Big Wheels Race 2024

Let the races begin! Children ride their all-plastic big wheels to compete for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place trophies by age/gender category. All children receive a participation ribbon. When registering, please indicate if your child will need to borrow a big wheel from McHenry Parks & Recreation Department. Check-in from 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm. Age determined as of July 1.


New date, time and location! Sunday at 3:00 pm (check-in), 3:30 pm (race time) at Petersen Park beachfront circle drive in front of the bathhouse. Park in the grass field and enter at the beach gate.

Program Type Special Events
Program Subcategory -
Program Code -
Online Registration Yes
Enrollment Begin Date 12/4/2023
Enrollment End Date 7/12/2024 4:00 PM
Instructor(s) -
Gender Any Gender
Enrollment Minimum 10
Maximum 100
Grade Minimum
Age Minimum 3 years Enforced - As of date 7/1/2024
Maximum 5 years Enforced - As of date 7/1/2024
Resident Fee
Residency Restriction Resident Only
Membership Restrictions -
Amount $5.00
Non-Resident Fee
Residency Restriction NonResident Only
Membership Restrictions -
Amount $5.00
Sunday - 07/14/2024
Start Time 3:30 PM
End Time 5:30 PM
Location Petersen Park Beach