Safety Town

Safety Town is now open! 

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  • Safety Town
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Safety Town is an educational facility used to provide preschool age children with an early safety education. Complete with a miniature Elmhurst community, children are able to explore safety concerns in a familiar environment. 

Safety Town - Open for the 2024 season!

Safety Town is free to visit and open dawn to dusk.

Practice being a pedestrian on the sidewalks, use road safety while you ride your tricycle on the streets, and don’t forget to look both ways before crossing the railroad tracks. NoteTrain arm, stop lights, and car wash are non-operational for public use. 

  • Children must be accompanied and supervised by an adult at all times.
  • Participants must wear a helmet at all times.
  • Tricycles, bikes and helmets are not provided, you must bring your own.
  • Youth bicycles, bicycles with training wheels, tricycles, balance bikes and scooters are permitted.
  • Motorized cars, roller blades, shoes with skates and skateboards are not permitted.
  • Questions? Email the Program Supervisor. 

Safety Town Camp (Summer)

(Ages 4.5-6) Be a safe citizen in Elmhurst’s miniature Safety Town. Learn about tricycle, pedestrian, train, police, fire, electricity, pet, and bus safety in addition to basic first aid. Course activities include guest speakers, the fire safety trailer, a bus safety field trip, and guided play at Safety Town. Each child receives materials to extend safe learning at home. Camp concludes with a short Safety Town graduation ceremony and certificate presentation. Prior classroom experience recommended.


Safety Town Rentals/Field Trips are no longer being accepted. 


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Safety Town

511 S York St
Elmhurst, IL 60126
United States