Activities, Friendship and Fun Await at New Northbrook Park District Senior Center Location

July 16, 2020

On a sunny July afternoon at Northbrook Park District’s Village Green Center, Janet Brady was excited to sew and create with her fellow Crafty Ladies. The sewing group was meeting in person for the first time since March at the new temporary Senior Center location at 1810 Walters Avenue. While the Crafty Ladies haven’t been …

Turf Field Partially Closed Due to Vandalism

Turf Field Partially Closed Due to Vandalism

July 9, 2020

A portion of the east field at the Turf Fields at Techny Prairie Park and Fields has been closed due to vandalism over the Fourth of July weekend. A four-foot square section of the field sustained heavy damage from the launching of illegal fireworks on the turf. This has caused an unsafe condition, and a …

Unwind and Unplug at Northbrook Park District’s Family Campout

July 3, 2020

Celebrate Unplug Illinois Day by plugging into outdoor, overnight fun at Village Green Park! Set for 7pm Saturday, July 11 to 9am Sunday, July 12, the Family Campout features games, a campfire, s’mores and a movie at sundown. A continental breakfast will be served in the morning. Families must bring their own tents and sleeping …

Northbrook Park District Board Announces 2020-2021 Officers

July 2, 2020

A tradition of community pride and passion for public service remains as the Northbrook Park District Board of Commissioners changes leadership. The Board announced its 2020-2021 Officers, swearing in former Vice President Mary Ann Chambers as President during its regular Board meeting on June 24. Lisa, Chalem, a Park District Commissioner since 2016, was sworn …

Northbrook Park District Opens Playgrounds

Northbrook Park District Opens Playgrounds

June 27, 2020

The Northbrook Park District is excited to announce that It’s Time to Play! Based on guidance issued by the State of Illinois on Friday, June 26, playgrounds are now allowed to open. The “Playground Closed” signs are being taken down this weekend and swings will be installed starting Monday, June 29. Drinking fountains remain closed …

Session 2 Summer Camps Begin July 13!

June 25, 2020

For Northbrook dad Russell De Leon, safety and fun were important factors when deciding to send his son Jayden to camp this summer. That’s why De Leon was pleased to discover camp options offered through the Northbrook Park District designed to keep kids engaged while following guidelines from Village of Northbrook, the State of Illinois’ …

Take a ‘Book Stroll’ at Techny Prairie Park and Fields

June 24, 2020

The Northbrook Public Library and the Northbrook Park District are working together to offer our very first Book Stroll in Techny Prairie Park and Fields’ Trail Through Time. Featuring the classic children’s book We’re Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen, community members will be able to enjoy reading the pages of the classic …

Liberty Loop 2020 5K Goes Virtual and Gives Back

June 23, 2020

Celebrate the 4th of July while staying active for a good cause during Northbrook Park District’s Virtual Liberty Loop 2020. All profits from the 5K will be donated to Youth Services of Glenview/Northbrook, which provides mental health and emotional support to children and adolescents. To participate, simply walk, jog or run the distance of 3.1 …

Virtual Board Meeting – June 24

Virtual Board Meeting – June 24

June 22, 2020

The Northbrook Park District Board of Commissioners will hold a virtual Regular Board meeting on Wednesday, June 24 at 7pm. If you wish to attend the electronic Regular Board Meeting, provisions have been made to join via Zoom. Please contact Wendy Peterson at wpeterson@nbparks.org or 847-897-6106 by 6pm, Wednesday, June 24 to request login information. …

Northbrook Park District July-August Program Guide Now Available Online

June 19, 2020

Northbrook Park District invites the community to enjoy a summer of outdoor, indoor and virtual fun as the state moves toward Phase 4 of the Restore Illinois plan. Staff members have been developing many programs that provide recreational opportunities while following safety guidelines. Special events, summer camps, fitness classes and a variety of programming for …