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Splash Pad Update

Due to inclement weather and temperatures, the splash pad will be closed on Friday, June 22

Barn Quilt Contest

What is a Barn Quilt? A Barn Quilt is usually an 8’ by 8’ panel of wood painted to resemble a quilt square, and hung on the front or side of a barn. There are Barn Quilt Trails all over the Midwest highlighting this rural art form, including one in the Kankakee area.

We’d like a barn quilt for our new Red Barn at Yunker Park, and that’s where you come in! Submit your designs for the Yunker Park Red Barn Barn Quilt, and you may see your idea come to life and hanging on our Barn.

  • Your design must be SQUARE
  • Your design should be in full color
  • By submitting your design, you are giving up rights to it.
  • Designs should be dropped off at Main Park Administration Center by August 1. Make sure your name and contact information are attached.
  • Winner will be acknowledged by a plaque on the finished product.
  • Winning entry will be announced at Farm and Barn Fest on August 18.
  • Open to residents of the Mokena Community Park District.

Click here to see examples of barn quilts.