District News

Big Payout for Employees

April 30, 2019

The Belvidere Park District is proud to announce that the Park District Board and Administration have approved new pay grades for our part-time and seasonal employees. To get ahead of the curve for the minimum wage increase in Illinois, the Belvidere Park District has increased it’s starting wage to $10 per hour starting on June […]

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Practice Ball Field Schedules – 2019

April 1, 2019

The Belvidere Park District releases its new Practice Ball Field Schedule for 2019.  Click Here to Download a Copy *Reserved for Belvidere Youth Baseball & Softball April 1 thru October 31, 2019 5:00 pm Set-Up Start Time   Rick Wulbecker Superintendent of Recreation Belvidere Park District (815) 547- 5711 x51   rickw@belviderepark.org

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Brush Burning Activities

March 25, 2019

The Belvidere Park District will be conducting brush burning activities at  Glenn Green Open Space.  Brush burning will begin on April 9th in the afternoon and conclude by the end of the day. Please direct all questions to Todd Bex, Superintendent of Recreation at toddbex@belviderepark.org or 815-547-5711 x12.

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Belvidere Park District Award

March 19, 2019

The Belvidere Park District received an award from PDRMA – Park District Risk Management Association. The award was received for attaining the highest score by a new member. In 2016 the Park District started the transition over to the risk management association the PDRMA. The process took over a year and culminated with a Loss Control Review […]

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Summer Jobs at the Park District

January 18, 2019

The Belvidere Park District is now hiring for Aquatic Leaders, Lifeguards and Guest Services for the 2019 Summer Aquatic Season. Interest applicants can contact Tori Allen for more information at toriallen@belviderepark.org. Applicants can apply online at https://www.applitrack.com/belviderepark/onlineapp/default.aspx?Category=Aquatics  

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2019 Board Meeting Schedule Set

December 19, 2018

The Belvidere Park District has set their 2019 Board Schedule for the 2019 year. Meeting are held at 5:00 pm twice a month every other Tuesday. Meeting are held at the Baltic Mill Conference room at 920 W. Lincoln Ave unless otherwise stated on the schedule. Agenda’s and Minutes for the meeting as well as the […]

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BPD Receives Platinum International Aquatic Safety Award

October 15, 2018

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 […]

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Tree Removal In Park

September 26, 2018

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 […]

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New Bocce Courts at Rivers Edge

September 21, 2018

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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All About Lawn Rust

September 17, 2018

                  You may have noticed a rust dust on your shoes or pets feet while walking in the grass this time of year in the parks. The culprit is lawn rust. Lawn rust is a fungus that grows on bluegrass or ryegrass. This fungus is mostly cosmetic, […]

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