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Round Up The Entire Clan For This Year’s Family Campfire

Posted October 17, 2016

Join us at the tranquil setting of Crow Island Woods on Friday, November 4 for the Annual Family Campfire. Learn more . . .

Winnetka Waterfront 2030 Receives Planning Award

Posted October 12, 2016

apa_september_2016_-229The American Planning Association – Illinois Chapter (APA-IL) recently awarded the Winnetka Waterfront 2030 a 2016 Illinois State Planning Award. This planning effort exemplifies the practice of urban planning and stands as an example of way members are “Making Great Communities Happen”. Scott Freres, co-founder and principal of The Lakota Group accepted the award at the 2016 APA-IL State Conference Chapter Awards Ceremony on September 28, 2016.

The Winnetka Park District Board of Commissioners engaged the services of The Lakota Group (Project Leader/Landscape Architects), Gewalt Hamilton Associates (Civil Engineering), Shabica & Associates (Bluff Restoration and Coastal Engineering), Baird & Associates (Coastal Engineering) and OKW Architects (Recreation Architect/Facility Assessments) working as one team to assist the Park District with this Lakefront Master Plan. This plan encompassed a community engagement process for the long-term viability of this natural resource. Focus was on infrastructure, traffic, parking, bluff restoration, coastal/environmental issues, preservation and enhancement of native shoreline habits, facility usage and programming needs.

View Winnetka Waterfront 2030 Plan

(photo credit Steve Thomas | i3 Events, APA-IL)

Is Your Child Playing House League Basketball This Year?

Posted October 03, 2016

Registration is currently underway for House League Basketball. Registration deadline is November 1. Learn more . . .

Pumpkins in the Woods . . . Reserve Your Pumpkin Now

Posted October 03, 2016

Hubbard Woods Park will be the site of this year’s Pumpkins in the Woods on October 28. Learn more . . .

Check out the photos from this year’s Bike Winnetka

Posted September 19, 2016

Link to Bike Winnetka Photos


Volunteers Needed For This Year’s Haunted Trail

Posted September 12, 2016

Lloyd Beach becomes a Haunted Trail on one night a year and this year is October 22. Volunteers are needed for the event. Learn more . . .

Play More Tennis: Jump Into The Fall Session

Posted August 01, 2016

The A.C. Nielsen Tennis Center kicked off fall registration on Saturday, August 6. There’s still time to jump into the fall session. Learn more . . .

Are Your Ready To Ride? Bike Winnetka Registration Is Now Open

Posted August 01, 2016

September 17 is the date for this year’s ride. Learn more . . .

Fall Registration Is Now Open For Recreation, Golf, Ice, Tennis & Paddle

Posted July 26, 2016

Registration for fall golf, recreation, tennis, ice and platform tennis programs is underway.

Online Guide . . .

Registration Info . . .

Park Board To Review Dwyer Park Conceptual Plans

Posted July 13, 2016

The Winnetka Park District Board of Commissioners will review and approve the conceptual plans and preliminary costs at the July 28 Board Meeting. Learn more . . .