• Touch A Truck

    Touch, feel and learn about many different trucks! Your child will find fire trucks, dump trucks, police trucks and other interesting vehicles. Don't forget to bring your camera!

    Saturday, September 5 from 10am to Noon
    Pirates' Cove Parking Lot

    Sponsored by Lou Malnati's Pizzeria

    Stop by Pirates' Cove one last time before we close for the season! It'll be open from 10am-4pm.

    Touch A Truck Slide
  • Movie Night at Pirates Cove

    Watch Disney’s A Goofy Movie on the giant outdoor screen at Pirates’ Cove on September 11! 

    Attractions will be open for fun at 6pm and the movie will begin at dusk (approximately 8:15 pm). Concessions will also be open to purchase your favorite movie snacks. Hope to see you there!

    Twilight admission rates apply. Admission is taken at the door. $8 per child / $6 for Elk Grove Residents.


    Goofy Movie Night Slide
  • Four Winds Casino Trip

    Spend the day with us at Four Winds New Buffalo on Wed, Oct 14! Located across the Indiana border in the lakeside resort town of New Buffalo, MI, Four Winds offers a uniquely designed gaming floor with a choice of nearly 3,000 slots in denominations from $.01 to $100.

    Participants must be aged 21 or older and have a valid drivers license or state photo ID to receive the bus package (Bus ride, $15 instant slot credit and up to $10 food credit).

    Four Winds Casino Trip Slide
  • Please Pardon our Dust!

    Phase I of the renovation in the Jack A. Claes Pavilion has begun! 

    The following areas are closed at this time:

    - Jumps n' Jiggles/Carousel
    - Garden Terrace Lobby & Hall

    For more information on this project, it's phases and which areas are affected please read the full article. 

    Renovation in Progress Slide
  • ACES Club Open Registration

    ACES Club is an after school recreational alternative program by the Elk Grove Park District Early Childhood program, in cooperation with School District 54, designed to service the needs of working families who children attend Link, Stevenson and Nerge schools with after school care. 

    Registration for ACES Club is currently open to all qualifying families. Please register at Al Hattendorf Center Customer Service.

    ACES Club Slide
  • Big Band Live Music Night

    Big Band Live Music Night is back! Join us for a lively evening at Garden Terrace Banquets as Switch Time Jazz group performs fun, upbeat jazz that will make you want to move to the music on the dance floor. 

    The ambiance of the banquet room is fantastic with entertainment, dancing, music, a talented band and delicious treats from Jarosch Bakery. BBLMNs are held every first Thursday from 7-9pm.

    Big Band Live Music Night Slide
  • Pioneer Day

    Join us Sunday, September 13 from 1 - 5pm for Pioneer Day on the Historical Museum grounds. This historic fun-filled afternoon features candle-making demonstrations, historical crafts and games, a petting zoo, re-enactments and various other historic demonstrations. 

    Admission is free. Visitors can also stuff and take home a scarecrow (additional fee), tour the Farmhouse and view work by local artists in the barn. 

    Pioneer Day Slide
  • Camp Out at Pirates' Cove

    Camp out with your family at Pirates' Cove for the night on Friday, September 18! 

    Beginning at 6pm, have a light dinner, play, enjoy our rides, rally around the fire pit for smores and sleep under the stars!

    Register today at customer service. Sites are limited and booking fast! Proceeds benefit the Elk Grove Park Foundation Scholarship Fund.

    Camp Out at Pirates Cove Slide
  • Fountain Square

    Fountain Square Sprayground is now open through Labor Day weekend! 

    Sprayground hours are Monday through Friday from 12:30 pm - 7:00 pm and weekends from 10:30 am to 7:00 pm.

    Fountain Square Park Slide
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