For Release - Gurnee Park District’s Prescribed Burn

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The State of Illinois Environmental Protection Agency recently approved and issued a permit to TGF Forestry and Fire to conduct prescribed burns. Park District will conduct prescribed burn, weather permitting on Thursday December 1 and/or Friday December 2, 2022 at Hunt Club Park (900 Hunt Club Road) around the Pond and Hunt Club Woods. Prescribed ...

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Trick or Treat with Gurnee Park District

Trick or Treat with Gurnee Park District

On Saturday, October 15th, Gurnee Park District will host the NEW and improved Trick or Treat Street event at Viking Park (4374 Old Grand Avenue)! Trick-or-Treat Street is a great way for children to get in some early trick-or-treating in a FUN new way! This year, not only will you be able to meet with your favorite friendly characters, but yo...

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NEW! Gaga Pit Built By Gurnee Resident, Keith Jackson at Christine Thompson Park.

Gaga Pit at Christine Thompson Park in Gurnee, Illinois

We have all heard of basketball, kickball and dodgeball … but what about GaGa Ball? Also referred to as Octoball, This fast moving, high energy dodgeball game has been brought to local schools, summer camps and now four, soon to be five locations in Gurnee. Aspiring Eagle Scout, Keith Jackson collaborated with Gurnee Park District to bring the game...

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Gurnee Park District Welcomes Heather Janiga, Human Resources Coordinator

Last week, Heather started as our NEW Human Resources Coordinator! Welcome to our newest team member, Heather Janiga, to the Gurnee Park District family! Heather comes to Gurnee Park District with a Bachelor's degree in Advertising from North Park University (Chicago, IL) and10+ years of Small Business Management and Consulting experience. During t...

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Gurnee Park District Welcomes Amelia Faulstick, Performing Arts Coordinator

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Amelia Faulstick started out her dance career as a young child at Galina Dance Studio in Des Plaines, Illinois. From high school to college, Faulstick continued to practice, perform and provide opportunities for others to learn. While attending South Illinois University, Faulstick joined their dance company. In addition, she worked at Southern Illi...

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Celebrate Spring Break in Gurnee!

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Planning "stay cation" activities this year? We're here for you! There are plenty of ways to celebrate spring as well as enjoy time off work and school. Check out what is going on in Gurnee during your spring break!  Days Off School - Themed Days at Hunt Club Park Community Center  Our friends that attend District 50 or District 56 S...

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Winter: A Time to Reflect

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As I reflect on the accomplishments here at Gurnee Park District over the past year, I am truly honored to be a part of an organization that continuously strives to provide fun and rewarding recreational activities to our community. Over the past year, we witnessed many positive changes take place; changes that will lead us to a new and better "nor...

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Play soccer this fall with Gurnee Park District. Join a team today!

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Soccer leagues are available for kindergarten – 5th grade. Join a team today! Season starts the week of August 30! Learn a few benefits of playing youth soccer this fall! Exercise  Soccer provides two days of active, outside play. Seeing our players leave happy and tired from a good practice is always a welcome sight. Soccer is a great sport f...

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Gurnee Days 2021 August 7 - August 8 at Viking Park

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What is summer without a festival! Gurnee Days comes back for another exciting year from August 7 to August 8. Enjoy family activities and entertainment for all ages. This year's lineup include local food booths, Exchange Club of Gurnee's Ribfest, car show and much anticipated fireworks show. Here is what is going on at Gurnee Days this weekend!&nb...

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End of Summer Celebrations in Gurnee!

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Where did the time go? Getting ready to go back to school soon? We hope not! There is still so much to do to celebrate the summer, here in Gurnee. Check out a few ways to stay active and continue to soak up the sun with Gurnee Park District. Christmas in July  Celebrate the holiday season this SUMMER at Christmas in July! Santa is taking ...

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Above the Barre Wins 1st Place at National Competition for Jazz Performance

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Gurnee Park District's competitive dance company, Above the Barre went to the Hall of Fame Regional competition in April with great success, prompting many solo/duets and company members attending Nationals for the first time. "We are proud of all the members of the Above the Barre Company. The support the dancers give to each other, and the dedica...

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July 31 FitNation Membership Offer. One Day ONLY!

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ONE DAY ONLY! JULY 31 BECOME A FIT MEMBER TO RECEIVE...$1.00 INITIATION FEE YOUR 1st MONTH FREE YOUR 13th MONTH FREEThat is 2 FREE MONTHS. A $100 membership savings! Offer available JULY 31, in-person only at FitNation Gurnee (1655 Nations Drive) or Hunt Club Community Center (920 Hunt Club Road) Members, you're invited to bring a me...

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Spend a summer day at Hunt Club Park in Gurnee.

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Summer is a time of sunshine, relaxation and celebrations. Take a step back, relax and enjoy time at your neighborhood park. Hunt Club Park located at 900 Hunt Club Road in Gurnee, Illinois is a great place for adults and children. The possibilities at one location are endless! Check out all there is to do. Be sure to visit this summer!  Plan ...

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GO GURNEE's Adult Walking Club Returns

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Free to join and a great way to socialize and get in some exercise, GO GURNEE's Adult Walking Club will start back up again on Saturday, July 10. All Walking Club walks will take place at 9:00 am on Saturday mornings. From Gurnee Park District parks to Lake County Forest Preserves, each walk brings a new route and new path or trail to explore. Walk...

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Enjoy coffee and conversation with Gurnee Park District Directors. Perks at Parks is a great way to share your feedback.

Perks at Parks with Gurnee Park District

Our District administrators invite you to coffee and conversation this summer and early fall.Provide your input, share your feedback or stop by for a "cup of joe" to say hello. All Perks at Parks will meet Saturday mornings from 10 – 11am. Perks at Parks is a great opportunity for residents to meet administrators, collaborate and work together to e...

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KidNation/Childcare at FitNation Gurnee OPENS Monday, June 28.

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We're happy to announce that KidNation, our childcare facility on Nations Drive will reopen Monday June 28, 2021. KidNation/Childcare Operational Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 - 11:30 amSaturday - Sunday 8:00 - 11:30 am Monday - Thursday 4:30 - 8:00 pm KidNation/Childcare Access: KidNation/Childcare must be added or already a part of your member...

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NOW OPEN - Spa / Whirlpool at FitNation Gurnee on Nations Drive

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Spa / WhirlpoolWe are happy to announce that our spa / whirl pool at Nations Drive is open for use. This is effective immediately! We appreciate your continued patience and support. Additional facility updates are provided below. Saunas / Steam RoomsOpen for use to all our guests and members. KidNation / ChildcareOur childcare room w...

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Pollinator Week Is This Week! Learn More About Gurnee's Pollinator Garden At O'Plaine Community Park.

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Did you know that the week of June 21st-27th is recognized as "Pollinator Week?" During this week, many avid gardeners, beekeepers, wildlife conservationists and more celebrate the services that pollinators such as bees, birds, butterflies, bats, and beetles provide to our environment! These pollinators are an influential part of our livelihood, as...

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Saunas and Steam Rooms OPEN Saturday, June 19 at FitNation on Nations Drive

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We are happy to announce that our saunas and steam rooms will reopen tomorrow, June 19 at 7:00am. Due to maintenance, the spa/whirlpool remains closed. Once completed, additional communication will be sent. Our childcare room will also re-open once we have secured adequate staffing. We anticipate KidNation reopening no later than the end of June. W...

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Summer Camp in Gurnee

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Summer Camp builds confidence and independence and allows children to meet lifelong friends. Plan to attend summer camp, right here in Gurnee! Why choose the Gurnee Park District for your child's summer camp?  The key to an amazing summer at the Gurnee Park District is our dedicated and talented camp staff. Gurnee Park District's number one pr...

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