Child accepting certificate at Safety Town gradutation

Register for Northbrook Park District’s Safety Town Program for Children 4-6

May 16, 2024

The Northbrook Park District’s upcoming Safety Town program will give children ages 4 to 6 the opportunity to learn about safety, whether on a bus, bicycle, at the pool or around the house. Each day of the program will feature a different topic. The program runs 10am-12pm, Tuesday through Friday, starting next week and ending May 31 (no class on Memorial Day).

Adult and child sit along shoreline with fishing pole

Kids’ Fishing Derby Back This Saturday at Wood Oaks Green Park

May 15, 2024

Grab your fishing rod and get ready for the free Kids’ Fishing Derby on Saturday, one of the most popular family activities offered by the Northbrook Park District. The free event at picturesque Lake Shermerville at Wood Oaks Green Park typically attracts about 300 children ranging from little ones to teenagers.

Michael Pekay and his granddaughter Brielle Horwitch are among more than 30 actors performing in "Fiddler on the Roof" May 17 through May 19 at Northbrook Theatre/Courtesy Laura Horwitch

Beloved Classic Musical ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ at Northbrook Theatre

May 9, 2024

The Northbrook Park District is excited to invite the community to enjoy theater performances of the beloved classic musical “Fiddler on the Roof” next week. The production by Northbrook Community Theatre features a cast of more than 30 actors, ranging from children to older adults. Performances will take place May 17-19 at Northbrook Theatre.

Northbrook-On-Ice Skaters

The Magic of Northbrook-On-Ice Comes Back This Weekend with New Sensory-Friendly Show

May 7, 2024

The magic of Northbrook-On-Ice is coming back this weekend to the Northbrook Park District’s Sports Center, with performances from May 10-12. New this year is a special sensory friendly performance on May 9, designed for audiences who want a quieter and less bright, but still dazzling, version of the show.

Techny Prairie Activity Center (TPAC) is the first parks and recreation facility whose air ventilation and filtration system has been verified to help protect the public's health.

Techny Prairie Activity Center in Northbrook is First Parks and Recreation Facility to Achieve Ventilation/Filtration Mark from UL Solutions

April 30, 2024

The Northbrook Park District’s Techny Prairie Activity Center (TPAC) successfully met the stringent criteria set by UL Solutions and achieved the UL Verified Ventilation and Filtration Mark, the first of its kind to measure the efficacy of ventilation and filtration systems in removing aerosols from enclosed spaces. TPAC is the first parks and recreation facility to undergo an assessment and receive this verification from UL Solutions.

Child playing at Northbrook Sports Center Pool

Prepare for Summer with Early Bird Discounts on Pool Passes

April 29, 2024

While we’re enjoying a lovely spring with some welcome warm weather, it’s never too early to start preparing for all that summer has to offer — first and foremost, the outstanding amenities offered by the pools of the Northbrook Park District. Enjoy early bird savings by purchasing 2024 season pool passes by May 1, 2024.

Instructor Melissa Parker with Two Dogs

Dog Training Classes for Puppies and Up Now Available

April 9, 2024

Would you like your puppy to get used to being around people and other dogs, and learn not to be afraid of thunderstorms? Or perhaps you’d like your dog to learn to follow basic instructions while getting a chance to socialize? If the answer is “yes,” you can register now for two dog training classes starting April 30 at the Northbrook Park District.

Two kids working with dessert toppings

Early Childhood Fun Fair at Leisure Center on April 6

April 4, 2024

If you have little ones, don’t miss the chance to find out all about the early childhood and preschool programs offered by the Northbrook Park District at our annual Early Childhood Fun Fair on April 6. The Early Childhood Fun Fair is designed to give children, parents and caregivers an informative look at our preschool, enrichment and early childhood programs for children up to 5 years old.

The Northbrook Park District celebrated the accomplishments of athletes, Brian Hansen, from left, J.T. Compher, Jesse Compher and Lana Gehring (not pictured), inducted into its Sports Hall of Fame, and baseball coaches Gus Locallo and Stuart Spiegel, inducted into its Volunteer Hall of Fame, during a ceremony Aug. 28 at Heritage Oaks Golf Club.

Nominate an Athlete or Volunteer for the Northbrook Park District’s Hall of Fame

April 1, 2024

The Northbrook Park District is soliciting nominations for athletes and volunteers who might deserve a spot in its Hall of Fame. More than 60 athletes and volunteers have been inducted since 1978 into the park district’s Hall of Fame, which consists of the Sports Hall of Fame and the Volunteer Hall of Fame. Nomination forms are now available through April 12, 2024.

MLB Pitch, Hit and Run participants on a ballfield

Northbrook Park District Offers MLB Baseball Competition for Ages 7 to 14

March 28, 2024

Young Ben Fingerman will never forget playing baseball at Wrigley Field thanks to the MLB Pitch, Hit & Run program held at the Northbrook Park District. “It was so special, and a memory he will have for a lifetime,” his mother, Jen Fingerman, said. “It is a wonderful experience for your child to test their skills and have fun with friends.”