Due to the extreme popularity of the Block Party Package, their availability is limited to neighborhood block parties and public service organization events. The Block Party Package is available to Bolingbrook Residents Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day on weekends. Each block & homeowners-association is allowed to book the Block Party Package for one block party per year. Each public service organization (Bolingbrook schools, Village of Bolingbrook & DuPage Township events, 501(C) (3) organizations or Park District Partners) hosting an advertised event open to the public is allowed to book the Block Party Package for one event per year subject to providing a certificate of insurance, indicating minimum general liability limits of $1,000,000 and extending the liability insurance to the Bolingbrook Park District as an additional insured. Block Party Barricades must be rented from the Village of Bolingbrook Public Works Department for Block Party Package usage and picked up the Friday prior from 1:00-4:00 pm only.
Step 1 - Complete a Village of Bolingbrook Block Party/Open Air Public Meeting Application and complete the Bolingbrook Park District Block Party Application and return it to the Village of Bolingbrook, 375 W. Briarcliff Road or to a Bolingbrook Park District Community Center (Applications are available at Village Hall or a Park District Community Center.).
Step 2 - Please make your first, second and third choice for the trackless train and climbing wall. We will attempt to honor your first choice but due to the popularity of the Block Party Package, your second or third choice may be honored. The arrival time for the train and portable climbing wall are not guaranteed to correspond to the start time of your party due to availability. In order to qualify for the Block Party Package, 75% of the residents on your block must sign the Village of Bolingbrook Block Party/Open Air Public Meeting Form and sign the climbing wall waiver at the same time the Village of Bolingbrook Form is signed.
Step 3- Two weeks after you have turned in your Bolingbrook Park District Block Party Form and Village of Bolingbrook Block Party/Open Air Public Meeting Application, please call 630.739.1700 to confirm that the Park District has received your forms..
Step 4 - The Park District will tentatively schedule your block party package after approval from the Village of Bolingbrook
Step 5 - You will be contacted by phone to confirm your train and wall times one week prior to your party. A confirmation of the Park District Block Party Application will be mailed to you at that time..
Reservations must be made at least two weeks in advance. Requests for the Block Party Package made less than two weeks in advance may not be accommodated. All block parties must be approved by the Village of Bolingbrook. Call 630.739.1700 to learn more about this FREE service. Forms are available beginning April 1 each year at Annerino Community Center, Bolingbrook Recreation & Aquatic Complex and Bolingbrook Village Hall.
For more information, please call Chris Piasecki at (630) 783-6635.