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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.

Splash Pad to Open on Memorial Day Weekend
The Hobson Corner Park Splash Pad will open for the season on Saturday, May 23.

Girls Scouts Build Butterfly Garden at Village Greens Golf Course
Girl Scout Troop 51277 in Woodridge earned the Bronze Award, the highest award for Girl Scout Juniors, for their recent butterfly garden project at Village Greens of Woodridge.

Woodridge Park District Recognized For Recycling Efforts
USAgain awarded the Woodridge Park District a Certificate of Sustainability for recycling 891 pounds of sneakers in 2014.

Prescribed Burns To Be Conducted through April
The Woodridge Park District will continue to conduct prescribed burns in parks and properties this spring.

Finance Department Recognized for Fifth Consecutive Year
The Woodridge Park District was awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for its comprehensive annual financial report.

Governor Rauner Suspends $2.5 Million PARC Grant
The Woodridge Park District received official notice from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources suspending the 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.