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About NASR-Belvidere

Northlands Association for Special Recreation (NASR) is a cooperative partnership between the Belvidere, Freeport, and Rockford Park Districts (referred to as a member district). NASR Programs are open to any individual with a disability-related special need such as physical, mental, and developmental disabilities, and persons with mental illness, behavior disorders, visual or hearing impairments. Member district residents are invited to participate in specialty/therapeutic (TR) programs offered through any member district at the resident rate. For participation in inclusion services at a member district other than your own, you must pay the non-resident rate for that specific program.


Winter/Spring Guide Coming Soon

We are almost ready to celebrate our 100 Anniversary of the Belvidere Park District.  The Go Guide has been completed and sent to the printer. It will be going out to the public on November 29th in the Boone County Shopper or you can download your copy from the website on this date as well. […]

Winterizing Bathrooms

With the continued cold temperatures we will begin restroom and drinking fountain shut downs in all of the parks beginning October 16, 2018.  The shutdowns should be complete by the end of the week. Baltic Mill, MC, PF, and Doty will remain open until October 31. From October 31 through April 1 the only exterior […]

BPD Receives Platinum International Aquatic Safety Award

Belvidere Park District Receives Platinum International Aquatic Safety Award Jeff Ellis & Associates, Inc. awarded the William Grady Pool of the Belvidere Park District the prestigious Platinum International Aquatic Safety Award. The award is given to aquatic facilities recognized as a model of risk management and aquatic safety and demonstrates that the facility consistently exceeds […]

Tree Removal In Park

Many of you that frequent the Belvidere Park may have noticed white X’s on trees. The trees identified with white X’s have had risk assessments performed and have been slated for removal. The document below provides the detail of the assessment and why the trees must be removed. The trees in our parks are of […]

New Bocce Courts at Rivers Edge

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 21, 2018 The Belvidere Park District is excited to announce the opening of its newest Recreational Feature which is our Bocce Courts located at Rivers Edge Recreational Center at 1151 W. Locust Street in Belvidere, IL. The two new Outdoor Bocce Courts are will be available for play on October 2, […]

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  1. Riverside Ice Rink Opens

    November 23 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  2. River Otters Youth Hockey League

    December 6
  3. Hometown Christmas Light Parade

    December 7 @ 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
  4. IceHog Outdoor Practice & Autograph Signing

    December 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  5. Skate with Santa & Friends

    December 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm