Northbrook Park District Breaks Ground on New Activity Center

July 15, 2019

Setting sights on a future of active play, health and fitness for the community, Northbrook Park District officials held a groundbreaking ceremony Wednesday, July 10 for the new Activity Center at Techny Prairie Park and Fields. Incorporating the Northbrook Park District’s Mission of environmental stewardship, the Activity Center will be constructed as a Net Zero …

National Park and Recreation Month

Get Your Game On in July!

July 9, 2019

Head out and play in July with the Northbrook Park District and the National Recreation and Park Association. July is National Park and Recreation Month and we have plenty of ways to enjoy active fun at our parks and facilities. With “Game On!” as the theme for 2019, the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) …

Improving Community Spaces: Turf Field Replacement at Techny Prairie Park and Fields

Improving Community Spaces: Turf Field Replacement at Techny Prairie Park and Fields

July 8, 2019

The turf fields at Techny Prairie Park and Fields are now closed to replace the existing turf. The turf, installed in 2006, had an expected life-span of ten years which has been exceeded by three years. This Capital Improvement Project was budgeted for in 2019. This new high-quality, durable turf will provide an outstanding facility …

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 …

Liberty Loop and Liberty Lap

Race to the Finish at Liberty Loop 5K and Liberty Lap Fun Run

June 14, 2019

Celebrate the 4th of July with a run through the parks! The 12th annual Liberty Loop 5K Run/Walk is set for 7:30am, Thursday, July 4 at Techny Prairie Park and Fields, 1750 Techny Road. Participants ages 6 and older are invited to walk or run on a certified 5K course through Techny Prairie Park and …

Northbrook Dog Park

Fetch Fitness and Friendship at Northbrook Dog Park

June 7, 2019

Enjoy the outdoors with your four-legged friend! Northbrook Dog Park offers the only park area where dogs can run and play off-leash. Located at Coast Guard Park, 2490 Dundee Road, the park features an enclosed 2-acre area for all dogs, an enclosed .5-acre area for small dogs under 26 pounds, shelter, tables and benches and …

Tuesdays in the Park

Savor Summer at Tuesdays in the Park

June 3, 2019

Join friends in the heart of Northbrook on Tuesday Nights! Northbrook Park District’s Tuesdays in the Park Summer Concert series kicks off June 11 at 6:30pm at Village Green Park, located at Shermer and Meadow Roads. The first event features a preview performance from Northbrook Theatre’s Community Musical Newsies, followed by the band Soda performing …

Local Families Join Together Onstage for Newsies

May 28, 2019

For many cast members in the Community Musical Newsies, singing and dancing on the Northbrook Theatre stage is a family affair. “It’s really nice to be able to find something we can do together and an experience we can share,” said Kristin Moran, who works as a speech pathologist and teaches a children’s improv class …

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 …

See Puppets Come to Life at Northbrook Theatre

May 16, 2019

Spy some shadows, hang with a hedgehog and explore the deep blue sea this summer at the Northbrook Theatre! Northbrook Theatre is teaming with Sea Beast Puppet Company to present a summer Puppetry Series featuring a variety of creative performances and storytelling. Audiences will enjoy entertaining twists on classic and original tales that are appropriate …