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John Muno Appointed New Executive Director

Posted March 24, 2017

The Winnetka Park District Board of Commissioners appointed current Superintendent of Facilities, John Muno as the new Executive Director at the March 23, 2017 Park Board meeting. John Muno’s appointment is effective immediately. He replaces Robert Smith who served at Executive Director since January 2014. Mr. Smith will be retiring after 40 years in the Parks and Recreation industry including 12 years with the Winnetka Park District.

“It is a natural transition and one that has been in the works since our last appointment,” said Park Board President, Ian Larkin. “We anticipate a smooth transition in leadership.”

Mr. Muno has been with the Winnetka Park District since November 2011 when he was hired as the Superintendent of Recreation. His led the recreation team in tremendous growth in programming and an improvement in the quality of service. His entrepreneurial skills set, led the way to his leadership role expanding into golf and tennis management. In 2015 he moved to the Superintendent of Facilities position, which included management of ice, platform tennis, tennis and golf.

John has over 30 years in recreation and sports management and consulting.

Mr. Muno attended Western Illinois University where he obtained a Bachelor of Science in Park and Recreation Administration and a Masters of Arts in Public Administration. He has furthered his education through a variety of professional development courses  and conferences. During his previous years in the public sector he served on several state and national organization committees, often taking on leadership positions.

Join Us For Spring Break Activities …

Posted March 20, 2017

If you plan to be home the week of March 27 consider some of the following spring break activities . . .

Recreation
FREE Open Gym @ Skokie School Gyms
March 27-31, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Kindergarten – 6th grade

Call (847) 501-2040 for more information.

Tennis
Jr. Tennis Camps @ the A.C. Nielsen Tennis Center
March 27-31
9:00 – 11:00 am (5 – 8 years) Link to online registration …
12:00 – 3:00 pm (9 – 13 years) Link to online registration …

Adult Spring Break Stroke Clinics @ the A.C. Nielsen Tennis Center
March 27 (Groundstroke), March 28 (Volley & Overheads), March 29 (Serves & Returns) and March 30 (Special Shots)
11:00 am – 12:30 pm Link to online registration …

Day of Play Court Special @ the A.C. Nielsen Tennis Center
12 – 6 pm, $20 per hour and no guest fee

Call (847) 501-2065 for more information.

Ice
Weekday Public Skate @ the Winnetka Ice Arena
March 24-30, 10:45 am – 12:15 pm
March 25, 3:30 – 4:45 pm
Learn more …

Call (846) 501-2060 for more information.

Plan Ahead … Register Online For Early April Classes This Week

Posted March 20, 2017

Winnetka Park District online registration will be down for maintenance March 27-31. We encourage those planning on participating in early April classes to take advantage of online registration this week.

Link to online registration . . .

Online Registration Will Be Down For Maintenance: March 27-31

Posted March 06, 2017

The Winnetka Park District will be doing some major software upgrades the week of March 27. During this time online registration for programs, season passes and paddle court reservations will be effected. In-person registration will still be available.

 

Spring Guide Has Arrived!

Posted January 31, 2017

The Winnetka Park District spring guide will be in residents’ mailboxes around 1/31-2/2. Additional copies are available at Winnetka Park District facilities.

View the online version . . .
(clickable for more information/registration)

Crow Island Reforestation Work Underway

Posted January 30, 2017

As part of phase III of the Crow Island Reforestation Plan the park staff will be cleaning up fall trees and removing dead trees during the next couple of weeks.

For more information contact Superintendent of Parks, Costa Kutulas at ckutulas@nullwinpark.org or at (847) 501-2052.

Looking For A Summer Job?

Posted January 02, 2017

The Winnetka Park District is seeking dedicated and passionate summer staff for camps, beaches, boating, golf and marketing.

Learn more . . .

Check out the Photos from Santa’s Visit & Candy Cane Lane Tree Decorating

Posted December 12, 2016

The Winnetka Park District hosted Santa’s Visit and Candy Cane Lane Tree Decorating on December 10, 2016 at Hubbard Woods Park.

Santa’s Visit Photos
Candy Cane Lane Tree Decorating Photos

“Look deep into nature . . . “

Posted November 07, 2016

“Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.” – Albert Einstein.

Visit one of our parks today . . .

Stay Connected!

Posted October 24, 2016

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