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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 …

Changes to Northbrook 2020 4th of July Celebration

Changes to Northbrook 2020 4th of July Celebration

May 7, 2020

After much deliberation and the consideration of safety first, the Village of Northbrook and the Northbrook Park District have made the decision to cancel most of the traditional Independence Day activities, with the exception of the fireworks display, which has been postponed. Last week, the Village and the Park District decided to cancel 4th of …

Northbrook Park District Seeks Face Coverings for Seniors

May 2, 2020

The Northbrook Park District is calling on the sewing and crafting community to make cloth face coverings for senior residents. A drop-box is available for cloth face covering donations at the Leisure Center, 3323 Walters Avenue for distribution to Northbrook Park District Senior Center members. Donations should be placed in a Ziplock-type bag and include …

Join Famous Northbrook Natives on Facebook Live for Q&A Sessions

Join Famous Northbrook Natives on Facebook Live for Q&A Sessions

April 28, 2020

Northbrook Park District is hosting a series of Facebook Live events, inviting prominent Northbrook natives to answer questions and discuss their achievements in sports, theatre and other fields. The District’s first Northbrook Native Spotlight event is set for Wednesday, April 29, at 7pm featuring Glenbrook North High School alumnus Chris Collins, Head Coach of the …

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Northbrook Park District Staff Demonstrate Six Feet Distancing in Video

April 24, 2020

What is six feet? Northbrook Park District staff participated in a special video to show what six feet means when it comes to physical distancing.

Spring Bunny Brings Smiles from a Safe Distance at Northbrook Park District

April 15, 2020

Northbrook Park District’s Spring Bunny made a special appearance, Saturday, April 11, hopping outside to greet excited families from a safe distance. About 275 cars passed by the Northbrook Park District Leisure Center front drive during the Bunny Stop event. “We wanted to come up with a way for the community to safely meet the …

Northbrook Park District Receives Recognition at State Conference

February 13, 2020

Recognized for excellence in photography, public relations and promoting health and wellness for employees, Northbrook Park District received six statewide awards from the Illinois Parks and Recreation Association (IPRA). The awards were given during the Illinois Association of Park Districts (IAPD)/IPRA Soaring to New Heights Conference January 23-25 in Chicago. Northbrook Park District received the …

Resolve to Stay Fit with Group Workouts

December 27, 2019

Start 2020 on the right path with group fitness classes! Classes begin the first week in January and range from low-impact workouts featuring yoga and strength training to high-intensity dance workouts. “We have a lot of excellent group fitness options to choose from,” said Recreation Program Manager Meri Shea. “Group workouts keep you energized and …