Teams Elite Junior Repeats International Success with New Goals

November 15, 2019

For the second year in a row, Teams Elite Junior skaters are on their way to represent Team USA in the international spotlight. This time, the stakes are even higher for the Northbrook Park District synchronized team. Based on their achievements last season, which included placing first in their division during the 2019 Spring Cup …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Kids at Northbrook Sports Center Pool

Enjoy Summer at Northbrook Park District Camps!

June 28, 2019

Spend your summer with the Northbrook Park District! Second sessions of camps are starting soon, offering plenty of options to fill your summer schedule. Most camps offer flexible registration, allowing families to choose the weeks they want. New sessions begin on July 15. “There is still plenty of time to have fun this summer,” said …

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 …

Northbrook Golf Academy Camps

Sportsman’s Country Club Golf Instructor Named Among Best Young Teachers in America

May 22, 2019

As a child, Michael Wenzel spent many summer days tagging along with his father to their local golf course. “He was my first coach,” said Wenzel, a PGA Certified Teaching Professional and Director of Golf Instruction for Northbrook Golf Academy. “He taught me the basics of playing the game. At the end of our first …

Turn Back Time with Northbrook-On-Ice

April 11, 2019

Northbrook-On-Ice is commemorating 50 years of history, tradition and community spirit and you’re invited to the celebration! Northbrook-On-Ice: Turn Back Time is set for Mother’s Day weekend May 10, 11 and 12 at the Northbrook Sports Center, 1730 Pfingsten Road. The production features dazzling costumes, impressively designed sets and high-energy theatrical performances by the 2019 …

Northbrook Park District Skaters are International Champions

February 18, 2019

Teams Elite Junior skaters are returning from Italy with the ultimate souvenir. The Northbrook Park District synchronized skaters are the 2019 Spring Cup champions, placing first in the Junior division in Milan, Italy and taking home the cup for Team USA. Teams Elite Junior scored a total of 160.85 points, coming out ahead of Russia …

Northbrook Park District Camps

Prepare for Sunny Days at Summer Camp Open House

February 12, 2019

Summer camp planning is underway at the Northbrook Park District. From early childhood activities to sports, theatre and art programs, camps are available for youth ages 2 to 13. A Summer Camp Open House is set for 6:30-8pm, Feb. 25 at the Leisure Center, 3323 Walters Ave. Families will have the opportunity to meet staff, …