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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates and Participation Guidelines. More information regarding the District’s response can be found here

COVID-19 Participation Guidelines for Programs and Facilities

The Naperville Park District follows the guidelines issued by the State of Illinois under the Restore Illinois Plan in the operation of programs and facilities.  The guidelines issued by the State are developed by the Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity (DCEO) and the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH).  State guidelines for Phase 5 can be found at the following link: http://dph.illinois.gov/covid19/phase-5 
  

Sports Safety Guidance

Sports Safety Guidance is issued by the State of Illinois and developed by the Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity (DCEO), the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH), and the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE).  Illinois Sports Safety Guidance can be found at the following link: https://www.dph.illinois.gov/covid19/community-guidance/sports-safety-guidance
 

State Face Covering Mandate

Per Executive Order from the Governor, beginning Monday, August 30, 2021, all individuals in Illinois who are age two or over and able to medically tolerate a face covering shall be required to cover their nose and mouth with a face covering when in an indoor public place.  In accordance with the Executive Order, face coverings must be worn at Naperville Park District indoor locations beginning on Monday, August 30, 2021, regardless of vaccination status.  A copy of the Governor’s Executive Order can be found here:  https://files.constantcontact.com/4918c3da701/f37b875d-ae7f-44d1-9055-bd936fac5d95.pdf  

 

 


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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.

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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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