Oak Brook resident, Lara Suleiman, was recognized by the Illinois Association of Park District (IAPD) with a 2018 Outstanding Citizen Volunteer of the Year Award, presented at IAPD’s annual awards gala in Wheeling on Friday, October 12.
The Outstanding Citizen Volunteer of the Year award recognizes a citizen’s volunteer efforts to enhance a park district, forest preserve, conservation, recreation or special recreation agency program service, parkland, open space or facility.
If you enjoy walking the paths of Central Park, you may notice that your experience is significantly more serene along the lower section of Ginger Creek. In September, the Oak Brook Park District completed a 2-year, $140,000 project to replace a failed gabion weir with a new rock Cross-Vane water control system.
Play pickleball at the Family Recreation Center! With its odd name, reputation for being fun, and noted health benefits such as lowered blood pressure, improved mental acuity, and increased cardiovascular endurance, it’s no wonder that pickleball is one of the fastest growing sports in America.
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.
The relocation of McDonald’s corporate offices to Chicago presents the Oak Brook Park District with an opportunity to secure open space and park land for the community. The referendum question will be on the Nov. 6, 2018, ballot and all residents of the Oak Brook Park District will have the opportunity to vote on the measure. Click for more information