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Naperville Park District

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.

Magical Starlight Theatre production of ‘Matilda the Musical’ opens January 13

Above / Magical Starlight Theatre presents eight performances over the weekends of Jan. 13-15 and 20-22 at Naperville Central High School Auditorium, located at...

Automatic External Defibrillators (AEDs) are located throughout Naperville Park District

Above / Be aware of the AED located facing Moser Tower on the west side of the Riverwalk Café, one of ten outdoor locations...

Find ice skating and sledding locations throughout Naperville Park District

Above / Ice skating areas and sled hills await cold temperatures and snow. And when snow is more than two inches deep, Rotary Hill,...

Naperville Park District adopts 2023 Budget and Appropriation Ordinance

Above / Naperville Park District Board of Commissioners holds its public meetings at Fort Hill Activity Center. Meetings are saved in a YouTube archive...

Naperville’s park restoration projects include invasive tree removal

Above / Look for signs of ongoing efforts by Naperville Park District to encourage healthy growth in natural areas. Naperville Park District plans projects in...

Take a Mobile Nature Scavenger Hunt in Sindt Woods near the Riverwalk

Above / A Mobile Nature Scavenger Hunt is now available for Sindt Woods, located at the west end of the Riverwalk. Throughout the years,...

Magical Starlight Theatre will hold auditions for ‘Matilda’ October 22 and 23

Above / The Rubin Riverwalk Community Center, located along Jackson Avenue at Eagle Street, will be the place for youth and adults to audition...

Naperville Park District lineup of fall events

Ghost Stories in the Park…in the Dark, Halloween Happening, Pumpkin Smash and more Naperville Park District again will offer a variety of events to help...

Naperville Park District ‘2022 Community Interest and Opinion Survey Report’ now available online

The Naperville Park District Administrative Offices are located just down the block from Centennial Beach along Jackson Avenue. (NPD Photo, 2019) A report of the...

Have skateboard? Take survey to help guide new design for Centennial Beach Skate Facility

Above / Do you recognize this skateboarder from 2015? Do you think the skate facility (aka skate park) needs a fence? The Centennial Park...