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Youth Activities



Youth Activities


The Park District of Oak Park offers wide range of Youth Activities designed for kids of all ages and interests. From gardening and cooking classes to legos and robotics, your child is sure to find a program to spark his/her creativity.

View all our Youth Activities programs.

Cooking Classes

Explore the culinary arts with the Park District of Oak Park! We offer a variety of cooking classes that suit your schedule. Classes are offered for youth at varying locations.

Kids Cook!

Hosted at the gracious Cheney Mansion, the Park District of Oak Park offers cooking classes for children called Kids Cook!. Taught by professional chef Ron Martin, classes are a combination of hands-on and demonstration, training young chefs in the basic techniques of various cooking methods and kitchen skills.

General Youth Cooking Classes

Youngsters as young as four can enjoy learning all about cooking and recipes in our general youth cooking classes. Held at different recreational centers throughout the village, these classes are a combination of demonstration and hands-on technique that really get into the spirit of making cooking fun!

See a complete listing of all our current cooking classes here!


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