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Perry Farm Park

Pavilion
The pavilion is perfect for family gatherings and events. The 30’x50’ shelter has picnic table seating for up to 120 people. Trail access, parking lot and playground are located nearby. Electricity is included. For availability contact our office: Phone: (815) 933-9905 ext 1.
 
Large Gazebo
This 40’ diameter octagon gazebo has picnic table seating for up to 36 people. Trail access, parking lot and playground are located nearby. Electricity is included. For availability contact our office: Phone: (815) 933-9905 ext 1.

Perry Farm Permit Application PDF

Small Gazebo
Availability is on a first come first serve basis.  This 25’ diameter octagon gazebo is set by the Coyne Street pond and Bourbonnais Creek Bridge. The small gazebo does not include picnic tables or garbage cans. Due to limited parking, the site can accommodate a maximum of 50 guests. Electricity is available.   Contact our office for more information: Phone: (815) 933-9905 ext 1.

Events and Large Group Visits at Perry Farm Park
The Perry Farm Park is a perfect location for events and field trips. Picnic shelters and field space is available to rent and trails can be used for run/walk events. Any event expecting over 150 people must fill out a Special Event Permit Application. School Group field trips or rentals must fill out a School Group Permit Application. Additional fees may apply for large events. For availability contact our office: Phone: (815) 933-9905 ext 1.

Special Event Permit Application PDF

School Group Permit Application PDF

Event Helper Insurance (this link will leave the BTPD website)

What is Event Helper?
Event Helper provides a marketplace for Bourbonnais Township Park District patrons to cost-effectively purchase event-specific special event coverage through a secure and easy-to-use website. Groups requesting to use Bourbonnais Township Park District facilities and parks for certain types of events can purchase liability coverage 24/7 in minutes and any time prior to their event.
 
The process is simple (detailed steps are below):
 
Go to Event Helper at https://www.theeventhelper.com/partner/pdrma.
Complete the online form.
Pay by credit card.
The Bourbonnais Township Park District is automatically added as an additional insured and immediately receives the certificate of insurance via email.

Click here for more information on Event Helper.

Diamond Point Park

Picnic Shelter
This 20’x30’ shelter has picnic table seating for up to 36 people. A playground, volleyball courts, bags and splash pad are located nearby. Electricity is available.  Availability is on a first come first serve basis.  Contact our office for more information: Phone: (815) 933-9905 ext 1.

Whispering Willows Park

The gardens around the Whispering Willows park are not available to rent at this time due to construction projects. Please check back here for future availability. For questions please contact the Willowhaven Nature Center facility manager at: (815) 933-9905 ext 472 or by Email.



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January - April 2017

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Are the kids looking for something to do over Spring Break? Don't forget to check out our School Break Day programs that include games, activities, movies field trips and more to keep kids busy while school is out! 

The Perry Farm Park Easter Egg Extravaganza will take place at 10am on Saturday, April 8. Admission is free and don't forget to bring a basket!

Breakfast with the Bunny will be hosted at the Recreation Station on Saturday, April 8 at 8:30am. This event is designed for children ages 8 & younger and their families to visit with the Easter Bunny and his Ducky friend! Breakfast and an egg hunt are included. Seating is limited to don't forget to sign up before Saturday April 1st!

We are now accepting Daddy Daughter Dance registrations. Registration deadline is Friday, April 21, however, this program fills up fast so don't wait, register today!

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

Please note there may be potential road closures to the Willowhaven Nature Center during the months of May-July 2017. Closures will be posted here and social media as dates become available.