Village of River Grove Recreation Department



Michelle Obaya Recreation Director For more information about activities contact Michele Obaya
at 708-453-8000 x303 mail
Samantha Wyda Recreation Aide

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River Grove School
Dist. 85.5 
2650 Thatcher Ave
River Grove
Recreation Center

8664 Grand Ave.
Rhodes School
Dist. 84.5 
8931 Fullerton Ave.

The Recreation Department holds Monthly Craft Days and Movie Days at the American Legion Recreation Center. The fall line up will include Flag Football, Basketball on Monday Nights for River Grove Teens in High School. We will also hold Teen Nights at the Recreation Center for River Grove students grade 6 and up. Check the page for dates and times.

The Recreation Department also has Girls’ Softball in the Spring. We sponsor Youth Government each year for 8th graders in all River Grove Elemtary Schools. Each Winter we hold Open Gym Nights at Rhodes School for Pre-K through 8th grade. We also hold Teen Dances throughout the school year for 7th and 8th graders.

We sponsor Summer Movies in the Park and Wednesday Night Concerts as well as the annual Cubs Outing, Kids Garage Sale and Easter Bunny Breakfast.

The Recreation Department holds many other special events throughout the year and continues to add programs, so check the website often!

River Grove Recreation Center
will be

 Tuesdays - April 8, 15, 22 & 29
 Wednesdays - April 9, 26, 23 & 30
 Thursdays - April 17 & 24 from 7-9

from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

All River Grove residents in 6th through 12th grades are welcome. Enjoy a game of pool,ping-pong, Wii, or just hang out with some friends!

The Rec. Center will be closed
the 2nd Thursday of each month.

Teen Basketball

River Grove School

Mondays 7 - 9pm

April 7, 14, 21 & 28 




Event Registration

Registration for Recreation Dept. events can be made at the Village Hall either in person or by phone. For additional information regarding any of these events please call the Village Hall at 708.453-8000.

River Grove Rec Center I.D.

River Grove Rec Center I.D. will be required for entry to the Rec. Center and Teen Basketball programs.
Register for Recreation Dept. I.D. at the Village Hall

Sept –April
Rhodes school

Pre-K -3rd grade 

Old gym

Mondays - April 7, 14, 21 & 28

7 till 8 pm

4th & 5th grades

New gym

Wed & Thurs - April 10, 16, 17, 23, 30

7 till 8 pm

6th - 8th grades

New gym

Wed & Thurs- April 10, 16, 17, 23, 30

8 till 9 pm

Movie Day

Friday April 18th at 7:00pm

River Grove
Recreation Center

8664 Grand Ave.



Teen Dance

Friday April 25th at 7-9:30

River Grove
Recreation Center

8664 Grand Ave.



   Registration for Recreation Dept. activities will take place at the  Village Hall, 2621 Thatcher Ave. or  American Legion Recreation Center.
To be eligible to enroll in a program you must be a River Grove resident or attend a River Grove School for Teen Dances.

• All registration can be done in person or by telephoning the village hall.

• All registration must be complete and paid in full at time of registration, where applicable.

• Minimum number of participants must be met for some programs to be held.

Through the cooperation of Rhodes School Dist. 84 1/2 and River Grove School Dist. 85 1/2, school facilities will be used to provide some of the recreation department programs. School district events have priority, on occasion minor changes may be made within the Recreation Dept. programs.

The Village of River Grove Recreation Department

 2621 Thatcher Ave.
River Grove, Illinois 60171
708.453.8000 x303


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