District News

Coyotes in the Parks

A Message from the Lake County, IL Sheriff's Office: We are approaching coyote mating season, which means we will see an uptick in the aggressiveness of coyotes. We tend to see them more aggressive during mating season and when their pups are born. Plenty of coyotes call Lake...
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New! Adult Online Cooking Classes

Try something new in 2021! Taste Buds Kitchen will guide you every step of the way in these virtual cooking classes. Get all of the tools you need and learn in the comfort of your own home. They will have two evening classes every month starting in January. Join us solo, or...
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Send a Letter to Santa Claus!

Send a letter to Santa Claus! A special mailbox is located just outside of the entrance to the Sullivan Community Center, 635 N. Aspen Drive. Be sure your letter has a return address so Santa can write back to you! Drop your letter in Santa’s mailbox between November...
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Carol Sente Appointed to Park Board

Carol Sente was appointed by the Park Board at the November 19, 2020 Park Board meeting to fill the vacancy created by Commissioner Jim Ballowe’s retirement. Carol has been a Vernon Hills resident since 1997 and first served on the Park Board from 2004-2009, until she became...
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Prescribed Burn Scheduled November 18

The District contracted Graf Tree Care’s Natural Resources Management division to conduct a prescribed burn in the central section of the Oak Savanna in Sullivan Woods on November 18. The  weather forecast and ground conditions are right for the burn to occur this Wednesday....
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