Naperville Park District

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About the Naperville Park District

The Naperville Park District, created in 1966, is an independent municipal agency that serves a community of 144,000+ residents. The District maintains and operates more than 2,400 acres overall comprised of more than 130 parks and facilities and serves approximately 60,000 participants each year through more than 1,500 recreational, sports, arts and environmental programs and many free seasonal events. The District’s mission is to “provide recreation and park experiences that promote healthy lives, healthy minds and a healthy community.”

Included within the District’s operations are the Fort Hill Activity Center, Knoch Knolls Nature Center, the Riverwalk Café, Springbrook and Naperbrook Golf Courses, historic Centennial Beach, the paddleboat quarry, the Millennium Carillon bell tower, the beautiful downtown Riverwalk and many baseball, basketball, and tennis courts, sports fields, pickleball courts and two inline skating and skateboarding facilities.

Additionally, the District offers a wide variety of free, seasonal events from outdoor summer concerts and A Night at the Movies series to Halloween Happening and Santa House.

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Brad Wilson, Director of Recreation
Andrea Coates, Superintendent of Recreation