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Fort Hill 2022 Ride and Stride Duathlon Jan. 17-Feb. 14 for Fitness Members

2022 Starts with YOU!

We are kicking off 2022 with a 28 day challenge for our Fort Hill Fitness members!  The Fort Hill Ride and Stride Duathlon will consist of running (or walking) and biking at your own pace – just complete the required miles by the end of the challenge and you are entered into our raffle!

You will have 28 days to finish the challenge. You will track your progress on a poster located within the fitness center.  See how much stronger you get week by week as you log your miles! 

Dates:  January 17 – February 14

Goal:  Complete 26.2 miles (running and/or walking) and 112 miles on the bike. 

  • Your miles can be done at Fort Hill or outside – as long as you are movin’ and groovin’ we are happy for you!
  • Taking a cycle class at Fort Hill? You bet those cycle miles count!

Registration:  You must be a Fort Hill Fitness member to participate.  There is no cost to enter this challenge, but you must register!  Registration will open online here soon.

Raffle Prizes:  Enter your mileage progress each week on the poster in the fitness center!  Every Monday we will have a raffle for anyone who entered their mileage for the week prior. 

At the end of the 28 days, everyone who completed their 26.2 mile run/walk and 112 miles on the bike will be entered in the final raffle.  We will have two final raffle prize winners:  final raffle prizes are a pair of AirPod Pros, and a one month fitness membership credit!

  • Snap a photo of you working towards your goal at Fort Hill and TAG @forthillfitness on Facebook or Instagram for an opportunity to gain additional entries into the end-of-challenge raffle prize!
  • You can tag @forthillfitness on FB or Instagram once per day during the challenge for another entry into the raffle!Tag us every day, and that is an additional 28 entries!

Weekly raffle prize ideas Dicks, Naperville Running Company gift cards, and a $25 credit to our t-shirt!



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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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