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Pop-Up Pickleball Coming to Downtown Northbrook

June 10, 2021

The Village of Northbrook and Northbrook Park District have partnered to bring Pop-Up Pickleball to Downtown Northbrook. Two pickleball courts will be striped out in the commuter parking lot between the Metra tracks and St. Norbert’s parking lot, on the south side of Walters Avenue. The Village and Park District have developed this new opportunity …

Northbrook Park District Provides Clarification Regarding Northbrook Days Festival

Northbrook Park District Provides Clarification Regarding Northbrook Days Festival

June 8, 2021

The Northbrook Civic Foundation’s Northbrook Days Committee continues to explore a variety of locations for Northbrook Days 2021. Park District staff members have been in communication with Committee leadership. Below are a few points of clarification for our community.  The Northbrook Park District has always offered Village Green Park to the Northbrook Days committee for …

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Distinguished Northbrook Park District Commissioner Leaves Lasting Impact

May 28, 2021

With a 28-year legacy of leadership, conservation and a commitment to improving her community through recreation, Northbrook Park District Commissioner Penelope Randel has retired. A Northbrook resident since 1979, Randel was elected to the board in 1993 and served twice as vice president from 1994-1997 and 2015-2017. She also served twice as president from 1997-1998 …

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Face Coverings Update | May 21, 2021

May 21, 2021

Face coverings will be optional for fully vaccinated* people using Northbrook Park District facilities and amenities beginning Saturday, May 22, 2021 following the latest guidance from the CDC and the State of Illinois. Face coverings are still required for non-vaccinated individuals including all children ages 2 through 11. Patrons wishing to wear face coverings are …

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Updates to 2021 Northbrook 4th of July Events

May 20, 2021

With expanded capacity limits under the Bridge Phase of the Restore Illinois Reopening Plan, the Village of Northbrook and the Northbrook Park District have made the joint decision to hold fireworks on the 4th of July at the traditional location of Meadowhill Park and Techny Prairie Park and Fields. Additional new activities are also taking …

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Celebrate National Senior Health and Fitness Day with the Northbrook Park District

May 19, 2021

Seniors are invited to enjoy a day of fitness and fun at Northbrook Park District’s New Techny Prairie Activity Center! A National Senior Health and Fitness Day Celebration is set for Wednesday, May 26 from 10am-5pm, featuring fitness classes, health seminars, giveaways and a raffle for a free Northbrook Park District Senior Center membership. Open …

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Stay Fit with Techny Prairie Activity Center’s College Student Summer Special

May 12, 2021

Home for the summer? Make time for fitness during time off school! Now through July 1, Northbrook Park District is offering a College Student Summer Special at TPAC. This three-month membership includes access to the fitness floor with cardio, strength and functional fitness equipment, group fitness classes, indoor track and open gym activities. “We know …

Enjoy Summer with the Northbrook Park District

May 12, 2021

Exciting new activities, programs and events are coming to you this summer from the Northbrook Park District! Registration is underway for activities in the 2021 Summer Guide, including summer camps, athletics, senior programs, early childhood and an exciting lineup of special events. The Guide is available at nbparks.org and has been mailed to Northbrook resident …

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Northbrook-On-Ice is Back with Vegas-Style Skating Show

May 3, 2021

A beloved community tradition is returning to the Northbrook Sports Center this May, bringing glamour, glitz and excitement with a few modifications. Northbrook-On-Ice: Viva Ice Vegas is set to perform four shows Mother’s Day weekend—Friday, May 7 at 7pm, Saturday, May 8 at 11am and 4pm and Sunday, May 9 at 1pm. In-person tickets are …

Northbrook Park District Seeks Community Input for Future Planning

Northbrook Park District Seeks Community Input for Future Planning

April 30, 2021

You can play a role in updating the Northbrook Park District’s ten-year Comprehensive Master Plan and help take the District through the next five years and beyond! The District is offering several ways for the community to participate in the Comprehensive Master Plan process which will include a detailed blueprint for Park District projects for …