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Author: Laura Finch

Browse Winter Programs

Winter Ways to Play! We have a wonderful lineup of Winter Programs for participants of all ages. You can view all of our Winter Programs right here on our website. Or visit a program page to see what we are offering in your favorite program area! Once you find a program you like, click on… Read More

Whispering Woods Park Playground Replacement

We improved YOUR Place to Play! Our third and final playground replacement project for this year is complete at Whispering Woods Park. Visit Whispering Woods Park to Enjoy: ADA Accessible Playground with Harness Swings, Spinners, Play Panels & Transfer Stations New Playground Features include an Alpine Slide, Trailblazer Rope Climbing System & ReviWheel Multi-Person Spinner… Read More

Welcome to Our New Website!

We’re so excited to introduce you to our new website! The website includes a fresh new look and fabulous new features making it easier to “Find Your Place to Play.” Viewing Programs & Events We're debuting a NEW way to browse our program offerings! Program information is now integrated directly into the webpages for your… Read More

Oswegoland Park Foundation Donation

For the second time, the Oswegoland Park Foundation (OPF) has completely funded the Oswegoland Park District’s Financial Assistance Program. In a presentation to Park District leadership on Thursday, October 27, 2022,  OPF President, Karen Kelly and board member, Sudeb Chatt delivered a check for $25,000 to cover expenses for local families and individuals who rely… Read More

Intergovernmental Cooperation Award

We're proud to announce that the Park District’s partnership with the Oswego Fire Protection District, Kendall County Sheriff's Office, and CAMBr has received an Intergovernmental Cooperation Award from the Illinois Association of Park Districts. The award recognizes a two-year-long, multi-agency initiative to develop new trail signage and emergency rescue procedures for our popular Saw Wee… Read More

Washington Park Playground Replacement

We improved YOUR Place to Play! Our second playground replacement project this year is complete at Washington Park. Visit Washington Park to Enjoy: ADA Accessible Playground with Harness Swings, Spinners, Play Panels & Transfer Stations New Playground Features include a Sensory Dome Climber & Roller Slide New Benches, Picnic Tables, Trash Cans & Bike Racks… Read More

Summerlin Park Playground Replacement

We improved YOUR Place to Play! Head over to Summerlin Park to check out our newest playground renovation. Before construction started, existing playground equipment was donated to Kids Around the World. This non-profit organization will refurbish and install it for children in a community without access to a playground. Visit Summerlin Park to Enjoy: ADA… Read More

Andover Park is OPEN

ANDOVER PARK IS OFFICIALLY OPEN! We experienced various issues on this project, from incorrect parts to supply chain delays, but we've reached the finish line. We are very excited to share this new Place to Play with our Oswegoland Community. The development of Andover Park was supported by a $376,300 Open Space and Land Acquisition… Read More

Farmington Lakes Park Master Plan Open House

The Park District will be submitting the Farmington Lakes Park Master Plan for potential OSLAD Grant funding. Join Park District staff to review the Master Plan and provide your feedback. Tuesday, July 12  ||  5:00-7:00pm Farmington Lakes Park Future Plans May Include: Boardwalk system connected to a floating dock and kayak/canoe launch on the south… Read More

Remember Trail Courtesy

Share the trails! In summer, we see the heaviest use of the Park District’s 20+ miles of biking and hiking trails. Following these basic courtesy rules ensures an enjoyable time for all trail users: Walk, run, skate and bike on the right Try not to walk more than two abreast Walk, run, skate or ride… Read More

Something to Report

2021 Annual Report We invite you to review our 2021 Annual Report. This report provides a small glimpse into the vast scope of the work of the Oswegoland Park District last year. You'll find highlights of the District’s activities, accomplishments, and finances. We have also included a look at this year's Capital Improvement Plans, as… Read More

ADA Transition Plan Public Feedback

Oswegoland Park District & Fox Valley Special Recreation District Invite Feedback Regarding ADA Transition Plan The Oswegoland Park District is completing an update of its Transition Plan for existing parks and facilities, as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). “We have made many accessibility improvements since our first transition plan, and it is… Read More