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Family Fun Activities

 

 

Resources for Families

Activities for Kids in the West and Southwest Suburbs  
 

Your Guide for All Things Kids and Family Fun   

 

 

Bartlett Nature Center in Bartlett (FREE)

Visitor center open from Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

847-608-3120

 

Creek Bend Nature Center in St. Charles (FREE)

Nature center open Monday through Thursday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from noon to 4 p.m.

630-444-3190 

 

Gail Borden Public Library 

Check website for hours at its three branches - the Main Library, the Rakow Branch and the South Elgin Branch. All offer areas for drop-in play and scheduled programs.

 

Hawthorne Hill Nature Center (FREE)

Nature center is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Fridays and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturdays 

847-531-7055 

 

Hickory Knolls Discovery Center in St. Charles (FREE)

Nature center open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday. Closed on Monday.

630-513-4399. 

 

Hulafrog Website: Local Things for Kids to Do

 

Jumps n’ Jiggles Indoor Playground and Carousel Pavilion in Elk Grove Village  (Admission Fee)

Open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

847-437-9494

 

Red Oak Nature Center in Batavia  (FREE)

Nature center open Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

630-697-1808