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.
Sipley Playground Closed During Construction
Demolition of the current playground equipment at Sipley School is underway. Construction of the new playground will begin the week of June 27, weather pending, and is expected to be complete and open in July.
Resealing of Asphalt Parking Lots and Paths Throughout Woodridge in June
Castaldo and Windy Point Parks completed the week of June 6. Echo Point Park and Lake Harriet parking lots & paths to be resealed later this month.
Forest Glen Park Repair Work Complete
Forest Glen Park is open and ready for play! The main playground area at Forest Glen Park was closed April 25-May 5 while the surface was repaired by the playground manufacturer.
Community Clean Up the Parks Day Volunteers Collected 2,200 Gallons of Trash and 240 Gallons of Recyclables
225 people attended the annual Woodridge Park District Clean Up the Parks Day on Saturday, April 9.
Prescribed Burns Completed for Spring 2016
The Woodridge Park District and a hired outside contractor completed prescribed burns this spring at 11 locations throughout the district. This concludes the prescribed burn program for spring 2016.
Districtís Finance Department Honored for Excellence in Financial Reporting
For the sixth consecutive year, the Woodridge Park District was awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting.
Anthony Bryant Recognized as 2015 Coach of the Year
Congrats to Anthony Bryant! He was selected as the 2015 Coach of the Year for his passion of coaching and ability to promote player development.
Third-Party Email Marketing Account Compromised
The Woodridge Park Districtís account within the third-party e-mail marketing company, Constant Contact, was recently compromised.
Woodridge Park District Received First Place in Logo Design at State Conference
The new Athletic Recreation Center logo was chosen as the best logo design.
Woodridge Park District Employee Becomes First Woman President of Park and Recreation Organization
Superintendent of Planning was sworn in as the 2016 Midwest Institute of Park Executives President in January