Special Events

Family Bingo Night
Family event: for all ages
Join us for a themed bingo night! Dress up and come play bingo to win prizes!

R-$8/NR-$10 FAMILY OF 4: R-$24/NR-$30

1 day
525401-01 Th
6-7:30 pm

Park Passport 2021
Age 3 & up
Are you ready to take a trip across Wilmette this June? Pick up your Park Passport at the Community Recreation Center's front desk and follow the map to visit each park across Wilmette! When finished, bring the completed booklet back to the Community Recreation Center for a chance to win a Village of Wilmette Restaurant Gift Card! Each booklet will include a special stamp.


1 month
525359-02 June any time 6/1-6/30

Ice Cream Social
Family event: for all ages
"It's cool spending time with you." Come play in the park and enjoy a tasty ice cream treat!

R-$4/NR-$6 FAMILY OF 4: R-$14/NR-$18

1 day
525403-01 Th
6-7 pm

Recycled Boat Race
Family event: for all ages
Put together a "crew" of your friends and family and create a recycled boat to race! We will have a boat-making workshop, and then we race our boats!


1 day
525405-01 Su 8-10 am

Community Beach Clean-Up
Age 5 & up
Join us in the morning to give back a little to your beaches. Make the shoreline sparkle for all to enjoy! Remember to bring a water and sunscreen.


1 day
525359-03 Sa 8-10 am 7/24

SUP 'n Brunch: Paddleboard Yoga & Brunch
Age 21 & up
Start your morning with a peaceful stand-up paddleboard yoga class on the water, followed by a delicious brunch, all on the beautiful shores of Lake Michigan.


1 day
525404-01 Su 8-10 am
525404-02 Su 8-10 am 8/8

Smores, Swimming and Stories!
Family event: for all ages
Celebrate National S'mores Day at Gillson Beach! Our very own Ms. Wendy will lead a series of campfire songs while you build the stickiest and gooiest s'more ever. You can also enjoy an evening swim!

R-$10/NR-$13 FAMILY OF 4: R-$38/NR-$43

1 day
525402-01 Tu
6-7:30 pm