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Summer Camps Offer Ways to Play Every Day!

April 30, 2021

Make memories while staying active and engaged at Northbrook Park District Summer Camps! Included in the summer 2021 lineup are camps focusing on sports, theatre, golf and outdoor play. Camps are open to ages 5-14, with a preschool camp available for ages 3-5. The District is also offering summer school extension camps, as well as …

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Changes to 2021 Northbrook 4th of July Events

April 27, 2021

With the consideration of safety first, the Village of Northbrook and Northbrook Park District have made the decision to cancel, modify, or postpone many of the traditional Independence Day activities. The Village and the Park District have made the joint decision to cancel the 4th of July parade due to current COVID-19 guidelines and the …

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Make Mom’s Day with Free Fitness and Golf Specials

April 21, 2021

In appreciation for everything moms in the community do all year long, Northbrook Park District is offering two free recreation opportunities to celebrate Mother’s Day. Moms can enjoy free use of the fitness floor, group fitness classes and the indoor track at Techny Prairie Activity Center. Group fitness offerings on Sunday, May 9 include All …

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Develop a Lifelong Love of Golf with Northbrook Golf Academy

April 12, 2021

Whether you want to brush up on golf skills, learn to play for the first time or introduce children to a rewarding game, look to the golf pros at Northbrook Golf Academy. The Academy offers programs for all ages starting in April, including a Get Golf Ready beginning class for adults and a series of …

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Prescribed Burns Make Way for Healthier Ecosystem

April 1, 2021

To help support healthy growth of the native landscape, the Northbrook Park District and Village of Northbrook are conducting prescribed burns throughout the area this spring. Burns will take place through May 2021, weather permitting. The prescribed burns and educational programs about the burns are supported by funding from ComEd and Openlands, which includes a …

Spring Ahead with Adult Athletic Programs

March 23, 2021

A new season of adult athletics is about to get underway at the Northbrook Park District! The Park District offers a variety of adult athletics, including softball, basketball, volleyball and pickleball. “Northbrook Park District leagues and programs are great for staying active and hanging out with friends” said Ian Booker, Recreation Supervisor. “We love seeing …

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Construction Project Planned for Northbrook Sports Center

March 13, 2021

The Northbrook Park District’s Comprehensive Master Plan (CMP) provides a strategic blueprint for the district through 2026, aligning long-term goals for stewardship with meeting the needs of the residents. In Spring 2021, the Northbrook Park District will continue to address one of the identified goals of the CMP – to maintain and update existing assets …

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ComEd Awards Energy Grant to Techny Prairie Activity Center

March 4, 2021

A nearly $25,000 grant from ComEd will assist the Northbrook Park District in reaching sustainability goals for the new Techny Prairie Activity Center—TPAC. The District’s Parks and Planning Division received $24,812.21 from the ComEd Energy Efficiency Program for the construction of TPAC, which opened its doors January 1. The grant was awarded in recognition of …

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Northbrook Park District Board President to Serve on IAPD Board of Trustees

February 16, 2021

Northbrook Park District Board President Mary Ann Chambers has been appointed sergeant-at-arms of the Illinois Association of Park Districts (IAPD) Board of Trustees. An IAPD member for 21 years, Chambers will assist the association with its mission of advancing Illinois park districts, forest preserves, conservation, recreation and special recreation agencies in their ability to preserve …

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Northbrook Park District Supervisor Recognized as Afterschool Leader

February 8, 2021

Northbrook Park District Recreation Supervisor Taylor Witter has been named among the 2021 Next Generation of Afterschool Leaders by the National AfterSchool Association (NAA). Witter was honored for her work overseeing the Park District’s Adventure Campus program which provides before and after school care to about 500 students in grades K-5 per week. Since taking …