Recreation Archives

Community-Wide Beach Clean Up: Spare an Hour & BBQ is on Us!

Posted April 09, 2016

The Winnetka Park District’s Annual Community-Wide Beach Clean Up is this Saturday, May 14. Learn more . . .



Summer Program & Facility Guide Is Now Available

Posted April 06, 2016

The Winnetka Park District Summer Program and Facility Guide was mailed out to residents on Monday, April 4. Additional copies are available at all WPD facilities.

Online Summer Guide

Your Help is Needed for the Community-Wide Beach Clean Up

Posted April 02, 2016

Do you love your local Winnetka Beaches? Be a part of the community-wide clean up for summer. Learn more . . .

Movie in the Park: Inside Out – Rescheduled for May 20 at Indian Hill Park

Posted March 11, 2016

The Friday, May 13 Movie in the Park: Inside Out has been rescheduled for Friday, May 20 and has been moved to Indian Hill Park due to potential severe weather conditions and to give the new lawn at Hubbard Woods Park more time to grown in. Learn more . . .

Resident Input Is Needed to Determine Park and Recreation Community Priorities

Posted February 22, 2016

The Winnetka Park District is developing its 2016 to 2021 Strategic Plan to help shape the future of Parks and Recreation facilities, programs and services most important to residents. We would like to hear from you!   Your input will measurably help the Winnetka Park District with the Strategic Plan process.

The Winnetka Park District Community Priorities Needs Assessment Survey was mailed out on February 17. When completing online, you will be required to enter one of the participation codes printed at the top-right of the mailed survey. If two adults in your household want to participate online, each person must enter a different participation code. No more than two surveys per household will be accepted.

If your household hasn’t received a copy of the survey in the mail, please contact the Winnetka Park District administrative office at (847) 501-2040. The front desk staff will be able to verify your address and provide you household with the necessary participation codes to complete the survey online.

We know your time is valuable and appreciate the approximately 10-15 minutes it will take to answer all of the survey questions. The survey will stay open through April 1, 2016.

If you have any questions regarding this survey or the Strategic Plan process please contact Executive Director, Robert Smith at or (847) 501-2070.

Thank you in advance for being engaged and completing this survey. This community input will help the Winnetka Park District with the 2016-2021 Strategic Plan planning process.

It’s Not Too Early To Secure Your Child’s Spot In Summer Day Camp

Posted February 08, 2016

The Winnetka Park District offers a wide variety of summer day camps for children as young at 34 months through 9th grade. Learn more . . .

Talent Sought for Upcoming Winnetka’s Got Talent

Posted February 05, 2016

The Winnetka Park District’s Winnetka’s Got Talent (presenting partner: The Private Bank) is scheduled for Saturday, March 10.

Learn more . . .

Winnetka Waterfront 2030 Master Plan Available For Review

Posted February 05, 2016

The Lakefront Advisory Committee presented a draft version of the 2030 Lakefront Master Plan to the Park Board in 1/21/16. This plan was also reviewed at the committee level on 2/11/16 and adopted by the Park Board on 2/25/16. This will provide the current and future boards a guide to future planning along the lakefront. Further community input will be a part of all major undertakings.

View Plan . . .


Hop On Over To The 43rd Annual Egg Hunt

Posted February 01, 2016

Join the fun and “egg”citement of the annual Winnetka Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 26. Learn more . . .

Welcome to the Winnetka Park District’s New Website

Posted January 26, 2016

Welcome to the Winnetka Park District’s NEW website. Enjoy the brighter, clean and more intuitive site.

For those viewing in mobile format it now is in responsive.

Each section of the site is color-code in the same format as our seasonal guides.

Please be patient as we continue to make adjustments over the next couple weeks.

Look for “how to” videos coming in mid-February.