• 2017 FALL RECREATION GUIDE NOW AVAILABLE

    Resident Registration Begins Jul. 31
    Non-Resident Registration Begins Aug. 7
    Check back for the Interactive Guide on July 31, where residents can register online!

    CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE GUIDE!

  • july is parks & recreation month!

    Check out 31 ways to play in July!

    CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS!

  • free fishing derby on august 5

    Reel in three hours of family fun the Annual Fishing Derby at Patriots Park/Barth Pond from 9 am to noon. Prizes are awarded to the shortest and longest fish caught by each age level. The Downers Grove Moose, Rod and Gun Club and the Downers Grove Park District co-sponsor the event. 

  • The Secret garden
    august 11-13, 2017!

    Watch this heartwarming story that brings music and magic to the stage. Tickets are available online or at the Lincoln Center Registration Office, located at 935 Maple Avenue.

    $12 - Adults
    $8 - Ages 4 & under; Ages 62+

    PURCHASE TICKETS ONLINE

  • blodgett: 100 years of family history

    Exhibition opens August 9 at the Downers Grove Museum! To celebrate the 125th anniversary of the Victorian Blodgett House, this exhibit explores the history of the Blodgett family and their significant impact on Downers Grove and the United States in the 19th century.

  • DG 5 & 8 Miler on saturday, september 30

    Our annual race will now kick off Harvest Fest! Featuring a NEW 8-mile option, racers can choose to compete in the 5- or 8-mile courses both starting at the Lincoln Center and finishing at Fishel Park. Awards are given to the top finishers in the male and female age divisions. Both courses are CARA- and USATF-certified.

    CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS

  • 2017 SUmmer concert series

    Enjoy FREE live music on Tuesday evenings at 7:00 pm from May 30 (May 30 will begin at 6:00 pm) through August 29 at Veterans Memorial Pavilion in Fishel Park.

    CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS

  • Play the Downers Grove Golf Club and River Bend Golf Course in Lisle in this unique 18-hole tournament on August 20. A BBQ cookout and awards presentation will be held in the tent following the tournament.

    register ONLINE

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