The Winnetka Park District is seeking dedicated and passionate summer staff for camps, beaches, boating, golf and marketing.
The Winnetka Park District Winter Guide went into the post office on Tuesday, November 15. Residents should receive the guide in the mail between November 16-19. Additional copies are available at the Administrative Office, A.C. Nielsen Tennis Center, Winnetka Ice Arena and Winnetka Golf Club.
“Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.” – Albert Einstein.
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Starting October 26, the Winnetka Park District will be offering limited indoor boat storage (sunfish, lasers, kayaks, canoes, V-15 and paddle boards). For more information contact the Winentka Park District at (847) 501-2040.
The 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.
(photo credit Steve Thomas | i3 Events, APA-IL)
Hubbard Woods Park will be the site of this year’s Pumpkins in the Woods on October 28. Learn more . . .
The dog beach at Centennial Park is open year round. Learn more . . .
September 17 is the date for this year’s ride. Learn more . . .