Every Day is Earth Day at Northbrook Park District. The District is steward to over 500 acres of land including 24 parks. Sustainable practices are part of every project from the award winning Net Zero Energy building, Techny Prairie Activity Center, to plans for tree planting, water management, and the reduction of energy consumption across the District.
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Stop by to pick up a sustainable item at these locations! Items available to the first 100 people to request a giveaway at each location.
April 5 • Free Shopping Tote at Leisure Center
April 10 • Free Water Bottle at Sports Center
April 16 • Free Sunglasses at Techny Prairie Activity Center
April 19 • Free Pollinator Seeds at Anetsberger Golf Course
April 26 • Free Insulated Grocery Tote at Heritage Oaks Golf Club
April 30 • Free Park Pick Up Kits Stop by any of our facilities to pick up a free Park Pick Up Kit on Saturday, April 30. The kit will include garbage bags and gloves so you can head to the park near you to help keep it clean. Plus, we’ll throw in some sustainable park district swag to thank you for your efforts. All who pick up a kit will be entered into a drawing for a Northbrook Park District prize pack including pool passes, golf, and other recreation fun!
a Young Writer Day
a Wild Guess Day
One random winner for each contest will win a Northbrook Park District Prize Pack including pool passes, golf, and other recreation fun. Just for entering each contest, you can select one prize from the following:
- Free round of golf at Anetsberger
- Free bucket of balls at Heritage Oaks
- Free daily pass to TPAC
- 5 Free batting cage tokens
- Free entry to Public Skating plus skate rental
- Free daily pool pass
You could win a prize with our pop up prize giveaways on Walking Wednesdays! Head to our parks, take a walk and one of staff members may just surprise you with a fun free item!
April 13 • Techny Prairie Park and Fields
April 20 • Wood Oaks Green Park
April 27 • West Park
In addition to the community events listed above, the park district has plans to work with several different groups throughout the community:
- Sunshine Preschool will be planting a new tree for Arbor Day
- Northbrook Senior Center will be planting Daffodil Bulbs at Leisure Center
- Boy Scouts will be conducting a clean up at Wood Oaks Green Park