News and Announcements

VILLAGE, PARK DISTRICT AND DISTRICT #35 SEEK FEEDBACK FOR WALKING AND BIKING IMPROVEMENTS IN GLENCOE

Thursday, December 14, 2017
As announced in October, the Village of Glencoe, Sustainability Task Force, District 35 and the Glencoe Park District are working in partnership with the Active Transportation Alliance to develop the Village’s first community-wide Active Transportation Plan (ATP). Once complete, the plan will propose a network of safe and accessible streets that connect cyclists and pedestrians to popular community destinations in a way that accommodates the needs of all ages and ability levels.    

New Playgrounds Conceptual Plans For 2018

Tuesday, December 12, 2017
‭The Glencoe Park District is busy planning playground renovations at three ‭parks: Woodlawn Park, Old Elm Park, ‭and Vernon and Jefferson Park. 

Free Glencoe Fitness Preview Days

Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Free Glencoe Fitness Preview Days

Join us for a free workout! Our fitness staff will be available to give tours, answer questions, and show you our equipment during our Free Preview Days and Grand Opening Celebration! 


Free Preview Days will take place on Saturday, December 16 (11 AM-2 PM); Monday, December 18 (9 AM-7 PM); and Wednesday, December 27. The Grand Opening Celebration will take place on Saturday, December 30 (9 AM-12 PM) and Glencoe Fitness regular hours will start on Tuesday, January 2.  

Astor Park Finished

Monday, October 2, 2017
Astor Park Finished

Work at Astor Park, located at 640 Sunset Lane, is now complete. Residents are invited to enjoy the park's new sandlot, play structure, slides, and swings!

Takiff Parking Lot Construction Started

Monday, September 18, 2017
Takiff Parking Lot Construction Started

Construction of two new parking lots and a walking path at the Takiff Center has begun. The project, which is expected to be completed in November, will add 64 additional parking spaces, a walking path, and additional bike racks to the Takiff Center.

Great Mud Run Race Results

Saturday, September 16, 2017
Great Mud Run Race Results

On September 16, 265 Glencoe ran 1.2 miles, completing 12 obstacles, in Watts Park at The Great Mud Run. 

Congratulations to all the runners for completing this challenging race! Each child should be proud of their accomplishments!

Glencoe Quarterly Now In Mailboxes

Thursday, August 31, 2017
Glencoe Quarterly Now In Mailboxes

Read the fall issue of Glencoe Quarterly here, with articles on the Park District's newest projects, programs, and updates. 

West Park Now Open

Grand Opening September 5

Tuesday, August 29, 2017
West Park Now Open

Construction at West Park is now complete!

Plan to join us at the park for a Grand Opening Ceremony at 6 PM on Tuesday, September 5. Free ice cream, games, and family fun!

New Lacrosse Nets

Thursday, August 24, 2017
New Lacrosse Nets
Glencoe resident Chris Sullivan loves playing lacrosse, but noticed Glencoe lacked a proper lacrosse practice ‭field. The game, considered one of the fastest growing youth sports, has grown ‭in popularity on the North Shore in recent ‭years.

West Park Celebration Planned

Park Construction Almost Complete

Tuesday, August 15, 2017
West Park Celebration Planned

‭This summer, construction at West Park ‭was in full swing! The Glencoe Park District ‭partnered with School District 35 to replace ‭the playground at West School.  When ‭finished, the joint project will include a ‭natural play area for 2-5 year olds as well as a ‭large, universally-accessible playground with ‭slides and play panels for 5-12 year olds. The new park is expected to be completed in time for school to start. A community celebration is scheduled for 6 p.m. on Tuesday, September 5. 

 

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