Search Our Site!

Home > City Departments > Parks & Recreation > Special Events
Parks & Recreation

Parks and Recreation Special Events

The United City of Yorkville Parks and Recreation Department is active in sponsoring several special events throughout the year for the enjoyment of Yorkville residents and surrounding communities. Join us for one, two or all of the many activities in the city of Yorkville. There are months of fun in Yorkville for you and your family. For more information on any of these events, please call the Recreation Office at 630.553.4357. Enjoy!



Art in City Hall
January – December, Mon. - Fri., 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
United City of Yorkville City Hall, 800 Game Farm Road, Yorkville

Artists are currently needed for the Art in City Hall Program. All artwork is exhibited in Yorkville's City Hall Council Chambers. Exhibits are free to artists and residents. For more information, or if you are an artist and would like to exhibit your artwork, please call 630-553-4350 or inquire via e-mail to Free.



New!! - 2014 / 2015 Winter Catalog


Online Registration Information or go to the on-line registration website at:



Register Now for Parker’s Playtime Preschool 2015-2016 School Year                                                    Registration has begun for the Parker’s Playtime Preschool 2015-2016 school year and classes are filling up! Preschool and Jr Kindergarten programs are available for children ages 3-5 (by September 1, 2015) and is located at 201 W Hydraulic Ave, Yorkville. For class times, prices, and a registration form please refer to our website at: or call 630-553-4357 to set up a tour and for more information.

Ready, Set, Go!

The Yorkville Recreation Department is offering a new session of Ready, Set, Go! Ready, Set, Go is a program designed to introduce children ages 2-3 to the daily and weekly routine of preschool with activities that are adapted to meet the needs of this younger age group! Sessions will run on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:00 – 10:30am. Price is $75 for residents and $85 for nonresidents. For more information or to register please call 630-553-4357 or log online at



Spring Youth Soccer Registration Begins Monday February 2                                                                     Play soccer with the Yorkville Parks & Recreation Department this spring! Registration for youth leagues begins on Monday, February 2 and will last until Friday, February 13. Divisions that will be offered include Pre-K / Kindergarten, 1st/2nd Grade, 3rd/4th Grade, 5th/6th Grade, and 7th/8th Grade; each division is co-ed. Registration is $65-$100 depending on your child’s grade and residency status. You can register by calling the recreation office at 630-553-4357, by visiting the recreation office in person (201 W. Hydraulic Avenue – Yorkville), or online at

Coed and Men’s Summer Softball Leagues                                                                                                      Looking to play softball this summer? The Yorkville Parks & Recreation Department will begin registration for both a Men’s and Co-Ed Softball Leagues beginning Monday, February 2. Registration will last until Friday, April 10 and is $725 per team. Each league will feature a 14 game schedule (Double-Header format) with games being played from 6:15pm-10:15pm. Both leagues are USSSA sanctioned. Games will begin the last week of April. Please call the Yorkville Parks & Recreation office at 630-553-4357 for more information. You can register by calling the Recreation Administration Office or by visiting the Recreation Administration Office in person (201 W. Hydraulic Avenue – Yorkville)

2-Ball Competition - Friday Feb. 6                                                                                                                     

Show off your basketball shooting skills on a 2-person team while competing against your peers!                       This is a free event sponsored by the Yorkville Parks & Recreation Department.                                                                                                                                                                    DATE: Friday, February 6, 2015
TIME: 5:45pm (K-2nd grade–8ft. hoops)
6:30pm (3rd-5th grade)
6:30pm (6th–8th grade)

WHERE: Bristol Bay Elementary School (427 Bristol Bay Dr. - Yorkville)

DIVISIONS: Boys, Girls, Co-Ed and Adult/Child

REGISTRATION: Day of registration begins at:

5:00pm for K-2nd

5:45pm for 3rd–8th grades



Easter Breakfast & Egg Hunt
Join the Yorkville Parks and Recreation Department and Senior Services for
this fun, family event! Families will eat breakfast with the Easter Bunny,
create crafts, play games, and then at 9:00am hunt for Easter Eggs! The Egg
Hunt will be held outside, so please dress appropriately. The cost is $5 a
person and includes breakfast, activities, and the egg hunt. Contact the
Yorkville Parks and Recreation Department for more information or to
Saturday, March 21; 8:00-10:00am
Beecher Community Center (908 Game Farm Rd, Yorkville)



PeppeRuni 5k Run/Walk

Sunday April 26, 2015

Hosted and Sponsored by Rosati's Pizza

Race starts and ends at Rosati's Pizza

1985 Marketview Dr, Yorkville, IL

Sunday, April 27, 2014


Race Begins: 9am

Entry Fees: 5K Run/Walk

$25 pre-registration / $30 race day

Awards given for individual winners. Awards will consit of:


Free Slice of Pizza for every runner

 Top Overall Men & Women - Free Pizza for a Year

 Top Runner in each age group/ category - Free Large Pizza


Pre-registration packet pick-up is on Saturday, April 25, 2015

at Rosati's Pizza from 10am - Noon 

Registration Form 

Race Route




Summer Catalog

Summer Catalog will be delivered the week of April 27

Resident Registration beings Monday May 6

Non-Resident Registration begins Monday May 13



United City of Yorkville Golf Outing

Friday May 29, 2015