Happy New Year and welcome, 2023! With it comes a January full of adventures – indoors and out – at the Fox Valley Park District. Check out some ideas below and be sure to check out the Events Calendar for January’s full lineup of activities.

Jump with Marshall

Everyone’s favorite firefighting Dalmatian is ready to take his shenanigans to Vaughan Athletic Center. Join us for a morning of fun with Marshall from Paw Patrol! Meet and interact with Marshall while you bounce and play in inflatable jump houses and an obstacle course. Register by Jan. 6 for a discounted rate!

When: Saturday, Jan. 7, from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Where: Vaughan Athletic Center
Ages: 3-8Y
Register online

Neon Glow Night Swim Party

Get your glow on for a night of neon at the Vaughan Athletic Center Leisure Pool. Take a night swim, splash through an inflatable obstacle course, zip down the water slides – and more! Children under 12 must be accompanied by a paying adult.

When: Saturday, Jan. 14, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where: Vaughan Athletic Center
Ages: 2Y+
Register online

Sounds on the Fox

Think summer sunsets, a wispy breeze and bare feet in the cool grass with our indoor edition of Concerts in the Park at Prisco Community Center! Bring your own beverages, snacks, lawn chairs, and blankets and enjoy “Double Brewed” –  a two-man cover band known for its acoustic favorites, along with a selection of country and classic rock. Register by Jan. 20!

When: Friday, Jan. 27, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: Prisco Community Center
Ages: 21+
Register online

Frosty Fest

Experience a true winter celebration in the elements and among a forest of natural beauty and activity at Red Oak Nature Center’s 4th annual Frosty Fest. Hike a self-guided trail like the Illuminated Snowflake Trail or Storybook Trail, and finish with a cup of hot cocoa and roasted marshmallows by the fire. All attendees must purchase a ticket for entry.

When: Saturday, Jan. 28, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Where: Red Oak Nature Center
Ages: All
Register online