Cary Park District  •  255 Briargate Road  •  Cary, IL 60013  •  847.639.6100  •   www.CaryPark.com
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11/25/2014
Lunch Out Group (Seniors)
Lunch location: Emmett's Brewing Company in West Dundee

Join us for lunch and great socializing at area restaurants. This is a fun and welcoming group so come with friends or come alone and enjoy a great time. Lunch is off the menu and self-pay. Transportation by Park District bus is available for $5 ($6 NR). The bus will leave the Senior Center at 11:15 am.

Advanced registration is required. Registration deadline is one week prior to event date. Refunds will not be issued after the deadline. [more]


11/27/2014
Community Center Closed
The Community Center will be closed today in honor of Thanksgiving. [more]


11/28/2014
Turkey Trot After the Feast Workout
Bring your "leftover" relatives and join us for an "after the feast" workout. Admission is $2 plus a non-perishable food item donation for the food pantry. Childcare will not be available today. [more]


12/1/2014
Beginning Line Dance
Learn beginner level line dances like the Electric slide, Cotton Eye Joe, Boot Scootin' Boogie, and many more. Cowboy boots optional.

Ages: Adults
Dates: Mondays, December 1 - 22
R/NR Fee: $20/$30
Min/Max: 6/15 [more]


12/3/2014
Visit With Santa
Santa will be visiting the Cary Park District to hear your child's wish list! Don't forget to bring your camera to caputre the memory of your child with Santa. All children must be accompanied by an adult. [more]


12/6/2014
Jaycee Park Holiday Walk Tree Decorating
Spread holiday cheer and register your group, club, troop, neighborhood, or family and decorate a tree in the holiday walk. One tree will be available for each registered group. Each group is responsible for their own decorations. Decorated trees will stay up for approximately four weeks. Registration deadline is December 3.

Ages: All ages
Time: Decorating will take place Saturday, December 7 from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Fee: $25/tree [more]


12/6/2014
Jaycee Park Holiday Walk and Tree Lighting
Kick off the holiday season and join us for the lighting of the Jaycee Park Holiday Walk! Enjoy holiday lights, visit with Santa and his live reindeer and enjoy ice skating (weather permitting), and light refreshments.
Ages: All ages
Fee: FREE! [more]


12/9/2014
Kindermusik Playdates
Not sure about taking a Kindermusik program? Try a one-day Playdate! This 30-minute music lesson will feature all the basic components of a Kindermusik class experience - singing, moving, listening, playing instruments, and group activities. The class fee includes a CD or music download card and an instrument.

Family Time Playdates
Ages: 1 month - 7 years with parent
R/NR Fee: $15/$22

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12/12/2014
Santa's Workshop
"All Aboard!" Take the train to Santa's Workshop where Santa will be waiting to hear your wish lists. A lunch buffet will be served at Santa's request. After the meal, enjoy a visit with Santa - don't forget your camera to capture the memories. Then, board the train back to Cary. Fee includes activities, meal, and train ticket.

Ages 11 & under with parent
Meet at Cary train station at 11:25 am. The train leaves the station at 11:43 am. We will travel to Duke's Alehouse and Kitchen in Crystal Lake and return to the Cary train station at approximately 2:08.

R/NR Fee: $18/$27 per person

Registration deadline is November 3. [more]


12/13/2014
Safe Sitter Babysitting Training Course
This course will provide the information and skills necessary for safe and responsible childcare in the absence of parents and guardians. Learn how to care for children, basic first aid, personal safety, injury prevention, preventing problems, behavior management, and babysitting as a business. This program will include a babysitting manual and completion card. Please bring a baby-sized doll and lunch to each class.

Ages: 11 - 15 years
Date: Saturday & Sunday, December 13 & 14
R/NR Fee: $65/$98 [more]


12/13/2014
Santa's Workshop
"All Aboard!" Take the train to Santa's Workshop where Santa will be waiting to hear your wish lists. A lunch buffet will be served at Santa's request. After the meal, enjoy a visit with Santa - don't forget your camera to capture the memories. Then, board the train back to Cary. Fee includes activities, meal, and train ticket.

Ages 11 & under with parent
Meet at Cary train station at 10:50 am. The train leaves the station at 11:08 am. We will travel to Durty Nellie's in Palatine and return to the Cary train station at approximately 1:43.

R/NR Fee: $18/$27 per person

Registration deadline is November 3. [more]


12/13/2014
Zumba Dance Party
Skip the workout and join the party! Please bring a toy donation for our toy drive.

Fee: All parties are registered events. Registration in advance is $5. Walk in are $8. A minimum of 5 registered participants are needed for the event to run. Walk-ins will be accepted. Light snacks will be served. Please bring your own water or other beverage. [more]


12/16/2014
Movie & A Meal (Seniors)
Jon with others for an afternoon matinee at the Regal Showplace 16 in Crystal Lake. Afterward, review the movie while enjoying a meal at Jameson's Charhouse. Movie selection and time will be available one week in advance. Movie and meal are self pay. Transportation by Park District bus is available for $5/$6.

Registration deadline is December 9 and refunds will not be issued after the deadline. [more]


12/22/2014
Paintball Club
Spend the afternoon with friends as we challenge teens from Wauconda, Barrington, and Crystal Lake to a friendly game of paintball. We will play at some of the best courses in the Chicagoland area. Fee includes paintball, gun/mask rental for the day, all day CO2 and premium marballizer paint per player. Lunch is on your own and transportation is provided. Wear long-sleeved shirts, gym shoes, and pants; plus bring extra water. All participants must have a signed waiver. Spots are limited so register early.

Transportation leaves from and returns to the Community Center. We will be playing at Paintball Explosion in East Dundee.

Ages: 10 - 16 years
R/NR Fee: $65/$97 [more]


12/24/2014
Community Center Holiday Hours
The Community Center will be open from 7:00 am - 12:00 pm today. [more]


12/25/2014
Community Center Closed
The Community Center is closed today. [more]


12/30/2014
Breakfast Club (Seniors)
Breakfast location: Tony's Cafe in Crystal Lake

Letís start the day off right over a delicious breakfast with friends. Participants will order off the menu and self-pay. Transportation by Park District bus is available for $5 ($6 NR). The bus will leave the Senior Center at 9:00 am sharp.

Advanced registration is required. The registration deadline is one week prior to event date and refunds will not be issued after deadline. [more]


12/31/2014
Community Center Holiday Hours
The Community Center will be open from 7:00 am - 12:00 pm today. [more]


1/1/2015
Community Center Closed
The Community Center is closed today. [more]


1/2/2015
Snow Tubing at Sunburst (Teens)
Experience the thrill of tubing down one of the 900-foot long chutes each with a 10-story drop, reaching sppeds in excess of 40 miles per hour. The fee includes three hours of tubing, transportation, and fun. We will stop to eat on the way home, please bring money for dinner.

No experience necessary, but you must be 42 inches tall. A waiver from Sunburst must be signed before we depart.

Transportation leaves from and returns to the Community Center. Registration deadline is December 19.

Ages 12 - 16 years
R/NR Fee: $40/$60
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December Power Play! Day Off Activities
December 22, 23, 26, 29, 30, and January 2
When there is a day off from school there is a fun day planned! We will keep your child safe, supervised and having fun on his or her day off from school. more

 


Winter/Spring 2015
Program Guide

Watch your mailbox for the Winter/Spring program guide packed with hundreds of things to do this season. Program guides will be delivered the week of November 17. But, you can get a sneak peek right now!

Resident registration begins December 1.
Non-resident registration begins December 8.

 

Cary Park District Preschool
Spaces Still Available for This School Year
Smiles happen at the Cary Park District Preschool! If your child is ready for preschool, consider the Cary Park District Preschool. Spaces are still available in select classes. more

 

November PlayTimes
School Newsletter

Extra! Extra! Read all about it! The PlayTimes School newsletter is now available. Read about and register for all the fun things happening this season! more

 

 

 

 

 

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