Photo of Art Along the Way Archway sculpture installation at the entrance to the park
Due to the extreme heat forecast for Saturday, July 20, the Play Day event has been cancelled.

What is the Sensory Garden Playground?

The Sensory Garden Playground is a combination of sensory-integrated playground equipment and amenities along with gardening areas. The 40-acre facility is being developed in phases as funding becomes available.

How can I help?

Make a Donation
Partner With Us
Host a Fundraiser

Contact us to learn more about the Play for All project and how you or a business you know can become involved.

Be a Fence Friend!

A $50 donation can purchase one fence panel. 200 panels will provide a safe enclosure for our playground. Donate Now

Tree House Coming in 2019

tree icon (decorative)

See Project Plans (PDF)

Stage 1: Funded
Stage 2: Needs Funding… I want to help!
With your help, we can create an accessible and integrated play space for all children, including our next project: a wheelchair-accessible tree house!

News & Media

Article: A look at the core elements of an inclusive playground – by Gina Catalano
At the Sensory Garden Playground in Lisle, Ill., inclusive play matters…

Newsletter: Fall 2018 (PDF)
View project updates, messages from foundation members, and more!

More News & Media

Upcoming Special Events

Enjoy special activities like face painting, planting, story time and more!

mother and child at park

7/20: Play Day – CANCELLED*

July 20 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Play Day - July 20 - CANCELLED DUE TO EXTREME HEAT

Event features a canine demonstration by Canine Companions for Independence from 10A to 11A and goodie bags for the first 100 families by Kidlist.

children playing in sandbox

8/17: Play Day

August 17 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Play Day - August 17

DuPage County Historical Museum will provide Old School Children's Games plus the first 50 families will receive a goodie bag from Keller Williams and Neighborhood Loans.

Park Location:

2751 Navistar Drive, Lisle, IL 60532
Playground Map (PDF)

Thank you to our project sponsors:

Founding Partners:

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Founding Partners:

Visit dupageforest.com (site opens in new window)
Visit wdsra.com (link opens in new window)
Visit wheatonparkdistrict.com (link opens in new window)
Visit shanesinspiration.org (link opens in new window)
Visit playlsi.com (link opens in new window)
Visit kiwanisofwheaton.org (link opens in new window)