News and Announcements

Joint Announcement from the Village of Glencoe and the Glencoe Park District

4th of July Activities and Other Public Events Canceled in Response to COVID-19

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Out of an abundance of caution to protect the health and safety of the Glencoe community, the Village of Glencoe Board of Trustees and Glencoe Park District Board of Commissions have made the joint decision to cancel all of Glencoe’s traditional 2020 4th of July activities in the midst of COVID-19 concerns. Canceled activities include the Glencoe Rotary’s Fun Run, games and Glencoe’s Got Talent at Kalk Park, Glencoe community parade, and the Party in the Park and Fireworks display at Lakefront Park. 

Child Care Now Available to Essential Workers

Limited Openings Available

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This week, the Glencoe Park District was granted an Emergency Child Care license from DCFS to help provide care for essential workers in our area. If you or someone you know needs emergency child care, please contact Early Childhood Manager Jessica Stockl at jstockl@glencoeparkdistrict.com for more information. Spaces are limited!

Facility Closure and Summer Camp Update

Child Care Now Available to Essential Workers

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Glencoe Park District facilities will remain closed through the end of May. The parks will continue to be open for walking, running, and biking for individuals maintaining social distancing. All playgrounds, sport courts, frisbee golf, and outdoor restrooms remain closed.

 

At this time, our summer camps and programs are scheduled to take place as planned. Additionally, we have been authorized to open our day care facility to children of essential workers in Glencoe. 

Facility Closure through April 30

Plus, new virtual programs

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Due to Governor Pritzker’s COVID-19 extended Stay-at-Home order, all Glencoe Park District facilities will now be closed through April 30. The parks will remain open for walking, running, and biking for individuals maintaining social distancing. All playgrounds remain closed. 

 

On April 2, the Park District Board of Commissioners closed ALL sport courts, frisbee golf, outdoor restrooms and parks for group play, effective immediately. Because of the seriousness of the current COVID-19 social distancing requirements, and out of an abundance of concern for the health and well-being of our community, the Glencoe Public Safety Department may issue citations to anyone found to be violating these rules. Glencoe’s first responders are being tasked with many responsibilities during this public health crisis - please don't waste Public Safety resources by violating these rules.

 

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