For teachers like Julie Johnson, Tracy Seebacher, and Juanita Wundsam, whose children all attended Palatine Park District Preschool programs, applying for a Preschool Teacher position seemed only natural.Read More
For years, the underpass tunnel at Hicks Road has been a hotspot for graffiti to be thrown on the walls. Compared to the rest of the path, with its natural landscape, inviting parks, and peaceful atmosphere, this section has seemed out of place. As of July 2021, two large scale murals will be painted on the tunnel walls.Read More
Allegro Community Chorus was presented with a new set of challenges when COVID-19 hit last spring. However, the switch to hybrid rehearsals provided a new and exciting opportunity for one dedicated chorus member, who after moving back to Japan, was now able to continue participating in rehearsals over Zoom from across the globe. Kumi Nagaya […]Read More
Ron Gbur, former Executive Director of Palatine Park District, was new to the recreation department when he pitched the Thanksgiving Day event 40 years ago. The goal was to create a family-orientated fitness tradition, that inspired the community to get outside, break a sweat, and spend time with their loved ones.Read More
Palatine Park District needs your help! We are collecting photos from community members to help celebrate our 75 years of service. All you need to do is tell us a little bit about your photo. Submit as many photos as you can find!Read More
Palatine Park District has always put the safety and well-being of our community members at the highest priority. With that said, the District would like to reinforce what the Cook County Health Department, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) have published regarding Coronavirus. Currently, the CDC is […]Read More
Palatine Park District is always looking for enthusiastic individuals and groups of all ages who are interested in serving the community with their time and talents.Read More
Palatine Park District is in the process of installing 68 new parking stalls, 6 outdoor pickleball courts with lighting, and an extension of the Palatine Trail that will run around the edge of the reservoir to the existing looped pathway surrounding Gbur Sports Fields at Hamilton Reservoir.Read More
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