News

About UsGeneralNews

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 …

Read More →
GeneralNewsParks

Nick Corwin Park Playground Renovation

September 23, 2022 The Winnetka Park District will be constructing a new playground at Nick Corwin Park starting the week of October 3, 2022. The current playground was installed in 1999 and has provided 23 wonderful years of service to the community. To meet current safety standards, the aging equipment …

Read More →
GeneralNewsRecreation

Fall Fest Fireworks Update

August 04, 2022 – The Winnetka Park District, along with the Village of Winnetka, had high hopes of rescheduling our Fourth of July fireworks display for this year’s Fall Fest. After extensive communication with members of the Village of Winnetka, the Winnetka Police Department, Winnetka Fire Department, and Winnetka Public …

Read More →
GeneralNews

Fourth of July Update

July 4, 2022: Out of respect for the victims of the shooting in Highland Park earlier today, and out of an abundance of caution for the safety of our community, tonight’s fireworks at Duke Childs Field have been cancelled. The Park District and the Village carefully planned the parade, the …

Read More →
LakefrontNews

Elder Lane + Centennial Beach Development Update

WINNETKA PARK DISTRICT WITHDRAWS PERMIT APPLICATION FOR LAKEFRONT PROJECT Winnetka, IL; June 13, 2022 — Based on a formal vote by the commissioners present during the Winnetka Park District’s June 9, 2022 board of commissioners special board meeting, the Winnetka Park District formally withdrew the joint applications between Winnetka Park …

Read More →
GeneralNews

Mental Health Awareness Month + Paws for Patrick

The Winnetka Park District is partnering with Paws for Patrick this May for Mental Health Awareness Month. Paws for Patrick is a non-profit organization dedicated to connecting teens and young adults living with mental illness with emotional support animals. Paws for Patrick was founded by the Roemer Family of Lake …

Read More →
LakefrontNews

Elder Lane + Centennial Beach Development Update

WINNETKA PARK DISTRICT TO HOST TWO OPEN HOUSE SESSIONS FOR COMMUNITY INPUT Winnetka, IL; April 29, 2022 — The Winnetka Park District is excited to announce the Elder Lane + Centennial Beach Design Development Plan is nearing approval with state and federal regulators. Earlier this year, the Park District submitted …

Read More →
GeneralLakefrontNewsRecreation

Lloyd Motorized Boat Storage

One motorized boat storage space is available by lottery. Storage includes a secure space and in-and out-of-water service for one motorized boat or two personal watercrafts. Lottery tickets are $100 for residents and $250 for non-residents. A maximum of ten lottery tickets allowed per boat owner (as listed on the boat title or boat …

Read More →
GeneralNewsParks

Paver Construction

Work on the replacement of old broken and settled paver areas at four (4) parks will begin the week of November 15. Work will commence at the Skokie Playfield Administrative Office and Crow Island Woods shelter. The contractors will then move to Indian Hill Park and Station Park. For your …

Read More →
GeneralNewsParks

Crow Island Woods Selective Pine Tree Clearing

The Winnetka Park District will be conducting a selective clearing of pine trees at Crow Island Woods starting November 1, 2021. Due to pine wilt, many of the pine trees are dying and causing dangerous conditions for surrounding trees and foliage, wildlife, and patrons who utilize Crow Island Woods. This …

Read More →
Scroll to Top