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 …

The bridge walk at the Sports Center Pool

2017 Summer Bucket List

June 2, 2017

The weather is warmer, the grass is greener, parks are fuller and pools are open. It must be summer here in Northbrook. But what to do with the precious few months of warm weather? Start here, with this list of 10 Northbrook Park District summer must-dos. Make it a bucket list, check off items when …

Join us for a Star Wars Themed Event on June 2!

Join us for a Star Wars Themed Event on June 2!

May 26, 2017

The Jedi Council of the Northbrook Park District has chosen you to join us in a galaxy not so far away at Village Green Park for a Star Wars Themed Night full of fun and games from 7-8:30pm before the showing of Rouge One during our Movie in the Park Night at dusk. Activities include: …

Welcome to our New Website!

Welcome to our New Website!

May 15, 2017

We are happy to announce we launched our new website on May 16! In addition to an entirely new design, highlights of the site include: Mobile/Tablet Responsive – site resizes to fit your screen Comprehensive Events Calendar Streamlined Navigation – improved functionality; extensive search capability Aligned with ADA compliance Updated Content and Photos Blog and Social …

90th logo stencil into sled hill at Wood Oaks Green Park

90th Logo Stencil at Wood Oaks Green Park

May 10, 2017

On Monday, May 8th our staff stenciled in our 90th logo onto the sled hill at Wood Oaks Green Park in celebration of our 90th Anniversary this year. In total, it took two men, one dog, 15 gallons of turf marking paint and 3.5 hours to finish the 40×40 foot logo. Stop by Wood Oaks Green …

A group of seniors playing bocce

Bocce Court Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

May 10, 2017

Join us on Friday, May 19 at 10am at Indian Ridge Park for a ribbon cutting ceremony at our two new bocce ball courts. Enjoy a bocce demonstration with Ron Bernardi, refreshments and prizes. We’ll be raffling off three bocce ball sets and giving out district swag! This event is free for all ages.