Head shot of Police Chief Adkins

Adkins Sworn in as Northbrook Police Chief

December 5, 2017

Congratulations to our friend Roger Adkins on becoming the new Chief of Police in Northbrook!  He’s been a great supporter of the Park District and will be an incredible leader for our Police Department.

Resident Registration is Open for Winter Activities and Summer Camps

Resident Registration is Open for Winter Activities and Summer Camps

November 20, 2017

Residents: It’s time to sign up for winter activities and Summer Camps! View our new online guide at nbparks.org! Activity codes link directly to registration. Connect with us on our new system at nbparks.org/online-registration! Have an existing Park District account? Click ‘Sign In’ then ‘Forgot Your Password’ and enter your email to access your account on the …

Man golfing at tee

Register now for Sportsman’s Turkey Shoot!

November 2, 2017

Register now for Sportsman’s annual four-person scramble on Saturday, November 11. The cost is $300 per team and includes a green fee, golf car, lunch and a turkey. Shotgun start is at 9am and over $3000 in winnings will be awarded, including raffles and skin games. Register by November 7 on Sportsman’s website.

New Registration System Now Live!

New Registration System Now Live!

October 24, 2017

On Monday, October 23 the Park District launched a new registration system. Registering for your favorite Park District activities is now faster and more convenient! The system is streamlined for easy viewing and navigation on your phone, tablet or desktop computers and is quick and secure. If you already have an online registration account with …

New Registration System Launching October 23!

New Registration System Launching October 23!

October 19, 2017

Registering for your favorite activities, classes, and events just got easier with our new online registration system. On October 23, we’ll be rolling out a new online registration system. The streamlined system is enhanced for use on mobile/tablet/desktop computers, is easy to navigate and much faster than our previous system. If you already have an …


Mother-Son Date Night Sold Out!

October 3, 2017

Our first mother-son date night is officially sold out. We are not taking any more registrations at this time and day of/walk in registrations will not be accepted.  You may call the Leisure Center (847-291-2995) and ask to be put on the waitlist in case we have any last minute cancellations, but there is no guarantee …

Sportsman’s Patio Gets Makeover with Help from the Northbrook Garden Club

September 27, 2017

The Northbrook Garden Club teamed up with the Sportsman’s Golf Maintenance Department to plant native flowers and shrubs that attract pollinators like butterflies and birds around the outdoor patio at Sportsman’s. The Garden Club team who spearheaded this project was comprised of six committee members, led by Julie Hansen.  They spent months strategically planning and …

Group of friends gathered together on the playground at Indian Ridge Park

Northbrook Families Cover Hurricane Irma Evacuees in Friendship

September 14, 2017

A Story in the Park – September 12, 2017 Former Northbrook resident Karen Bersh and daughter, Olivia, had a wonderful playdate with old friends at Indian Ridge Park on Tuesday, September 12. The Bersh Family moved to Marco Island, Florida, two years ago and are back in Northbrook the first time due to Hurricane Irma. …

Embrace the Feeling of Fall

September 12, 2017

When people think of fall activities, more stereotypical ones come to mind such as apple picking, hay rides or visiting a pumpkin patch. Here’s a guide on activities to do at the Park District this Fall. Golf Fall rates begin in October and until then there is plenty of good weather left to get some …

Walking in Color in Our Parks

September 12, 2017

Fall walks along our park trails and off are one of the best activities to do in Northbrook. The temperatures might be cooler, but there may be no better time to experience the outdoors here than in the Fall. With children back in school, the pace slows, Fall breezes rustle the branches and the scenery …