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13 hours 25 min ago

Oak Brook resident, Lara Suleiman, was recognized by the Illinois Association of Park District (IAPD) with a 2018 Outstanding Citizen Volunteer of the Year Award, presented at IAPD’s annual awards gala in Wheeling on Friday, October 12.

The Outstanding Citizen Volunteer of the Year award recognizes a citizen’s volunteer efforts to enhance a park district, forest preserve, conservation, recreation or special recreation agency program service, parkland, open space or facility.

1 week 6 days ago

If you enjoy walking the paths of Central Park, you may notice that your experience is significantly more serene along the lower section of Ginger Creek. In September, the Oak Brook Park District completed a 2-year, $140,000 project to replace a failed gabion weir with a new rock Cross-Vane water control system.

3 weeks 2 days ago

Play pickleball at the Family Recreation Center! With its odd name, reputation for being fun, and noted health benefits such as lowered blood pressure, improved mental acuity, and increased cardiovascular endurance, it’s no wonder that pickleball is one of the fastest growing sports in America.

4 weeks 1 day ago

April 2, 2019 Consolidated Election for Park District Commissioner

Prospective candidates seeking the office of a Park Commissioner for the Oak Brook Park District may pick up packets containing nomination petitions and election materials from the Oak Brook Park District Administrative Offices, 1450 Forest Gate Road, Oak Brook, IL 60523, Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., for the Consolidated Election to be held on April 2, 2019.

1 month 1 week ago

The relocation of McDonald’s corporate offices to Chicago presents the Oak Brook Park District with an opportunity to secure open space and park land for the community. The referendum question will be on the Nov. 6, 2018, ballot and all residents of the Oak Brook Park District will have the opportunity to vote on the measure. Click for more information

1 month 3 weeks ago

Are you and your little one getting ready for preschool? Our ABC Preschool staff put together some tips and tricks to help you make the first day of school a smooth adventure for your child and you!

1 month 3 weeks ago

For the past 20 years, Oak Brook Park District has been helping children and adults improve coordination, confidence, and focus through the royal art of fencing.

1 month 4 weeks ago

Fall Semester Classes begin September 11! Click here to get $10 off the Fall Semester of Music Together!

You and your child have the very exciting opportunity to learn and grow through musical play at the Oak Brook Park District! Join us for the next semester of Music Together® classes in September!

2 months 4 days ago

AUGUST 11 & 12, OAK BROOK, IL— Oak Brook Park District’s inaugural Build A Dream Basketball Skills Clinic and Tournament drew more than 300 local youth basketball players and raised more than $6,500 for the park district’s new Universal Playground.

2 months 1 week ago

The Preschool Aide is responsible for assisting the Preschool Teacher with the teaching of one or more of the 3 levels of preschool classes (2-year old, 3-year old, 4-year old programs) offered at the Park District.
If interested, please send a cover letter and resume to Karen Spandikow, kspandikow@obparks.org. Only eligible candidates will be contacted.

2 months 2 weeks ago
Friday, August 3, 2018 - 2:30pm

Bringing home its 4th USTA Midwest Sectional Championship and clinching two more top spots in Indianapolis on Sunday, July 29, the Oak Brook Tennis Center’s youth competitors have established themselves as a regional Junior Team Tennis tour de force.

2 months 2 weeks ago
Thursday, August 2, 2018 (All day)

The Oak Brook Park District is excited to announce that the 2nd annual Mutt Miler will be more fun and more affordable than ever!

Registration is now a flat $10 fee and includes admission for one adult and one dog, with no charge for additional fur babies or human babies

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