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 …

Board of Park Commissioners Regular Board Meeting – President Randel’s Opening Statement

Board of Park Commissioners Regular Board Meeting – President Randel’s Opening Statement

August 30, 2019

Board of Park Commissioners Regular Board Meeting President Randel’s Opening Statement – August 28, 2019 My name is Penny Randel and on behalf of the Northbrook Park District Board of Commissioners, I would like to welcome and thank you for attending tonight’s meeting.  Before we hear your comments, I would like to make a brief …

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 …

Northbrook Days Update

Northbrook Days Update

July 29, 2019

Based on the feedback we’ve received over the past few days, we understand there are still questions about the move of the Northbrook Days festival and we want to respond with additional background information. We share our neighbors’ disappointment that Northbrook Days will move to a new location. We want to be clear that limiting …

Northbrook Days

Northbrook Days

July 27, 2019

The Northbrook Park District is dedicated to enhancing the lives of our residents and has been a proud supporter of Northbrook Days at Village Green Park for more than 60 years. As you may know, the festival, which runs from July 31 – August 4, will be held at Northbrook Court this year instead of …

Commit to be Fit at the Northbrook Park District

July 23, 2019

Grab a workout buddy and head to Northbrook Park District’s group fitness classes! From high energy dance classes that have you moving to the latest music to low-impact workouts, a wide range of activities are available to meet your fitness needs. Registration for fall fitness classes is underway. Among the benefits of group fitness are …

Northbrook Park District Breaks Ground on New Activity Center

July 15, 2019

Setting sights on a future of active play, health and fitness for the community, Northbrook Park District officials held a groundbreaking ceremony Wednesday, July 10 for the new Activity Center at Techny Prairie Park and Fields. Incorporating the Northbrook Park District’s Mission of environmental stewardship, the Activity Center will be constructed as a Net Zero …

Improving Community Spaces: Turf Field Replacement at Techny Prairie Park and Fields

Improving Community Spaces: Turf Field Replacement at Techny Prairie Park and Fields

July 8, 2019

The turf fields at Techny Prairie Park and Fields are now closed to replace the existing turf. The turf, installed in 2006, had an expected life-span of ten years which has been exceeded by three years. This Capital Improvement Project was budgeted for in 2019. This new high-quality, durable turf will provide an outstanding facility …

Liberty Loop and Liberty Lap

Race to the Finish at Liberty Loop 5K and Liberty Lap Fun Run

June 14, 2019

Celebrate the 4th of July with a run through the parks! The 12th annual Liberty Loop 5K Run/Walk is set for 7:30am, Thursday, July 4 at Techny Prairie Park and Fields, 1750 Techny Road. Participants ages 6 and older are invited to walk or run on a certified 5K course through Techny Prairie Park and …