• 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
  • 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

    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
  • Daddy Daughter Soiree

    Join us for an enchanted evening. Dads, Uncles, and Grandpa's are all invited to dance the night away at this Daddy Daughter Dance. Dinner, dancing photos and more. January 29th from 7pm-9pm... Read More
  • RecKids

    Now accepting applications for the 2015-2016 school year for Rec Kids Before and After for School program for District 89 and Butterfield Elementary School. We offer programs 5 days a week, from 7:00 am - 8:30 am, and from 3:15 pm - 6:00 pm. We also offer No School Day camps. Registration is limited. Enroll early. Read More
  • 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

    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
  • Camps for Tots

    Preschool children ages 3-6 will enjoy a fun introduction to summer camp this summer. Camp Super Tot is held on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9:00-noon. The camp has a staff ratio of 1/6 and is limited to 20 children. Enroll Early. Sessions fill quickly. 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
  • Teen

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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Teen programs are designed for middle school aged children and older, and include athletic, fitness and karate programs. Knowing teens are beginning to develop a social life, we offer safe, age appropriate social gatherings; Zoo Lights, A Trip to The Movies, and Tween Takeover, to mention a few. Looking for service projects to fulfill your National Honor Society requirements? We have volunteer opportunities for you.

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Fresh Topics

Aug 13 2015

Travel the World With Us!


May 13, 2016 - May 20, 2016            



Northern National Parks


Join us for a journey through some of America's

national treasures and visit the states of Utah

and Wyoming. 


January 25, 2016 - February 2, 2016


Tropical Costa Rica


Lush forests.  Stunning waterfalls.  Endless

coastlines. Whimsical topiary gardens.  Costa    

Rica is truly a slice of paradise.


October 5, 2016 - October 14, 2016  


Discover Switzerland


Set out to discover Switzerland, Austria, and

Bavaria. Travel along the shoresof Lake Geneva

to the legendary,medieval Chateau de Chillon....

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