Child playing with bubbles in the park

Summer Camp Open House at Techny Prairie Activity Center on February 29

February 26, 2024

Come to an open house February 29 to find out about the myriad summer camp options offered by the Northbrook Park District. Families can meet summer camp supervisors and managers to talk about camps focused on arts, sports, STEM, figure skating, dance, theater and more. There will be guided arts and crafts activities for children, so the adults have a chance to obtain information and ask questions. Refreshments will be provided.

youth soccer players on the soccer field

Plan for Spring and Summer in Northbrook by Registering Early

February 13, 2024

Start warming up for spring and summer — and take advantage of early savings — by purchasing pool passes, registering for summer camps and sports leagues, getting theater tickets and planning to attend special family events, all courtesy of the Northbrook Park District.

Leisure Center Facility

$2.8 Million Park and Recreational Facility Construction Grant Awarded for Leisure Center Renovation

February 5, 2024

The Northbrook Park District is thrilled to have been awarded $2.8 million in state grant funding for a renovation project that will help transform the multigenerational recreation space inside the Leisure Center. The 40,000-square-foot facility serves as the headquarters for recreation programs for children and adults in Northbrook, hosting Sunshine Preschool, the Senior Center and the Northbrook Theatre.

Camp Counselor plays soccer with Summer Campers

Northbrook Park District Offers 10% Off Early Registration for Summer Camps

January 30, 2024

Whether they are into arts, sports, STEM, figure skating, dance or theater, children and teens can have a fabulous, enriching summer by participating in the wide array of camps and workshops offered by the Northbrook Park District. Summer camp programming runs June through August at park district facilities and local schools with activities in parks, playgrounds and swimming pools, as well as field trip opportunities.

Aaron Davidson in a rehearsal for NTYA's production of 'Naked Mole Rat Gets Dressed: A Rock Experience'

‘Naked Mole Rat Gets Dressed: The Rock Experience’ Opens January 27

January 18, 2024

“Naked Mole Rat Gets Dressed: The Rock Experience,” based on the picture book by the popular cartoonist and children’s author Mo Willems, runs January 27 to February 11. The show tells the story of the endearing mole rat Wilbur, who discovers he’d much rather wear stylish clothing than run around naked like all his buddies. The audience’s suggested age is 3 and up.

Weather Updates

Weather Updates for Tuesday, January 16

January 15, 2024

Northbrook Park District continues to monitor weather and utility conditions closely to determine facility and program availability. Affiliate programming and rentals are running on a case-by-case basis. Check with your organization contact for additional information. See below for the most current information on facilities, registered programs and drop-in options.

Group Photo from Daddy-Daughter Dance 2023

Dance and Make Memories at Light Up the Night Family Dance in Northbrook

January 15, 2024

For the past three years, Andrew Landau and his 8-year-old daughter Nora have looked forward to putting on their fancy clothes and boogieing the night away at the annual dance. This year, the father-and-daughter duo again will be among families making joyful, fun-filled memories at the Light Up the Night Family Dance. Previously known as the Daddy-Daughter Dance, the heartwarming event has been a community favorite for years. The name change reflects the park district’s desire to be inclusive and ensure all families feel welcome.

Weather Updates

Weather Updates for Friday, January 12

January 12, 2024

Northbrook Park District continues to monitor weather and utility conditions closely to determine facility and program availability. Most registered programs have been canceled through 4pm on Friday, January 12. Programs and facilities will be assessed at 2pm for afternoon and evening programming.  

Two Preschool Kids in a Play Pool with Beach Balls

Families Invited to Northbrook’s Sunshine Preschool Open House

January 10, 2024

Families interested in enrolling their children in the Northbrook Park District’s Sunshine Preschool are invited to attend an open house January 18. At the open house, prospective families will have a chance to meet the teachers, experience the preschool classrooms and ask questions about registering for the 2024-2025 school year.

Most members of the Glenbrook North High School's girls' golf team that won this year's state championship started playing at the Northbrook Park District. Pictured here, from left, are Chris Cooper, Glenbrook North High School assistant girls' golf coach, players Alexis Myers, Alison Chung, Kacie Moon, Lindsey Huang, Erin Jeon, Laura Hu, Alina Chie and Martha Kuwahara, and head coach Mike Schroeder.

Glenbrook North Girls’ Golf Success Has Strong Ties to Northbrook Park District

December 27, 2023

When the Glenbrook North High School girls’ golf team took home the Class 2A state championship trophy in October, it was cause for celebration at the Northbrook Park District. Most of the girls on the team got their start at the park district, where they developed and honed their skills through golf lessons, programs and activities.