Mission Statement: The Palatine Park District is a separate municipal governing agency established for the purpose of providing parks, facilities and recreational programs for the community. The Park District is responsible for the maintenance, operation and administration of parks and parks facilities under its jurisdiction. Our mission is to provide a variety of safe, enjoyable and affordable parks and recreation facilities and activities that will enhance the quality of life by promoting good health and well-being for all residents and visitors of the Palatine Park District.
of children between the ages of 6-11, may opt to complete a Class
Dismissal Permission Slip. This will allow the chiild to be released
at the end of the scheduled class without a parent present. These
forms are available from your child’s instructor. A separate
form will be required for each class attended and every new session.
Special Recreation Association
The Palatine Park District is a member of the Northwest Special Recreation Association (NWSRA), a cooperative agreement of 16 park districts. The NWSRA team of full-time Therapeutic Recreation professionals and trained part-time staff offers safe, fun and quality year round recreation opportunities to individuals with disabilities of all ages and ability levels. The activities provided by NWSRA offer tremendous benefits to participants such as increased self esteem, physical, social and recreation skills development, improved fitness and health, experiencing new challenges, making friends, and having fun! After school, evening and weekend programs feature cooperative sports and games, individual and team sports, arts and crafts, fitness, cooking, and creative arts and drama. Camps, trips, and special events are also available at various times throughout the year.
Inclusion assistance is provided by NWSRA to those individuals who wish to participate in their home park district program. When registering for a park district program, the participant or their parent with a disability should inform the park district (and NWSRA, if desired) of any accommodation needed in order to successfully participate in the program. The parrk district staff will then contact NWSRA for assistance with the accommodation.
Brochures that contain additional information on NWSRA may be obtained at the park district main office or at NWSRA office at Park Central, 3000 W. Central Road in Rolling Meadows. NWSRA may be contacted at 847-392-2848 (voice) or 847-392-2870 (fax). Those who are hearing impaired can call Illinois Relay Services at 800-526-0857 for assistance in filling out registration forms.
Palatine Park District | 250 E. Wood Street, Palatine, IL 60067 | 847-991-0333 | Fax: 847-991-2127