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Thursday, May 30, 2024

Riverwalk Facilities to Open Soon


Early spring enables Park District to open Riverwalk facilities ahead of schedule

Thanks to an early spring, the Naperville Park District will open the Riverwalk Eatery this Saturday, April 28. Preseason hours will be from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on weekends only until Memorial Day. The Paddleboats will open Sat., May 12, with the same hours as the Eatery on weekends until Memorial Day.

Beginning its second season under Naperville Park District management, the Eatery will offer a menu featuring snacks and hot and cold beverages. The menu will expand to include sandwiches and a greater variety of items once Centennial Grill opens for the season.

Paddleboat rides may be purchased at the Eatery. Four-passenger models are available for 20-minute and 40-minute rides. Fees are $8/boat for a 20-minute ride and $10/boat for a 40 min. ride.

Centennial Beach will open on Sat., May 26 at 11:00 a.m. for the 2012 season. Early bird membership rates for residents are available through May 20. Membership renewals may be completed online prior to May 25. New members must apply in person with photo identification at the Park District Administration Building at 320 W. Jackson Ave. or at the South Maintenance Facility at 3415 Book Rd.

For more information about Naperville Park District programs and facilities, please visit www.napervilleparks.org or call 630-848-5000.

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Naperville Park District
Naperville Park Districthttp://www.napervilleparks.org/
Created in 1966, the Naperville Park District is an independent, municipal agency serving the recreation needs of its residents. An Illinois Distinguished Agency since 1994, the District is one of only 1% of park districts across the country to be nationally accredited through the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies (CAPRA). The Naperville Park District’s mission is to provide recreation and park experiences that promote healthy lives, healthy minds and a healthy community. The District maintains and operates more than 2,400 acres with 137 parks and provides more than 1,500 recreational, arts and environmental programs and special events annually. Included within the District’s operations are two championship golf courses, a multitude of playgrounds, trails, athletic courts and sports fields, Fort Hill Activity Center, Knoch Knolls Nature Center, two inline skating and skateboarding facilities, the Millennium Carillon, a paddle boat quarry, historic Centennial Beach, and the beautiful Riverwalk.