Summer Camp 2022

Summer is here! 

Enroll your child into summer camp and give them the opportunity to learn, grow, and make new friends while school is out. Daily nutritional breakfast and lunch will be provided along with daily activities, water days, and weekly field trips. Camp days are from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Need a little more time? Don’t worry we also provide before and after care with prices listed below.

Session 1: June 13th – July 8th

Session 2: July 11th – August 5th 

Residents: $300.00 (Each Session)

Non-Residents: $350.00 (Each Session)

Before Care: 7 a.m. – 9 a.m. 

Residents: $100.00 (Each Session)

Non-Residents: $140.00 (Each Session)

After Care: 3 p.m. – 6 p.m. 

Residents: $100.00 (Each Session)

Non-Residents: $140.00 (Each Session)

We also provide Extended camp following the end of Session 2: August 8th – 19th 

Residents: $150.00

Non-Residents: $175.00

For Any Questions Contact: (708) 841-2111

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Music In The Park

Come out and bring a friend to enjoy some live music! 

This free community event will be held in our various park areas so feel free to bring a chair. There will be four dates for each music in the park event with each date providing a different genre of music. From Jazz and Neo Soul to Gospel and R&B there is a genre to fit everyone’s musical pleasures! The dates for each event are as follows:

Jazz – June 5th (Main Park – 721 Engle St.)

Neo Soul – July 3rd (Blackstone Park – 146th & Blackstone)

Gospel – August 7th (Main Park – 721 Engle St.)

R&B – September 4th (Triangle Park – 154th & Greenwood)

Each event will be held from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. 

R.S.V.P. To Reserve A Seat

Vendor Space Available



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Pride Paint & Sip

Embrace your artistic side!

Celebrate Pride Month with us for a professional paint tutorial while hanging out with friends and sipping on some delicious cocktails.

Artists will have an opportunity to sale their masterpiece at Dolton Park District’s 95th Anniversary Sneaker Ball & Silent Auction.

Residents: $30

Non-Residents: $35

(Fee includes canvas and one drink ticket)

June 11th – 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. 

Main Park – Scout Building

Adjacent 715 Engle St.

Dolton, IL 60419

Cocktails Provided By: Rickey’s Mobile Bartending


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Father’s Day BBQ Grill Off

Fathers, it’s time to show off your grilling skills!

Come out and show your skills on the grill with any of the following:  Turkey|Pork|Chicken|Beef|Sauces & Dry Rubs

One grand prize winner will be announced by our panel of judges and win an amazing prize!


June 18, 2022

3 p.m. – 5 p.m. 

Main Park Southeast Side – 721 Engle St. Dolton, IL 60419

Registration accepted online, in person, and over the phone to receive official grill off rules

(708) 841-2111|


Share your skills by following us on social media using #DPDGRILLOFF

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Juneteenth Basketball Tournament

Come out and play some basketball!!

8-10 Man Roster

$5 Per Player

Registration Ends June 17th


Shaw Recreation Center – 715 Engle St. Dolton, IL

June 19, 2022


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Car Show

Do you think you have the flyest car? Sign your car up for the Car Show!

Residents are also welcome to spectate with music, food, and vendors provided. There will also be a competition with the following categories:

Best in Show

Original Custom

New Skool

Old Skool

Best Sounds

Best Paint

Car Entry: Residents: $10|Non-Residents: $15|All Spectators: Free!

Save the Date: July 16th  

Main Park – 721 Engle St. 

12 p.m. – 3 p.m. 

If you are interested in being a vendor please call: (708) 841-2111|

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Sneaker Ball & Silent Auction Fundraiser

Do you like to dress to impress? Are you a sneakerhead?

Well come out to our Emerald & Gold Sneaker Ball & Silent Auction Fundraiser with your best clothes along with your flyest sneakers to celebrate our 95th Anniversary. This event will be filled with live entertainment, cocktails, giveaways, and much more!

Tickets: $50

Save the Date: September 17th (7 p.m. – 10 p.m.)

Lester L. Long Field House – 14700 Evers, Dolton, IL 60419

For more information & to purchase tickets visit:|Call: (708) 841-2111

All Silent Auction proceeds will go towards programming, infrastructure, beautification, and community engagement.

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Adult Dodgeball

Let’s get ready for some dodgeball!!

Adult dodgeball will begin June 25th from 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. during open gym.

Shaw Recreation Center (715 Engle St.)


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16th Annual Back 2 School Extravaganza

Summer is almost over and it’s time to go back to school!

Come out and celebrate with us at our Back 2 Skool Extravaganza. This exciting extravaganza will be filled with food, entertainment, games, bookbag giveaways, school physicals, and much more! This is a free community event for all Dolton residents K-12.

August 6, 2022

Main Park – 721 Engle Engle St.

Dolton, IL 60419 

*Registration Required*

For Any Questions Call: (708) 841-2111



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Senior Appreciation Luncheon

Autumn is here, which means it is time for Dolton Park District’s Annual Senior Appreciation Luncheon.  Seniors are cordially invited to the Bay Room located at 14700 Evers, Dolton, IL 60419 on  Thursday September 15, 2022 from 12 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.  Please allow Dolton Park District to show the seniors in our community how thankful we are for them.  Join us for an afternoon of delicious treats for a luncheon to remember!

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