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This July, it’s Game On at Oregon Park District

Jun 28th, 2019

Summer is here, which means it’s time to get out and explore the great things happening at your local parks and the Nash Recreation Center. This July join in on the fun and games offered by Oregon Park District as they celebrate Park and Recreation Month. A variety of fun activities are planned for residents […]

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E.D. Etnyre & Co. announced as Presenting Sponsor

May 20th, 2019

The Oregon Park District is pleased to announce E.D. Etnyre & Co. as the Oregon Park District Presenting Sponsor. The District completed their comprehensive plan in 2017 and throughout this process the community identified their interest in additional free programming in a less structured environment. The recreation department introduced several new and free program opportunities […]

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Nash Rec Center Hours will be changing in May!

Apr 15th, 2019

The Oregon Park District performed an overall facility usage review as part of its annual budgeting process.  The result of the study showed a reduced facility usage period between the hours of 8 and 9 pm on weekdays.  The overall facility visits, on a daily average between the hours of 8-9 pm, was under 11 […]

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2018 Outstanding Special Event Award

Feb 15th, 2019

The Oregon Park District recently attended the annual Illinois Association of Park Districts and Illinois Park and Recreation Association conference in Chicago.  IPRA presented their 2018 Outstanding Program or Special Event Award in both Division I and Overall program to the Oregon Park District for their Farm to Table event held in July 2018. The […]

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Grant Received for Park West Improvements

Feb 15th, 2019

Oregon Park District has been awarded a $400,000 grant from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources to assist in completing Phase II improvements at Park West. Oregon Park District began seeking community input for Park West in 2017. Following several public meetings and an online survey, the District incorporated feedback from residents to help create […]

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Our Mission

Feb 4th, 2019

“To provide quality services through programs, parks and facilities to fulfill the needs of the community in a fun, safe and friendly environment.” The Oregon Park District was established in 1967 “to efficiently, effectively and equitably provide the highest quality recreation programs, facilities and park resources in cooperation with all community resources to enhance the […]

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Thank You to our 2018 Sponsors!

Dec 10th, 2018

The Oregon Park District would like to thank the gold sponsors for their gracious sponsorship donations for 2018.  Please visit the Sponsors page under the about tab above.  Each donation is allocated to help offset the costs of programs and events to all patrons. Each of these sponsors has donated in excess of $500. Any […]

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Distinguised Agency

Dec 10th, 2018

The Oregon Park District is recognized as an Illinois Association of Park Districts (IAPD) and Illinois Parks and Recreation Association (IPRA) Distinguished Agency. The goal of the program is to improve the delivery of recreation services to the residents of Illinois through a voluntary comprehensive evaluation process.

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Comprehensive Master Plan Update

Dec 10th, 2018

The District has completed its 2017 Comprehensive Master Plan Update! Hitchcock Design Group helped facilitate an updated plan. Be sure to view the updated plan on the forms and publications page.

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