Celebrate Park and Recreation Month this July by Getting to Your Local Park!

Celebrate Park and Recreation Month this July by Getting to Your Local Park!

July 14, 2017

Get your play on this July with the Northbrook Park District and the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA). Since 1985, America has celebrated July as the nation’s official Park and Recreation Month. Created by NRPA, Park and Recreation Month specifically highlights the vital and powerful role local parks and recreation, such as the Northbrook …

Sign up today, Session II Camps Start July 17

July 11, 2017

Choose your own adventure for the rest of summer at one of our Session II Summer Camps and Workshops. From Sports and Skating Camps to Theatre Workshops to Artistic Adventures, we have a camp for every child’s interest. View our Summer Guide to view a full list of camps and register your child today. To …

Tuesdays in the Park Cancelled on 7/11

Tuesdays in the Park Cancelled on 7/11

July 11, 2017

Tuesday’s in the Park tonight featuring Billy Elton is cancelled tonight due to weather. See you next week for Hillbilly Rockstarz – Modern Country Music! 

Two girls in a cardboard boat paddling

Cardboard Regatta Registration Ends July 17

July 10, 2017

This year’s Cardboard Regatta takes place on Saturday, July 22 and the deadline is quickly approaching to register! You have until Monday, July 17 to get your name in the running and compete for awards such as  speed, creativity, people’s choice and team spirit. For rules and more information on this event, visit our Cardboard …

Liberty Loop 5K Results

Liberty Loop 5K Results

July 4, 2017

Hope you enjoyed the 5K race on a beautiful 4th of July morning! Click below for the race results pdfs. Liberty Loop Results – Age Groups Liberty Loop 5k – Overall Results Thanks for celebrating the 4th with us!

4th of July Parade Marshal

4th of July Parade Marshal

July 3, 2017

The Northbrook Park District is proud to serve as the 2017 Parade Marshal—celebrating our 90th Anniversary! Joining our current Commissioners and Executive Director for the 4th of July parade and celebration are: Former Executive Director Joe Doud (1967-1997) Former Commissioners: Pete Bowman (1970-1977), Rich Cicciu (1991-1995), Steve Cloh (2003-2015), Oscar Dahl (1987-2007), Murray Freeman (1983-1991) …

People walking with a bunch of balloons in the parade

Fun-Filled 4th of July planned for The Northbrook Park District

June 23, 2017

The District’s 4th of July Celebrations kick off early on Tuesday (July 4) at 7:30am with the Liberty Loop 5K Run/Walk. This annual holiday tradition takes runners through a certified 5k course at Techny Prairie Park and Fields and Meadowhill Park. Forms are available at any Registration Office or by download from our site on …

Camp Chatter Session I Information Posted June 16!

Camp Chatter Session I Information Posted June 16!

June 15, 2017

We are so excited for camps to start and can’t wait to share all the fun and special moments your child will have over the next few weeks. We are pleased to introduce our new Camp Chatter system on our new website that launched in mid-May. All Camp Chatter information will be posted every Thursday …

District Lifeguards Perform Heroic Water Rescue

District Lifeguards Perform Heroic Water Rescue

June 14, 2017

On Tuesday afternoon, June 13, 2017, Northbrook Park District lifeguards performed a successful rescue of a child in the pool at Meadowhill Aquatic Center, 1501 Maple Avenue, in Northbrook.  Several lifeguards then assisted with emergency care on the pool deck. A physician who was at the pool was integral in the response efforts. Northbrook Police …

Membes from Jewel, Kraft Heinz , the McGee Family, and the Board on the Northbrook Sports Center ice receiving a check

The District Receives 20K Towards Hockey Programming

June 9, 2017

On Thursday, June 8, our President of the Board of Park Commissioners, Penny Randel, received a life-size $20,000 check on behalf of the Northbrook Park District from Jewel Osco and Kraft Heinz Food. Northbrook resident Jenny McGee, an avid Jewel shopper, entered the Jewel Hockey Sweepstakes and selected the Northbrook Sports Center as her favorite …