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2 days 1 hour ago
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 9:15am

Oak Brook Park District is proud to be an official toy donation site for Toys for Tots! Click for donation guidelines and information.

5 days 22 hours 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.

Starting pay $10/hr
Hours M-F 8:30-11:30am

2 weeks 6 days ago
Friday, November 1, 2019 - 5:30am to Friday, November 8, 2019 - 10:00pm

Did you know Americans purchase nearly 600 million pounds of candy for Halloween? This year, you can put all that candy to good use. Oakbrook Orthodontics and the Oak Brook Park District have partnered for a candy buy back program that benefits your family’s teeth, the troops overseas, and Oak Brook’s Universal Playground Project.

3 weeks 2 days ago
Saturday, October 12, 2019 - 1:00pm

A New Stars record was set at the Elk Grove Park District Swim Meet on Saturday, October 12, 2019.
The event was the 11-12 Girls 50 Breaststroke. Record broken by Riley Grill, 12, from Westchester, with a new record time of 39.96 seconds.
The record was previously held by Nicole Joneikis, set in Oak Brook in 2018.

3 weeks 6 days ago

The Oak Brook Park District is seeking applicants for its Recreation Manager – Athletics position. The starting range for this position is $45,000 - $54,000, DOQ. Qualified candidates should submit their cover letter and resume to Dave Thommes, Deputy Director to dthommes@obparks.org.

1 month 1 week ago

Play pickleball at the Family Recreation Center! Join our open pickleball players or sign up for our Beginners class.

1 month 1 week ago

On Sunday, October 27, the Oak Brook Park District, Oak Brook Park District Foundation, Breakaway Basketball and Knights Basketball are partnering for the second year to host the Build a Dream 3v3 Basketball Tournament. Young athletes will take part in this one-day tournament to support The Sandlot, a Universal Playground. In 2018, the event raised more than $6,500. This year, the goal is not only to meet but exceed last year’s fundraising efforts.

3 months 3 weeks ago

Under the supervision of the Aquatic Supervisor, the Swim Team Coach is responsible for all coaching responsibilities for the Age Group Swim Team beginner and intermediate swim groups including supervision of swimmers during practices and meets, and is to provide good communication with parents. The Swim Team Coach is required to successfully perform all the essential functions outlined below and all work must be performed in accordance with District policies and procedures.

3 months 3 weeks ago

Hostesses are expected to have good communication skills with both children and adults. Good customer service is also a necessity for a hostess. Other positive personality traits are expected to be shown to all participants during their birthday party or group rental. The Oak Brook Park District strives to provide a fun, cheerful, and overall great experience for our partygoers and group renters.

3 months 3 weeks ago

Under the direction of the Aquatic Supervisor, the Lesson Supervisor is responsible for the safe and efficient management of the swim lesson program and staff. They are responsible for the day- to-day planning and supervision of the Learn to Swim Program at Oak Brook Park District.

4 months 1 day ago
Tuesday, July 30, 2019 - 4:00pm

Did you know the Oak Brook Park District has their own bee apiary? Come to the Dean Nature Sanctuary, 115 Canterberry Lane, Oak Brook, and learn about the fascinating honeybee. Meet our beekeeper and learn about what it takes to make honey. Participate in a scavenger hunt, make crafts, and meet our pollinators! Please pre-register each child participating. Fee is $5.

Oh Bee! Parks Honey will be on sale for $10

4 months 3 weeks ago

Oak Brook Park District Board of Park Commissioners unanimously approved the long-term vision for the development and improvement of the newly acquired Central Park North Fields and Central Park during the regular board meeting on Monday, June 17.

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