10 months 2 weeks ago

The Oak Brook Park District is accepting applications for a part time laborer in the Parks Department. The position requires 24-29 hours per week. If interested, please contact Bob Johnson at 630-645-9540,

11 months 5 days ago

Crystallization is not a sign of defective or spoiled honey. On the contrary, it is an indicator that your honey is pure, raw, and of the highest quality. Click to learn more!

11 months 2 weeks ago

Next week is spring break, and we’re here to help you make it a spectacular one! Oak Brook Park District’s nationally recognized and award-winning parks and facilities are equipped to keep you and your family active all day long!

1 year 4 days ago

Oak Brook Park District is excited to announce a brand-new full day camp option for Pee Wee campers entering kindergarten!

1 year 4 days ago

If you're looking for a sure sign that winter will eventually come to an end, here it is: Believe it or not, it's time to sign up for Oak Brook Park District spring break camps!

Did you know that if you work in Oak Brook, your child could be eligible for resident rates on camps and programming? 

1 year 1 week ago

It’s no secret, the number of teens joining the summer workforce has been plummeting since the 90s. According to a Pew Research study, nearly 60% of teens in the 1970s and 80s spent their summers staffing stores, pools and libraries, but only 35% of teens held summer jobs in 2017.

1 year 2 weeks ago

The Oak Brook Park District is hosting a collective exhibit of work from the Oak Brook Art League. The exhibit will be available to the public through March 1 at the Family Recreation Center, 1450 Forest Gate Road in Oak Brook.

There are 18 works on display from artists including Oak Brook residents Lyn Tietz, Dr. Mark Moy, Ardythe Tiesenga, Abhi Ganju, and Cynthia Meyer. The work of Carol Carls, Jen Carreon, Evalyn Holy, Carol Slezewski, Justin Stankus and Marta Tiesenga is also featured.

1 year 2 weeks ago

Maggie Krause, 11, of Oak Brook finished the 11-12 Girls 100 IM in a lighting fast 1:18:56, earning her first place at the Oak Brook STARS Home Swim Meet against Elk Grove on Feb. 2, 2019 and shattering the team’s record.

Krause set a long-term goal of getting a place on the record board, and has been consistently focusing her energy on the 100 IM during practice. STARS Coaches Devin and Nick stated that “Maggie works hard and is a huge asset to the team. We look forward to watching her grow as a STAR.”

1 year 2 weeks ago

Nicole Joneikis, 13, of Westmont broke the STARS Swim Team Record for the 13-14 Girls 100 Free with a blistering new record time of 1:06.78. The record was broken during the home swim meet against Elk Grove on Feb. 2, 2019 at the Oak Brook Park District Family Aquatic Center, 1450 Forest Gate Road.

According to STARS Coaches Devin and Nick, Joneikis has broken multiple records this season, and has had her eye on this record for a while. “She has really worked to hold her streamline longer and focus her energy on swimming with a purpose,” says Devin.

1 year 2 weeks ago
Monday, February 18, 2019 - 6:30pm

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a special meeting of the Oak Brook Park District Board of Commissioners will be held on Monday, February 18, 2019, 10 minutes after the adjournment of the Regular Board of Park Commissioners meeting. (The Regular Meeting begins at 6:30 p.m.) The Special Meeting will be held at the Oak Brook Park District Family Recreation Center, Canterberry Room, 1450 Forest Gate Road, Oak Brook, Illinois for the purpose of considering the following agenda:
a) Discussion of Capital Projects Plan for Fiscal Year 2019-2020

1 year 2 weeks ago

On Wed., Feb. 6, 2019, Oak Brook Park District closed on a $15.8 million purchase of the 34-acre property located at Jorie Boulevard and Kensington Road.

The property, which is currently being referred to as “Central Park North,” is now owned by the Oak Brook Park District and available for the public to use and enjoy from dawn to dusk. The park district plans to begin making improvements to the property this spring.

1 year 3 weeks ago

The Oak Brook Park District received multiple awards at the 2019 Soaring to New Heights Conference presented by the Illinois Association of Park Districts (IAPD) and the Illinois Park and Recreation Association (IPRA). The conference was held January 24-26 in Chicago, Illinois.