Springdale Park 5200 Caroline Ave, Western Springs, IL60558 This local park offers a wealth of features that are sure to please all visitors, whether they want to enjoy some…More athletic activities or just relax. The seven-acre park in the Springdale neighborhood features two baseball diamonds, two tennis courts, a soccer field, a playground and a picnic pavilion, which has flush toilet facilities. A wooded grove in the southeast area of the park is a peaceful spot for reading, meditation or small family outings.
Sunflower Montessori School 5129 Wolf Rd, Western Springs, IL60558 This cheery private preschool/kindergarten behind St. James Lutheran Church has a cornucopia of toys and educational…More enrichments for its three-year program, which accepts kids from 32 months to six years old. Children of all ages learn and play together, and the older students even help with teaching the youngest. The vast, multi-sensory curriculum includes math, science, language and interactive geography — an outdoor map of the USA can be repeatedly colored in and rinsed off! For more outdoor play, the facilities of Springdale Park are conveniently located right next door, and the churchyard features a butterfly garden and a tricycle shed.