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Great Parks! Hawks Hollow Nature Playground in Geneva

Monday, Apr 14th, 2014 by

Hawks Hollow, which just opened in the fall of 2013 in Geneva, is designed to engage children in environmental learning. It features a child-sized bird nest and beaver lodge, log beam balance course, mud wall canvas, a wood stage, log seating, musical instruments, a pulley system and optic scopes for bird-watching.

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Indoor Play: Vaughan Center’s Water Park in Aurora

Friday, Jan 25th, 2013 by

The Water Park at the Vaughan Center in Aurora is part of the Fox Valley Park District. It features a zero-depth entry pool that gets as deep as 4 feet. There is a “lily pad” play feature for kids to hop across, and a seesaw and swings for babies. There are two slides, both starting two stories up, and rafts to ride the slides, as well as interactive water play area.

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Easy Outing: Nature Programs at Geneva’s Peck Farm Park

Wednesday, Jan 12th, 2011 by

I know that many of us want to make sure to expose our children to nature and the great outdoors. It’s certainly a goal in my household. But neither my husband nor I come from “outdoorsy” families, so we’re going to need a little help. That’s when we check out the programs at Peck Farm Park Interpretative Center in Geneva. The center, part of the Geneva Park District, is a 395-acre natural retreat featuring nature trails, bike trails, a picnic area, a farmhouse and wetland.

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