Formerly the Green Teen Zone, located 302 W. Green Street
The Bensenville Park District is excited to announce the official opening of the new Teen Center this September. The Center provides High School students opportunities to be actively involved in safe, structured, and engaging out of school activities. The redesigned space will feature a lounge area, gaming equipment, a computer lab, homework and study room, multimedia room, and much more. Free memberships includes homework help, a safe space to hang out with friends, and participation in activities. Special events, trips, and some programs will be available at an affordable fee. Register for membership at the Park District’s Deer Grove Leisure Center. Registration forms must be signed by a parent or guardian, and a valid High School ID must be presented at the time of registration. Annual memberships will be valid September 1, 2018 to August 31, 2019. The Teen Center will be open Monday through Saturday; closed on Sundays. Park District staff will supervise the center during hours of operation. For more information about Teen programming, contact Recreation Supervisor Lisa Semetko at (630)-238-4920, or email@example.com.
Key Quest Escape Room
Join your Teen Center friends for an epic night solving puzzles and cracking riddles at the Key Quest Escape Room! Fee includes transportation, and admission fee. Make sure to bring some extra money for dinner out. We will stop at a fast food restaurant on the way. The trip will depart from the Teen Center. Please arrive by 6:15PM. Registration deadline Apr. 4 at the Deer Grove Leisure Center.
13-18 F, 04/12 6:30P-8:30P Key Quest Escape Room 725101-01 $19
Challenge your friends to the ultimate battle of wills and luck during the high schoolers only game tournament. Experience old classic and new favorite games, like Ticket to Ride, Settlers of Catan, and more, to see if you have what it takes to be the champion. Prizes will be awarded to First, Second, and Third Place winners. Registration deadline Feb. 7.
13-18 F, 02/08 6:00P-9:45P Teen Center 725105-01 $6
Fright Night Film Series
Are you afraid of the dark? Each month we’ll watch two classic horror films on our state of the art projector and surround sound system. All participants will receive unlimited popcorn and beverages. Additional snacks and drinks will be available for purchase. Have a recommendation for a great horror flick? Let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org. Pay $4 at the door.
13-18 F, 02/15 6:15P-9:45P Teen Center 725105-02 $4
13-18 F, 02/22 6:15P-9:45P Teen Center 725105-03 $4
13-18 F, 03/15 6:15P-9:45P Teen Center 725105-04 $4
13-18 F, 04/22 6:15P-9:45P Teen Center 725105-05 $4
Open Mic Nights
Are you a musician, poet, standup comedian, or artist? Show off your skills at Open Mic Night at the Teen Center! Starting in October, Open Mic Night will be an opportunity for each artist to have 15 minutes to perform their act. Come early to sign up, or head to the Teen Center to reserve your spot the week before. There are only 8 spots up for grabs. Performers or groups will have 15 minutes on stage. All talents welcome. Come enjoy coffee and snacks at our coffee shop while you cheer on your friends!
13-18 F, 01/11 8:00P-9:45P Teen Center 725109-01 Free
13-18 F, 02/01 8:00P-9:45P Teen Center 725109-02 Free
13-18 F, 03/01 8:00P-9:45P Teen Center 725109-03 Free
13-18 F, 04/05 8:00P-9:45P Teen Center 725109-04 Free
13-18 F, 05/03 8:00P-9:45P Teen Center 725109-05 Free
Teams of up to four (or fly solo!) can test their knowledge of history, current events, pop culture, and more during this high stakes evening of intellect. Snacks will be provided and prizes will be awarded to the top performing team, so come hungry for victory! Teams or individuals must sign up by March 7 at the Deer Grove Leisure Center.
13-18 F, 05/03 7:00P-9:00P Teen Center 725110-01 $5
Red Cross Babysitting Training
This program is designed to provide your child with the information and skills to care for children and will give their babysitting clients peace of mind. This class shows them how to: respond to emergencies and illnesses with first aid; use rescue breathing and other appropriate care; make decisions under pressure; communicate with parents to learn household rules; recognize safety and hygiene issues; manage young children; and feed, diaper, and care for infants. Fee includes participant training set with book and CD Rom emergency guide. Bring a sack lunch, pencil and paper, and a doll you can diaper.
Instructor: Cindy Banaszynski
11-15 Sa, 03/16 9:00A-3:00P DGLC, Board Rm 706020-01 $25/$35