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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Elder + Centennial Design Development

The Winnetka Park District is pleased to present the lakefront improvement plan for Elder Lane Park and Beach + Centennial Park and Beach. The plan fulfills a major objective of the 2030 Lakefront Master Plan (opens in a new tab) — the unification of Elder and Centennial parks and beaches. The plan …

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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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Boat Launch Dedicated to Stepan Family for 20 Years

WINNETKA PARK DISTRICT HOSTS RENAMING CEREMONY TO HONOR GENEROUS DONATION Winnetka, IL; August 18, 2021 — Earlier this year, the Winnetka Park District, in conjunction with the Winnetka Parks Foundation, accepted a generous donation from the Stepan family to enhance the boat launch at Lloyd Beach. In recognition of the …

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