Holiday Programs

Holiday Programs

holiday hangout

This 3 hour event includes pizza, crafts, obstacle courses in the gymnastics room, and many more fun activities.  This is the perfect opportunity to get some last minute shopping done!  You may drop off and pick up at any time.  Kids must be potty-trained.  Register by December 8th.

Tuesday, December 17:   5:30PM-8:30PM

Age: 4-12    Fee: $12R / $18NR    MIN/MAX: 6/30

holiday colorinG contest

Come one, come all and test your coloring skills! Turn in entry for judging by Sunday, December 8th. Entries will be displayed starting Monday, December 9th. Winners posted on Friday, December 13th. Pick up entry (if you want it back) by Friday, December 20th. 

Age: All    Fee: Free 

letters to santa

Write to Santa and let him know if you have been bad or good.  Santa will be accepting letters Wednesday, November 13th to Sunday, December 8th at 5:00pm.  He will write back and let children know that he received their requests.  Please make sure your address is printed clearly.  Send to*: Romeoville Recreation Department, C/O Santa, 900 West Romeo Road,  Romeoville, IL 60446 . (We will forward letters to Santa!) 

4th Grade & Under         Fee: Free

christmas cookie  decorating

Decorate Christmas Sugar Cookies while watching White Christmas. Ten cookies, frosting, pipping equipment, and sprinkles will be provided. Coffee will be served. You don't need to bring anything except yourself!

Age: 18+    Fee: $8R / $12NR    MIN/MAX: 6/30

Monday, December 16: 11:00AM-12:30PM

Winter Mugs & Root Beer Floats

Join us for a relaxing night decorating your own mug then enjoy a root beer float while watching Santa Claus. Participants are welcomed to bring a blanket and pillow for comfort.

Age: 5-12    Fee: $10R / $15NR    MIN/MAX: 7/15

Friday, December 13: 5:30PM-7:30PM

family christmas cookie decorating

Spread holiday cheer with your children decorating Christmas Sugar Cookies. Not only will you learn how to make the dough, each participant will receive 10 Christmas shaped cookies to decorate. We will be watching "Elf" while creating Christmas cheer! Fee for one includes 10 cookies, colored frosting, and sprinkles. Cookies are edible and can be taken home!

Age: 5-13    Fee: $8R / $12NR    MIN/MAX: 10/30

Tuesday, December 17 5:30PM-7:00PM

Winter Wonderland gingerbread house decorating CONTEST

Test your creativity with our inaugural Gingerbread House Decorating Contest! Open to all ages, individuals, and groups. Gingerbread Houses will be provided through registration. Decorators are allowed to add their own embellishments! Must be family-friendly. The contest will be voted on by Winter Wonderland attendees on Friday, December 6. Winner will be announced the following week. Register by November 18. Gingerbread Houses will be available for pick-up on November 22. Must drop-off Gingerbread Houses by December 4th at the Athletic & Event Center.

Age: 5+    Fee: $12    MIN/MAX: 3/50

REGISTER BY 11/18. Pick UP BY 11/22. DROP-OFF BY     12/4. VOTE 12/6.

christkindlmarket: chicago

Inspired by the Christkindlmarket in Nuremberg, Germany, which began in 1545, the Christkindlmarket Chicago brings a cherished German and European tradition with international flair and local charm to Chicago. All families welcome. Kids under 18 must be with an adult. Fee includes transportation.

Age: All    Fee: $17R / $26NR    MIN/MAX: 6/14

Monday, November 25: 10:00AM-3:00PM