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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. This location in near our restroom facilities and is perfect for a birthday or small family gathering.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. Insurance would be required for events that have run/walks, live music, bounce houses or inflatable attractions and other athletic or high risk activities.
 
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 game 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.

Willowhaven 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 catch and release fishing pond are located nearby. Port-a-potty restrooms available. Electricity is included. For availability contact our office: Phone: (815) 933-9905 ext 472.


 
Amphitheatre
This new outdoor amphitheatre has grass and large stone seating for approx. 150 people. Trail access, parking lot and playground are located nearby. Electricity is included. For availability contact our office: Phone: (815) 933-9905 ext 472.

Willowhaven Park Rental Application PDF

For questions on Willowhaven outdoor rental locations, please contact the Willowhaven Nature Center facility manager at: (815) 933-9905 ext 472 or by Email.



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LEGAL NOTICE

NOTICE OF AVAILABILITY OF AUDIT REPORT OF THE BOURBONNAIS TOWNSHIP PARK DISTRICT

Bourbonnais Township Park District hereby provides public notice that an audit of its funds for the fiscal period of May 1, 2016 through April 30, 2017 has been completed by the accounting firm of Groskruetz, Schmidt, Abraham, Eshleman & Gerretse LLC, and that a copy of such audit dated November 17, 2017 has been filed with the County Clerk of Kankakee, in accordance with 30 ILCS 15/0.01. The full report of the audit is available for public inspection at the administrative office of the Park District, 459 N. Kennedy Drive, Bourbonnais, IL 60914 during regular business hours 8:30 am until 5:00 pm Monday through Friday. The report is also available on the park district’s website www.btpd.org
  

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

Update: We will be hosting our Euchre Party 55+ program every Tuesday & 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 & Nature Center.