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Northbrook Park District Collaborates with Area School Districts

August 12, 2020

From sharing facilities and green space to providing care for school age children, the Northbrook Park District has been a partner with many Northbrook school districts for decades. The Park District has made a commitment to continue and expand upon these cooperative efforts as students return to school this fall in Northbrook. In an effort …

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Northbrook Park District provides support for students with Community TIES Program

August 7, 2020

Community TIES is a day program held at the Northbrook Sports Center for children in grades K-8 with a hybrid school schedule. This opportunity is available to residents, full-time teachers in School Districts 27, 28, 30, 31, 225 and non-resident families. Community TIES has been created to meet the community’s need for support for families who have alternative …

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Music at Meadowhill Brings Three Evenings of Entertainment

July 29, 2020

Free outdoor concerts are coming to the Northbrook Park District’s Meadowhill Park Velodrome! Set for Tuesday nights August 11, 18 and 25, Music at Meadowhill concerts will take place at Meadowhill Park, inside the Ed Rudolph Velodrome, 1479 Maple Avenue. Seating begins at 6pm, with group seating every fifteen minutes and music starting at 7pm. …

Cyclist Breaks Multiple National Records at Northbrook Park District’s Velodrome

July 28, 2020

History was made at the Ed Rudolph Velodrome on Tuesday, July 28 when cyclist Dan McGehee broke three World UltraCycling Association records. An optometrist and former Aurora native, McGehee, 57, rode for more than five hours, breaking the outdoor track record in the men’s age 50-59 solo category for 100 miles—finishing in 4 hours, 7 …

Play in the Parks with the Northbrook Park District!

July 23, 2020

Whether you’re looking for live music, games or quality time with family, Northbrook Park District is delivering the fun all summer long! Live music, pop-up parties, athletics and family activities are among the exciting outdoor programs featured in the District’s new Play in the Parks summer events Guide. Private event packages are available with a …

Nominate an Athlete or Community Volunteer for the Hall of Fame Program

July 21, 2020

The Northbrook Park District is currently accepting Hall of Fame nominations through August 21. Since 1978, the Northbrook Park District has been honoring volunteers and athletes in the community with its Hall of Fame and Sports Hall of Fame. More than 60 inductees currently have plaques displayed at the Northbrook Sports Center. The Northbrook Park …

Activities, Friendship and Fun Await at New Northbrook Park District Senior Center Location

July 16, 2020

On a sunny July afternoon at Northbrook Park District’s Village Green Center, Janet Brady was excited to sew and create with her fellow Crafty Ladies. The sewing group was meeting in person for the first time since March at the new temporary Senior Center location at 1810 Walters Avenue. While the Crafty Ladies haven’t been …

Turf Field Partially Closed Due to Vandalism

Turf Field Partially Closed Due to Vandalism

July 9, 2020

A portion of the east field at the Turf Fields at Techny Prairie Park and Fields has been closed due to vandalism over the Fourth of July weekend. A four-foot square section of the field sustained heavy damage from the launching of illegal fireworks on the turf. This has caused an unsafe condition, and a …

Unwind and Unplug at Northbrook Park District’s Family Campout

July 3, 2020

Celebrate Unplug Illinois Day by plugging into outdoor, overnight fun at Village Green Park! Set for 7pm Saturday, July 11 to 9am Sunday, July 12, the Family Campout features games, a campfire, s’mores and a movie at sundown. A continental breakfast will be served in the morning. Families must bring their own tents and sleeping …

Northbrook Park District Board Announces 2020-2021 Officers

July 2, 2020

A tradition of community pride and passion for public service remains as the Northbrook Park District Board of Commissioners changes leadership. The Board announced its 2020-2021 Officers, swearing in former Vice President Mary Ann Chambers as President during its regular Board meeting on June 24. Lisa, Chalem, a Park District Commissioner since 2016, was sworn …