Special Events

Daddy Daughter Dance
A night out with your special princess awaits you at the Daddy Daughter Dance.  Dinner, dancing, food, and a lot of quality time await you.  Professional photos are provided.  This event is typically held in mid-February.

Mom and Son Night of Fun
A night out for the Mom’s and Son’s out there.  Bowling, laser tag, and pizza await you.  This event is typically held in mid-February.

Geocaching Circuit
Summer program in conjunction with the Washington Historical Society. You will find 12 sites in town that have some historical significance using your own GPS. Once you have found the 12 sites, you can bring your passport to the Washington Park District office for collectible trading cards with details about each location. 

Bunny Breakfast & Easter Egg Hunt
The Easter Bunny breakfast is held on the Saturday morning before the Egg Hunt. Continental style breakfast is served.  The Easter Bunny will be hopping around and available for pictures (bring your own camera).  After the breakfast, we host the Easter Egg Hunt in Washington Park in the Rotary Shelter area.  Separate age divisions for 0-2, 3-5, and 6 & up. 

Good Neighbor Days 5K - Join the Washington District for the Annual Good Neighbor Days 5K Run or 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk that begins in front of Five Points Washington. Awards will be presented to the top three overall male and female finishers of the 5K as well as medals to the top three male & female finishers in each age division. Registration includes an event shirt as long as shirts are available.  To sign up, or for further specific information please visit www.goodneighbordays5k.com

Amazing Race
Washington Park District’s version of the popular television show held right here in Washington.  The program is typically held in October and is for adults 18 & older.  It begins at the Washington Park District Recreational Facility.

Other special events we are involved with:

  • Disc Golf Tournament
  • Picnic in the Park
  • Back to School Bash
  • Turkey Trot
  • Breakfast with Santa

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Administrative Office

105 S. Spruce St. 
Washington, IL 61571
Phone: 309-444-9413
Fax: 309-444-3849

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