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Bourbonnais Township Park District

Enriching the quality of life through recreation, education and preservation.

‚ÄčThe Bourbonnais Township Park District has been serving the residents of Bourbonnais, Bourbonnais Township and Bradley since 1986 and is home to several community gems including Perry Farm Park, Exploration Station... a children's museum, Diamond Point Park, Willowhaven Nature Center and the Recreation Station.

Upcoming Events

Event Calendar

August 26 - October 7
(map of exhibits)

Scarecrow Contest Winners!!!
Thanks to all the People's Choice voters - your $1.00 per vote added up to over $800.00 for Presence St. Mary's Breast Health Center!! Thank you!!
Thank you to the celebrity judges! They had a HUGE task! Chris Shimkus (Sweet Street), Scott Goselin (BESD #61 Superintendent), Laurie Wimberly (Village of Bourbonnais)
People's Choice 
1st Place - #25 - River Valley Special Recreation Assoc - Sport & Olympians
2nd Place - #97 - Tatro Family - LaMuerte
3rd Place - #90 - Kankakee County Training Center - Nemo with the Lucky Fin!

Business/Non-Profit Category
1st Place - #69 - Tholen's Garden Center - Ivy Tholen
2nd Place - #73 - Ahhh....Massage - Rub Me Tender
3rd Place - #104 - Kankakee County Teen Court - Scared Straight

Individual/Family Category
1st Place - #97 - Tatro Family - LaMuerte
2nd Place - #47 - Michele Gladu - Harry Scary
3rd Place - #68 - Ertl & Wilkins Family - Rumpus

School/Youth Category
1st Place - #71 - BBCHS Fall Musical Beauty & the Beast - Be Our Ghost
2nd Place - #9 - Play Palz - Crayola Man
3rd Place - #117 - Safe Harbor School - Spalding

News article on OSLAD grant

--> Updated Cancellation - Refund Policy
and Request Form

For more information, please call 815-933-9905 ext 2

Our Events Calender will show all upcoming programs that are available for online registration!

Gift cards are available for all of your recreation needs.

Gift cards may be used toward:

Programs (including Camps, Preschool, and Before & After School)
Exploration Station admission & memberships
Souvenir Stop purchases (Exploration Station gift kiosk)
Diamond Point concessions
Birthday parties or Rentals at any park district facility


Activities Guide

September - December 2016

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Open catch and release fishing is available at the Whispering Willows Park at 1451 N 4000E Road in Kankakee from dawn to dusk each day. Please remember to keep our park clean and safe.

Here isthe Herald news article about our OSLAD grant for Whispering Willows Park.