June 17, 18, 19 and 20 the state of Illinois offers a free fishing weekend, with no fishing license required. The Zion Park District will be participating in free fishing weekend by loaning out fishing poles and live bait. A staff person will be available to show you how to safely catch and release fish, […]
The Special Recreational Services of Northern Lake County announces their regular meeting for fiscal year 2017-2018. See Notice Below:
ZION PARK DISTRICT THANKS DISTRICT 6 PRINCIPALS David B. Osborne Sr., Hermon Park Community Center Director, made a surprise visit to all District 6 elementary schools. Mr. Osborne presented the principals with an appreciation plaque for allowing the Zion Park District youth basketball teams to practice in the school gyms.
For the 24th consecutive year, the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to Zion Park District by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR).
The Zion Park District in partnership with the Zion-Benton Public Library hosted the 27th Annual Black History Program on Saturday, February 25, at Zion-Benton Township High School. The event honored everyday people, teachers, minsters, community activist, and so many more dedicated to making our community a better place to live, work, and play. The audience […]
The Zion Park District aquatics program has received the “2016 Silver International Aquatic Safety Award”, from Jeff Ellis & Associates, Inc. The prestigious award recognizes those member organizations that have exceeded industry standards in risk management and provide its patrons with superior safety service. The “2016 Silver International Aquatic Safety Award” states: “While we are […]
On Saturday, February 25th, 2017, the Zion Park District and Zion-Benton Public Library held their 27th Annual Black History Celebration at the Zion-Benton Township High School South Cafeteria. Many families came out to celebrate Black History month with singing, dancing, guest speakers and poetry. If you couldn’t make the event, below are some pictures […]
The Zion Park District dedicated a special art statue in honor of Chuck Paxton, Director of Parks & Recreation 1962-1987. Chuck was dedicated to the citizens of Zion, the recreation profession, parks, family and friends. He made such a difference in this community during his lifetime. He will always be remembered for his genuine kindness.
On Saturday, Dec 3, the Zion Holiday Express departed the Zion Metra Station for a journey to the “North Pole.” Children’s faces light up with the magic of the season. Passengers heard a classic Christmas story on the train and Christmas carols were sung. Santa was greeted at the “North Pole” by children anxious to meet him and Mrs. Claus. There […]
Commissioner petition packets are available for distribution to the public for the April 4, 2017 Consolidated Election. Petition packets are available for pick up at the Zion Park District Leisure Center Office, 2400 Dowie Memorial Drive, Zion, Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. and Saturday 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Petitions are […]