Event calendar

Animal Olympics

Event information

Date: Thursday, August 1, 2024

Time: 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Fee: Free!

Age: Ages 3-7. (Children must be accompanied by a registered adult.)

Contact: 815-722-9303

Location: Monee Reservoir

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A child crouched down on the pavement ready to leap. Photo by Glenn P. Knoblock

Event details

Have you ever watched wildlife and been amazed at their adaptations? Join a naturalist and test your abilities against a variety of animal adaptations as we compete in our Animal Olympics. Can you run as fast as a coyote or hold your breath as long as a snapping turtle?

Event requirements

Registration required by Tuesday, July 30: 815-722-4121.


Be prepared for indoor and outdoor activities as well as experiencing all weather types. Please dress accordingly.

Trails are on natural surfaces over uneven terrain. Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service to participate in this program should mention their request when registering or submit a request online no later than 48 hours before the program.