Community Programs

Join us for great community programs.  Most programs meet in the Vollmer Road Parking Lot.  Many programs require pre-registration.  Call for more information.  708-481-2330.

See you at the Oaks!

 

Treetop Adventures
8/24/2017 - 4:00pm - Dusk

Experience the forest from a whole new perspective, 30 feet up in the canopy with the birds! The High Ropes Course is a series of ropes, cables, boards, obstacle crossings and more! Whether you are overcoming a fear of heights or just looking for a new adventure, this program accommodates all. Pre-register by noon on Thursday.

All participants must be in 7th grade or higher and have an Irons Oaks Adventure Center waiver signed to participate. All participants must wear sturdy closed shoes. Please dress to be outdoors for the duration of the program. Program runs rain or shine with a minimum of five registered participants. Please meet facilitators in Vollmer Road Parking Lot (2453 Vollmer Rd, Olympia Fields).

$20 Residents/$30 Non-Residents.

 


Treetop Adventures
8/31/2017 - 4:00pm - Dusk

Experience the forest from a whole new perspective, 30 feet up in the canopy with the birds! The High Ropes Course is a series of ropes, cables, boards, obstacle crossings and more! Whether you are overcoming a fear of heights or just looking for a new adventure, this program accommodates all. Pre-register by noon on Thursday.

All participants must be in 7th grade or higher and have an Irons Oaks Adventure Center waiver signed to participate. All participants must wear sturdy closed shoes. Please dress to be outdoors for the duration of the program. Program runs rain or shine with a minimum of five registered participants. Please meet facilitators in Vollmer Road Parking Lot (2453 Vollmer Rd, Olympia Fields).

$20 Residents/$30 Non-Residents.

 


Treetop Adventures
9/7/2017 - 4:00pm - Dusk

Experience the forest from a whole new perspective, 30 feet up in the canopy with the birds! The High Ropes Course is a series of ropes, cables, boards, obstacle crossings and more! Whether you are overcoming a fear of heights or just looking for a new adventure, this program accommodates all. Pre-register by noon on Thursday.

All participants must be in 7th grade or higher and have an Irons Oaks Adventure Center waiver signed to participate. All participants must wear sturdy closed shoes. Please dress to be outdoors for the duration of the program. Program runs rain or shine with a minimum of five registered participants. Please meet facilitators in Vollmer Road Parking Lot (2453 Vollmer Rd, Olympia Fields).

$20 Residents/$30 Non-Residents.

 


Treetop Adventures
9/14/2017 - 4:00pm - Dusk

Experience the forest from a whole new perspective, 30 feet up in the canopy with the birds! The High Ropes Course is a series of ropes, cables, boards, obstacle crossings and more! Whether you are overcoming a fear of heights or just looking for a new adventure, this program accommodates all. Pre-register by noon on Thursday.

All participants must be in 7th grade or higher and have an Irons Oaks Adventure Center waiver signed to participate. All participants must wear sturdy closed shoes. Please dress to be outdoors for the duration of the program. Program runs rain or shine with a minimum of five registered participants. Please meet facilitators in Vollmer Road Parking Lot (2453 Vollmer Rd, Olympia Fields).

$20 Residents/$30 Non-Residents.

 


Treetop Adventures
9/21/2017 - 4:00pm - Dusk

Experience the forest from a whole new perspective, 30 feet up in the canopy with the birds! The High Ropes Course is a series of ropes, cables, boards, obstacle crossings and more! Whether you are overcoming a fear of heights or just looking for a new adventure, this program accommodates all. Pre-register by noon on Thursday.

All participants must be in 7th grade or higher and have an Irons Oaks Adventure Center waiver signed to participate. All participants must wear sturdy closed shoes. Please dress to be outdoors for the duration of the program. Program runs rain or shine with a minimum of five registered participants. Please meet facilitators in Vollmer Road Parking Lot (2453 Vollmer Rd, Olympia Fields).

$20 Residents/$30 Non-Residents.

 


Night Flight
9/23/2017 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Did you know that most migrating birds fly at night?  Discover more about the fall migration of our non-resident birds, bats and butterflies.  Take a gander through a pair of night vision binoculars to detect movement in the trees or use a sound amplifier to hear whispers of sound.  Pre-registration required.

Irons Oaks Vollmer Road Parking Lot

Age 3 and up

$4R/$5NR

 


Treetop Adventures
9/28/2017 - 4:00pm - Dusk

Experience the forest from a whole new perspective, 30 feet up in the canopy with the birds! The High Ropes Course is a series of ropes, cables, boards, obstacle crossings and more! Whether you are overcoming a fear of heights or just looking for a new adventure, this program accommodates all. Pre-register by noon on Thursday.

All participants must be in 7th grade or higher and have an Irons Oaks Adventure Center waiver signed to participate. All participants must wear sturdy closed shoes. Please dress to be outdoors for the duration of the program. Program runs rain or shine with a minimum of five registered participants. Please meet facilitators in Vollmer Road Parking Lot (2453 Vollmer Rd, Olympia Fields).

$20 Residents/$30 Non-Residents.

 


Woodland Pumpkin Hunt
10/15/2017 - 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

There are pumpkins hidden in the woods!  Follow the trail of Mouskin, a little mouse who is looking for a shiny new pumpkin home.   Activity time includes stories, crafts, pumpkin hunting and pumpkin decorating.  Registration required by noon on Oct. 13.

Location:  Irons Oaks Vollmer Road Parking Lot

Age: 0-9

Fee:  $8R/10NR

 


Halloween Night Hike
10/27/2017 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Explore the woods at night during the spookiest time of the year.  Warm up around the fire after the hike and share your favorite story.  Pre- registration required.

Location:  Irons Oaks Vollmer Road Parking Lot

Age: All

Fee:  $3R/$4NR

 


Owl Prowl
11/11/2017 - 6:30PM - 8:00PM

Learn about the nocturnal predator, go on an owl hike and enjoy hot chocolate!  Dress for the weather and be prepared for wet or snowy trail conditions.  Pre-registration required.

Location:  Irons Oaks Vollmer Road Parking Lot

Age:  5+

Fee: $4R/$5NR per household