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.
Governor Rauner Suspends $2.5 Million PARC Grant
The Woodridge Park District received official notice from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) suspending the Park and Recreation Facility Construction (PARC) grant previously awarded to the District in October 2014.
Beth Renchin Named Coach of the Year
Congratulations to Beth Renchin for winning the 2014 Woodridge Park District Coach of the Year award.
Park Board Approves Phase 1 Bids/Contracts and Authorizes Letting of Phase II Bids for Athletic Recreation Center Project
The Park Board recently accepted the low qualified bids and approved contract agreements for the Phase 1 Bids for excavation, site utilities and site concrete.
Two WPD Employees Receive Certified Park and Recreation Professional Status
Chris Pollack and Mary Wagner recently completed and passed NRPA's Certified Park & Recreation Professional exam.
Public Relations & Marketing Manager Receives “Rising Star” Award
The Woodridge Park District is proud to announce that Megan Pettit received the Rising Star Award from the Communication and Marketing Section of the Illinois Parks and Recreation Association.
WPD Receives Exceptional Workplace Award
The Illinois Parks and Recreation Association (IPRA) awarded the Woodridge Park District with the "Exceptional Workplace" award at the IPRA Annual Conference.
New Ice Skating Rinks at Orchard Hill Park Are Open for the Winter
The portable ice rinks at Orchard Hill Park are now open daily from 9:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m. One rink is designated for ice hockey use and the second for family open skate. Rules for each rink are posted at the park.
Changes to Park Rental Reservations
A new park rental fee schedule applies to 2015 reservations.
Winter/Spring Activity Guides
Winter/spring activity guides were delivered December 5-8 and registration is underway.
Three Days to Save $10 on Woodridge Soccer Association Spring Registration
The WPD Community Center will host early bird registration for the WSA 2015 spring soccer program on the following dates: