Family Events


This event will be scheduled in January or February when the ice is at the proper thickness.  If you would like receive email notifications to attend this event, please send an email to and write Ice Fishing in the subject line.

Learn about ice fishing safety, how to drill holes in the ice and how to catch fish.  Prizes will be awarded to children under 16.  Bring your own bait; "spikes, wigglers and wax worms." Children under age 8 must be accompanied by an adult and 16 and older must have a valid fishing license.  The event is sponsored by the Villa Park Sportsmen's Club.

The event will be held at the newly renovated, North Terrace Lagoon, 300 N. Westmore Ave.

For more information, contact Sue Earl at or call the Iowa Community Center at 630.834.8970.