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2022 Winter Program Guide Available Online Beginning December 1

The Naperville Park District’s 2022 Winter Program Guide will be available Wednesday, December 1 in digital form only at The winter edition includes registration information for winter programs, Winter Break Camps, Spring Youth Soccer and Naperville Park District Preschool (2022-23 academic year).  Additionally, the Guide is a handy reference for facility information, winter sports locations and details about upcoming special events. Look for the “Park It in Naperville” logo as a reminder of free and low-cost winter activities for family fun and discovery close to home.

Resident online registration for winter programs begins at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, December 6 and nonresident registration begins at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, December 9.  Spring Naperville Youth Soccer registration for residents begins at 12:00 noon on Tuesday, December 14 for girls, on Wednesday, December 15 for boys, and for nonresidents on Thursday, December 16.

Registration for Winter Break Camps is currently in progress, with details available in the Autumn Program Guide at on pages 30-32. A variety of camps for ages 3-17 will be offered between December 27 and January 6. Choose from active camps like gymnastics, basketball, cheerleading, flag football and more, as well as creative, hands-on camps featuring dinosaur themes and LEGO®.

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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.

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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