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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.

Groundbreaking Ceremony for the Athletic Recreation Center Set for March 14
The Woodridge Park District Board of Park Commissioners has scheduled the official groundbreaking ceremony for the ARC on Saturday, March 14 at 2:00 p.m.

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:

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 Association's Certified Park & Recreation Professional examination.