District News

CARA 5K Run in Century Park

The Chicago Area Runners Association will be hosting a 5K Go Run in Century Park on Sunday, August 29 at 9 am. This run gives Chicago area runners the chance to experience the park's picturesque landscapes as they wind through Century Park. The event is free but you must...
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Lake Charles Park Closes Fishing Pier

The fishing pier located in Lake Charles Park is permanently closed. Due to safety and structural issues, the Park District deemed this park amenity unfit for use. The District plans to close off access to the pier and formulate a plan for permanent removal of the pier at a...
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Century Park New Playground

The Park District will begin demolition of the Century Park playground located near the cricket pitch on August 9. Construction fencing will be installed. The new playground installation will begin August 16. The installation of the synthetic turf playground surfacing will begin...
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Board of Commissioners Vacancy

Applications are being accepted until August 9 at 5 pm for a Board of Commissioners Vacancy. The Park Board term is effective October, 2021 through April, 2023. Vernon Hills Park District Board of Commissioners Vacancy Candidate Application
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Turtles Swim Team Tryouts

Tryouts for the Fall/Winter season for the Turtles Swim Team will take place on August 9 and August 10 from 5-7 pm.  Participants must sign up through Sign Up Genius. No walk-ups will be taken. Please arrive 10 minutes before sign up time. Staff will meet participants for each...
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