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Northbrook Sports Center Skater Takes Silver Medal in National Championship

January 22, 2021

The Northbrook Park District is celebrating one of its own skaters after Joe Klein became the 2021 U.S. Junior National silver medalist. Klein, 16 years old, placed second in the Junior Men’s Competition Thursday, January 21 at the 2021 U.S. Figure Skating Championships in Las Vegas. “This is a huge accomplishment for Joe, and the …

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Techny Prairie Activity Center Recognized as New Fitness and Recreation Facility of the Year

January 22, 2021

Northbrook Park District’s newly opened facility for fitness and recreation—Techny Prairie Activity Center (TPAC)—has been named the 2021 New Fitness and Recreation Facility of the Year by Club Marketing and Management Services International. TPAC opened its doors to the public on January 1, 2021 at 180 Anets Drive in the scenic Techny Prairie Park and …

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Northbrook Park District Senior Center Members Support the Northfield Township Food Pantry

January 21, 2021

Northbrook Park District Senior Center members recently rallied together to support the Northfield Township Food Pantry. When Illinois reinstated Tier 3 mitigations in November, the Senior Center closed its doors and began virtual-only programing. This has had a huge impact on local seniors who have had to once again isolate themselves. “The seniors miss gathering …

Outdoor Winter Activity Updates

December 26, 2020

Northbrook Park District offers a variety of ways to enjoy the outdoors during the winter months! The District’s two outdoor ice rinks at Meadowhill Park, 1479 Maple Avenue, and Tower Rink, 1225 Cedar Lane, will open once weather conditions permit. The District needs 72 hours of weather below 15 degrees to begin freezing the rinks, …

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Give the Gift of a TPAC Membership

December 17, 2020

As you make your list and check it twice, consider giving the gift of fitness this holiday season! With exclusive charter membership rates available until December 31, now is the perfect time to help someone begin their fitness journey by purchasing a Techny Prairie Activity Center gift package! These preassembled holiday gifts feature a gift …

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Celebrate the Season with Northbrook Park District Virtual and at-Home Activities

December 2, 2020

Staying home for the holidays? Let Northbrook Park District bring the fun to you! An amazing lineup of holiday-themed virtual and at-home special events are planned, allowing families to make memories together. Activities include the exciting Candy Cane Hunt December 14-18. Northbrook Park District staff will leave behind hidden candy canes for a private hunt …

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Fitness On Demand™ Added to Techny Prairie Activity Center Memberships

November 9, 2020

Now, more than ever, one of the most important things people can do for their physical and mental health is to stay active. Techny Prairie Activity Center (TPAC), Northbrook Park District’s new facility for fitness, health and wellness, will open in January 2021. Charter memberships are now available offering the best value; membership options can …

New Techny Prairie Activity Center in Northbrook Now Hiring

October 19, 2020

Work at a brand-new state of the art facility promoting fitness, active play and sustainability! Offering a fitness floor with cardio and strength equipment, two group fitness studios, an indoor track, gymnasium, Prairie Room and Kids’ Corner childcare, this phenomenal 44,200 square foot building boasts sweeping views of the surrounding prairie, parkland and Anetsberger Golf …

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Experience Scary, Silly Fun with Live Performances of We Are Monsters

October 19, 2020

A monster cabaret is invading the Velodrome and you’re invited to the show! Northbrook Theatre Youth Company will perform We Are Monsters for October 30 and 31 at the Ed Rudolph Velodrome in Meadowhill Park, 1479 Maple Avenue. The hilarious musical follows humans into a world of quirky characters, including vegetarian vampires, aliens and rock …

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Partnership Brings New Trees to Salceda Park in Northbrook

September 25, 2020

Northbrook Park District recently teamed with local environmental groups to increase the tree canopy in the community while beautifying the landscape at Salceda Park, located in the northwest corner of Northbrook. On Wednesday, September 23, Northbrook Park District staff and Go Green Northbrook, comprised of volunteer residents who work towards making the community more environmentally …