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Unplug Illinois Day 2023

In June 2014, the Illinois Park and Recreation Association embarked on a major initiative to develop a state-wide community awareness campaign to educate communities about the value of parks and recreation. […] Continue Reading

5 Ways Weekend Explorers Win in July!

July is Park and Recreation Month and we want to help you #ExploreChampaignParks! All Weekend Explorer Subscribers have a chance to win day passes and movie tickets in July. Don’t […] Continue Reading

July News 23

  Did you know we have several eNewsletters to sign up for? Stay up-to-date with all Champaign Park District news by subscribing to more mailing lists!   Subscribe Today >> […] Continue Reading

Champaign Park District Partners with City of Champaign on Douglass Park Ballfield Improvements

  On Tuesday, June 20, 2023, the Champaign City Council will consider a proposed $400,000 grant agreement to assist in funding improvements to the Douglass Park ballfields, including the addition […] Continue Reading

Champaign Park District Encourages Community Participation in Gun Violence Reduction Meeting

The Champaign Park District has been made aware of a gun violence incident that happened at a late-night gathering near Douglass Park early Sunday morning. The Park District extends its […] Continue Reading

Go Fishing with Champaign Park District!

We have THREE great places for you to go fishing in Champaign! Grab your fishing license and gear and head on over to the following parks: Kaufman Lake >> | […] Continue Reading

CPD Natural Areas Planted Thousands of Native Plants

On Thursday, June 8 & Friday, June 9, our Natural Areas crew and 10 volunteers planted hundreds, if not thousands, of native plants! Utilizing funds received through a national grant […] Continue Reading

This Year’s News-Gazette People’s Choice Awards

We are honored to be nominated for 11 News-Gazette People’s Choice Awards >> this year! Voting is open until July 7, 2023. We’d love your support by voting for us […] Continue Reading

Weekend Explorer Park Pick: HUMAN KINETICS PARK

HUMAN KINETICS PARK >> | 1501 N. MARKET ST, CHAMPAIGN 6a-11p Established: 2012 Acres: 9.0 Donors: Rainer & Julie Martens contributed a total of $4.4 million for the purchase of the land […] Continue Reading

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