Association News



The Illinois Park & Recreation Association (IPRA) has elected Jeff Fougerousse, Executive Director of the Vernon Hills Park District as its 2018 Chair-Elect. He will take office on January 19, 2018 at the IPRA Annual Business Meeting and will become IPRA’s Chair in January of 2019.
Jeff has over 30 years of full-time experience in the parks and recreation field. He is currently the Executive Director of the award winning Vernon Hills Park District, and has served in this role since 2009. Prior to Vernon Hills, Jeff served as Executive Director of the Morton Grove Park District  Read More

Job Openings

Streamwood  Park District

Starting at 39,000-45,000

Job Summary 
Under the direction and supervision of the Superintendent of Recreation, the Aquatic Manager is responsible for the overall running and operations of the indoor aquatic center, aquatic programs and special events, and other assigned programs. The Aquatic Manager is also responsible for the basic mechanical operations of the indoor aquatic center, including, but not limited to, basic knowledge in water chemistry, pool cleaning, pool draining, pool backwashing, and changing of pumps, feeders, filter baskets, etc. The Aquatic Manager is on call as needed. This is an at-will position.  View More


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Congratulations to the 2017 Park Pursuit Champions ! Wilmette Park District and Glencoe Park District!