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A Little Help Goes A Long Way

As we say goodbye to the 2019 season, we would like to give a special thanks to those that made the Pantry Garden possible! On Thursday, September 19, the Park District Board of Commissioners and Dave Margolis, our Natural Resource Manager, recognized Schaefer Greenhouses for their continuous support of the program since 2011. The Pantry… Read More

New Places to Play This Fall

Fall back in love with our playgrounds! Over the summer, the Oswegoland Park District renovated four play-areas for you and your family. Find your new place to play below! Chesterfield Park’s playground holds many memories, but the wear and tear from years’ prior started to take its toll. In its place, a colorful play area… Read More

Free Fun this Summer!

Are you looking to have some fun in the sun this summer, but trying to stay on a budget? We’ve got some ideas for you! Summer is in full swing, which means a concert is in order! On Thursday, July 11 at 7:00pm at Fox Bend, enjoy Shout Out’s high-energy show, featuring covers of rock… Read More

PrairieFest Hosts Pet Meet and Greet

This June, PrairieFest will team up with area rescue groups with a lofty goal: to find homes for as many pets as possible. The community festival will host the 5th annual PrairiePaws Pet Adoption Event on Saturday, June 15 from 11:00am – 3:00pm. PrairiePaws will help pair prospective pet owners with the right pet for… Read More

Summer on the Bend

This summer, spend your nights at Fox Bend Golf Course! From date-nights to outings with friends, we have something for every occasion! On Saturday, June 1 at 10:00pm, celebrate the beginning of a new month by gazing at the stars during Starry Nights at the Bend! Not a professional stargazer? We’ll have help on hand… Read More

Lend a Hand – Volunteer!

Whether it’s timing athletes or picking up litter in a neighborhood park, our volunteers keep our parks and programs looking great and running smoothly year-round. Keep reading to find out how you can get involved! Natural Resources The Oswegoland Park District is the steward to over 600 acres of natural land. Volunteer with this team… Read More

Jump Into Spring

Around this time of year, you may find yourself with a case of cabin fever. We’ve found that the best way to curb your symptoms is to plan for the sunny days ahead! If you’re looking to breathe in some fresh air while burning a sweat, we have something in mind for you. On Saturday,… Read More

Easter Egg Hunts for All

This April, anyone can enjoy the fun of Easter Egg Hunts! From brunch with the Bunny to a social gathering with Bloody Mary’s, we have something just for you. Join us for the first annual Bloody Mary Social and Adult Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 6 from 12:00-3:00pm. Start your afternoon by enjoying Oswegoland’s most delicious… Read More

PrairieFest…The Festival You Know By Heart

PrairieFest 2019 PrairieFest, the area’s popular community festival is back this June 13-16, 2019. Presented by the Oswegoland Park District and First National Bank, the fest combines small town charm with a stirring summer celebration over Father’s Day weekend. Free concerts from a mix of national and local bands, along with entertaining performances have always… Read More

First National Bank of Omaha To Be PrairieFest Presenting Partner

The Oswegoland Park District has announced that Oswego’s First National Bank of Omaha will be this year’s Presenting Partner at PrairieFest. The 31st year of the festival is scheduled for Father’s Day weekend and First National Bank’s strong pledge of support, along with the partnership of so many area businesses, assures a terrific lineup on the… Read More

New Year – Fresh Start

The New Year is a great time reflect on the past and look forward to the future. With 63 parks, over 20 miles of trails, and 30+ fitness classes offered each season, there are plenty of ways to make health a priority in the New Year. But did you know that we also offer hundreds… Read More

Stay Cool This Summer

Hot Summer days are on the horizon, so make your plans now for the sunny days ahead.  Whether it’s swim lessons, swim team, or swimming at our two great aquatic centers, take advantage of all the offerings from the Oswegoland Park District. Open daily starting May 28 for the Civic Center Aquatic Park and June… Read More