Special Events

Scarecrow Adventure Trail!

October 10-18, 2020
Central Park

Come walk the Central Park trail and see the Channahon scarecrows in their natural habitat. Enjoy the creativity of local scout groups, businesses, and families as they helped to make our Central Park trail festive for fall!

Build your own scarecrow!
Take part in the new Scarecrow Adventure by sponsoring and building a scarecrow with your family, friends, business partner, scout group, club or team mates along the trail at Central Park.

For a fee of $10 you will be assigned a frame location along the Central Park trail. Straw will be available for your scarecrow construction. You supply the creativity and décor to make your scarecrow festive. Please keep all content “Family Friendly”

Scarecrow construction: Thursday, October 8 and Friday, October 9 ● 9 AM-Dusk
Décor will not be held for return.


Channahon Park District’s Week of Giving – November 16-21

All Ages Welcome
The Channahon Park District would like to invite the members of our community to participate in our Week of Giving as we extend a helping hand this holiday season and offer a variety of ways to give back.

Location: Donation boxes will be available all week long at Arrowhead Community Center and Heritage Crossing Field House

Monday Munchies – November 16
Non-perishable food items such as canned goods and boxed food items will be collected local Micro-Pantries. Please check the expiration date before making your donation.

Toiletry Tuesday – November 17
We will collect toiletries such as toothpaste, toothbrushes, deodorant, etc. Items for babies are always welcome! These items help families at the Ronald McDonald House feel at home while they are focusing on the child’s health.

Winter Wednesday – November 18
We will collect all things needed for keeping warm in the winter months including winter coats, mittens/gloves, scarves, hats, snow pants, boots, blankets and sweaters. All items will be donated to Chanooka Wish.

Pop Tab Thursday – November 19
Start saving your pop tabs and we’ll donate them to the Ronald McDonald House.

Furry Friend Friday – November 20 – NEW!
Next we will be giving back to our furry friends at the Will and Grundy County Animal Controls. The ultimate gift would be a home for the holidays, but dry and canned food, treats, kitty litter, and toys are a big help.

Smile and Laugh SaturdayNovember 21
End the week with new blankets, toys and games for the families of the Ronald McDonald House! These items will help bring comfort and a moment of calm to the families staying there. (Blankets can be any size and all material types are welcome).


Santa’s Mailbox

December 1-10
Arrowhead Community Center
Santa’s elves will install a mailbox at Arrowhead Community Center December 1-10. Santa has informed the park district that he will write back to all children that put a letter into this mailbox. His only request is that all children include a self-addressed stamped envelope.


Winter Wonderland – NEW Location!

Saturday, December 12
Arrowhead Community Center/Central Park

Pick a time to register for this free event:
9-10:40 AM OR 11 AM-12:40 PM

Kick off the winter season with us celebrating all things winter. There will be Winter Bingo, cookie decorating, hot chocolate, hayrides, crafts, and winter tales with a professional storyteller. Please register for a timeslot and be on time. All guests will be given a scheduled passport to follow through the activities to ensure safety and distancing.

Thank you KRUSINSKI CONSTRUCTION COMPANY and Three Rivers Public Library District for their support of our first ever Family Drive In Movie July 29 at The Bluffs!

Krusinski Construction Company

Three Rivers Library


Six Flags Great America/Hurricane Harbor Ticket Program

The Channahon Park District offers discounted tickets for the residents to Six Flags Great America at Arrowhead Community Center and Heritage Crossing Field House. Enjoy everything about Six Flags without paying the full ticket price. Tickets are good any day the park is open to the general public (not to private events) –throughout Fright Fest. Hurricane Harbor tickets can be purchased on site.

One day tickets:
Our Price: $54
Gate Price: $79.99
SAVINGS: $25.99

New! Now you can purchase season passes at Arrowhead Community Center for $86

One Day dining Pass
includes one lunch, one dinner, one snack for $33

Show your Parks and Recreation Appreciation
June 27-July 5 (Tickets only valid any one of the nine days for only $40.00 per person)

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