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Parking Lot Closures and Hours of Operation for 2019 Last Fling and Labor Day Weekend

Beginning Wednesday, August 28, 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 28 and will remain closed through Monday, September 2.

The City of Naperville has posted a traffic control plan with more details about street closures at For more information about the Jaycees’ Last Fling, please visit

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

  • Fort Hill Activity Center – Open Fri. Aug. 30-Sun., Sept. 1 with regular operating hours. Labor Day holiday hours are 6:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. on Mon., Sept. 2. Please note that there will be no open gym or group exercise classes from Aug. 26-Sept. 2 due to the scheduled refinishing of the gym floor and studios. Additionally, the indoor track will be closed from Aug. 26-29.
  • Alfred Rubin Riverwalk Community Center – Closed Wed, Aug. 28-Mon., Sept. 2.
  • Administration Building –The Administration Building will close at 3:00 p.m. on Fri. Aug. 30 and remain closed through Mon., Sept. 2.
  • 95th St. Center – Open Aug. 26-30 with an early closing at 3:00 p.m. on Fri., Aug. 30. Closed Sat., Aug. 31-Mon., Sept. 2.
  • Knoch Knolls Nature Center – Open with regular operating hours Fri., Aug. 30-Sun., Sept. 1. Closed Mon., Sept. 2.
  • Riverwalk Café
    • Sat., Aug. 31 - Open 11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
    • Sun., Sept. 1- Open 11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
    • Mon., Sept. 2 - Open 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
  • Paddleboat Quarry
    Sat., Aug. 31 and Sun., Sept. 1 – Open 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
    Mon., Sept. 2 – Open 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
  • Millennium Carillon in Moser Tower and Visitor Center – Closed Aug. 31 and Sept. 1
  • Springbrook and Naperbrook Golf Courses – Open with regular operating hours.
  • Sportsman’s Trapshooting Range – Open with regular operating hours on Thurs., Aug. 29 and Sun., Sept.1.
  • Centennial Beach will maintain the following end-of-season hours:
  • Saturday, Aug. 31
    • 9:00 a.m.-10:55 a.m. – Adult Float
    • 11:00 a.m.-dusk – Open Swim
  • Sunday, Sept. 1
    • 9:00 a.m.-10:55 a.m. – Adult Float
    • 11:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. – Open Swim
  •  Monday, Sept. 2
    • 9:00 a.m.-10:55 a.m. – Member-Only Adult Float
    • 11:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. – Open Swim

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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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