District News

July 25th Board Meeting Update

July 12, 2017

There has been an update for the July 25th, 2017 Board Meeting. Please see all updates in this Press Release: Press Release 7.11.17

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New Executive Director Announced

May 30, 2017

The Belvidere Township Park District retained the services of the Illinois Association of Park Districts to conduct an Executive Director search for the new Executive Director.  At the May 23, 2017 Belvidere Township Park District board meeting, the Board of Commissioners unanimously approved Mark Pentecost as their next Executive Director effective June 19, 2017.  He […]

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Park District Board Thanks John Ackman

April 27, 2017

The Belvidere Park District Board recognizes John Ackman who has dedicated 8 years to the Belvidere Park District and Board. John was honored and thanked for all years of service to the board with a unique going away cake.  Thank you for service and dedication to the Belvidere Park District.

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Park District Board Swears in New Member

April 27, 2017

Debbie Kent of the Belvidere Park District swears into the Board Mary Marquardt, Jean Twyning and Paul McCaffrey. Mr. McCaffrey replaces John Ackman who as dedicated 8 years to the Belvidere Park District and Board.

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Dash at the Splash!

April 25, 2017

NEW this summer! Dash at the Splash is open to all individuals ages 3 to 6 years old. Athletes will Pedal, Dash and Splash their way to the finish line! On July 22nd at 10:00 AM the runners will take off for a morning of fun!  

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IceHogs Street Hockey Clinic

April 25, 2017

Come join the IceHogs & Hammy on June 22nd at 1PM for some FREE “Summer Street Hogs” hockey fun at the Riverside Ice Arena! Kids will learn how to play street hockey, the importance of exercising and build on teamwork. All equipment will be provided bu the Chicago Blackhawks. 

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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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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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