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Bourbonnais Township Park District

Enriching the quality of life through recreation, education and preservation.

The Bourbonnais Township Park District has been serving the residents of Bourbonnais, Bourbonnais Township and Bradley since 1986 and is home to several community gems including Perry Farm Park, Exploration Station... a children's museum, Diamond Point Park, Willowhaven Nature Center and the Recreation Station.

Upcoming Events

Event Calendar

Unfortunately due to effects of this afternoons rain and the weather forecasted for this evening we are cancelling the A Night in Sleepy Hollow village, haunted trail and re-enactment activities for tonight, October 14th.  We thank you for your patience and understanding.

We do have a rain date!

If you had tickets for Sat October 14th, these shows will be rescheduled.
The 10:30p and 11:00p shows will be offered on FRIDAY night October 20th at 10:30p and 11:00p.

All other shows for Sat October 14th tickets will be offered on Sunday night October 22nd
BUT at an earlier time since it is a Sunday!
All shows will be 30 minutes earlier.
The 6:30p time slot will be at 6:00p
The 7:00p time slot will be at 6:30p
The 7:30p time slot will be at 7:00p
The 8:00p time slot will be at 7:30p
The 8:30p time slot will be at 8:00p
The 9:00p time slot will be at 8:30p
The 9:30p time slot will be at 9:00p
The 10:00p time slot will be at 9:30p

Tickets are non refundable due to unpredictable weather.
Please give to family or friends or resale your tickets! There has been a high demand for tickets.
We are SO sorry for the inconvenience!
The horsemen will be looking for you next weekend! Hang on to your heads....and your tickets!

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Updated Cancellation - Refund Policy
and Request Form

Our Events Calender will show all upcoming programs that are available for online registration!

Gift cards are available for all of your recreation needs.

Gift cards may be used toward:

Programs (including Camps, Preschool, and Before & After School)
Exploration Station admission & memberships
Souvenir Stop purchases (Exploration Station gift kiosk)
Diamond Point concessions
Birthday parties or Rentals at any park district facility

Activities Guide

Sept - Dec 2017

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Fishing piers at the Willowhaven Park are closed until further notice.

Looking for a Field Trip Location this fall? Check out the Willowhaven Park Nature Center's new Field Trip Guide!

Hamilton tickets are currently sold out !  Participants interested on getting on the waitlist can contact the district office at (815) 933-9905 ext 2 and get signed up at no charge to be on the waitlist. If tickets would become available, park district staff would contact participants from the waitlist to stop in and pay for tickets and to complete the registration process as spots open up.

Update: We will be hosting our Euchre Party 55+ program every Thursday at the Bourbonnais Municipal Center from 12-2:45 pm. Program is $2 / residents receive a $1 discount and pre-registration is not required.

Here isthe Herald news article about our OSLAD grant for Willowhaven Park and Nature Center.