Mission, Vision and Core Values


It is the mission of the Oak Brook Park District to provide the very best in park and recreational opportunities, facilities, and open lands for our community.


To provide a diverse range of opportunities designed to keep the members of the Greater Oak Brook Community happy, fit and active. By maintaining fiscally responsible practices and focusing on communication, environmental stewardship, diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility, the Oak Brook Park District works to help our community as a whole be its very best and feel its very best.

Core Values

Communication: Engaging in open, honest, and respectful communication, both internally and externally, will educate our community on the benefits of parks and recreation. 

Collaboration: Working together to incorporate the diverse culture and viewpoints of our staff and community to effectively foster recreational creativity, encouragement, and motivation.

Accessibility and Inclusion: Ensuring that everyone, regardless of age or ability, has access to the very best in park and recreational opportunities to enrich their quality of life.

Holistic Wellness: Providing programs, services, and opportunities designed to improve all aspects of the overall wellness of the Greater Oak Brook community.

Consistent Customer Service: Providing the very best experience for each individual who visits our park district facilities and to promote loyalty among our staff and constituents.

Environmental Conservation and Stewardship: Fostering the responsible use and protection of the natural environment through education, conservation, and sustainable practices.

Planning and Vision Documents can be found here.