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 …

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 …

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 …

Teams Elite Group Skate

More than a team… Northbrook Park District Synchro Skaters Support Each Other On and Off the Ice

February 1, 2019

As they prepare to represent Team USA in Milan, Italy, Northbrook Park District’s Teams Elite Junior skaters are filled with gratitude for their community, families and coaches who have supported them along the way. “We’re so excited about this opportunity,” said Sofia Gisiner, a sophomore at Glenbrook North High School. “Through every competition, our coaches …

A group of seniors playing bocce

Bocce Court Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

May 10, 2017

Join us on Friday, May 19 at 10am at Indian Ridge Park for a ribbon cutting ceremony at our two new bocce ball courts. Enjoy a bocce demonstration with Ron Bernardi, refreshments and prizes. We’ll be raffling off three bocce ball sets and giving out district swag! This event is free for all ages.