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Naperville Park District Upcoming Events and Meetings

Upcoming Events


November
29Sun., Nov. 29 @ 9:00 - 14:00 Blood Drive 
30Mon., Nov. 30 @ 8:30 Santa's Hotline Registration Begins 

December
2Wed., Dec. 02 @ 4:30 - 8:30 Santa's Naperville Workshop 
2Wed., Dec. 02 @ 6:30 - 7:30 Virtual Small Group Meditation 
3Thu., Dec. 03 @ 4:30 - 8:30 Santa's Naperville Workshop 
4Fri., Dec. 04 @ 4:30 - 8:30 Santa's Naperville Workshop 
5Sat., Dec. 05 @ 4:30 - 8:30 Santa's Naperville Workshop 
6Sun., Dec. 06 @ 4:30 - 8:30 Santa's Naperville Workshop 
7Mon., Dec. 07 @ 4:30 - 8:30 Santa's Naperville Workshop 
8Tue., Dec. 08 @ 4:30 - 8:30 Santa's Naperville Workshop 
9Wed., Dec. 09 @ 4:30 - 8:30 Santa's Naperville Workshop 
10Thu., Dec. 10 @ 4:30 - 8:30 Santa's Naperville Workshop 
11Fri., Dec. 11 @ 4:30 - 8:30 Santa's Naperville Workshop 
12Sat., Dec. 12 @ 4:30 - 8:30 Santa's Naperville Workshop 
12Sat., Dec. 12 @ 9:00 - 10:30 FREE-Adult Hike with a Naturalist 
13Sun., Dec. 13 @ 4:30 - 8:30 Santa's Naperville Workshop 
14Mon., Dec. 14 @ 4:30 - 8:30 Santa's Naperville Workshop 
15Tue., Dec. 15 @ 4:30 - 8:30 Santa's Naperville Workshop 
16Wed., Dec. 16 @ 4:30 - 8:30 Santa's Naperville Workshop 
17Thu., Dec. 17 @ 4:30 - 8:30 Santa's Naperville Workshop 
18Fri., Dec. 18 @ 4:30 - 8:30 Santa's Naperville Workshop 
19Sat., Dec. 19 @ 4:30 - 8:30 Santa's Naperville Workshop 
19Sat., Dec. 19 @ 8:00 - 9:00 Virtual Small Group Meditation 
19Sat., Dec. 19 @ 8:00 - 9:00 Virtual Small Group Meditation 
20Sun., Dec. 20 @ 4:30 - 8:30 Santa's Naperville Workshop 
21Mon., Dec. 21 @ 4:30 - 8:30 Santa's Naperville Workshop 
22Tue., Dec. 22 @ 4:30 - 8:30 Santa's Naperville Workshop 
23Wed., Dec. 23 @ 4:30 - 8:30 Santa's Naperville Workshop 
27Sun., Dec. 27 @ 9:00 - 14:00 Blood Drive 
30Wed., Dec. 30 @ 6:30 - 7:30 Virtual Small Group Meditation 

Upcoming Meetings


December
10Thu., Dec. 10 @ 7:00 Board Meeting - Virtual 

Registration Dates


December
7Mon., Dec. 07 @ 8:30 - 12:00 Resident Winter Registration 
10Thu., Dec. 10 @ 8:30 - 12:00 Nonresident Winter Registration 

January
12Tue., Jan. 12 @ 12:00 Girls' Spring Soccer Registration Begins 
13Wed., Jan. 13 @ 12:00 Boys' Spring Soccer Registration Begins 
14Thu., Jan. 14 @ 12:00 Spring Soccer Nonresident Registration 

Connect your business’s brand with a well-known and respected one like the Naperville Park District’s and reach a large, active and diverse audience.

To learn more about our sponsorship opportunities contact
Stacey Fontechia Sales and Sponsorship Manager at 630-848-3575 or at sfontechia@napervilleparks.org.

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Funds raised through the Naperville Parks Foundation support the Naperville Park District’s Fee Assistance Program. The Naperville Parks Foundation supports the recreation needs and desires of the residents of Naperville – encouraging health and wellness, fitness, family time, and fun. The Foundation supports the mission of making recreation of all kinds accessible to everyone across the community, regardless of socioeconomic circumstances.

On Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011 Naperville Park District officials heard the good news for which they have been waiting for many months: the District has achieved national accreditation through the National Recreation and Parks Association (NRPA).

The decision was announced at the NRPA national conference in Atlanta following a formal hearing before the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies (CAPRA).

Naperville is only the second park district in Illinois to earn this distinction and the 104th nationally accredited agency in the nation; there are more than 10,000 recreation agencies in the United States. The Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies accredits a handful of park agencies each year that have completed a multi-step process involving a self-review by the agency, a site visit, and an evaluation and formal report by the Commission.

“We are extremely proud to bring this honor to Naperville,” said Park District Executive Director Ray McGury. “It’s an affirmation of our high standards and also an encouragement to continue bringing high quality recreation and parks experiences to our community.”

The Park District’s accreditation process began approximately one year ago and included an extensive self-evaluation by staff and a 5-day visit from CAPRA reviewers this past July. Maintaining the accreditation requires annual reports and 5- and 10-year reviews.

Park District staff members noted that the CAPRA process has helped them see the big picture, focus on long term goals and plans, review plans more regularly, organize documents so that they are accessible and useable, and collaborate more effectively with other departments and outside organizations.

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Our Mission
We provide recreation and park experiences that promote healthy lives, healthy minds and a healthy community.
 
Our Vision
To be a national leader in parks and recreation providing and promoting high quality experiences and facilities at a great value to our community.
 
Core Values
Health and Wellness, Environmental Education, Stewardship and Sustainability, Community Enrichment, Public Safety, Accessibility, Personal Growth and Enrichment.
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