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5 Children’s Books to Read in Honor of Memorial Day

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 & Natural Areas Supervisor

  It’s World Plant a Vegetable Garden Day and our Horticulture & Natural Areas Supervisor-Erin Dietmeier-is here to help us learn a way to enhance the yield our home veggie gardens […] 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

5 Tunes to Sing to Step Up Your Hand Washing Game

One of the simplest ways to stop the spread of any bacteria or virus is to thoroughly wash your hands. But singing Row, Row, Row Your Boat twice to keep […] Continue Reading

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