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Elmhurst BMW Drive for WDSRA
Lend a Helping Hand with Your Foot on the Pedal!

BMW Drive for WDSRA

Have you wanted a reason to get behind the wheel of a BMW? Now you have one! We want you to get behind the wheel at the BMW Drive for a Cause to make a difference for WDSRA!

All you have to do is test drive a BMW at Elmhurst BMW anytime from June through August and Elmhurst BMW will make a donation to WDSRA. It is that easy!

Elmhurst BMW wants to raise $10,000—we can do that with YOUR help! Just head on over and tell them you are there to test drive for WDSRA.


Thank you Elmhurst BMW for choosing WDSRA as your charity of choice!


Elmhurst BMW logoElmhurst BMW

466 W. Lake St., Elmhurst, IL 60126




WDSRA Summer of Fun
40th Anniversary ChallengeSummer of Fun logo

Play Today! Win Prizes!

What better way to celebrate 40 years of outstanding special recreation than by playing the WDSRA Summer of Fun 40th Anniversary Challenge! It’s fun and easy for all ages and abilities.

How to Play

1. Pick up your FREE WDSRA Summer of Fun magnet

2. Check off the fun activities as you go

3. Post your fun to WDSRA social media

4. Win prizes


DetailsSummer of Fun checklist
Magnets will be available the first week of summer programs and at the WDSRA office. Entries are valid when posted on WDSRA social media (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter @WeAreWDSRA). Entries can be made for any/all of the items listed on the magnets. Entries may be posted to all WDSRA social media channels by WDSRA. Winners will be drawn weekly and one Grand Prize Winner will be drawn after Labor Day. The WDSRA Summer of Fun 40th Anniversary Challenge runs through Labor Day.

Check back here often for updates.

Questions? Contact Sherry at sherrym@wdsra.com or 630.681.0962 ext550.



Sensory Garden Play Days Open to ALL Families!
2016 Summer Play Days: 6/18, 7/16, 8/20
FREE and open to the public!

Sensory Garden Play DaysEveryone is invited to an all-inclusive Play Day at the Sensory Garden Playground. Play Days have special family-friendly fun for everyone including: face-painting, lawn games, gardening, and a whole lot of more!

The Sensory Garden Playground is located inside Danada South Park at 2751 Navistar Dr. in Lisle just northeast of Warrenville & Naperville roads. For more information, visit www.playforalldupage.org.



Celebrating 40 Years
Making Today Possible & Tomorrow Promising!40th anniversary logo

Can you believe it! WDSRA has been bringing special recreation to families all over DuPage County for 40 years. Four decades of building friendships, connecting to the community and creating memories.

Over the years, Special Recreation has become such an important part of life for our families. They depend on the regular social and recreational engagement they find in WDSRA programs.

old bowling photoWe have come a long way since that one summer camp and a bowling program in 1976. We couldn’t have done it without the vision, guidance and support of so many. In this time of reflection, we want to thank our member Park Districts who had the vision to create WDSRA in order to better serve the families with special needs in their communities. We are thankful for the thousands of part time staff and volunteers who have shared a passion to treat everyone with dignity and respect over the years. We are grateful for each and every one of the donors, sponsors, partners, and WDSRA Foundation Trustees who have helped make WDSRA what it is today.

Each of you has had a positive and profound impact on the lives of our families over the last 40 years. Your support has made life exceptional for our participants! 

old tball photoAt this year’s Black & Red Bash we kicked off our anniversary celebration with an amazing extended evening complete with LIVE entertainment. The celebration will continue throughout the year with some very special surprises in the works. Watch your inboxes, mailboxes, Facebook and Twitter for more information.

For now, please know that it is YOUR continuing support that makes today possible and tomorrow promising for each one of the children, teens and adults at WDSRA. We THANK YOU!



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