News and Announcements

Glencoe Park District Announced as Finalist for the 2017 National Gold Medal Awards in Parks and Recreation

Glencoe Park District to compete for prestigious honor in the park and recreation industry

Wednesday, May 10, 2017
The American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration (AAPRA), in partnership with the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), is pleased to Glencoe Park District as a finalist for the 2017 National Gold Medal Awards for Excellence in Park and Recreation Management. Musco Lighting LLC has been a proud sponsor of the Gold Medal Awards program for more than 10 years.

Glencoe Park District Honored As NSSRA Partner Agency of the Year

15 Honorees Recognized As Outstanding Members of the Northern Suburban Special Recreation Assocation

Friday, April 28, 2017
Glencoe Park District Honored As NSSRA Partner Agency of the Year

It was a night full of celebration on Friday, April 21 when over 300 participants, family members, staff, board members, supporters, and partners came together at the Highland Park Country Club for NSSRA's Shining Stars Awards & Recognition Banquet. The annual gathering gives NSSRA an opportunity to recognize their outstanding participants, families, staff, advocates, partners, community members, and friends who have truly made a difference the previous year. Glencoe Park District was honored as the Partner Agency of the Year at the banquet.

Welcoming & Inclusive Community Pledge

Board Adopts Welcoming Resolution

Friday, April 28, 2017
Welcoming & Inclusive Community Pledge

Recognizing that Glencoe is home to approximately 9,000 residents of diverse backgrounds, histories, and identities, the Glencoe Park District Board of Commissioners joined the Glencoe Village Board of Trustees in adopting the Welcoming and Inclusive Community Pledge at their March 21 meeting. 

Berlin Park Now Open

Opening Day Celebrated April 28

Friday, April 28, 2017
Berlin Park Now Open
Play ball! The Glencoe Park District celebrated Opening Day at Melvin Berlin Park with a dedication ceremony, baseball games, hot dogs, cracker jacks, and games on Friday, April 28. 

Glencoe Beach Passes Go On Sale March 31

First 50 people to buy a pass on March 31 will be given a free Glencoe Beach towel!

Thursday, March 30, 2017
Glencoe Beach Passes Go On Sale March 31

Get ready for summer fun at Glencoe Beach! 

Season passes to Glencoe Beach go on sale Friday, March 31 at the Takiff Center. An Early Bird Discount on Glencoe Beach season passes will be available March 31-May 9. The first 50 people to purchase a Glencoe Beach season pass will be given a free beach towel! In order to receive a limited-edition beach towel, you must purchase your season pass in person and take your photo at the Takiff Center on Friday, March 31. Limited quantities apply. 

 

West Park Design Concept Approved

Friday, March 3, 2017
West Park Design Concept Approved

At the February 28 regular meeting, the Board of Commissioners approved the design concept for West Park. 

Learn. Play. Move!

Spring/Summer Registration Starts Wednesday, March 8

Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Learn. Play. Move!

Learn.  Play.  Move. Discover what Glencoe Park District has to offer this spring/summer! 

We've increased our bandwidth and taken extra steps to ensure online registration is the quickest and most convenient way to register. Online registration for spring/summer programs starts at 7 am on Wednesday, March 8, 2017.

West Park Design Concepts

Wednesday, March 1, 2017
West Park Design Concepts

We asked students what they thought of the playground concepts for West Park. The playground project is a joint project between School District 35 and the Glencoe Park District. Watch their reactions here

Lakefront Park Community Input Meeting

Friday, February 24, 2017
Lakefront Park Community Input Meeting
The Glencoe Park District had a Public Meeting on Lakefront Park at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 2, 2017held at the Takiff Center, 999 Green Bay Rd, Glencoe, IL 60022. Glencoe residents were encouraged to attend and share their ideas for revitalizing Lakefront ParkSee the slideshow here.

Fitness Area Planning and Equipment

Thursday, February 23, 2017
Fitness Area Planning and Equipment

At the February 21 Special Projects and Facilities meeting, staff presented research and equipment options for adding a fitness area at the Takiff Center. 

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