Get out and GO this fall with GO Gurnee!

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The weather is starting to change here in Gurnee, making it one of the best times of year to get out and GO! Soon, we will be enjoying those cool days and nights – perfect for walking! I think we can all agree, when it comes to walking, there is nothing better than taking a stroll in a crisp, cool fall breeze as you listen to the sounds of nature –...

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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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Back in Full Swing!

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There is a saying that "summer is fleeting," and this couldn't be truer this year. As many of us felt, the COVID-19 pandemic saw a decrease in the amount that we were able to provide to our community. We are excited to share that we have been thriving once again! Our camps have been back in full swing! Over 1,700 children have been enjoying a "norm...

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Garden Tip Thursday - Pesky Pests!

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It's Thursday! Welcome back to another segment of Gurnee Park District's "Gardening Tips with Steve," our very own certified arborist!  Spring is upon us – the weather is starting to warm up, the birds have been singing happily, flowers are starting to bloom, and the days are getting longer! While the arrival of spring brings forth an unm...

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Garden Tip Thursday!

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 It's Thursday again, which means – welcome back to Gurnee Park District's Garden Tip Thursdays with our friend and certified arborist, Steve! Did you know that tomorrow, April 22, is Earth Day? In honor of this special holiday, Steve would like to share a few ways that YOU can participate! First, here are some facts about Earth Day: Earth Day...

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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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