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Summer Program Guide Delivery Begins April 24

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The 2019 Summer Program Guide is designed to be a guide to summer fun, learning and discovery. Available both online and in print by the week of April 24, the Summer Guide lists activities for all ages from early childhood through senior adults, with information to help plan some fun activities this summer. Find both new and continuing programs in the areas of arts, athletics, dance, fitness, aquatics, nature and science and technology. The Summer Guide also includes free community special events, such as the 95th Street Farmers Market, Concerts in Your Park, A Night at the Movies, and more. A new infographic highlights the fun, summer recreation available at the Riverwalk. Find details about favorite recreational facilities, including Centennial Beach, Springbrook and Naperbrook Golf Courses, Knoch Knolls Nature Center, and Fort Hill Activity Center.

Additionally, families interested in soccer can find information for fall Naperville Youth Soccer and Premier Soccer registration in the Summer Program Guide.

The 2019 Summer Program Guide will be delivered to Naperville Park District resident mailboxes beginning Wed., April 24.  The virtual version of this publication is available at napervilleparks.org beginning Mon., April 22. After delivery to residents occurs Program Guides also may be picked up at the following facilities:

Naperville Park District Facilities

Naperville Park District Administration Building, 320 W. Jackson Ave.

95th Street Center, 2244 West 95th Street, 2nd and 3rd floors

Alfred Rubin Riverwalk Community Center, 305 W. Jackson Ave.

Fort Hill Activity Center, 20 Fort Hill Dr.

Knoch Knolls Nature Center, 320 Knoch Knolls Rd.

Naperbrook Golf Course, 22204 W. 111th St./Hassert Blvd.

Springbrook Golf Course, 2220 W. 83rd St.
 

City of Naperville Facilities

Naper Boulevard Library, 2035 S. Naper Blvd.

Nichols Library, 200 W. Jefferson Ave.

95th Street Library, 3015 Cedar Glade Dr.              

Naperville Municipal Center, 400 S. Eagle St., Main Level

 

Resident online, phone-in and walk-in registration for summer programs begins at 8:30 a.m. on Mon., April 29. Residents also may drop off completed forms at a Park District facility prior to April 29 and staff will input the registrations on April 29 concurrently with online registrations in the order in which they are received. Nonresident registration begins at 8:30 a.m. on Thurs., May 2.

Resident online registration for Fall Naperville Youth Soccer and Premier Soccer begins Tuesday, May 7 at noon for girls and May 8 at noon for boys. Nonresident online and resident phone-in and walk-in soccer registration begins Thursday, May 9 at noon.

Please note that the 2019 Summer Camps Guide was included with the Spring Program Guide and is available online at www.napervilleparks.org/programguides. Summer camp registration is underway for day camps and special interest camps, which offer week by week registration options.


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Stacey Fontechia Sales and Sponsorship Manager at 630-848-3575 or at sfontechia@napervilleparks.org.

Looking for an opportunity to have a positive impact on people’s lives while building a fun and dynamic career? Consider the Naperville Park District! It takes all kinds of skills, knowledge and talent to serve the recreation needs of the Naperville community. If you’re passionate about the outdoors, staying active, having fun and encouraging others to do the same, then check out our part-time and full-time career opportunities.

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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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