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Teens & Pre-Teens

Teens and Pre-Teens will join us on adventures with friends! Whether they are headed to a fun day riding roller coasters or headed to the waterpark, they will stay busy as they make friends and stay busy!


Our programs and camps for teens will empower them to make decisions and responsible choices, as well as model give them affordable trips with great role models!


Summer 2017


Ages 12-18
The Champaign Park District and Banks, Bridgewater & Lewis (BBL) Fine Arts Academy are teaming up to present Drumology. If you are interested in learning more about the basics of playing the drums or other musical instruments, or becoming a majorette, this is for you! Light refreshments will be served.

Friday, May 19
6:00 – 8:00 pm
Salem Church 500 E. Park Street, Champaign
Fee (R|NR): FREE!
Questions: tiffany.white@champaignparks.com or 217-398-2573



Highschool Age
Meet your Snapchat, Instagram, and other social media followers at Douglass Park for an evening of fun activities, light dinner, and contests.

Friday, June 9
6:00 – 8:00 pm
Douglass Park
Questions: tiffany.white@champaignparks.com or 217-398-2573


Knights Action Park

Ages 13-17
Enjoy a variety of games, go-karts, batting cages, and water activities at Knights Action Park in Springfield! Food and activity prices varies by attraction, so be sure to bring extra cash to enjoy them all! Visit Knights Action Park’s website for more details: knightsactionpark.com.

Saturday, June 24
10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Depart/Return Douglass Community Center
Fee (R|NR): $5 (must bring additional money for activities and food)
Questions: tiffany.white@champaignparks.com or 217-398-2573


Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park

Ages 12-17
Take a trip with us to Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park in Fishers, IN! Enjoy two hours of trampoline play which includes dodgeball, basketball, foam ball pits, and more! Participants are encouraged to bring extra money for souvenirs and snacks. Please note that an activity waiver must be signed by a parent or guardian. Waivers can be found on the Sky Zone website at skyzone.com.

Saturday, August 5
90:00 am – 5:00 pm
Depart/Return Springer Cultural Center
Fee (R|NR): $30|$0
Questions: tiffany.white@champaignparks.com or 217-398-2573


The Wonderful World Babysitting

Ages 11-15
Become the babysitter that kids beg their parents to have! This class will teach you the basics and give you the confidence to successfully take on any babysitting job. You will be trained by certified staff on skills to become a safe, fun, and nurturing sitter. Our program features basic first aid, safety, age-appropriate games, and discipline techniques.

The Champaign Park District is an accredited program site through Safe Sitter®, the only national, nonprofit organization exclusively devoted to baby-sitting. You must attend all sessions in order to complete the course and to be certified by Safe Sitter®.

Mondays, May 1 through May 22
4:00 – 5:30 pm
Springer Cultural Center
Fee (R|NR): $45|$67.50
Questions: Michelle.Horvat@champaignparks.com or 217-398-2376


Teens in Action (T.I.A.) Afterschool Program

Information on Teen After School Program can be found on our Afterschool page.

Summer Day Camps

Information on Summer Teen Day Camps can be found on our Day Camps page.

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