Ages 55+

Private Swim Lessons for Kids & Adults

We add lessons monthly!
Age 3+

Next session begins in April and goes through May and June. 

We have custom private and private swim classes. Custom Private Swim Classes allow you to schedule based on your own time. Private Swim classes follow a set Park District schedule.

Join the Bike Club!

The Carol Stream Parks Foundation bike club accommodates all skill groups. Each bike ride leaves from the Simkus Recreation Center the second Thursday of the month at 6pm and the fourth Saturday of the month at 9am. Bike Club rides twice a month, May through October. Bike rides are led by one of our guides. All proceeds go to the Carol Stream Parks Foundation.

Ballroom Dancing

Apr 15 - May 20 - in progress
May 27 - Jul 1
Ages 18+

Master the basics of the Waltz and Foxtrot. Get ready to hit the dance floor with confidence after this energy-packed class.

Learn to Play Instruments 

New sessions begin in May & June. Sign up today!

A professional playing instructor guides musicians from beginning to advanced playing in these private, virtual 30-minute lessons.

Piano - ages 6+
Guitar - ages 6+
Drums - ages 7+
Ukulele - ages 6+
Clarinet & Saxophone - ages 10+

Virtual Musical Instrument Lessons

May 1 - 22
Jun 1 -22

Ages 6+ Guitar, Piano
Ages 7 + Drums
Ages 10+ Clarinet & Saxophone

Fencing - Advanced

May 5 - 26
Ages 8+

Fencing develops coordination, builds strength, speed and endurance, requires good sportsmanship and builds quick decision making skills. 

Crafts with Casie
VIRTUAL Aromatherapy Candle Making

May 17
Ages 18+

Master the art of candle making to add warmth, scent, and ambiance to your home or to create unique gifts.


May 18
Jun 1
Jun 15
Jun 29

Zentangles are a type of “doodle art.” Made up of repeating or structured patterns and textures, they increase your focus while ramping up your creative abilities. Join with a friend and enjoy a relaxing day of coloring and drawing while sipping on a cup of coffee!

Summer Bark-B-Q

May 22
Ages 18+

Enjoy some summer fun with your favorite four-legged friend at the Bark Park! Registration includes picnic lunch, games and treats for dogs. Additional refreshments available for purchase.

Dogs must be leashed at all times.

Proof of rabies vaccination due at time of registration. Registration must be done in person, not online. Fee is per dog.

Face coverings and social distancing required.

Registration closes May 19.

Salsa Dancing

May 26 - Jun 30
Ages 18+

Learn basic salsa patterns; both the dance and music are fun and energetic. Perfect for singles or couples.

Swing Dancing

May 27 -Jul 1
Ages 18+

Learn how to dance Swing with ease and confidence. Basic lead and follow techniques are covered in addition to many popular patterns.


Jun 2 - Jul 7 
Ages 18+

Discover the equestrian world with beginning riding lessons and experience in horse handling, grooming and tacking.

Forever Young Walking Club

Jun 5 - 26
Ages 55+

Join the Forever Young Walking Club as we hit the trails, socialize, and enjoy the great outdoors! Each week, we walk the paths of different Carol Stream parks. Walk lengths vary between 1 and 2 miles. Dress for the weather, wear comfortable shoes, and we'll see you on the trails! Masks and social distancing required.

Forever Young - Parking Lot Bingo

Jun 16

Join us for Parking Lot Bingo! Players receive a goody bag, 10 bingo cards for play, and the chance to win exciting prizes! Each registered participant receives a raffle ticket for the door prize. Designated parking spots marked for the event, feel free to play from your car or bring chairs to enjoy the sunshine!

Pre-registration required. Register by June 14.

Location: Armstrong Park South Parking Lot (391 Illini Drive).

Adult Pickleball League

Jun 17 - Jul 29
Ages 18+

Season consists of 6 games followed by a tournament. Games are self-officiated.

Father's Day Fishing Derby

Jun 20
8:30 - 11 am

Start Father's Day off right by bringing Dad to the annual Fishing Derby at Bierman Park. Enjoy a light breakfast by the pond and try to catch the 'big one'. Prizes to be awarded to participants who catch the largest fish in each of the age categories (including dads!). Bring your own fishing poles, bait and hooks. Catch and release is to be practiced.

Check in begins at 8:00am, fishing concludes at 11:00am. Due to COVID guidelines award ceremony may be livestreamed.

All participants must register. There is no fee for fathers.