On Monday, May 25, we will be honoring the soldiers who did not make it home while serving in the U.S. military for Memorial Day. Teaching children the true meaning […] Continue Reading
10 Tips For Safe Grilling
Memorial Day isn’t only the official kick-off for summer BBQ…it’s the start of grill fire season too! Let’s stay safe this Memorial Day Weekend by following these 10 Tips For […] Continue Reading
Top 5 Parks to Fly a Kite in Champaign!
Flying a kite is the perfect social distancing activity! You must maintain distance to successfully get your kite to soar. Let’s go fly a kite at our Top 5 Parks […] Continue Reading
7 Plant Companions For Your Home Vegetable Garden From Our Horticulture Supervisor
Our Horticulture Supervisor-Erin Dietmeier-is here to help us learn a way to enhance the yield our home veggie gardens can produce! It takes more than good soil, sun, […] Continue Reading
COVID Update: Summer Programming
Champaign Park District announces summer cancellations The Illinois shelter in place order has been extended through the end of May 2020 and restrictions on groups larger than 10 beyond that […] Continue Reading
8 Gardening Tips From Our Natural Areas Coordinator Mike Davis!
Mike Davis is our Natural Areas Coordinator. He maintains some of the most beautiful areas we have in Champaign and he has lots of knowledge to share! He wants to […] Continue Reading
7 Fun Safe Ways To Celebrate Parks to Kids Day From Your Own Yard or Favorite Park
NRPA has partnered with National Park Trust to promote Kids to Parks Day each May. This year, the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) has impacted all of us and has limited […] Continue Reading
2 Deadlines & 2 Events on May 15-Don’t Miss All The Fun!
Friday, May 15 is a majorly fun day for Champaign Park District! Here are the 2 registration deadlines and 2 events you don’t want to miss on May 15: 1. […] Continue Reading