District News

Pumpkin Composting Event November 5

The Vernon Hills Park District partnered with SWALCO and Go Green! Vernon Hills/Lincolnshire, to offer a free pumpkin composting drop-off off at 1400 Indianwood Drive on Thursday November 5 from 730 am - 4 pm. Pumpkins as well as other decorations such as corn stalks, squashes,...
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Fall Fish Stocking

Annually, the District stocks it's lakes and ponds with a variety of fish species.  This fall, Big and Little Bear Lakes in Century Park as well as Willow and Evergreen Lakes in Deerpath Park were stocked. Information can be found on our Park Education web page under Lake and...
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Skate Park Closure

The skate park will be closed Monday, September 28 to Friday, October 3 for routine annual maintenance to ensure the skate park can be enjoyed for many years to come. Our Parks Team will clean, repaint, and seal the concrete before winter. They will also perform turf maintenance...
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Century Park Sled Hill Closed

Due to heavy use of the sled hill for exercise this past spring and summer, the Parks Department has closed the sled hill for approximately 4 weeks to conduct turf restoration work. The restoration work includes aerating, top dressing, seeding, fertilizing and watering the hill...
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Pom Pom Catapult

Supplies 8 Popsicle Sticks Plastic Spoon 3 Rubber Bands Pom poms Markers   Directions Stack 7 popsicle sticks. Tie a rubber band around one end. Slide the last popsicle stick between the bottom stick and the rest of the stack, so it makes a...
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Time to Play 2Go Kits

Every Wednesday through October, the Park District is offering free Time to Play 2GO activity kits for children ages 5-10 years.  The pick-up time has been changed to 5:30 pm on Wednesdays at the Sullivan Community Center. The kits are limited in quantity and are available...
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