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posted: 7/3/2014 7:26 AM

Splash over to Schaumburg Park District to celebrate Aquatics Appreciation Week

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  • Kids party with one of the costumed characters at last year's Aquatics Week events at Bock Pool.Schaumburg Park District

      Kids party with one of the costumed characters at last year's Aquatics Week events at Bock Pool.Schaumburg Park District

 
Schaumburg Park District

Dive into Aquatics Appreciation Week with splash-tastic activities throughout the District including Wild, Wild West, pirates, tropical themes and more!

The free activities will be held at multiple Schaumburg Park District locations from 1 to 4 p.m., July 14 to 18.

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• July 14- Become a pirate at Volkening Lake. Canoes, paddle boats and kayaks are available for rent. There will be free treats for children and rental fees are $10 per hour or $5 per half-hour.

• July 15- Tropical Tuesday at the Water Works. The pool will be transformed into a luau paradise where children will enjoy free themed games and treat. Daily use fee for youth is $5 for residents and $7 for non-residents. Daily use fee for adults is $7 for residents and $9 for non-residents.

• July 16- Become a cowboy or cowgirl at Meineke Pool. This event will feature free treats and games for children. Daily use fee for youth is $4 for residents and $5 for non-residents. Daily use fee for adults is $5 for residents and $6 for non-residents.

• July 17- Tropical Treasure Thursday at Atcher Island. There will be free games and treats for children. Daily use fee for youth is $5 for residents and $7 for non-residents. Daily use fee for adults is $7 for residents and $9 for non-residents.

-The party at Atcher Island and Park will continue from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at a summer picnic. Families will enjoy a moon bounce, carnival games, face painting, music and barbecue. Admission is $2. Food will be available for purchase. Cost is $3 for a hot dog or brat, chips and a drink.

• July 18- Bock Disco Day at Bock Pool. Children will chill out with groovy games and funky fun. Daily use fee for youth is $4 for residents and $5 for non-residents. Daily use fee for adults is $5 for residents and $6 for non-residents.

"The kids absolutely love the pirate day at Volkening Lake," said Assistant Aquatics Supervisor Stacy Johnson. "They go on a huge treasure hunt with a treasure map and even have a pirate sword fight. It's one of my favorites too!"

For more information, call (847) 490-7015 or visit www.parkfun.com.

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