2015 Playground Tour Stop #5: Cook Park, August 12th {Wauconda}

Join Little Lake County on Wednesday, August 12th from 6:00 – 8:00 pm for the fifth and final stop of our whirlwind Little Lake County Playground Tour 2015 – Cook Park in Wauconda.

little lake county playground tour

This is the Grand Finale of our summer playdate series and our only evening event, so we’ve pulled out all the stops for a truly wild time! Get your FREE tickets NOW!  No camping out overnight to wait in line for our fans.  Just visit Eventbrite to register and you’ll be ready to rock ‘n roll …

Little Lake county playground tour

cook park wauconda

Cook Park is chock-full of amenities including bocce ball, shuffleboard, horseshoe pits, sand volleyball, skate park, and a boat launch to name but a few. It truly has something for all ages!  To learn more, read Genevieve’s recent Playground Profile of Cook Park.

Our friends from the Wauconda Park District are our Grand Finale hosts!  They will be there with some fun arts and crafts activities for your child.

cook park wauconda

Our Tour Stop #5 Sponsor, Animal Quest, is packing up their friendly menagerie of critters and will offer a mini-petting zoo!  Animal Quest provides on-location animal education and entertainment for birthday parties, schools, libraries, childcare centers and more.  We were privileged to have them at our Go Wild playdate earlier this year.  For a firsthand account of their birthday party services, read Melissa’s review in Best Animal Parties in Lake County.

Animal Quest
L. Thomas | littlelakecounty.com | 2015
Animal Quest
L. Thomas | littlelakecounty.com | 2015

(Please note, animals in above images are an example of some of the animals available and may not be indicative of the animals at our upcoming event.)

Special thanks to our official tour sponsor Great Lakes Credit Union.  Kirby the Kangaroo from Great Lakes Credit Union shares financial education and frugal parenting ideas every month at Kirby’s Corner.

Image from Great Lakes Credit Union on Facebook
Image from Great Lakes Credit Union on Facebook

Surf Sweets Organic Gummy Candy will provide the sweet finish to our summer playdate series.   Enjoy a sample of their yummy gummy bears! Surf Sweets are allergy-friendly, made with organic sweeteners, and the company is locally-headquartered in Wheeling, IL.

Surf Sweets Organic Gummy Candy
Image from Surf Sweets Organic Gummy Candy on Facebook

If you’ve been a loyal fan and have been following us on tour,  don’t forget to bring your Little Lake County All-Access to Fun Pass. Validate these “backstage passes” at a minimum of four out of five playdates on our tour, and be entered into a drawing to win our Grand Prize: FREE tuition for one (1) child to attend the fall session at the Foss Swim School of your choice!  This is your final chance to enter to win.

Everyone who turns in their pass with four tour stops validated will be entered to win. Please note you must already have a Pass from a previous tour stop in order to be eligible; no additional passes are available.

Foss Preschooler Swim LEssons

Here’s an exciting twist, EVERYONE who attends our final tour stop at Cook Park may enter to win the runner-up prize of a FREE progress-builder swim camp.  If you haven’t been able to make any of our prior tour stops, you still can win!

Little Lake County Playground Tour Stop #5: Cook Park
600 North Main Street, Wauconda
Wauconda Park District
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

The Grand Finale!

CLICK HERE TO CLAIM YOUR FREE TICKETS
little lake county playground tour


The tour is drawing to a close, but the fun never ends with Little Lake County! Our newest Little Lake County playdate is a dream come true for your tiny dancer! Have you thought about enrolling your preschooler (ages 2.5 – 5 years) in a dance class but haven’t yet made the leap?  Join us on Saturday, August 22nd from 10:30 am – 12:00 pm for “Twirl and Tap!” and spend the morning getting to know Dance Academy of Libertyville.

Click images below for full event details.

Twirl and Tap - Dance Academy of Libertyville

DAL Open House Sponsors

Free ballet and tap lessons, mini-makeovers, professional photos, arts and crafts, and sweet treats!

Twirl and Tap with Dance Academy of Libertyville
Saturday, August 22, 2015
10:30 am – 12:00 pm

FREE EVENT REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN
Eventbrite - Twirl & Tap with Dance Academy of Libertyville

Dance academy of Libertyville
About Loralie 307 Articles
When Loralie isn’t out exploring with her two pint-sized adventurers you’ll often find her in front of her computer plotting to take over the world (or at least Lake County.) She appreciates good friends, good food, expensive shoes and parents who make two lanes in the drop-off/pick-up line at school. Her spirit animal is The Hobbit. She invites you to join her on her quest for unique distractions, diversions and deliciousness in this county we call home. She is the Features Editor and Marketing Director at Little Lake County.

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