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Parking Lot Closures and Hours of Operation for 2018 Last Fling and Labor Day Weekend

Beginning Wednesday, August 29, the Jaycees’ Last Fling will require the closing of parking lots and streets at and near the Alfred Rubin Riverwalk Community Center and Park District Administration Building.

The parking lots for the Alfred Rubin Riverwalk Community Center (at 305 W. Jackson Ave.) and the Park District Administration Building (320 W. Jackson Ave.) will close at 5:00 a.m. on Wednesday, August 29 and will remain closed through Monday, September 3.

The City of Naperville posts a traffic control plan with more details about street closures at http://www.lastfling.org/pdfs/2018%20Last%20Fling%20Traffic%20Control%20Plan.pdf. For more information about the Jaycees’ Last Fling, please visit www.lastfling.org.

Park District hours of operation surrounding the Labor Day Holiday and Last Fling event are as follows:

  • Fort Hill Activity Center – Open Fri. Aug. 31-Sun., Sept. 2 with regular operating hours. Labor Day holiday hours are 6:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. on Mon., Sept. 3. Please note that there will be no open gym from Aug. 27-Sept. 3 due to the scheduled refinishing of the gym floor and the regular Friday and Sunday open gymnastics sessions in the gymnastics area are cancelled for Aug. 31 and Sept. 2. Additionally, the indoor track will be closed from Aug. 27-31 for installation of track doors. Visit www.napervilleparks.org/fitnessblog/facility-maintenance for details about these and other maintenance work at Fort Hill Activity Center.
  • Alfred Rubin Riverwalk Community Center – Closed Wed, Aug. 29-Mon., Sept. 3.
  • Administration Building –The Administration Building will close at 3:00 p.m. on Fri. Aug. 31 and remain closed through Mon., Sept. 3.
  • 95th St. Center – Open Aug. 27-31 with an early closing at 3:00 p.m. on Fri., Aug. 31. Closed Sat., Sept. 1-Mon., Sept. 3.
  • Knoch Knolls Nature Center – Open with regular operating hours Fri., Aug. 31-Sun., Sept. 2. Closed Mon., Sept. 3.
  • Riverwalk Café – The Riverwalk Café will operate according to the following schedule:

Aug. 27-30 - Closed

Fri., Aug.31- Open 4:00-9:00 p.m.

Sat., Sept. 1 - Open 11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Sun., Sept. 2- Open 11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Mon., Sept. 3 - Open 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

  • Sunday, Sept. 2
    • 9:00 a.m.-10:55 a.m. – Adult Float
    • 11:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. – Open Swim
  •  Monday, Sept. 3
    • 11:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. – Open Swim

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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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