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Have you been to Maine Park lately to see the renovations? We thank you for your patience and understanding this past year during the construction!
The 5-12 year old playground is planned to be added at Prospect Park in the spring of 2018. Watch for updates.
Work on the Hinkley Park Restroom is completely, and the newly renovated facilities will open in Spring 2018.
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The Illinois Park & Recreation Association announced the Park Ridge Park District’s Prospect Park is the winner of the Outstanding Facility & Park Award. The purpose of the Outstanding Facility & Park Award is to recognize public agencies for their exceptional and unique achievements in design and development.
The Park Ridge Park District has received the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR). The award is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting. Its attainment represents a significant accomplishment by the Park District and its management. This is the 35th consecutive year the Park District has received the award.
In 2016, the Park District has implemented so many wonderful programs and improved facilities. Read a Year in Review from Executive Director Gayle Mountcastle, as well as a 2016 financial recap and how your taxes make a difference in the community.
To celebrate summer, the Park District has launched a 12-week campaign - Unplug Park Ridge, which is part of a larger Unplug Illinois campaign. Throughout the summer, we will share how our staff and Board unplugs with the Park Ridge Park District, profiles of places you can unplug with the Park District, and benefits of parks and recreation. We also want to see how you unplug with the Park Ridge Park District! Share a photo or video on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram with the hashtag#UnplugParkRidge. Each week, we will randomly select someone to receive a great prize from the Park District. So, get out there and show us "What's Your Outlet?".
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