Construction begins on Park East Deck

Apr 11th, 2022

The Oregon Park District is excited to announce the overlook deck at Park East will be replaced and construction will begin this week.   Construction is expected to last approximately 4 weeks, weather permitting.   The wood structure will be reshaped and replaced with composite decking to ensure a longer life span.  New railings will also be […]

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Pool Closure Extended

Mar 22nd, 2022

Staff has discovered an unexpected water leak in the Nash Recreation Center pool skimmer trough. The skimmer trough holds 6000 gallons of water and is designed to draw water from the surface and pass it through to the pool’s filtration system.  This is a key component to the successful operation of the pool.   Staff has […]

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Now Hiring Lifeguards

Dec 23rd, 2021

Water Safety Group LLC is now hiring lifeguards for the pool at the Nash Recreation Center.  Hours are available before school, after school and/or weekends.  A high level customer service skills and safety knowledge are required.  Please contact Nick at Catch the Wave, 815-713-4481, for more information. Training is provided for individuals not certified with […]

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Mask Mandate

Sep 8th, 2021

Governor Pritzker issued Executive Order 2021-20 on August 26th, 2021.  Executive Order 2021-20 requires all individuals in Illinois who are age two or over and able to medically tolerate a face covering shall be required to cover their nose and mouth with a face covering when in an indoor public place.  In accordance with the […]

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E.D. Etnyre & Co. announced as 2021 Presenting Sponsor

Jul 21st, 2021

The Oregon Park District is pleased to announce E.D. Etnyre & Co. as the Oregon Park District Presenting Sponsor for 2021. In 2019, E.D. Etnyre & Co. partnered with the Oregon Park District to become their presenting sponsor. This sponsorship elevated the communities desire for new and additional free programming and Etnyre is excited to […]

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Bakener Commissioner Recognition

Apr 16th, 2021

The Oregon Park District Board of Commissioners and staff recognized Dave Bakener on April 13th for 14 years of dedicated service as a Park Commissioner. Dave served the District from 2007-2021 and always acted in the best interest of our residents. He is and always will be an advocate for parks and programs in our […]

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Nash Re-Opening on Saturdays!

Mar 1st, 2021

Beginning March 13, Nash Recreation Center will be open on Saturdays from 7 am – 12 pm.  These additional operational hours will continue to follow the District’s current Covid-19 procedures. The decision to begin opening on Saturdays was made based on our increased facility usage through facility reservations and our member’s overwhelming support of additional […]

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Byron Plant Closing

Oct 22nd, 2020

On August 27, 2020 Exelon announced that it intends to retire the Byron Nuclear Plant in September of 2021.  The closure of the Byron Plant will have a devastating impact on our County and our Park District.   Please join with us in helping stop the closure of the plant.  For more information, including the Economic […]

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E.D. Etnyre & Co. announced as 2020 Presenting Sponsor

Jul 10th, 2020

E.D. Etnyre & Co. agreed in 2019 to partner with the Oregon Park District to sponsor and elevate the communities desire for new and additional free programming. Through the sponsorship, E.D. Etnyre & Co. has helped fund Art in the Park, Pop Up and Play in the Park, evening pool and lock-in events for the […]

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