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Monday Miles

Year-Round Running/Walking Club

All ages
Step out with fellow runners, joggers, and walkers every Monday evening from 5 to 7pm, and log your distance to earn special milestone prizes. Monday Miles will be held outdoors at Ackerman Park when weather allows and indoors on the walking track during inclement weather. Participants should meet at the front desk inside Ackerman SFC each Monday at 5pm.

Monday Miles is free for Ackerman SFC members.
Walking track pass or $3 drop-in fee required for
non-members. Contact Michael Nishimura at
mnishimura@gepark.org with questions.

Please note, Monday Miles will not be held on Labor Day.


Stay & Play Open Gym

Children (preschool or younger) can stay active and play in the Spring Avenue Gymnastics Center. This safe and fun environment is the perfect spot for your child to interact with you and other peers. Space is limited to the first 30 participants. Children must be accompanied and supervised by an adult. Please pay inside the Gymnastics Center. For questions, contact Clint Babicz at cbabicz@gepark.org.

Day: Fridays
Dates: June 3 to August 26
Time: 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
R/NR Drop-in Fee: $5/$8

Day: Tuesday & Fridays
Dates: August 30 to December 13
Time: 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
R/NR Drop-in Fee: $5/$8

Friday Night Senior Bingo

Ages 55 and up
Let’s get together for bingo! Join us Friday evenings from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Ackerman Sports & Fitness Center for Friday Night Senior Bingo. Enjoy several rounds of bingo while socializing with the community. Prizes will be awarded each night, including a grand prize at the end of the last game. $1 per card. For questions, please contact Brad Thomas at bthomas@gepark.org.


Donuts & Bingo

Ages 55 and up
Play bingo at Main Street Recreation Center on the 2nd Thursday of each month. Visit with friends over coffee and donuts while playing everyone’s favorite game. Bingo will be free to play, and games will start at 10:30 a.m. One bingo card per participant. Coffee, donuts, and bingo cards will be provided, and prizes will be awarded to winners. Offered in partnership with Glen Ellyn Public Library. For questions, please contact David MacDonald at dmacdonald@gepark.org


Storytime in the Park

Glen Ellyn Public Library

All ages
Come out to your favorite neighborhood parks for songs, rhymes, and stories. This program is designed for children and their grownups. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs are not allowed. In case of inclement weather, please check the Glen Ellyn Public Library social media for updates. Contact the Glen Ellyn Public Library at (630) 790-6731 for more details.

Danby Park
Day: Tuesdays
Dates: September 6 to October 25
Time: 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Village Green Park
Day: Wednesdays
Dates: September 7 to October 26
Time: 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.


PJ Storytime in the Park

Glen Ellyn Public Library

Enjoy songs, rhymes, and stories in the park before bedtime. Don’t forget to bring a blanket and bug spray. Drop offs are not allowed. In case of inclement weather, updates will be posted on the Glen Ellyn Public Library’s social media pages. Call the Glen Ellyn Public Library at (630) 790-6731 for more details.

Dates: September 21 and October 19
Time: 7 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Location: Lake Ellyn Park