33325 N. Sears Boulevard, Wildwood, IL 60030 - Phone (847) 223-7275
GO WILDWOOD KICKOFF EVENT
Location: Willow Point Park
Date: Saturday, May 15th
The Wildwood Park District is excited to start our new GO Wildwood Program as a part of the countywide program, GO Lake County. The initiative is designed to highlight those programs that promote health and wellness. This event is our kickoff to Go Wildwood for Summer 2021. We will begin the kickoff event in Willow Point Park with entertainment and refreshments and the event will end with a mile long walk around the park. The first 20 participants will receive a free t-shirt. Please see the GO WILDWOOD page under "Programs" for more information and Walking Club dates.
Gages Lake Conservation Committee
15th Annual Carp Fishing Derby
Location: Willow Point Park Pavilion
Date: Saturday, June 5
The Carp Fishing Derby is sponsored by Gages Lake Conservation Committee and the Gagewood Lions Club in cooperation with Wildwood Park District. An Illinois Fishing License is required.
Registration will take place at the Willow Point Park Pavilion. Some fishing poles will be available for use or you may bring your own. Basic fishing instruction will be provided for beginners. All ages are welcome, but children must be supervised by an adult. Prizes will be awarded for each age group.
MOVIE IN THE PARK
Location: Rule Park
Date: Friday, June 11th
Fee: $2R/$4NR Children 12 & Under Free
Class ID: 2127.00.03
Come out to Rule Park and enjoy a movie in the park! The bounce house and concessions will open at 7:30pm and the movie will begin at 8:45pm. Snacks and beverages will be available for purchase. Bring blankets, chairs, and bug spray! In case of severe weather, the reschedule date is Friday, June 18th.
Location: Rule Park
Date: Friday, July 23-24
Fee: $12R/$14NR per person
Class ID: 2127.13.01
Bring out the family for a night under the stars! Enjoy stargazing and games at our campout at Rule Park. Families will come, set up camp, play games, and spend the night. Snacks will be provided in the evening and on the morning of the 24th. Preregistration is required by
Friday, July 16th. In case of severe weather, the reschedule date is July 30.
NATIONAL NIGHT OUT
Date:Tuesday, August 3rd
Designated starting points: Willow Point Park Pavilion
Pebble Beach Park entrance
Old Plank Park
Join the Wildwood Park District in a communitywide event designed to prevent crime in the neighborhood. This is a national event where hundreds of communities take to the streets in an effort to promote safety and crime prevention. Residents are asked to meet at a designated park at 4:45pm. Groups will then walk to Rule Park, 33325 N. Sears Blvd., for snacks and live music.
PADDLE THE LAKE
Location: Valley Lake South
Date: Sunday, August 22
Class ID: 2127.24.01
Paddle the Lake is a day full of friendly competitions including a boat regatta, kayak race, paddle boat race, and a paddleboard race. To participate in the boat regatta and receive a rule sheet, please preregister by Friday, August 13th. Refreshments and treats will be provided during the day’s events.
PARK APPRECIATION DAY
Location: Twin Lakes Park
Date: Saturday, May 1st
Join the Wildwood Park District team in improving/cleaning up our parks! On this day, we will come together to make our parks cleaner and more enjoyable. We will begin at 9:00am, bring gloves and garden tools. At 12:00pm we will serve refreshments at Twin Lakes Park to follow.