District News

Controlled Burns

March 9, 2017

Thursday 3/9 and Friday 3/10 we will be burning the natural areas at Glenn Green and Red Horse (weather permitting). Signs will be placed up in these areas.

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Long Prairie Trail Cleanup

February 15, 2017

The Conservation District will be coordinating a trail cleanup at Long Prairie Trail on Saturday April 22nd  from 8:00 am – 2:00 pm. Participants who register will receive a free t-shirt and lunch Sponsored by Comcast Cares. All our welcome to attend and help with the cleanup. For more information or to register contact Pam […]

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ICEHOGS PRACTICE – Cancelled/ Autograph Session Still On!

January 10, 2017

Due to weather related issues and professional evaluations the IceHogs practice has been cancelled. However we will  still have an autograph session with some of IceHogs players on March 6th at 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM at the Riverside Ice Arena. 365 W. Locust Street Belvidere, IL

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New Youth Hockey Scholarship Program!

November 15, 2016

The Belvidere Park District has partnered with the Rockford IceHogs to bring the youth of Belvidere the opportunity to play youth hockey. The scholarship is available to Youth ages 7-14 who want to play for the Belvidere River Otters this Winter Season 2017. The Scholarship covers all equipment and registration fees. The Belvidere Park District […]

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Park District Welcomes Gwen Brooks of State Farm

November 10, 2016

The Belvidere Park District is proud to announce it’s newest Corporate Sponsor to the Park District. Gwen Brooks of State Farm has signed on for the 2017 year as one of our sponsors. Gwen will be the Presenting sponsor the Youth Triathlon this summer and is also involved in sponsorship’s at the Riverside Ice Arena. […]

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Congratulations in Order!

October 11, 2016

The Belvidere Park District would like to congratulate Tori Allen and her entire Aquatic Staff from this 2016 summer. The Aquatic staff did a superior job on their safety audits which resulted in the Park District receiving a rebate check for $2,625.00 from PDRMA. Tori Allen, pictured in the middle is also accompanied by Kim […]

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IceHogs Return to Belvidere Park District

September 15, 2016

The Belvidere Park District is very excited to announce the Rockford IceHogs will be returning to the Riverside Ice Arena at Doty Park on December 13, 2016.  Last year was the first year for the ice arena to be open and was the IceHogs first practice in an outdoor venue. We had a tremendously successful event […]

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Belvidere Park District Go Guide is Out!

August 11, 2016

The Belvidere Park District is happy to announce the publication of the Fall 2016 Go Guide. You can get yours today in your August 11th Boone County Shopper or stop by one of our Belvidere Park District locations.

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Pokemon Go Safety Tips

July 20, 2016

We hear there are some new creatures out and about in Belvidere. We are glad to see everyone out and enjoying our parks, but we would like to take a moment to remind everyone of some quick safety tips to keep in mind while you are trying to “catch ’em all!” We wish everyone the […]

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Riverside Ice Rink Opens

December 10, 2015

BELVIDERE (WIFR) — After years of preparation, a new ice skating rink is now open in the Stateline. The Riverside Ice Arena has been in the planning stages since 2012. It’s part of a $3 million Doty Park upgrade project. The rink will offer hockey leagues for kids and adults, broomball leagues, skating lessons, affordable […]

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