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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Park West Construction has begun!

Aug 28th, 2019

2019 OSLAD construction at Park West has begun. Several areas will be temporarily unavailable over the next 3 months as we complete phase II improvements. Areas under construction will include the lower playground and shelter, volleyball courts, amphitheater and several sections of the trail. The Splash Pad will remain open through Labor Day and will […]

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

May 20th, 2019

The Oregon Park District is pleased to announce E.D. Etnyre & Co. as the Oregon Park District Presenting Sponsor. The District completed their comprehensive plan in 2017 and throughout this process the community identified their interest in additional free programming in a less structured environment. The recreation department introduced several new and free program opportunities […]

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2018 Outstanding Special Event Award

Feb 15th, 2019

The Oregon Park District recently attended the annual Illinois Association of Park Districts and Illinois Park and Recreation Association conference in Chicago.  IPRA presented their 2018 Outstanding Program or Special Event Award in both Division I and Overall program to the Oregon Park District for their Farm to Table event held in July 2018. The […]

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Grant Received for Park West Improvements

Feb 15th, 2019

Oregon Park District has been awarded a $400,000 grant from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources to assist in completing Phase II improvements at Park West. Oregon Park District began seeking community input for Park West in 2017. Following several public meetings and an online survey, the District incorporated feedback from residents to help create […]

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