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St. Charles Park District offers all-day fun at Pottawatomie Park

SPONSORED • Published: Wednesday, July 23, 2014 11:44 a.m. CST
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Spend the entire day at Pottawatomie Park participating in various fun activities.

St. Charles Paddlewheel Riverboats offer an opportunity to cruise the Fox River from Pottawatomie Park, 8 North Avenue, in St. Charles on a daily sightseeing cruise or a scheduled private charter trip. No reservations are needed for the daily sightseeing trips. Trips are 50- to 60-minutes long and are narrated with popular area information and history. Cruises are $7.50 for adults and $6 for children 15-years-old and younger. For more information on paddlewheel riverboats, visit

Pottawatomie Park is also home to Riverview Miniature Golf Course, Pottawatomie Golf Course, Pottawatomie Community Center and Swanson Pool.

The Park District’s award winning 18-hole miniature golf course consists of naturally landscaped greens where players will encounter a multitude of obstacles like a windmill, lighthouse, water obstacles and more.

Pottawatomie Golf Course is a nine hole, par 45 course on the banks of the Fox River. The course combines a scenic, beautiful and challenged course for players of all ages. It also boasts three sets of tees for a varied golfing experience.

Swanson Pool features diving boards, drop-slides, the Lily Pad play area, braided rope canopy, water cannons, lap lanes and more. It also features an adjacent smaller pool with zero-depth access and interactive play area and a sand play area. Special events are scheduled at the pool throughout the summer.

Pottawatomie Community Center offers room rentals, a dance studio, gymnasium, activity studio, adult activity center, multipurpose rooms and preschool rooms. Open gym is available weekly and offers basketball, pickleball and preschool playtime. Find the open gym schedule at

Pottawatomie Community Center is a great place for birthday parties, available Friday nights, Saturday and Sunday afternoons. For more information, visit

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