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Takiff Center Labor Day Hours: 
8 AM-12 PM Saturday, August 30 and Sunday, August 31
CLOSED on September 1

Fitness classes cancelled Sunday, August 31 and Monday, September 1

  • Real Time Registration for Fall Programs is NOW AVAILABLE. 
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Worldwide Day of Play
Worldwide Day of Play
Get up, get out, and go play! We're celebrating movement and fun on September 20 with a day full of games, sports, and activities! More
Glencoe Beach
Glencoe Beach
Right in your own backyard is Lake Michigan’s most beautiful spot on the North Shore – Glencoe Beach! Spend your summer at the beach; season tokens are now on sale at the Takiff Center and at Glencoe Beach!
Glencoe Preschools
Glencoe Preschools
Come visit our busy preschool rooms: Children's Circle, Early Learning Center and Glencoe Junior Kindergarten
Children's Circle Full Day Preschool
Children's Circle Full Day Preschool
Children's Circle Full Day Preschool combines full-day flexibility and high quality teaching to create preschool programs geared to the diverse needs of busy families.
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Read the Fall Issue of Glencoe Quarterly

Release Date: Thursday, August 28, 2014

The fall issue of Glencoe's consolidated community newsletter, The Glencoe Quarterly, is now available! Inside, you'll find details about School Day Off activities, preschool, special events, and more! 

Click here to read the latest news from the Park District, Village of Glencoe, Family Services of Glencoe, and School District 35 online now, or watch your mailbox for delivery.

Glencoe Park District takes the Ice Bucket Challenge!

Release Date: Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Gurnee Park District challenged the Glencoe Park District to the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. With the help of our Children's Circle friends, we accepted the challenge and now nominate Deerfield Park District and Glencoe Public Library.

Watts Advisory Group Now Accepting Applicants!

Release Date: Tuesday, August 19, 2014

The Glencoe Park District Watts Advisory Group is a representative sounding board that provides valued input and overall oversight of Watts Ice Center. The Advisory Group’s primary purpose is to ensure Watts programs and operations best serve the needs of the Glencoe community and patrons. 

The group serves in an advisory capacity to Park District Staff and provides input to the Park Board in the following three areas:Programming; Operations; and Facility, which includes roads, parking, trails, parks and structures.

The group consists of a limited number of volunteers, representing a cross section of patrons and members of the community who have an interest in the Watts Facility. The group meets approximately three times per year, with weekday evening meetings that last 60-90 minutes.  The Advisory Group reviews annual operational plans, policies, and long-range plans related to the Watts facility.

The Park Board is looking for volunteers to be considered for appointment to a two-year term.  If you are interested, please fill out the attached questionnaire by September 4 and send to  E-mail inquiries and general questions regarding the Glencoe Park District Watts Advisory Group are also welcome.

Glencoe's Cheer Team Performs at Chicago Sky game!

Release Date: Monday, August 18, 2014

Glencoe Park District cheerleaders performed at the halftime show of the WNBA Chicago Sky Game at Allstate Arena on Sunday, August 17. 

Throughout the summer, our team worked on the routine by learning a combination of cheer, dance, and poms. Under the creative direction of Cindy Leske from Chicago Loves Dance, the team learned the fundamentals of routine arm motions, stances, and more!

Fall cheerleading classes start September 3 at the Takiff Center. The team will be learning cheers and poms choreography over the session and perform at a Glencoe Park District sporting event and other park events throughout the session. Register



Upcoming Events

Monday, September 1 2014

Takiff Center Closed

Tuesday, September 16 2014

Finance Committee of the Whole Meeting

Tuesday, September 16 2014

Regular Board Meeting

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