Press Releases from Woodridge Park District
Discover what's new at the Woodridge Park District. Stop by on a regular basis to get the most recent information regarding park district news, events, and programs. You will also find our most recent publications, a photo gallery, and project updates.
Superintendent of Planning & Development Receives Certified Park and Recreation Professional Status
Congrats to Jenny Knitter, WPD Superintendent of Planning & Development, for recently completing and passing the National Recreation Professional Associationís Certified Park & Recreation Professional examination.
Village of Woodridge Approves Zoning for the Athletic Recreation Center
The Village of Woodridge officially approved the Woodridge Park Districtís zoning petition for the ARC project.
Woodridge Park District and Village of Woodridge Recognized with Intergovernmental Cooperation Award
The Woodridge Park District was one of four agencies in the state to be recognized with the Intergovernmental Cooperation Award.
Hobson Corner Park Splash Pad Resurface Complete
Resurfacing of the Hobson Corner Park Splash Pad began on October 27 and was completed on October 29.
Prescribed Burns To Be Conducted through April
The Woodridge Park District will conduct prescribed burns at several parks and properties this fall and upcoming spring.
Woodridge Park District Awarded $2.5 Million Grant for Athletic Recreation Center (ARC)
The Woodridge Park District has been awarded a $2.5 million dollar grant by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources for the development of the Districtís planned Athletic Recreation Center.
Coyote Sightings in Woodridge Area
Coyotes have been spotted throughout the village including parks and schools. Please be aware of the following tips:
Plan Commission Zoning Public Hearing for the Athletic Recreation Center
A public hearing was held at the Village of Woodridge Plan Commission meeting on October 7 to consider the Woodridge Park Districtís request for a special use permit to build the Athletic Recreation Center.
Splash Pad Closed for the Season
The Splash Pad at Hobson Corner Park is closed for the season.
Park District to Request Zoning Permit for Athletic Recreation Center (ARC)
A public hearing is scheduled for October 6 before the Plan Commission of the
Village of Woodridge to consider applications by the Woodridge Park District for building of the ARC.