District News

Cicada Emergence

The anticipated emergence of periodical cicadas will be here soon. Brood XIII, also known as the Northern Illinois Brood, will surface after 17 years, last seen in 2007, captivating us with one of the largest cicada emergences worldwide. Cicadas emerge annually in various parts...
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Herbicide Spraying in District Parks

Our parks staff will begin herbicide spraying in late May and continue until late fall. The applications will focus on District parks and right-of-way areas. Herbicide spraying will not be applied on the play/recreation areas within the parks. Parks staff are fully licensed and...
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Vernon Hills Park District Banking RFP

The Vernon Hills Park District is seeking proposals from qualified financial institutions to provide comprehensive banking services to support our operations. Please find our inclusive banking request for proposal attached and submit completed proposal to Jessica Mitchell,...
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Prescribed Burns April 4-26

From April 4-26, weather permitting, there will be prescribed burning being performed in the parks. This is a supervised burn and will take place from 9am – 3pm. Proper permits and coordination with the local Fire Department and Village have been arranged. There may be periods...
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Waterfowl and Bird Feeding in the Parks

Please don't feed water fowl and other birds within Park District properties. We understand that patrons' intentions are meant to be helpful and not to harm the birds, but feeding them can be dangerous to their health and well being. By leaving feed/food out for the birds, they...
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