Coach of the Year 2022

“Definition of an excellent coach” Josie Williams Named Coach of the Year

November 11, 2022

Every year, Northbrook Park District awards a special volunteer with the Coach of the Year Award. Athletics staff receive nominations from parents of youth involved in soccer, basketball and flag football programs before making a final decision, keeping in mind that the winning recipient has shown exemplary sportsmanship, organization, commitment and team training. In the case of Josie Williams, staff explained that she displayed all these traits and more.

Preschool Teacher with Student

7 Reasons Why Your Child Should Go to Sunshine Preschool

November 7, 2022

Skip, hop and jump to Northbrook Park District’s Sunshine Preschool Open House, where new experiences, learning and hands-on fun await! On Saturday, November 12, Sunshine Preschool will be hosting an Open House from 10-11:30am to show little ones and their grown ups just what they can expect once they become a student with the popular Preschool program. Stop by to meet the teachers, check out the classrooms and learn about all the experiences Sunshine Preschool can offer.

2023 Winter/Spring Guide Now Available Online

Combined Winter/Spring Program Guide Coming November 18

November 4, 2022

Northbrook Park District has combined the Winter and Spring program offerings into one publication scheduled for mailing on November 18. The new Winter/Spring program guide features programs taking place from January through May 2023 and also includes information and registration for summer camps. The guide will be posted on November 18 for online viewing.

Northbrook Park District Staff at IAPD Best of the Best Gala 2022

Northbrook Park District Named Best of the Best in 2022

November 1, 2022

Northbrook Park District was presented with three awards on Friday, October 14, 2022 by the Illinois Association of Park Districts (IAPD) – 15 Year Commissioner Service, Best Friend of Illinois …

Cast of Northbrook Theatre Youth Company's 2022 Production of "Disney's Newsies JR."

Seize the Day with Newsies Jr. at Northbrook Theatre

October 19, 2022

Experience late 1800s New York City and the gumption of its young laborers when Northbrook Theatre Youth Company (NTYC) presents Disney’s Newsies Jr.! The Broadway classic runs October 25-October 29 …

Heritage Oaks Golf Club Recognized for Environmental Excellence

Heritage Oaks Golf Club Recognized for Environmental Excellence

October 17, 2022

Heritage Oaks Golf Club, a Northbrook Park District property, has retained its designation as a “Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary” through the Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program for Golf Courses, an Audubon …

Participants Gather at 2021 Halloween 3K Fun Run

Howlin’ Halloween Fun at Techny Prairie Park and Fields on October 21

October 7, 2022

The Northbrook Park District will be hosting a night of Halloween activities for the whole family! On Friday, October 21, wrangle your crew for the Halloween 3K Fun Run. Before …

Playground Replacement Project at Meadowhill Park Celebration

October 5, 2022

Following several months of construction, the playground at Meadowhill Park, 1479 Maple Ave, Northbrook, is now open for play! Northbrook Park District is celebrating the community’s newest playground with a …

Illustration of People with Voting Signs

Four Open Commissioner Seats in April 2023 Consolidated Election

September 30, 2022

The Park Board of Commissioners has four open seats in the April 4, 2023, Consolidated Election. The first day to file nominating papers is Monday, December 12, 2022, at the …

Stonegate Park - Courtesy of Google Earth

Stonegate Park Playground Replacement Project

September 29, 2022

Northbrook Park District is replacing the playground at Stonegate Park, 3425 Whirlaway Drive. This playground was installed in 1999 and is 23 years old, which is the end of its life cycle. The rubber surfacing is peeling, and the equipment is rusting and cracking. Soil borings, planning, and construction documents for the park improvements will be completed in 2022, and bidding and replacement is scheduled to be completed in 2023.