News and Announcements

Winter Glencoe Quarterly Now Available

Newsletter for Glencoe Park District, Village of Glencoe, Glencoe School District 35, and Family Service of Glencoe

Monday, March 9, 2015
Winter Glencoe Quarterly Now Available

Glencoe Quarterly's spring  issue is now available online and in print. The newsletter contains information from Glencoe Park District, the Village of Glencoe, School District 35, and Family Service of Glencoe. Read Glencoe Quarterly

New NSSRA Adult Day Program Finds A Home

Takiff Center to Host New LIFE Program

Thursday, February 19, 2015
New NSSRA Adult Day Program Finds A Home
Leisure In Full Effect (LIFE), a new adult day program for northern suburban residents with disabilities, is coming to Glencoe.

 

LIFE is focused on leisure opportunities, life skills and independence and is specifically for adults, ages 22 and older or high school graduates. Focused on independent living skills, socialization, recreation and leisure and community integration, LIFE will be held Monday –Friday from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm, 48 weeks per year, with two, three and five day options for participants. The registration deadline for LIFE is Monday, March 2, 2015 with an anticipated start day of Monday, August 10, 2015. For more information about LIFE, visit www.nssra.org/life.

Town Hall Meeting

Residents Share Thoughts on Master Plan Proposals

Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Town Hall Meeting

Glencoe residents gathered at the Takiff Center on Tuesday, January 27 to preview Master Plan strategies and share feedback with the Master Plan consulting team led by Heller and Heller. The Town Hall Meeting was one of the final steps of the nine-month study, which included stakeholder interviews, focus groups, an online forum, and a community survey. Resident's feedback from the Town Hall Meeting will be incorporated into the final Master Plan, which will be published in the next few months. 

Watts Below Zero Success

Glencoe's Winter Carnival Moved To Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Monday, January 19, 2015
Watts Below Zero Success

Over 500 people joined us today at Watts Below Zero, the Glencoe Park District's winter carnival. The day celebrated everything winter with ice skating, arts and crafts, carnival games, mini-skating lessons, dog sled demonstrations, sledding, live ice sculpting, face painting, and more!

Glencoe Park District Seeks New Director of Parks and Maintenance

Director Rick Bold to Retire After 37 Years

Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Glencoe Park District Seeks New Director of Parks and Maintenance

Rick Bold, the Glencoe Park District Director of Parks and Maintenance, has announced his retirement. His service, dedication, and leadership abilities have been an asset to the Glencoe Park District for over 37 years.

With Rick's retirement, the Park District is now seeking an enthusiastic team oriented leader, able to build positive relationships with the community and staff, exhibit good problem solving, and organizational skills.  The Director of Parks and Maintenance is responsible for the planning, development, maintenance and operation of the District playgrounds, facilities and other recreational areas. The position is also responsible for selecting, training and promoting highly motivated employees who are committed to striving for the highest level of customer satisfaction. The position also functions as the Co-Safety Coordinator for the District.

Share Your Ideas at Town Hall Meeting

Master Plan To Be Discussed on January 27

Friday, January 9, 2015

The Park District will hold a Town Hall Meeting on Tuesday, January 27 at 7 PM at the Takiff Center to discuss the Master Plan. Ideas proposed include adding a dog park, increasing parking at the Takiff Center, developing a fitness center, bringing more paths and amenities to our parks. January 27 is your opportunity to share feedback on the strategies proposed by our Master Planning team. Your feedback will be incorporated into the final plan, which will be posted online in the coming months. 

Friends Park Named State's Outstanding Park

Wins Illinois Park and Recreation Association's 2014 Outstanding Facility and Park Award

Friday, December 12, 2014

Friends Park Design TeamFriends Park was awarded IPRA’s 2014 Outstanding Facility & Parks Award. This is the one of Illinois Park and Recreation Association’s top awards, presented for outstanding and unique achievements in the design and development of new or renovated parks and recreation facilities.

Winter Program Guide Now In Mailboxes

Registration for Winter Programs Starts December 17

Friday, December 5, 2014

Winter Spring Program GuideGlencoe Park District's Winter Program Guide is now available! The guide features information on winter programs, special events, and summer camps. Resident registration for camps and winter programs will start online at 7 am on in-person at 8 am on Wednesday, December 17. 

Surplus Sale

1996 Chevy Pickup Truck with Snow Plow and Yacht Club Trailer Available to Highest Qualified Bidder

Tuesday, December 2, 2014
The Glencoe Park District will be accepting sealed bids until 1:00 PM on Thursday December 11, 2014 at the Takiff Center 999 Green Bay Road for the surplus sale of the following equipment: 1996 Chevrolet S-10 X4 Extended Cab Pickup Truck with 6.5' Sno-way Snow Plow and Yacht Club Trailer.

Glencoe Quarterly Now in Mailboxes

Glencoe's community newsletter mailed November 25

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Glencoe Quarterly's winter issue is now available online and in print. The newsletter contains information from Glencoe Park District, the Village of Glencoe, School District 35, and Family Service of Glencoe. Read Glencoe Quarterly

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