Unwind and Unplug at Northbrook Park District’s Family Campout

July 3, 2020

Celebrate Unplug Illinois Day by plugging into outdoor, overnight fun at Village Green Park! Set for 7pm Saturday, July 11 to 9am Sunday, July 12, the Family Campout features games, a campfire, s’mores and a movie at sundown. A continental breakfast will be served in the morning. Families must bring their own tents and sleeping …

Northbrook Park District Board Announces 2020-2021 Officers

July 2, 2020

A tradition of community pride and passion for public service remains as the Northbrook Park District Board of Commissioners changes leadership. The Board announced its 2020-2021 Officers, swearing in former Vice President Mary Ann Chambers as President during its regular Board meeting on June 24. Lisa, Chalem, a Park District Commissioner since 2016, was sworn …

Take a ‘Book Stroll’ at Techny Prairie Park and Fields

June 24, 2020

The Northbrook Public Library and the Northbrook Park District are working together to offer our very first Book Stroll in Techny Prairie Park and Fields’ Trail Through Time. Featuring the classic children’s book We’re Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen, community members will be able to enjoy reading the pages of the classic …

Liberty Loop 2020 5K Goes Virtual and Gives Back

June 23, 2020

Celebrate the 4th of July while staying active for a good cause during Northbrook Park District’s Virtual Liberty Loop 2020. All profits from the 5K will be donated to Youth Services of Glenview/Northbrook, which provides mental health and emotional support to children and adolescents. To participate, simply walk, jog or run the distance of 3.1 …

Northbrook Park District July-August Program Guide Now Available Online

June 19, 2020

Northbrook Park District invites the community to enjoy a summer of outdoor, indoor and virtual fun as the state moves toward Phase 4 of the Restore Illinois plan. Staff members have been developing many programs that provide recreational opportunities while following safety guidelines. Special events, summer camps, fitness classes and a variety of programming for …

Northbrook Park District Musical Captures the Experience of Actors During the Pandemic

June 17, 2020

Northbrook Park District Musical Captures the Experience of Actors During the Pandemic Art is imitating life in the Northbrook Park District production of The Show Must Go Online, presented by Northbrook Theatre Youth Company. Parts are available for ages 8-14 for this virtual musical, created by Beat by Beat Press in response to the unusual …

Outdoor Facilities Opening at Northbrook Park District

May 29, 2020

Pedaling bikes on the Velodrome, perfecting those batting skills and playing with your pup at the Northbrook Dog Park are among activities soon available as Northbrook Park District reopens outdoor areas. With COVID-19 restrictions allowing for more organized activities and the state moving into Phase 3 of the Restore Illinois plan, several outdoor facilities are set …

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Head to Camp this Summer with the Northbrook Park District

May 28, 2020

The Northbrook Park District is keeping youth engaged throughout the summer with a fun variety of in-person and virtual camps! In-person camps will follow the guidelines of the CDC, the State of Illinois and the Illinois Department of Public Health with small group sizes of 10 people or less, including campers and staff. In-person camps …

Join Famous Northbrook Natives on YouTube for Q&A Sessions

May 19, 2020

Northbrook Park District is hosting a series of live events on YouTube, inviting prominent Northbrook natives to answer questions and discuss their achievements in film, theatre, sports and other fields. The District’s next Northbrook Native Spotlight event is set for Wednesday, May 20 at 6:30pm, featuring Glenbrook North High School graduate Jayne Brook. Brook was …

Play at Home with the Northbrook Park District!

May 15, 2020

Northbrook Park District is continuing to find ways to play every day with an exciting lineup of virtual activities, including new fitness classes, performing arts programs and a variety of interactive events for children and families. Check out the District’s updated Virtual Program Guide for May  and participate in exciting activities with friends, family members …