Skip to content

Author: Nora Bishop

Things You Should Know About As We Grow Preschool.

Deadlines can come up quickly, so we want to make sure that anyone interested in our preschool programs has the information they need to make the right decision. Here’s the scoop on our programs, how the registration process works, and the lottery system. Here are all the details you are going to want to know:… Read More

All the Winter, All the Snow, All the Fun

SNOW. PLAY. FUN. REPEAT. If you’ve been dreaming of fresh blankets of snow, and brainstorming how you’ll make the most of the winter wonderland that is bound to come, this is the post for you! We have a bunch of winter activity ideas to help you spend your time outdoors!   Cross Country Skiing and… Read More

New Year, New Opportunities

New Year’s Resolution Time is just around the corner and we’re here to help you make the most of yours! Whether you’ve always wanted to try cycling, want to improve your strength and flexibility through yoga or are just starting your fitness journey, we have a class for you. We offer multiple class sessions and… Read More

Hats Off to 38 Years of Excellence!

Originally from the city of Anaheim, California, Ginny Batemen moved to Illinois 39 years ago. After completing her education at California State University, Chico, she completed her internship in Recreation Administration at the Schaumburg Park District. After working part time at both the Schaumburg and Palatine Park Districts for 5 months, she interviewed Oswegoland Park… Read More

Remembering Our Veterans Exhibit

In honor of our veterans and Veteran’s Day, Oswegoland’s Little White Museum is hosting the annual military exhibit. The museum is displaying military artifacts from their permanent collection in a walk-through experience. There is a special section that honors military personnel with direct connections to Oswego, who were killed in war between the Civil and… Read More

Run Like a Turkey at the 10K or 1-Mile

Just because it’s getting colder and the holiday season is near doesn’t mean we can’t have fun outside. With all the cookies and pumpkin pies, it takes a little extra effort to keep balance with our active lives. So on November 12 bust out those jogging shoes and tap into your inner turkey. Gobbler Hobbler… Read More

It’s Time to Bust Out Your Flannel. Here’s Why!

The season is finally here! No more A/C blasting with the windows up, blue jeans are a possibility, and you can take a walk outside without the humidity making it look like you ran a marathon (unless you actually ran a marathon). We’re stoked to be in fall; haunted houses, Halloween costumes, spooky treats, scary… Read More

Find Your Hoppy Place at the Craft Beer Festival

This Saturday local brewers are taking their barrels and taps on the road to gather along the Fox River at Hudson Crossing Park. The riverfront park is the perfect hub to meander by brewer’s tents and nerd out over IPA’s. Brew at the Bridge is a free entry event (now that’s a deal) with 2… Read More

Ways to Never Stop Learning

Back to packing lunches, sending the little ones off to the bus stop, and helping with homework. Some parents are happy to have a degree of solitude return to the homestead. Regardless, the school year is an important part of the year to improve ourselves. Kids K-12 and college students are not the only ones… Read More

Why Giving Back Is Better Than Getting

Many years ago someone told me, “you won’t be happy by what you get, you’ll be happy by what you give.” How true that has come to be since hearing that. The power of giving balances our life. Our mental and emotional health is nurtured by uplifting others. Many of us have plenty to meet… Read More

Why Contributing to Culture Is So Important

Culture holds such a high value in our hearts that it’s literally priceless. Art and entertainment is one of our driving forces to leave the house, travel to lands afar, and tap into the expression of human emotion. We find excitement and release through dance, music, art, and theatre. Here are some of the sensational… Read More

What’s Up Outside – A Breath of Fresh Air

According to the EPA, the average American spends 87% of their life indoors. Here’s another perspective: If you spent 1 hour a day outside, every day of the week, that would only add up to 4% of that week! That’s 96% of your time indoors. Too much time spent inside exposes us to poorer air… Read More

Accessibility Toolbar