• Connect with the community

    The Downers Grove Park District is proud to offer community events and recreation programs that promote fun, healthy and active lifestyles to participants of all ages. Our partnerships help to generate more visibility for your brand and provide opportunities to connect with targeted audiences in the community through pre-event promotions and onsite engagement.

    viEW the 2019 SPONSORSHIP PACKet

    Summer Concert

    Tuesdays, May 28-August 20
    7 to 8:30pm (Food at 6pm)
    Fishel Park

    Enjoy free live entertainment each week with
    local food and adult beverages for purchase.
    Approximately 1,400 guests of all ages each week

    learn more about the concert series

    BBQ Bolt
    5-mile | 5K | 1-mile

    Saturday, September 7
    8am to noon
    McCollum Park

    5-mile run; 5k run; 1-mile walk;
    50-meter kids' dash
    followed by a post-race Picnic in the Park
    with BBQ, beer, festivities and kids' area!
    1,500+ participants and volunteers

    learn more about the BBQ Bolt

    Harvest Fest

    Saturday, Sept. 28
    Noon to 7pm
    Fishel Park

    Fall festival with food, beer garden, live music, craft fair and children's activities.
    2,000+ participants and volunteers

    Golf Tournaments

    Parent/Child Scramble:
    Saturday, May 11 from 2 to 6pm
    Couples Scramble:
    Saturday, July 13 from 3 to 7pm
    Downers Grove Golf Club

    75+ golfers and volunteers each tournament.
    Additional advertising opportunities are available

    become a sponsor today!

    For more information, contact Dawn Hartman, Director of Marketing & Community Engagement, at 630.960.4579 or dhartman@dgparks.org.

  • 2018 partners

    As part of our strategic plan, Downers Grove Park District seeks to create meaningful relationships that can develop potential partnership opportunities.

    Partnerships with community organizations, local businesses and other government agencies are essential for our success. Partnerships save tax dollars, help parks and recreation make life better in our community, and are the pathway to efficiency. Our goal moving forward is to secure partnerships to leverage existing resources for greater outcomes in serving you.

    Community Partners

  • Donation Requests

    Downers Grove Park District's Director of Recreation distributes and tracks all donations for complimentary coupons/passes for Park District facilities and programs. These include donation requests for: golf course, miniature golf, fitness, concessions and promotional items. Small quantities of coupons/passes are donated, upon request, to the following types of non-profit organizations and fundraising events in exchange for promoting Downers Grove District at your event:

    • School fun fairs, student incentives, school functions, etc.
    • Community agencies/organizations, neighborhood group events, churches, and other not-for-profit groups for their fundraising efforts.