Spring Egg Hunt

Please join us for our annual Spring Egg Hunt Saturday, April 13, 2019 at 12 p.m. Children ages 12 and younger are welcomed to participate. The Spring Egg Hunt will take place at 721 Engle Street Dolton, IL 60419. This event is free to the public. We ask that all participants arrive 15 minutes early to receive instructions.

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Tween Empowerment Sleepover

Please join us  April 19-20, 2019 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 a.m. for a Tween Empowerment Sleepover. This is a safe, fun, and supervised space for girls to gather in their onesie to discuss communication skills, decision making, self image, social media etiquette, cyber bulling, and educational goals.  Young ladies will enjoy inspirational movies, manicures, pizza and popcorn, a parent – daughter breakfast, and much more.  Young ladies ages 11 to 13 are welcomed to attend.

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REACH: Leadership for Girls – Entrepreneur Workshop

Please join us on Saturday, April 6, 2019 from 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. in Commissioners Building for a Entrepreneur Workshop hosted by REACH: Leadership for Girls.  Guest Speaker Latonya Williams will speak on how to train your passion and hobby into a profit.  This is a fun interactive workshop that will teach you how to own your own business.

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Buddy Guy’s Legends

Please join us for an afternoon of blues and food as we visit one of the premiere blues clubs in Chicago. $40.00 fee includes an Acoustic show featuring Eddie Taylor Jr., seated lunch, and transportation.

We will leave the Administration Office located at 721 Engle Street, Dolton, IL 60419 promptly at 10:30 a.m. and return at 3:00 p.m. on March 14, 2019.


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REACH Leadership for Girls: Hip Hop Workshop

REACH will be hosting a Hip Hop workshop featuring THE HAPPINESS CLUB on Saturday March 9, 2019 from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at the Main Field House (14700 Evers, Dolton, IL 60419).

THE HAPPINESS CLUB is a group of Chicago kids/young adults who sing, dance, rap and create original material for their sensational musical show designed to teach positive values through music.

This interactive workshop will be fun and exciting for all. Bring a friend. Please come dressed in comfortable clothes (sweats and t-shirts).

We look forward to seeing you all there.

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Daddy Daughter Dance: Enchanted Fairytale

Please join us for an enchanting evening on the dance floor as we host our annual Daddy Daughter Dance. The evening will consist of a seated dinner, games and prizes, and of course dancing. Come as your favorite princess or create your own.

Saturday, February 9, 2019 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Main Field House – Bay Room. Young ladies 16 and under are invited to attend. Couples: $20.00 / Additional: $10.00.

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Post Holiday Shopping Trip at Woodfield Mall

The holidays are over, but the post sales have just started. Please join us January 4, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. as we visit one of the largest malls in the suburban area with over 300 stores with an extensive list of designers and restaurants.  For $30.00 shoppers will receive transportation to and from the mall, a Dolton Park District trip swag bag, a Woodfield Mall shopping bag, and a brand saving passport coupons and deals book for over 80 stores.

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Senior Holiday Luncheon

Seniors are invited to spend the holidays with us at an extravagant lunch, complete with presents, holiday raffles and more.  We hope to see you on Thursday, December 13, 2018 from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Main Field House Bay Room, filled with holiday cheer. Lunch will be served at 1:00 p.m., the cost is $5.00.

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Holiday Toy Drive / Photos with Santa

On Saturday, December 15, 2018 we will be hosting our annual Photos with Santa Toy Giveaway event.  Santa and his helper will be at the park’s Shaw Recreation Center from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. taking photos and giving out toys to boys and girls 1 to 13 years of age (while supplies last).

To support this event we ask that you drop off wrapped toys to our donation box located in the Administration Building located 721 Engle Street, Dolton, IL 60419 or make monetary donations out to Dolton Park District. Including Photos with Santa as the memo.


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Reach Leadership for Girls: Daytime Pajama Party

Please join us Saturday, December 22, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the Main Field House for our Daytime Pajama Party.  Connect with other mothers and daughters in a fun atmosphere.  This will be a Pajama Party like no other, complete with breakfast, games, slime making, vision boards, toys, giveaways, and more! Mothers and daughter are invited to come in their onesies or two piece pajamas for this free event.




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