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Special Recreation

Valentine Dance


Grab your favorite sweetheart and come celebrate this special day!

Registration required, register at any of our Community Centers.

Location Sharp Community Center
Day/Time Friday, 6:30 – 9:00 PM
Dates February 8, 2019
Fee $8.00


Teen & Adult Social Club


Each month a new schedule of fun and exciting activities are planned.

Club meets the first and third Wednesday of each month and some Saturdays.

See monthly schedule, activity fees vary.

Time: 6:00pm – 8:30pm

Drop off and pick up location is at Stevenson Park at 6 PM rear parking lot by the pond.

We also do door to door pickup within the park district boundaries.

Transportation free – $10 per month for door-to-door pickup.

If you are not registered for transportation prior to the event, client must be dropped off at Stevenson Park by 6 PM on the date of the event.

Bingo & Pizza


Join your friends and neighbors for a fun filled evening of two of the best things ever. Grab your chips and pick out a lucky card for a chance to win some prizes.

You must be registered by the Friday prior to the event.

Location Sharps Community Center – Room B
Day/Time 6:30pm – 8pm
  • November 13, 2018: Turkey Bingo
  • December 4, 2018: Holiday Bingo
  • February 5, 2019: Valentine’s Day Bingo
  • $5
  • $3 transportation

Special Olympics Track & Field Training


Come and join us training for track and field events. You can participate in two events. We will be training indoors.

Please wear sweats or shorts and a tee-shirt, and bring your gym shoes.


  1. An official Special Olympics medical application (Valid for two years). Medical form available at office
  2. Ages 8 – Adult
Location Sharp Community Center
Day/Time Fridays, 6:30 – 7:30pm

November 8 – December 6, 2018

No class November 22


$25, Transportation $8

Uniform included in price

Monday Night Bowling


Lets get some practice in for Special Olympics Bowling!

Location Hillside Bowl
45 Harrison, Hillside
Day/Time Thursdays, 6:30 – 8pm

November 8 – December 6, 2018

No class November 22

Fee $20.00, Transportation $5

Special Olympic Snowshoe Training


New sport for the Park District. Come join us and give it a try!

If you can walk, then you can snowshoe. We will be practicing with Veterans Park District at Grant Park. Dress for the weather, we will be practicing outside. You must have a current medical application with Special Olympics.

District competition is in January, and the state games are in the end of January or beginning of February.

Location Grant Park
Day/Time Tuesdays, 6 – 7 pm
Dates Oct. 16 – Dec. 4, 2018 No class November 22
Fee $25, Transportation $5

Volleyball Skills & Drills


Let’s get to know the sport and rules. Please wear comfortable clothing for volleyball. Area for changing will be provided.

Medical application is required. One can be picked up at the front desk at registration time.

Ages 8+ years
Location Sharp Community Center
Day/Time Mondays and Wednesdays, 6:30 – 7:30 pm

February 4 – 27, 2019

Fee $25, Transportation $5

Let’s Get Dirty!


Finger painting with our feet and hands… Parents do you have a young child who likes to draw or paint? Child must wear clothing that can be used for painting. Area for changing will be provided if needed. Come join us!

Ages 3 – 5 years

Eisenhower Community Center Room B


Thursdays,10:30 – 11:30 AM


Feb. 7 – 28, 2019

Fee $20

Christmas Dinner Dance


Come rock around our Christmas tree at this year’s holiday dance!

Grab your friends and swing on by for a delicious dinner followed by musical entertainment and dancing.

Limited to participants and staff ONLY. No refunds once registered.

Registration deadline: December 11th. Dinner Tickets Will Be Issued!


The Diplomat West

North Avenue and Route 83, Elmhurst


Thursday, 6:30 – 10pm


December 13, 2018

  • In-district: $15
  • Transportation fee: $10
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