THANK YOU to everyone who helped make the third annual Family Field Day a success! The Jaycees look forward to hosting it again next fall. Please check back here for more information in the coming months.

The Palatine Jaycees will host their third annual Family Field Day on Saturday, September 9 from 10 a.m. to noon at Falcon Park Recreation Center, 2195 N. Hicks Rd.

The purpose of the event is to expose families to a variety of fun ways to increase their physical activity levels and make healthy lifestyle choices. Family Field Day is free for families and the activities are targeted to six to twelve year old kids. Activity stations will be set up both indoors and outdoors at the Palatine Park District’s Falcon Park Recreation Center in north Palatine.

Planned activity stations are shown in the table below. Volunteers at each station will teach skills and provide demonstrations. Activities are subject to change.

StationActivityLocation
Palatine Fire Departmentmeet a firefighter, try on equipmentoutside field
Palatine Rugby Clubrugby basicsoutside field
Palatine Youth Baseball and Softballradar pitching boothoutside field
Games with the Jayceestug of war, relay racesoutside field
Rolling Meadows Renegades Youth Hockeyhockey pass and pick drills, shooting boothoutside field
J.P. Wood Martial Artsmartial arts basicsindoor gym
Football with the Jayceesfootball basicsoutside field
Celtic Soccersoccer basicsoutside field
Palatine Penguins Lacrosselacrosse shooting and bounce-back stationoutside field
Jumpin' and Jammin' with the Jayceesrhythm and moves with musicindoor gym
Yogayoga poses for kidsoutside field
Windy City Bulls Basketballdribbling, shooting around obstacles, giveaways and ticket raffleindoor gym
Macaroni Kidhopscotchoutside field
Castle Chiropracticgame, giveawaysindoor gym
Soccer with the Jayceessoccer basicsoutside field

Kids who participate in the activity stations will be entered in a raffle for toys and games. At least ten raffle baskets will be awarded. All attendees will enjoy free healthy snacks and giveaways.

A parent or guardian must accompany children to the event and sign a waiver for the child to participate in the activities.

Local organizations and businesses with a focus on health and fitness are encouraged to contact the chapter at info@palatinejaycees.org to learn how they can get involved. Sponsorship packages are available as well as activity station spots (see links above to download applications). Jaycees volunteers will be available to assist the event participants in setting up and running the activity stations.

Download sponsorship form

Download partner application form

Updated information about the event will be available on the chapter’s Facebook page and website. Flyers will also be distributed to local organizations and businesses.