News and Announcements

Astor Park Community Input Meeting

Scheduled for February 13

Friday, February 3, 2017

Glencoe Park District will update Astor Park this summer. The community is invited to provide input on plans at the Board of Commissioners next Special Projects Committee Meeting on February 13.

West Park Community Input Meeting

Scheduled for Monday, February 13

Friday, February 3, 2017

West Park playground will be getting an update! Glencoe Park Distric has partnered with District 35 to upgrade the current playground. The community is invited to share ideas and input on February 13. 

Glencoe Park District Director Named Professional of the Year

Excellence Recognized at Annual Conference

Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Glencoe Park District Director Named Professional of the Year

The Illinois Park and Recreation Association (IPRA) honored Lisa Sheppard with the 2017 IPRA Professional Award. The award winners were announced during the IAPD/IPRA Soaring to New Heights Conference Awards Luncheon on Friday, January 20, 2017. 

Exploration Station Starts Soon

One Day Classes Designed to Open Your Mind to New Ideas

Thursday, January 5, 2017

Discover new ideas with our one-day Exploration Station program. Learn circus skills at Circesteem, dazzle your friends with tricks from Magic Class, or add some drama to your life with our Playhouse Theatre Workshop. 

Glencoe Quarterly Now in Mailboxes

Tuesday, November 22, 2016
Glencoe Quarterly Now in Mailboxes

The winter edition of Glencoe Quarterly is now available. Read about Liza's Gazebo, Shared Services Agreements, new Minor Hawk program, and special events at the Glencoe Park District. The quarterly newsletter also includes information about the Village of Glencoe, School District 35, and Family Service of Glencoe. A copy of the newsletter is mailed to every Glencoe resident. Read it

Ceramics Art Fair Planned

See Student Work December 3

Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Ceramics Art Fair Planned

Enjoy light refreshments as our students share their work at our first Ceramics Art Fair. Ceramic pieces from all levels, youth through adult, will be on display. All pieces will be available for purchase and all proceeds will benefit the Park District’s C.A.R.E. Scholarship. All children must be accompanied by an adult. 

Winter & Camp Registration Starts November 30

Online Registration Starts at 7 AM!

Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Winter & Camp Registration Starts November 30

The Glencoe Park District's seasonal program guide is now in mailboxes! Open your copy for details on sports, special events, enrichments, fitness programs, camps, and more!  


Resident online registration for winter programs and camp starts at 7 am on Wednesday, November 30. Online registration is the BEST way to ensure your registration. Registration will also be accepted in-person when the Takiff Center opens at 8 am in the Main Lobby on Wednesday, November 30. A number will be assigned to anyone who wishes to register in-person and registration will be entered in that order. Non-resident registration will start at 8 am on Monday, December 5. 


Registration forms that are dropped-off, mailed, or faxed to the Takiff Center will be processed as time permits, and  in the order they are received. 


In order to access the online registration system, we suggest you set up a household account immediately and confirm your username/password is correct. That way, on November 30, you can log in, click on the programs you want, and confirm your registration immediately. 


 

Play hockey like a Blackhawk!

New Minor Hawk program includes Blackhawks jersey and free hockey equipment plus opportunity to skate at the United Center

Thursday, November 10, 2016
Play hockey like a Blackhawk!
Glencoe Park District’s new Minor Hawk hockey program is designed to excite young athletes! Every student who signs up for Minor Hawk classes receives a free Chicago Blackhawks jersey as well the opportunity to skate during intermission at the Blackhawks-Blues game at the United Center.  

One Great Afternoon in Glencoe

Celebrate Liza's Gazebo Opening, Glencoe Treelighting, & Black Ice Friday on November 25

Thursday, November 10, 2016
One Great Afternoon in Glencoe

After you fill up on turkey and Black Friday deals, the Glencoe Park District has a full afternoon of fun planned for you on Friday, November 25. The fun kicks off with a concert, pony rides, games, and more at the Grand Opening of Liza's Gazebo. Then, follow Santa downtown to the Village of Glencoe's Light the Village Lights event. Finally, lace up your skates for opening day at Watts Ice Center and Black Ice Friday.

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