Rockford Park District's Atwood Center invites all ages to experience In the Outdoors, a series of free activities held one Saturday a month April 21-October 20, 2018 at 334-acre Seth B. Atwood Park. Bring the entire family for a few hours of fun experiencing and learning about nature and aspects of the park through the variety of two-hour morning, afternoon, and evening outdoor and indoor programs.
These are drop-in programs, with no registration required, however, groups of five or more are asked to phone ahead to notify staff at 815-966-8747.
April 21, 2018 - 7-9 p.m. - Batman and Robbins Experience a night hike to observe nocturnal winged creatures
May 19, 2018 - 1-3 p.m. - Prairies, Photos, and Prose Bring your camera and journal, to be inspired by nature; there’s an optional hike, or take a van ride to Atwood’s accessible South Prairie
June 16, 2018 - 1-3 p.m. - How to Train Your Viking Introduction to archery and tomahawk throwing; equipment and instruction provided. Minimum age requirements: age 5 for archery, age 7 for tomahawk.
This series is one of many free family-friendly activities offered by the Rockford Park District. More information on Atwood programs, facility rentals, and group activities and retreats is available at www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/atwood. For information on accessibility and support for visitors with disabilities, call 815-987-8800.
Directions: Atwood Center - 2685 New Milford School Rd., Rockford, IL 61109 - From Bypass 20 take Hwy 251 (11th St.) exit south. Continue on Hwy 251 (11th St.) to New Milford School Rd. Turn left (East) on New Milford School Rd.