Due to a power outage, the Alcott Center will be closed until Monday. The phone system is also down.  Email is the best way to get in touch with any staff member.

Online Activites

While the Park District is closed, and the entire community is confined to their homes during this pandemic, we want to provide the community with opportunities for fun and relaxation.  Below are links to some things that our staff has created or found online; and, we encourage you to visit our Facebook page for opportunities to engage with others.

Virtual Programs Catalog - June

Alcott Center

Magic Tricks

Preschool Boredom Busters

Indoor Scavenger Hunt

Spring Bingo

Online Karate Classes

Kid Rock

Tips For Seniors

Cooking Activities

Virtual Bingo
Wednesdays from 1 - 2 pm
Access Code: 583-207-405 

All Start Sports Activities 

Rocket League E-Sports Tournament

Parks To Kids Day
Our Buffalo Grove Kids to Parks Day may have been canceled; but, you can bring the outdoors to your own backyard today in a national celebration of Parks to Kids Day!  Take a virtual tour with National Park Trust, and discover the wonders of our national parks. Additionally, there are numerous family activities with Buddy Bison for you to explore. Check it all out here at https://kidstoparks.parktrust.org/ #theparksareyours #parkstokidsday #nrpa

Raupp Museum

Make a Kite Instructions - Make a Kite Template

Make a Clothespin Butterfly

Make a Squawking Chicken

Chicago History and The Suburbs - (video on You Tube)

Plant and Animal Adaptation

Weave A Bookmark

World War II

Make a Cornhusk Doll

A Child's Life 100 Years Ago

Dyeing Eggs 

Tiny Traders

Buffalo Grove Then and Now

Making Butter

Beaded Suncatcher

Rufus Tours The Museum

Archaeology Adventure


Fitness Center


Virtual Group Exercise Schedule Effective April 20

Fitness Bingo


Golf Dome

Instructional Videos With Todd Sones

Make Your Practice Beneficial

Your Hips Have To Set, Then They Can Clear

The Secret To Hitting Solid Irons and Chips

Stop Scooping The Ball and Start Trapping It 

Maximize Your Power With Control 


Community Arts Center

For a variety of online activities, follow Big Deal Productions on Facebook and Instagram, and Studio 83 Dance Academy on Facebook and Instagram.


Park Tours

5 National Parks

Chicago Botanic Garden