The new playground at Prairie Path Park in Batavia features a very popular gravity rail along with lots of slides and unique climbing features. It is located near Rotolo Middle School.
The Glow in the Dark Lantern Walk on Sunday, Sept. 17, in Glen Ellyn will feature paper lanterns lit by battery-operated LEDs and a parade around Lake Ellyn. This unique, family-friendly event will benefit the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago.
It would be hard to find an area park that offers more than Pottawatomie Park in St. Charles: Two playgrounds, an outdoor pool, a miniature golf course, native plant garden, paddlewheel riverboat cruises and so much more!
Fairview Park is located just east of Randall Road in St. Charles, and it makes for a great stop to let your kids play for a bit while you’re running errands in the Randall Road corridor.
Mt. St. Mary Park in St. Charles features a beautiful riverfront setting, a great walking path, an arboretum and a playground with some of the tallest slides around.
You are invited to a FREE Park Party at the Sensory Garden Playground with Go West Young Mom and the Wheaton Park District on Friday, April 28, from 10 a.m. to noon.
During the Week of the Young Child starting April 21, the Wheaton Park District is offering 39 special events, programs, and activities for kids 8 and under and their families—for free!
The Blackberry Creek Early Childhood Playground is Elburn is perfect for children ages 1 through 4. It offers a rubber safety surface, no high drops on the equipment and a secure fence that keeps “happy wanderers” near to their caretakers.
Village Green Park in Glen Ellyn features a playground shaped like a rocket ship that offers lots of opportunities for climbers, as well as a small splash pad for hot days.
Visiting a park for a picnic is one of the simple pleasures of summer. But shade and bathrooms are key. So Go West readers recommend these parks that offer both!