The Pool Is Now Open Weekends Only. See Hours Below. Closed Weekdays.

Pool hours 8/20, 8/21, 8/27, 8/28 are 12 - 7pm. Pool Hours 9/3, 9/4 and 9/5 are 12 - 5pm.
  • Early Childhood Education

    Early Childhood Education

    Starting Fall of 2016: More options and extended program hours!!! KinderCorral (4 and 5 year old program) and PlaySchoolers (3 and 4 year old program), now have AM and PM options available, as well as extended program hours. Enroll early. Programs fill quickly . Read More
  • RecKids


    Now accepting applications for the 2016-2017 school year for Rec Kids Before and After School program. We offer flexible schedules, homework help, healthy snacks, outdoor activities, games, and crafts. Before school participants receive a healthy breakfast. We also offer No School Day programs. Read More
  • Tinker Swiss Cottage and Garden

    Tinker Swiss Cottage and Garden

    Come tour the Tinker Swiss Home and Gardens, where time has stood still since the Victorian Era. Transportation and cost of the tour are included in the registration fee. Thursday, September 15th from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm. Code 5138.
  • Beginning Lacrosse

    Beginning Lacrosse

    Hoffman Park Beginner Lacrosse is a class designed for beginners who are looking to learn basic Lacrosse skills. This program is based on a progressive curriculum, with drills and games to further your child's understanding. Designed for children ages 7-11. Read More
  • New Dance Programs

    New Dance Programs

    Our program offers recreational classes in a variety of styles for the beginning dancer to the intermediate dancer. Girls and boys will learn balance, musicality and rhythm through dynamic, exciting and age appropriate classes as they progress to more advanced technique. Fall and Spring classes include a recital at the end of the session.
  • Active Adults

    Active Adults

    New this fall! Exciting world class adventures; trips that cover all seven continents. We continue to offer enriching local day trips, as well as adult crafts, recreational and fitness programs, and ballroom dance. Also new this fall is an Adult Social Club and early morning CRT training! Read more. We offer something for everyone. Read More
  • Volunteer & Service Hour Opportunities

    Volunteer & Service Hour Opportunities

    Looking for service hour opportunities to fulfill your National Honor Society or Key Club requirements? We can help! To see a complete list of programs for which volunteers are needed, click below. Online registration is required. Read More
  • Better Parks Through Community Participation

    Better Parks Through Community Participation

    We value your input, and we depend on you to help us plan your parks. Help us reach our goal of "Better Parks through Community Participation" by attending an Open House, or completing and returning a Public Meeting Comment Form. Click on our Park Projects tab above for more information. Your comments are always welcome and encouraged.
  • Savings for All

    Savings for All

    The Butterfield Park District "Refer a Friend" program allows both you and a friend to receive $100 off of your 2016-2017 preschool tuition or discounts on your RecKids tuition and fees. See coupon for details. For additional information contact Connie Murphy. Read More
  • Boo Bash/Fall Fest

    Boo Bash/Fall Fest

    Time to get dressed up and party before the Trick or Treating fun begins! Come Trick or Treat, eat fall treats, play games, create crafts and more! Read More
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Athletics & Fitness

Whether you are 5, or 10 or 50, we have a program for you. Our new Athletics and Fitness programs include sports leagues and clinics for children ages 6 and older. Looking for a Walk/Run club? Adult Yoga? Endurance training? We even offer recreational basketball for women and men over 40. We have programs that fit your schedule and needs.

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  • Early Childhood
  • Youth

2 - 5 year olds will love our early childhood programs. We offer an early childhood education program (The Learning Nest), athletic and tumbling programs, caregiver and tot programs, beginning dance programs (new in 2015), craft programs, summer camp and so much more. Our goal is to provide age appropriate programs that will provide your child the opportunity to have fun, make friends, and grow!

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Our youth programs are designed for children in kindergarten through 5th grade, and include a comprehensive athletic program, fitness activities, before and after school programs, no school day camps, as well as Thanksgiving Break, Winter Break, Spring Break and Summer Camps. Our youth programs support the philosophy that that strong bodies and strong minds lead to healthy children.

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Fresh Topics

Jul 31 2016

Festival of Arts and Crafts

November 19, 2017  Code 5473

Join us at the Pheasant Run Resort to experince a holiday shopping bonanza.  Some of the products which you will get to see here are fine art items, contemporary products like painting and sculptures and various other handicraft items.  You can shop at your leisure and then enjoy a quiet meal at one of the many restaurants the resort has to offer.  Transportation and entrance fees included.


Mayslake Peabody Estate

January 11, 2017  Code 5474

Come with us on a Docent guided tour of a "Restoration in Progress".  You will be able to view the Mayslake Hall, the library and solarium the say they were meant to be seen.  While there you can ask about "Peabody's Tomb and St. Innocentius".  For decades the Legend of Peabody's tomb had brought curious seekers to Mayslake to try to learn first-hand abaout the grave of Francis S. Peabody and the friars who oversay it.  We will stop for lunch after the tour.  Transportation and entrance fee are included.


Chicago Flower & Garden Show

March 22, 2017  Code 5477

The Chicago Flower & Garden Show has been Chicago's first sign of Spring since 1847.  Come join us as we shake off our Winter "blues" and put on our Spring "greens".  you will see magnificent gardens, educational workshops, cooking demos and activities.  Sit back and enjoy the ride while we take you downtown for a day of fun and excitement.

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