Make The Ridge Part of Your Winter Workout Routine

November 6, 2019

Exercise indoors at the Northbrook Park District’s convenient workout space. Schedule your own workouts with a membership at The Ridge, located inside the Leisure Center, 3323 Walters Avenue. Equipment includes two treadmills, an elliptical cross trainer, recumbent bike, upright bike, adjustable pulley weightlift machine, balance balls, mats and free weights. “With winter approaching people are …

Sensory-Friendly Performances Come to Northbrook Theatre

October 17, 2019

Northbrook Theatre is becoming more inclusive, with the addition of Sensory-Friendly performances designed to make shows welcoming to all audiences.  A Sensory-Friendly performance of  The Cat in the Hat takes place at 2pm, Sunday, October 27 at Northbrook Theatre, 3323 Walters Avenue. The performance is structured to enhance accessibility for audience members and families with …

Celebrate OAKtober with the Northbrook Park District!

October 5, 2019

October is Oak Awareness Month in Illinois—also known as OAKtober—and a great time to enjoy the hundreds of majestic oaks located throughout the Northbrook Park District. Be sure to connect with us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram all through October and watch for weekly OAKtober facts and OAKtrivia for a chance to win prizes. Northbrook …

Improving Community Spaces: New Pickleball Courts Open at Stonegate Park

September 26, 2019

Six new pickleball courts are open at Stonegate Park, 3435 Whirlaway Drive, allowing additional opportunities for the community to enjoy this increasingly popular paddle sport. Included in Northbrook Park District’s Capital Improvement Plan for 2019, the courts are the District’s first dedicated space for pickleball. Drop-in players and rentals are welcome, and pickleball clinics and …

Embark on an Amazing Adventure with ‘The Cat in The Hat’

September 24, 2019

Witness mischief, mayhem and plenty of laughs when the Northbrook Theatre for Young Audiences presents Dr. Seuss’s The Cat in the Hat! The literary favorite runs October 12-November 3 at the Northbrook Theatre, 3323 Walters Avenue. With the trickiest of tricks, The Cat in the Hat turns a rainy afternoon into a magical experience. The …

Northbrook Park District Receives Arts Grant

September 19, 2019

A $13,900 grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency will help Northbrook Park District’s Performing Arts program continue to provide high-quality productions and programming for the community. The grant will be used to support performing arts programming for all ages. To qualify for the grant, organizations must show their programs and activities have artistic, educational …

New Northbrook Park District Activity Center Earns Prestigious Net Zero Energy Building Designation

September 5, 2019

$1.78 million grant from Illinois Clean Energy Community Foundation for high sustainability standards to fund energy efficient facility A generous $1.78 million grant to the Northbrook Park District ensures its new Activity Center will achieve Net Zero Energy building status, by generating as much renewable energy as the building needs to operate. The funding, from …

Early Childhood Activities Give Preschoolers a Boost

August 21, 2019

Cook something yummy, learn a new language or create a masterpiece this fall at the Northbrook Park District! The District’s early childhood programs are designed to enrich the preschool experience through a variety of activities, including art, cooking, music, fitness, Spanish and science. “At Sunshine Preschool, our philosophy is learning through play and exploration,” said …

Keep Autumn Active with Athletic Leagues

August 6, 2019

Pick your favorite sports this fall at the Northbrook Park District! Registration is underway for fall leagues, which includes soccer, basketball, lacrosse and flag football. “Our fall athletic programs are a great way to be part of a team and burn off energy,” said Ian Booker, Recreation Supervisor. “We have sports to fit a variety …

Work and Play with the Northbrook Park District

August 5, 2019

Make a positive impact working with youth at the Northbrook Park District! The Park District is hiring energetic, enthusiastic staff for the Adventure Campus before and after-school program for the 2019-2020 school year and Awesome August Camp August 12-30. “Working Adventure Campus is a great way to learn new skills, meet new people and make …