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Park District Safety Update

September 27, 2022 Through its 27 parks, playfields, beaches, and facilities, the Winnetka Park District is proud to promote health + wellness for the Winnetka community and visitors. With a wide range of recreational opportunities, we always strive to offer a safe environment and experience for all. We partner with …

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Incredible Day: Bike Winnetka, Fall Fest, and Fireworks

WINNETKA PARK DISTRICT HOSTS FULL DAY OF FUN FOR THE ENTIRE COMMUNITY TO ENJOY Winnetka, IL; September 30, 2021 — The Winnetka Park District brought back its beloved fall events in full force Saturday, September 25, 2021. The day was jam-packed with fun for the entire community, starting with Bike Winnetka

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At-home activities and resources roundup

During our district-wide closure, we want to provide the community with tips and ideas to stay happy, active and healthy at home during this challenging time. Follow our ideas for fitness and exercise, indoor and outdoor activities, crafts and projects for all ages. We will be updating this blog post, …

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A Special Message from the Village, District 36, and the Winnetka Park District

Dear Winnetka Neighbors, Since March, we have been asked to think and act in different ways, adjust to a constantly-changing atmosphere, and make a number of compromises in our daily lives  that will help support our community in preventing the spread of COVID-19. Vigilance about mask-wearing, social distancing, and maintaining …

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Tennis Returns to Winnetka!

In accordance with national, state, and local directives, and industry guidelines, we’ve developed a phase-in approach to tennis. Our number one priority is to provide a safe, cautious, and slow return to tennis. Here is the current four-phased overview to gradually return to tennis: Phase Restore Illinois Status Tennis Activities Permitted Date …

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Winnetka Resident and Former Board Member Named Park District Executive Director

The Winnetka Park District Board of Commissioners appointed resident and former vice president of the park board, John Peterson, as the new executive director of the park district at the April 23 board meeting. Peterson’s appointment is effective May 1. He replaces John Muno who served as executive director since …

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Winnetka Park District Monitoring Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The Winnetka Park District is carefully monitoring developments of COVID-19 (coronavirus). While the current risk to Illinois residents remains low, we’re taking steps to prepare and are working closely with the Village of Winnetka, the library, and school districts in planning, response and communication. What you can do Wash hands …

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Beach Conditions + Closures this Summer

Due to record high lake levels and several severe winter storms, our beaches have sustained unprecedented damage in recent months. Below is a look into the current conditions of our beaches and what that means for the 2020 beach season. These plans may change pending future lakefront conditions. Lloyd Beach …

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