  Friday, December 18   |  Monday, December 21


Winter Express (4 years and older) – Cancelled due to Tier 3 Mitigation

Join us for a new Holiday Tradition!  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 DanceCancelled due to Tier 3 Mitigation

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 have a fun filled “DATE NIGHT IN” with your mom or special family member for a Western Round-up!  Your “date” box will include these great fun activities: crafts, game ideas, photo booth props, refreshments, and a voucher for a Heart Shaped Pizza!
Box pick up begins Wednesday, February 17, 8:30am-5:00pm at the Community Center.

Code: 1901  Friday, March 19


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

Spring 2021 Coloring Page


Egg Hunt (10 years and under)

Saturday, March 27

This is a free in-person community event at Cook Park. Mr. Bunny will be hoppin’ around for photo ops. Bring your basket and camera to capture all the fun, eggs, and treats. Registration will be required for each child participating. Time slot is determined at time of registration. Limited spots available. Masks and social distancing guidelines will apply.  Age: 0-3 yrs  | 4-6 yrs  | 7-10 yrs Resident registration begins 3/1, Non-Resident registration begins 3/15



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

We are so excited to welcome you for an indoor Afternoon Tea!
This year will be a little different. We will have two 90-minute seatings. Spend a very special day with mom, grandma, aunt, and special friends. Get all dressed up and join us for some special girl-time fun. We are accepting friend requests for seating up to six guests per table.
Our day will include socially distanced games, crafts, and activities. You will also be treated to a delicious lunch served to your table with tea & lemonade. A tea party would not be complete without an assortment of sweet treats. Every girl will go home with a special goody bag.
Pre-registration is required. We require you to always wear a mask, except while eating and drinking.
**Not ready to venture out? No Worries! We are offering a Tea Party with Mom To-Go package.
Location: Community Center Gym
R/NR Fee: $34/42 per couple
($16 per additional sibling)
Min/Max: 18 couples per seating
Seating Time: 11:00 am-12:30 pm
Code: 1904…/Activity_Search/6959
Seating Time: 1:30-3:00 pm
Code: 1905
Seating Closed.
Fee: $25 ($16 per additional sibling)
Pick up: Thursday, April 22 (8:30-5:00)
Limit: 10
Code: 1908…/Activity_Search/6958