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5 months 1 week ago
Monday, January 21, 2019 - 6:30pm

PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on the 21st day of January, 2019, at 6:30 o’clock P.M., the Board of Park Commissioners of the Oak Brook Park District, DuPage and Cook Counties, Illinois (the “District”), will conduct a public hearing to be held at the District Family Recreation Center, 1450 Forest Gate Road, Oak Brook, Illinois.

5 months 3 weeks ago

The Illinois Park and Recreation Association (IPRA) recognized the Oak Brook Park District ‘s Central Park with the 2018 Outstanding Facility & Park Award. The award recognizes public agencies for their exceptional and unique achievements in design and development.

6 months 1 day ago

On Wednesday, Dec. 26, the Oak Brook Park District received official notice that Moody's Investor's Service assigned the park district an Aaa rating with a stable outlook. This is the highest rating available, indicating the sound financial strength, healthy operating reserves, low debt and pension burdens, and the overall stability of the Oak Brook Park District.

6 months 1 week ago

On Mon., Dec. 17, Oak Brook Park District commissioners unanimously approved the purchase of the 34-acre property located at Jorie Boulevard and Kensington Road, commonly known as McDonald’s Fields for $15.8 million.

On Nov. 6, Oak Brook Park District placed a referendum question asking voters whether or not to approve a $17.9 bond sale to purchase and improve the property. 68% of residents voted in favor of the measure.
The Oak Brook Park District will preserve the 34 acres as open recreational space and will be seeking community input on future projects for the property.

6 months 1 week ago

Oak Brook Park District’s youth swim instruction program is one of the park district’s most popular recreational offerings, and the system just got better.

6 months 2 weeks ago

A closed session to discuss the purchase or lease of real property for the use of the public body will be conducted at the December 17, 2018 Regular Meeting of the Oak Brook Park District Board of Commissioners.

On November 6, 2018, Oak Brook Park District residents approved a referendum to purchase and improve the 34 acres commonly known as the McDonald’s Soccer Fields located north of Central Park. Following the successful referendum, park district officials contacted McDonald’s officials to discuss the future of the property.

6 months 2 weeks ago

3 Ways to Stick to Your New Year’s Resolutions and Feel Your Very Best

The New Year is right around the corner and while statistics show that more than 80% of all our well-intentioned resolutions fall flat by February, we have some unique ways to help you stick to your resolutions so you can reach your personal goals this year.

6 months 3 weeks ago
Monday, December 17, 2018 - 6:30pm

NOTICE OF PROPOSED PROPERTY TAX LEVY FOR OAK BROOK PARK DISTRICT, DUPAGE AND COOK COUNTIES, ILLINOIS
A public hearing to approve a proposed property tax levy for Oak Brook Park District for 2018 will be held on Monday, December 17, 2018, at 6:30 p.m. at the Family Recreation Center, 1450 Forest Gate Road, Oak Brook, Illinois 60523.
Any person desiring to appear at the public hearing and present testimony to the taxing district may contact Laure Kosey, Executive Director, 1450 Forest Gate Road, Oak Brook, Illinois 60523, 630-645-9535.

6 months 3 weeks ago

Is your little one beginning to show more independence? By the age of two, you'll notice your busy child mimicking others, showing exuberant excitement when playing with peers, maybe becoming a little bit defiant, and even beginning to include other friends in games and play. Register now for Just 2s!

6 months 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.

6 months 4 weeks ago

Who wouldn't want a little taste of summer during winter break? Winter Playground Camp provides a fun recreational experience for kids and their friends and includes swimming at the Family Aquatic Center! Winter Pee Wee Camp provides out of school fun for little ones and Soccer Made in America is perfect for athletes ages 4-15!

7 months 1 day ago

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a special meeting of the Oak Brook Park District Board of Commissioners will be held on Thursday, November 29, 2018, at 6:30 p.m. The Special Meeting will be held in the Autumn Oaks Room of the Oak Brook Park District Family Recreation Center, 1450 Forest Gate Road, Oak Brook, Illinois.

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