News and Announcements

Master Plan Capital Projects

Under Consideration by the Board of Commissioners

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

The Board of Commissioners is currently considering a number of projects for the 2017-18 fiscal year. Among the projects under consideration is updating Lakefront Park, installing a playground in conjunction with District 35 at West Park, adding a fitness area and parking spaces to the Takiff Center, replacing either Astor Playground or Old Elm Playground, undertaking a geotechnical plan of the Glencoe Beach bluff, and planning a dog park behind the Takiff Center. The Board is also considering requests from the Lakefront Advisory Board for additional shade structures at Glencoe Beach and a request from the Croquet Association to add a croquet field along Old Green Bay Road. 

Kalk Park Closed for Construction

Liza's Gazebo to be replace

Friday, June 10, 2016
Kalk Park Closed for Construction

Construction at Kalk Park has started. Portions of the park will be closed as crews work to replace Liza's Gazebo and park pathways as well as add new amenities to Kalk Park. 

Glencoe French Market

Starts Saturday, June 11

Thursday, June 2, 2016
Glencoe French Market

Shop local this summer at the Glencoe French Market! The new Glencoe French Market is a place for farmers, artisans, small business owners and food vendors to come together  in an open air market setting. In Paris, public markets are synonymous with French culture and style. The Glencoe French Market will bring this to our community with fresh foods, drinks, flowers, clothing, books, arts, crafts and jewelry sold by the area's local vendors in open air pavilions. It will offer a variety of goods with a blend of upscale, urban markets and rural, local street fairs providing an environment that is welcoming to all.

Shop the Glencoe French Market throughout the summer on Saturdays, June 11 through September 3, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Wyman Green. The Glencoe French Market is brought to you by the Glencoe Park District, the Village of Glencoe, the Glencoe Chamber of Commerce, and Bensidoun USA, Inc. 

 

Summer Glencoe Quarterly Now Available

Read news from Glencoe Park District, Village of Glencoe, Glencoe School District 35 and Family Service of Glencoe

Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Summer Glencoe Quarterly Now Available

All the news from Glencoe, in one spot! Read updates from the Glencoe Park District, Village of Glencoe, School District 35, and Family Service of Glencoe in the summer issue of Glencoe Quarterly

Glencoe's Got Talent

Now Accepting Applications

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Do you sing? Dance? Have a special talent? You're invited to perform in the Park District's annual talent show, Glencoe's Got Talent! Apply by Thursday, June 29 for the Indepedence Day show, which will start at 12 pm on Monday, July 4 at Wyman Green. Glencoe's Got Talent is limited to fifteen acts, so apply today! Open to all performers age 18 or younger. Apply

New Beach & Ice Rink Facility Manager Named

Bobby Collins Brings Competitive Sailing to Glencoe

Tuesday, May 10, 2016
New Beach & Ice Rink Facility Manager Named

The Glencoe Park District is pleased to welcome Bobby Collins to the district as the new Beach and Ice Rink Facility Manager. As a competitive sailor and coach, Bobby brings a great deal of experience to Glencoe Beach. He will be teaching select sailing classes this summer, in addition to managing operations at the Glencoe's swimming and boating beaches. 

Melvin Berlin Park Groundbreaking

Set for June 6

Tuesday, April 19, 2016
Melvin Berlin Park Groundbreaking

The Glencoe Park District invites you to join us at Melvin Berlin Park for the Groundbreaking Ceremony on Monday, June 6 at 6:45 p.m. The ceremony will take place at the new Berlin Park, located at the corner of Park and Greenwood avenues in Glencoe. 

Construction of Berlin Park will start June 4, 2016. 

Glencoe Residents Receive Tennis Camp Resident Rates from Park District of Highland Park

Summer Tennis Camps for Ages 8-16 Available at Resident Rates

Friday, April 15, 2016
Glencoe Residents Receive Tennis Camp Resident Rates from Park District of Highland Park

Through a new partnership with the Park District of Highland Park, Glencoe residents will now receive resident rates on tennis camps. Each camp is staffed by tennis professionals and college-age counselors. While working on the different skills and fundamentals, coaches will emphasize the importance of good sportsmanship and learning from mistakes to reach one’s personal potential. Camp sessions vary from one to seven weeks in length. For more information, please visit the Tennis Guide

Berlin, Shelton & Kalk Park Updates

Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Berlin, Shelton & Kalk Park Updates

The Board of Commissioners approved the designs for Shelton Park and Kalk Park for bidding purposes at their March 15 meeting. The Board also formally approved a construction bid from Clauss Brothers, the lowest responsible bidder, for Berlin Park.

 

Spring Glencoe Quarterly Now Available

Details from the Glencoe Park District, Village of Glencoe, School District 35, and Family Service of Glencoe

Tuesday, March 1, 2016
Spring Glencoe Quarterly Now Available

The spring issue of Glencoe Quarterly is now in mailboxes! Read this quarter's issue for details on the Park District's new infant room, day trips for adults, and upcoming special projects, as well as other news from the Village of Glencoe, School District 35, and Family Service of Glencoe. Read it now!

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