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1 week 9 hours ago

The referendum’s success enables the Park District to advance in its mission to provide the very best in park and recreational opportunities and open lands for our community.

1 week 23 hours ago
Saturday, November 3, 2018 (All day)

The Oak Brook STARS Swim Team earned an exciting 358-357 win over the Bensenville Wahoo Swim Team during the season’s first home swim meet at the Family Aquatic Center on Sat., Nov. 3, 2018.

1 week 5 days ago
Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 5:30am to Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 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 6 days ago

Oak Brook resident, Lara Suleiman, was recognized by the Illinois Association of Park Districts (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 month 1 week 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.

1 month 2 weeks 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.

1 month 3 weeks 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.

2 months 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

2 months 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!

2 months 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.

2 months 3 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!

3 months 1 day 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.

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