Palatine Park District community partners consist of nonprofit organizations, public agencies, government offices, schools, and certain private business where participants provide community service as an integral part of their programming.
Bike Palatine Club
155 N. Northwest Highway, c/o Mikes Bike Shop, Palatine, IL 60067
847.358.0948 • Contact BPC
The Bike Palatine Club is a non-profit organization with a mission to make our community more bicycle-friendly. The club’s primary goal is to get more people on their bikes more often and welcome those who haven’t ridden in years and wish to get back out on two wheels. Rides range from 8 mph to over 16 mph with distances ranging from 5 to 30 miles.
1200 W Algonquin Road, Palatine, IL 60067
847.925.6000 • Contact Harper College
Harper College is now one of the nation’s premier community colleges and one of the largest, serving more than 40,000 students annually in Chicago’s northwest suburbs. The College’s academic programs prepare students for rewarding careers and for transfer to four-year universities. Harper offers associate degree and certification programs, advanced career programs, workforce training, professional development, continuing education classes, accelerated degree options for adults and developmental education programs.
Partners for Our Communities
1585 N. Rand Road, Palatine, IL 60074
847.776.9500 • Contact POC
The mission of Partners for Our Communities is to empower people and change lives with a vision for a community of strong citizens, healthy families, and vibrant neighborhoods. They coordinate community resources with other service providers and volunteers to provide direct services and referrals to those who are seeking an improved life in our community.
Palatine Concert Band
Post Office Box 1323, Palatine, IL 60078
847.359.2474 • Contact PCB
Under the direction of Dr. Frederick Lowe, the ensemble provides an outlet for both avocational and professional musicians to perform fine wind band literature, and serves the Chicagoland area as a musical organization of high quality. While some members are highly-skilled, active performers, most are teachers, business professionals or retired individuals with one common characteristic — a love of learning and performing the finest musical literature.
Palatine Hills Golf Association
Association was formed in 1970 as Palatine Hills Mens Golf Association. The object of this Association is to promote the best interest of the game of golf and thereby to promote the good fellowship and sportsmanship of the Association members. In 1978 the name was changed to Palatine Hills Golf Association to allow women to join the Association. By 2006, the Association had grown to over 160 members.
Palatine Historical Society
224 East Palatine Road, Palatine, Illinois 60067
847.991.6460 • Contact PHS
Dedicated to the collection, preservation and exhibition of local history and memorabilia. The Society raised $200,000 from 1976 to 1986 to restore the Clayson House Museum & Library. The facility is operated by the Palatine Historical Society and maintained by Palatine Park District.
Palatine Rugby Club
440 W Colfax Street, #1651, Palatine, IL 60078
847.660.1228 • Contact Palatine Rugby Club
Founded in 2008, The Palatine Rugby Club is a member of Rugby Illinois and USA Rugby which is a member of the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) and World Rugby. Club was founded in 2008 as two separate clubs: Schaumburg Barbarians High School Boys Rugby Club and Palatine Pioneers Middle School Rugby Club. In 2010, the two clubs merged into the Palatine Rugby Club.
Palatine Township Senior Citizens Council
505 South Quentin Road, Palatine, Illinois 60067
847.991.1112 • firstname.lastname@example.org
A private, not-for-profit organization in Palatine that operates the Palatine Township Senior Center and is one of three accredited senior centers in the state of Illinois and one of 130 nationally. The Council’s mission is to provide programs and services which support older adults and their families by encouraging independence, well-being, and connection to the community.
Prairie Woods Audubon Society
847.485.9OWL • email@example.com
Supports area conservation education and activism, implements and teaches habitat conservation, and award grants to area groups from youths to senior citizens. Prairie Woods Audubon Society maintains a 7-acre high quality prairie in Palatine.
Rolling Meadows Renegades Hockey
A recreational hockey program that encourages play at the house league and pre-hockey level. Program is designed to give all kids a fair and equal opportunity to play ice hockey. This will be accomplished by placing an emphasis on learning individual skills, team concepts, sportsmanship and fun without the pressures of winning.
United Palatine Coalition
224.801.2430 • firstname.lastname@example.org
United Palatine Coalition is a network of organizations and residents focused on equity, ensuring that children and young adults are inspired and on a path to a purposeful and self-reliant life by age 24.