Park Ridge Park District

Bunnytime Brunch - CANCELLED

Event date: 4/4/2020 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM Export event

Bunnytime Brunch - CANCELLED

Hop on over for Breakfast with Bunny and enjoy a catered breakfast buffet. Our Bunny has lost his eggs and needs some help finding them, so bring your basket because after brunch we’re going on an egg hunt! Each child has the opportunity to meet with the Bunny. Fee is per
person. Registration deadline: March 27.

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Ages 2 & Up with adult
Class Number 2150310
Location Maine Park Leisure Center
R/NR $18/$24

Preventative measures addressing COVID-19 concerns

The Park Ridge Park District wanted to let you know about the steps that are being taken by the District to control the spread of the COVID-19 (commonly known as coronavirus.) All of the facilities continue to be on an aggressive program of disinfection which includes an upgraded schedule of disinfecting doorknobs, handrails and grab rails and the placement of additional antiseptic wipes and/or hand sanitizers at all facilities. The District has been working with the Park District Risk Management Agency (PDRMA) to determine best practices for controlling the spread of infectious disease.

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Assistant Superintendent Kristi Solberg Receives Professional of the Year Award

At the annual meeting of the Midwest Institute of Park Executives (MIPE) held on January 9, 2020, Kristi Solberg, Assistant Superintendent of Buildings and Grounds at the Park Ridge Park District, was presented the Park Professional of the Year award. This is the most prestigious honor a member of MIPE can receive. Kristi is the first female to receive this award in the 82 year history of the organization. Additionally, this recognition is not awarded every year, but rather only when a worthy candidate is presented. The last time the award was given was in 2014.

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Lawn Care Practice Special Meeting

The Park Ridge Park District is committed to ensuring the public is safe in all that we do. Recently, we have become aware that questions have come up about some of the lawn care products we are using. 

It is our responsibility to be transparent and provide education about the District’s business. President Harrington stated, “to devote the appropriate amount of time to the issue, as current Board President, it is my intention to call a Special Board Meeting on November 14th to discuss our current District lawn care practices. A special meeting will give this subject matter the time and transparency it deserves.” We welcome anyone who would like to learn more about this topic to join us on November 14 at 7:00pm. 

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New Playground Opens at Northeast Park

On Saturday, June 15, the Park District Board of Commissioners along with staff and community members celebrated the grand opening of the new playground at Northeast Park. The project includes a playground for 2-5 year olds, an Alpha Tower playground for 5-12 year olds, a spinner, swings, infant swings, shaded seating area, pathways, and a rain garden for storm water detention. 

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