• Summer Programs Open Now!

    Summer Programs Open Now!

    Whether you enjoy swimming, tennis, or a walk in the park, we have a program that you will enjoy. If dancing is your child's passion, try one of our dance classes! Your child likes sports? We have plenty of sports camps and athletic programs! Interested in day camps? We offer summer camps for kids ages 2 through 13, and with our flexible schedules, we are sure to be able to accommodate your family's busy schedule! We have something for everyone! Read More
  • Summer Day Camp

    Summer Day Camp

    Sunshine, swimming, crafts, games and lifelong memories are just a few words to describe the Butterfield Park District camp experience. Counselors plan exciting activities for campers specific to their age group. Field Trips, Yoga, Swimming and Friday Fun Day will take place each week. Each camper will be provided with a t-shirt. Our goal is to make sure all campers have a great time, while staying safe under quality supervision! Read More
  • Affordable Sports Programs!

    Affordable Sports Programs!

    That's right! Looking for a sports programs that won't break the bank? Look no further! This summer we are offering a wide variety of one week sports camps and programs for kids in grades kindergarten through 5th! $30 is all you will pay EIGHT of these programs! Programs will be offered at Kensington Park, Hoffman Park and the Recreation and Aquatic center. Soccer, basketball, floor hockey and so much more! Read More
  • Camp For Tots!

    Camp For Tots!

    Preschool children ages 3-5 will enjoy a fun introduction to summer camp this summer at the Butterfield Park District. Camp Super Tot is held on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 9:00 - noon. Each camp session is instructed by our Early Childhood teachers. Staff is highly attuned to the insecurities of small children who may be going to camp for the first time. Arts and crafts, games, stories, songs, outdoor play, and snack make up the activities each day. Read More
  • Karate'


    Master Espiritu, 9th degree black belt, three time All-Phillipines National Champion, and Illinois Forms Champion is our Head Instructor, and provides a program that follows the time honored traditions of Karate'. Call 630-858-2229 for class dates, times and enrollment information.
  • Early Childhood Education

    Early Childhood Education

    Starting December 4th Accepting Fall 2018-2019 Registrations! Register Early. Classes fill quickly. 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
  • 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
  • 2018 Holiday Craft Fair and Marktet

    2018 Holiday Craft Fair and Marktet

    Join us in supporting local crafters and business. We hope to see you at our second annual craft fair and market. We still have booths available! Contact Sara June at 630-858-2229 for more information. 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

Nov 29 2017



 A Glen Briar Phase 2 render

In the coming weeks the Butterfield Park District will undertake the task of removing a large quantity of non-native and invasive plant species from approximately 2.24 acres of land between Glenbriar Park and the Rt. 53 & Rt. 56 Corner lot. As we begin to manage this land you may notice a dramatic change in the appearance of the area. The area is overrun with unwanted plant species that are not native to our ecosystem and invasive. We are completing this  as  part of phase one in the expansion of Glenbriar Park and the creation of a beautiful addition to our community.

Invasive plants that have been unmanaged in this way devastate recreational opportunities and diminish property values by being unusable. But more importantly, they are extremely destructive to our environment. The beauty, biological diversity, and usability of this area is lost due to lack of sound management. The species present in the area such as Honeysuckle (Lonicera maackii), Buckthorn (Rhamnus cathartica), Teasel (Dipsacus fullonum), and Mulberry (Morus alba) crowd-out and out-compete native vegetation for light and nutrients.  Further, these species are allelopathic – meaning they release chemical compounds which inhibit the growth of other plants. Other species such as White Oak (Quercus alba), Black Walnut (Juglans nigra), and Hackberry (Celtis Occidentalis) will be marked and remain to thrive.

Please pardon our dust and inconvenience as we prepare the area for future development . Be assured that we will keep as many of the strong healthy trees as possible as we create a beautiful new recreational experience for our community. Please keep these environmental factors in mind as you see the changes we are making to develop this new park, as well as when you visit any of our  park’s native areas.