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GLEN ELLYN | Glen Ellyn Park District Announces Summer Events


GLEN ELLYN | Glen Ellyn Park District Announces Summer Events

Enjoy these Must-Attend June and Early July Events

Glen Ellyn–Embrace the peak of summer with a series of events hosted by the Glen Ellyn Park District in June and early July. Highlights include Summer Break at the Lake featuring live music from 7th Heaven and the Freedom Four 4-Mile Run/Walk.

 

Glen Ellyn Park District’s Movie in the Park: The Super Mario Bros. Movie

Glen Ellyn Park District’s Movie in the Park: The Super Mario Bros. Movie

Date: Wednesday, June 5

Time: 7:30 pm

Location: Lake Ellyn Park, 645 Lenox Road

Join us for an outdoor screening of "The Super Mario Bros. Movie" in the park. Remember to bring your own chairs or blankets for a comfortable viewing experience. We also suggest packing bug spray and your favorite movie snacks and beverages. This event is open to all ages. No registration is required, and admission is free. Arrive at 7:30 pm for story time in the park with the Glen Ellyn Public Library. The movie begins at dusk. Visit www.gepark.org/calendar


Glen Ellyn Park District’s Teen Splash Bash

Glen Ellyn Park District’s Teen Splash Bash

Date: Friday, June 7

Time: 7:30-9 pm

Location: Sunset Pool, 483 Fairview Avenue

Dive into summer break with friends! Take over Sunset Pool with other middle schoolers and enjoy a night of swimming, games, and fun. This event is for children ages 10 to 14, and adults/caregivers must be present for check-in and check-out. Registration is required. The fee is $10 for residents and $15 for nonresidents. Visit www.gepark.org/register


Glen Ellyn Park District’s Sensory Swim Night

Glen Ellyn Park District’s Sensory Swim Night

Date: Wednesday, June 12

Time: 6-7:30 pm

Location: Sunset Pool, 483 Fairview Avenue

Enjoy reduced noise levels with no music, water features, or whistles (except for emergencies), and limited interruptions. Perfect for those who find regular pool hours overwhelming, this evening offers a gentler experience for individuals with sensory sensitivities. Sensory Swim Night is open to all ages. No registration is required; just pay the entry fee at the door. Admission is $3 for residents and $4 for nonresidents. Visit www.gepark.org/calendar

 

Glen Ellyn Park District’s Thirsty Thursday on the Deck

Glen Ellyn Park District’s Thirsty Thursday on the Deck

Date: Thursday, June 13

Time: 6:30-9 pm

Location: Lake Ellyn Boathouse, 645 Lenox Road

Sip craft beer and wine from The Beer Cellar on the Lake Ellyn Boathouse deck and patio! Enjoy the view, the company, live entertainment, and complimentary light snacks. This event is for adults ages 21 and over. Registration is required, and the $15 fee per person includes your first drink ticket. If tickets are still available, they can be purchased at the door with cash only. Visit www.gepark.org/register

 

Glen Ellyn Park District’s Family Bingo Night

Glen Ellyn Park District’s Family Bingo Night

Date: Friday, June 14

Time: 5-7 pm

Location: Ackerman Sports & Fitness Center, 800 St. Charles Road

Spend an evening at Ackerman SFC filled with bingo, pizza, and prizes. Several rounds will be played, and prizes like gift cards and candy will be awarded at the end of each round. No registration required; just drop in! Open to all ages, but children ages 15 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Bingo cards are $1 each. Visit www.gepark.org/calendar

 

Glen Ellyn Park District’s Gone Fishin’ Derby

Glen Ellyn Park District’s Gone Fishin’ Derby

Date: Saturday, June 15

Time: 8-9:30 am

Location: Lake Ellyn Boathouse, 645 Lenox Road

Cast your lines at our catch-and-release fishing derby! You’ll have an hour to catch as many fish as you can. Prizes will be awarded for the largest, smallest, and most fish caught in three age groups: 3-5 years, 6-8 years, and 9-12 years, as well as for the overall 'Best Dressed Angler.' The registration fee includes bait, snacks, and activities (note: participants must bring their own fishing poles). This event is for children ages 3-12, accompanied by an adult. Registration is required for children only. The fee is $12 for residents and $18 for nonresidents. Visit www.gepark.org/register


Glen Ellyn Park District’s Jazz in the Park

Glen Ellyn Park District’s Jazz in the Park

Date: Wednesday, June 19

Time: 7-9 pm

Location: Maryknoll Park, 845 Pershing Avenue

Enjoy a live concert by the Glen Ellyn Jazz Ensemble, a dynamic 16-member group. Their June theme is "Summer Skies." Remember to pack your blanket and lawn chairs, and bring along a picnic dinner to complete the experience. Admission is free, and no registration is required. Just show up and enjoy the music! Visit www.gepark.org/calendar


Glen Ellyn Park District’s Shot in the Dark

Glen Ellyn Park District’s Shot in the Dark

Date: Friday, June 21

Time: 8:30-10 pm

Location: Holes & Knolls, 845 Pershing Avenue

Play a nighttime round of mini golf with glow-in-the-dark golf balls. This event is open to all ages; no registration is required, but children must be accompanied by an adult. Admission is $10 per person. Visit www.gepark.org/calendar


Glen Ellyn Park District’s June Blood & Food Drive

Glen Ellyn Park District’s June Blood & Food Drive

Date: Tuesday, June 25

Time: 9 am-1:30 pm

Location: Ackerman Sports & Fitness Center, 800 St. Charles Road

Bring sunshine to someone in need this June! Take part in the Glen Ellyn Park District’s blood and food drive. Donate nonperishable food items and toiletries to help fill the shelves at Glen House Food Pantry. Appointments are recommended for blood donations, but walk-ups are welcome. Visit www.gepark.org/drives


Glen Ellyn Park District’s Family Fun in the Neighborhood

Glen Ellyn Park District’s Family Fun in the Neighborhood

Date: Tuesday, June 25

Time: 5-7 pm

Location: Spalding Park, 22W325 2nd Street

Enjoy free entertainment by ScribbleMonster, interactive games, face painting, arts and crafts, and more! Families are invited to pack a picnic and hang out in the park. Admission is free, and no registration is required. Visit www.gepark.org/calendar

 

Glen Ellyn Park District’s Movie in the Park: Migration

Glen Ellyn Park District’s Movie in the Park: Migration

Date: Wednesday, June 26

Time: 7:30 pm

Location: Surrey Park, 95 Surrey Drive

Join us for an outdoor screening of "Migration" in the park. Remember to bring your own chairs or blankets for a comfortable viewing experience. We also suggest packing bug spray and your favorite movie snacks and beverages. This event is open to all ages. No registration is required, and admission is free. Arrive at 7:30 pm for nature-themed activities. The movie begins at dusk. Visit www.gepark.org/calendar

 

Glen Ellyn Park District’s Summer Break at the Lake

Glen Ellyn Park District’s Summer Break at the Lake

Date: Friday, June 28

Time: 5-10 pm

Location: Lake Ellyn Park, 645 Lenox Road

Kick off the weekend with live music from 7th Heaven, delicious food trucks, and drinks at Summer Break at the Lake. The Beer Cellar, Two Hound Red, and Common Good Cocktail House will be selling drinks, while a variety of food trucks offer food for purchase. Bring a chair or blanket to hang out on the lawn. Gates open at 5 pm. This event is for adults ages 21 and over. Registration is required, and the fee is $10 per person. Limited tickets are available at the door for $15 (cash only). Visit www.gepark.org/register


Glen Ellyn Park District’s Tween Golf

Glen Ellyn Park District’s Tween Golf

Date: Friday, June 28

Time: 6-7:30 pm

Location: Holes & Knolls, 845 Pershing Avenue

Kids between the ages of 9-12 can experience an awesome night on the course with friends. At Tween Golf, they will play unlimited mini golf, have a chance at winning prizes, and enjoy a pizza dinner with pop and chips. Adults must accompany their kids for check-in and checkout. The fee is $25 for residents and $40 for nonresidents. Visit www.gepark.org/register

 

Glen Ellyn Park District’s Freedom Four 4-Mile Run/Walk

Glen Ellyn Park District’s Freedom Four 4-Mile Run/Walk

Date: Thursday, July 4

Time: 7:30 am

Location: Lake Ellyn Park, 645 Lenox Road

Start your July 4th holiday at the Freedom Four 4-Mile Run/Walk, a family-friendly event. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Glen Ellyn Parks Foundation’s Scholarship Fund, providing access to Glen Ellyn Park District recreation and athletic programs for families in need. The race kicks off at 7:30 am, with awards presented. The registration fee includes entry into the race and a t-shirt. This event is open to ages 5 and up, and registration is required. Sign up by June 24 to get the early bird price of $27 per person. Registration is accepted online right up until the start of the race. Visit www.FreedomFourRun.com


Glen Ellyn Park District’s Kids on the Course

Glen Ellyn Park District’s Kids on the Course

Date: Friday, July 5

Time: 6-7:30 pm

Location: Holes & Knolls, 845 Pershing Avenue

Kids can swing over to Holes & Knolls for a night out with their friends. They’ll participate in challenges, compete to win prizes, and then have pizza and a soft drink of their choice. Adults must accompany their kids for check-in and check-out. This event is for children ages 6 to 12. The fee is $25 for residents and $40 for nonresidents. Visit www.gepark.org/register


Glen Ellyn Park District’s Mermaid Swim

Glen Ellyn Park District’s Mermaid Swim

Date: Saturday, July 6

Time: 6-7:30 pm

Location: Sunset Pool, 483 Fairview Avenue

Participants will meet Sunset Pool's very own mermaid princess, play games, and finish the night with pizza and soft drinks. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Registration is required for children only. The fee is $10 for residents and $12 for nonresidents. Visit www.gepark.org/register

 

For more information about the Glen Ellyn Park District, visit www.gepark.org

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