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Each year the Wheaton Park District hosts over ten large scale special events featuring a wide variety of marketing and advertising potential for local organizations and businesses. If you are interested in how you can target our special event audiences through our events such as the Taste of Wheaton, Wheaton Brew Fest, Cosley Zoo Run for the Animals and more, please contact Amy Seklecki, Superintendent of Marketing & Special Events, at aseklecki@wheatonparks.org or 630-510-4989 for additional information and sponsorship information.

Digital Program Guide Ads

Promote your organization’s community involvement by advertising in one or all four seasonal program guides (spring, summer, fall, and winter). Effectively reach our 50,000 residents through our e-program guide digital distribution which reaches a database of more than 22,000 Wheaton Park District household accounts quarterly. Shelf life: Three Months

Interior advertisements are available throughout the program guide, please let us know if you prefer a specific section. Options include: Special Events, Active Adults, Athletics & Fitness, Creative Arts, Early Childhood, Personal Growth, or Varied Interest.

With close to a million page views quarterly, wheatonparkdisrict.com is a great branding and marketing initiative for businesses or organizations looking to target the Wheaton community.

The Wheaton Park District operates multiple websites, so reaching your target audience is easy. Impressions are based on quarterly averages. Advertisements will be placed in more than one location on the website to ensure maximum impressions are achieved. Marketing options are available for quarter (3 months) and half year (6 months) increments.

Reach more than 60,000 email subscribers receiving a variety of e-newsletters, registration reminders, and special event invitations from the Wheaton Park District.

A variety of e-mail marketing is executed monthly for facilities and programs such as Arrowhead Golf Club, Cosley Zoo, DuPage County Historical Museum, Parks Plus Fitness Center, Athletics, special events (Taste of Wheaton, Wheaton Brew Fest, Fun Run in Color, etc.), and the monthly Wheaton Park District Program & Special Event e-mail. Discounts offered for multiple runs or annual sponsorship of specific e-newsletters.

Contact Us

For more information about advertising or sponsorship, please contact Margie Wilhelmi, Director of Marketing at 630-510-4984 or mwilhelmi@wheatonparks.org.

Volunteer

Volunteer with the Wheaton Park District and not only will you impact someone else’s life, but you’ll benefit as well. Volunteering can give you work experience, skill development, and on-site training. Personalize your volunteer selection by choosing indoor or outdoor work, attending social events, and best of all, the schedule is flexible! Volunteers receive a volunteer staff shirt or pin.

The possibilities for a recreation volunteer are broad: assist with teaching craft classes, cooking classes or performing arts. If you love sports, we have a spot for you as a coach or referee for league sports including soccer, baseball, football, softball and basketball. Applicants must be at least 16 years of age.

For more information, please call 630-690-4880.

Cosley Zoo offers volunteer opportunities for individuals 18 years of age and older with our animal care and education teams. Learn more

DuPage County Historical Museum is always looking for volunteers. If you are interested in volunteer opportunities, please visit the Wheaton Park District Volunteer & Job Opportunities Page and complete an online Volunteer Application form.

Those interested in model railroading and helping to maintain and operate the museum railroad exhibit should contact President Kenneth Valentine sq_rigger@msn.com or Vice President Tom Schneider tjohnschneider@aol.com.