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Northbrook Sports Center Skater Takes Silver Medal in National Championship

January 22, 2021

The Northbrook Park District is celebrating one of its own skaters after Joe Klein became the 2021 U.S. Junior National silver medalist. Klein, 16 years old, placed second in the Junior Men’s Competition Thursday, January 21 at the 2021 U.S. Figure Skating Championships in Las Vegas. “This is a huge accomplishment for Joe, and the …

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Techny Prairie Activity Center Recognized as New Fitness and Recreation Facility of the Year

January 22, 2021

Northbrook Park District’s newly opened facility for fitness and recreation—Techny Prairie Activity Center (TPAC)—has been named the 2021 New Fitness and Recreation Facility of the Year by Club Marketing and Management Services International. TPAC opened its doors to the public on January 1, 2021 at 180 Anets Drive in the scenic Techny Prairie Park and …

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Northbrook Park District Senior Center Members Support the Northfield Township Food Pantry

January 21, 2021

Northbrook Park District Senior Center members recently rallied together to support the Northfield Township Food Pantry. When Illinois reinstated Tier 3 mitigations in November, the Senior Center closed its doors and began virtual-only programing. This has had a huge impact on local seniors who have had to once again isolate themselves. “The seniors miss gathering …

Northbrook and Glenview Park Districts Coauthor Community Collaboration Article for Illinois Parks & Recreation Magazine

Northbrook and Glenview Park Districts Coauthor Community Collaboration Article for Illinois Parks & Recreation Magazine

January 14, 2021

Shared community needs along with the challenge of COVID-19 brought the Northbrook and Glenview Park Districts closer together. Northbrook’s Executive Director Molly Hamer and Director of Marketing and Communications Joan Scovic worked with Glenview’s Executive Director Michael McCarty and Director of Brand Strategies and Community Engagement Jena Johnson to write an article on the importance …

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Start 2021 Right with TPAC Fitness Specials

January 7, 2021

January is the perfect time to bring your workout indoors at Techny Prairie Activity Center, 180 Anets Drive in Northbrook. This newly opened facility features a 6,000 square foot fitness floor with new cardio, strength and functional fitness equipment, an indoor walking track (8 laps to a mile) and a gymnasium with open gym times …