In response to the changing COVID-19 circumstances, the Deer Grove Leisure Center and Wood St. Fitness will temporarily close from October 23 – November 9. This action is being taken out of an abundance of concern for the safety of our patrons and staff. The district’s virtual programs and rec-in-a-box programs will continue as scheduled. Monster Mash, scheduled for Saturday, October 24rd will continue as planned with all COVID-19 safety precautions in place. Read More

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Fischer Farm offers a variety of youth and family programs. Sign up for programs that explore nature, animals, insects, ecosystems, the night sky and more! These programs are designed to connect your child with nature. Join us this season and let your child have fun with us while experiencing something new!

Highlighted Programs

Virtual Story Time from the Nature Nook

See the Nature Nook and listen to a story that will bring you to a magical place from the comfort of your home. Animals, nature, and mythical creatures will be some of our topics we will cover. Each day we will present a story that you can enjoy while hanging out in a fort or your own bed. Tune into zoom and let our very best story tellers do the rest!

Meet the Goats

Drop by the farm and say hello to Pickles, Cookie, Ernie, and Bert! You will be able to hangout with our silly billies, give them snacks, and brush them.  Fee is $2.

Wee Whittlers

Join us at Fischer Farm to try out a new skill. Taught by a one of a kind whittler with an extraordinary imagination, you will leave with a brand new hobby. You will get a chance to work with your hands and learn to use tools to craft beautiful pieces out of wood that will be your very own. No experience is necessary, but creativity and a will to try things out of your comfort zone are a must! Techniques and craftsmanship will be taught in a one of a kind setting. You will for sure leave itching for more!

Paint & Sip Nights

Pour a glass and un»wine»d for the night. Learn to paint in a historic setting from only the best. Our class will have you leaving with a painting that is sure to fit the mood of Fischer Farm. Come on out for a date, an evening to yourself, or a gathering with old friends! This class will supply you with all your artistic needs, but you must bring your own wine.

Badge Programs & Workshops

Work towards your badges with the Bensenville Park District! Each program takes 1.5 hours and will fulfill most or all the requirements for one of the badges listed. Rates are per troop. Want to do a badge program with your troop? Contact Lisa Semetko at (630) 766-7015 x122, or lsemetko@bvilleparks.org to schedule your program today!

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