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Your fun is our business!

Head outdoors and experience nature with a variety of programs for the entire family. The Batavia Park District partners with Red Oak Nature Center in Batavia to bring you opportunities to participate in nature programming, such as nature-themed story time, cave hikes, special earth-friendly events and more!

For more information, contact Recreation Supervisor Bethanne Guidarelli at 630-879-5235x2066 or


Ages 3+

Sunday, March 19, 9 am to 3 pm (sign up for a timeslot)

Fee: $5 per person

Join us in celebration of Maple trees and the delicious syrup we get from them! Participants will see how we identify maple trees, collect sap, and cook that sap into syrup. Each program ends with a yummy sample of this sweet treat! Purchase tickets for your preferred timeslot.

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spring into fun!

Spring is a great time get outdoors and take a brisk walk, hunt for treasure, and gather around a campfire! Do you have any questions? Please contact

2023 spring Classes, projects and events
  • Working for Wildlife
  • Earth Hour Illuminated Hike
  • April Fool's Treasure Hunt
  • Bookworm Wednesdays
  • Chill with Me
  • Grow with Me
  • Garden Glow-Up!
  • Cave Hike
  • Garlic Mustard Challenge
  • Campfire & S'mores
  • World Turtle Day

Nature Classes, Projects & Events