33325 N. Sears Boulevard, Wildwood, IL 60030 - phone (847) 223-7275
Special Events / Trips
Park Pride Day
Join the Wildwood Park District team in improving our parks! On this day, we will come together to make our parks clean and more enjoyable. We will begain at 9:00am. At 12:00pm we will serve refreshments at Rule Park.
Location: Rule Park 33325 N. Sears Blvd
Date: Saturday, May 18
Gather a team to compete in our Kickball Tournament at Willow Point Park! Teams of 6 to 10 people will battle to be crowned champions. Preregistration is required by May 24th. One team member can register their team and then send a roster to firstname.lastname@example.org. Roster sheets will be available on our website. Prizes will be awarded to the championship team.
Location: Willow Park Point
Date: Saturday, June 1
Min/Max: 4/10 teams
Class ID: 1927.12.01
Movie In The Park
Come out to Rule Park and enjoy a Dog's Way Home! 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, July 12th
Location: Rule Park
Date: Friday, June 14
Gages Lake Conservation Committee 13th Annual Carp Fishing Derby
The Carp Fishing Derby is sponsored by Gages Lake Conservation Committee in cooperation with the Wildwood Park District. An Illinois Fishing License is not 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.
Location: Willow Point Park Pavilion
Date: Saturday, June 15
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 27th. Preregistration is required by Friday, July 19th. In case of severe weather, the reschedule date is August 2nd.
Location: Rule Park
Date: Friday, July 26-27
Fee: $11R/$13NR per person
Class ID: 1927.13.01
National Night Out
Join the Wildwood Park District in a community wide 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 5:45pm. Groups will then walk to Rule Park, 33325 N. Sears Blvd, for snacks and live music.
Designated starting points:
Willow Point Park Pavilion
Pebble Beach Park entrance
Old Plank Park
Date: Tuesday, August 6
Join us for all things canine! Enjoy a variety of dog friendly vendors and give your dog a chance to mingle with friends. The event will end with a dog competition for best costume, largest dog, smallest dog, and for the dog that looks most like their owner! Dogs must have all their current shots to attend the event. If you are interested in being a vendor for Woofstock, contact the Wildwood Park District office at 847-223-7275 or email@example.com
Location: Rule Park
Date: Saturday, August 10
Paddle the Lake
Paddle the Lake is a day full of friendly competitions including a boat regatta, kayak race, paddle boat race, and a paddle board race. To participate in the boat regatta and receive a rule sheet, please preregister by Friday, August 16th. Refreshments and treats will be provided during the day's events.
Location: Valley Lake South
Date: Sunday, August 25
Class ID: 1927.24.01
As a continuation of our GO Wildwood initiative, the Walking Club will meet once a month to walk through our parks. This club will give participants the opportunity to get outside, get some exercise, and socialize with their neighbors. Each walk will be led by a Walking Club Champion. All ages are welcome, and patrons can come and go as they please. Register for each walk at least on week prior to the date. If the weather is questionable, contact the office one hour before we are scheduled to meet to ensure that we still will walk.
If you are interested in becoming a Walking Club Champion and leading our walks, contact our office at 847-223-7275 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Location: Twin Lakes Park, Meet at the playground in Twin Lakes Park.
Date: June 20
Class ID: 1926.03.01
Location: Willow Point Park, Meet at the corner of N. Woodland Terrace and N. Cove Rd.
Date: July 18
Class ID: 1926.03.02
Location: Warren Township Trail, Meet in the parking lot across from the Warren Township Food Pantry
Date: August 8
Class ID: 1926.03.03