• 2017 FALL RECREATION GUIDE NOW AVAILABLE

    Resident Registration Currently Underway
    Non-Resident Registration Begins Aug. 7


    CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE GUIDE!

  • Dog days of summer

    FREE! 

    August 19 from 11 am to 3 pm

    Bring your four-legged friends to Wandschneider Park for an end-of-the-summer dog fest! Bring a picnic lunch, relax in the park and visit booths from local pet-related businesses and shelters.

  • 2017 chilympics cook-off

    The Chilympics Chili Cook-Off is back by popular demand! Enter yourself or a group to compete in this hot competition. Prizes will be awarded to the Judges' Choice and People's Choice winners.

     
    DOWNLOAD CHILYMPICS APPLICATION

  • DG 5 & 8 Miler on saturday, september 30

    Our annual race will now kick off Harvest Fest! Featuring a NEW 8-mile option, racers can choose to compete in the 5- or 8-mile courses both starting at the Lincoln Center and finishing at Fishel Park. Awards are given to the top finishers in the male and female age divisions. Both courses are CARA- and USATF-certified.

    CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS

  • 2017 SUmmer concert series

    Enjoy FREE live music on Tuesday evenings at 7:00 pm from May 30 (May 30 will begin at 6:00 pm) through August 29 at Veterans Memorial Pavilion in Fishel Park.

    CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS

  • FREE movies in the park

    Remember the Titans (PG) - August 25 at 8PM
    ALL AGES WELCOME
    Fishel Park (Rain location: Lincoln Center)

    Friday the 13th (R) - October 13 at 7PM
    AGES 21+ ONLY
    Downers Grove Golf Club

  • Sheer death auditions
    AUGUST 25 & 26!

    Ten individuals relay moments of their last day on earth...do you think you have what it takes to be the star of this show? Mark your calendar for the upcoming auditions!

    CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS

  • BLODGETT: 100 YEARS OF FAMILY HISTORY

    Celebrate the 125th anniversary of the Victorian Blodgett House! This exhibit explores the history of the Blodgett family and their significant impact on Downers Grove and the United States in the 19th century.

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