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Parks & Rec Month Celebration

Celebrate Parks and Rec Month throughout July! Champaign and Urbana work together in many ways including bringing the FUN! July is National Parks & Rec Month and we’re teaming up to show you the many opportunities offered in your community. Discover the power of play and adventure by visiting local parks throughout July. Learn more […] Continue Reading

Hidden Gem: Summer Sports Camp

We’re offering a NEW opportunity for kids to learn and test out new sports in our Summer Youth Sports Camp. It’s the perfect chance for them to open their horizons and sample a huge selection of sports. 1. Dive into the Unknown. Badminton, Spike Ball, Bocce—the new wave of sports is here, and we’re ready […] Continue Reading

The Plymire Irises : Gardening is Sharing

We continue our springtime series on gardening and horticulture with Randy Hauser, Horticulture and Natural Areas Supervisor and a happy tale of giving. In the late summer of 2015, I answered a phone message from a Champaign resident named Bill Plymire.  It had something to do with irises, and in my role as CPD’s horticultural […] Continue Reading

101 Days : 1 Sholem Pool Pass

Hello sunshine! Summer is almost here and that means it’s time to grab your sunscreen and hit the pool!  Here’s our top five reasons why a season pass makes you a Sholem VIP: 1. Low Cost A family pool pass for four pays for itself in fewer than 9 visits!  With that kind of a bargain, you’ll want […] Continue Reading

Champaign Parks Honors 2017

Our community is full of people and organizations who exemplify excellence, commitment, and generosity. We were honored on Thursday, April 13, 2017 to be able to celebrate them and thank them for all they have given to our community. Champaign Parks Honors allowed us to showcase a year full of excellence in our parks, recreation, […] Continue Reading

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