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Saturday, August 2, 2014 - 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Tuesday, August 5, 2014 - 6:00pm - 10:00pm
Thursday, August 7, 2014 - 8:30pm - 10:30pm
Saturday, August 9, 2014 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Sunday, August 10, 2014 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Saturday, August 16, 2014 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Sunday, August 17, 2014 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Friday, August 22, 2014 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 9:00am - 2:00pm
Friday, September 5, 2014 - 5:00pm - Saturday, September 6, 2014 - 10:00am
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Autumn Brochure Arriving This Week!

 

The 2014 Autumn Brochure is arriving this week! If you are a Park Ridge resident, watch your mailbox for delivery in the next few days. Resident registration begins Monday, August 11 and non-resident registration begins Saturday, August 16.

Click here to browse the 2014 Autumn Brochure.

Park District Receives Grants for Wildwood Nature Center

June 16, 2014 – Governor Pat Quinn announced today that 47 Illinois museums will receive $20 million in state capital investments to improve their facilities and develop new exhibits. The investments are through Governor Quinn’s Illinois Jobs Now! construction program - an effort to create jobs and drive Illinois’ economy forward. The Park Ridge Park District’s Wildwood Nature Center, a recipient of this grant, will receive $225,000 for new exhibits and interpretive signs, a new kiosk and map, ADA accessible trails, and an open air shelter. Click here to read the full story.

Just Add Water!

Make the most of summer with a Season Pool Pass! Passes are available at the Maine Park Leisure Center, 2701 Sibley Street, the Community Center, 1515 W. Touhy and Oakton Sports Complex, 2800 W. Oakton Street.
 

Governor Awards OSLAD Grant for Youth Campus!

 

On Saturday, April 5, 2014, Governor Pat Quinn awarded the Park Ridge Park District a $750,000 OSLAD Grant for the Youth Campus project.The Youth Campus property was acquired in 2013 by the passing of a referendum.Thanks also go to Senator Dan Kotowski,  Representative Michael McAuliffe, Representative Marty Moylan and Senator John Mulroe for their support in securing the OSLAD grant!

100 Trees for 100 Years

The Park Ridge Park District turns 100 years old in 2014 and to help celebrate, we want to plant at least 100 new trees in our parks.

As part of our efforts to support conservation, we are joined by the Park Ridge Friends for the Parks Foundation who will be partnering with us in this endeavor. The Park Ridge Friends of the Parks is a 501 c3 organization that supports the mission of the Park Ridge Park District and is the fundraising arm of the Park District. Your contribution to the “100 Trees for 100 Years” program is tax deductible according to the IRS laws applicable to the foundation.

Honor a friend, family member or organization as well as memorialize a loved one. Or, plant your own legacy for the next 100 years as residents did a century ago for all of us. 

In appreciation of your donation, you will be recognized with a leaf on our donor tree.

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