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 community happy, fit and active while being its very best and feeling its very best.

Core Values

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

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

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.

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

Customer Experience: Providing the very best service to each individual who visits our park district facilities and to promote loyalty among our staff and constituents.

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

Planning and Vision Documents can be found here.