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April, 2023 Archive

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Rob Roy Golf Course

We are excited to announce that Rob Roy Golf Course is being managed by the Wheeling Park District starting December 1, 2019. During this transition Rob Roy Golf Course will be closed and unavailable for the season starting December 1 thru December 15, 2019. The Clubhouse and Banquet room will be open to the public… [...] Read More

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Message from the Executive Director

Winter will be here before we know it. As a matter of fact, by the time you are reading this, snow could possibly be on the ground and Woodland Trails Sled Hill will be open for business. Recreation opportunities at River Trails Park District change with each season. “Unplug Illinois” is an initiative created by… [...] Read More

Message from the Executive Director

Explore! As you begin the transition back into the school year, don’t let go of the opportunities to continue to visit the River Trails park system. There will be plenty of outdoor and indoor programs in which to participate and ample opportunity to watch the leaves turn majestic colors this fall. Don’t forget to register… [...] Read More

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New Online Registration

We have some EXCITING NEWS! Starting with Fall Registration we will have a new registration system. It’s simple, convenient and almost everything we offer will be available online! Today we are asking you to start setting up your new family account information. How to Create a Family Account 1. Go to 2. From the… [...] Read More

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Explore. Dream. Discover this Summer

Explore! If you have not explored your Award Winning Park District, this summer would be a great time to do so. The River Trails Park District was awarded: • Illinois Park and Recreation Association, Best Program for Parkour 2017 • Illinois Park and Recreation Association, Best Overall Event for the Youth 2K Obstacle Course Race… [...] Read More

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Let the Summer Adventure Begin!

Summer Camp begins, the Woodland Trails Pool opens, all the parks are ready for use and our outdoor events are great ways to get out with your family this summer. New this year is our Swim Lesson Program. We have adopted Jeff Ellis & Associates Swim Lesson Program. This program is more rigorous to each… [...] Read More

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Join Our Team

Join the RTPD Team! We are looking for the community builders of tomorrow to get started in some great job opportunities for summer 2017! Join a team that strives to provide our community with fun, exciting and meaningful experiences with classes, programs and camps that enhance each individual’s life! Apply Online Summer Job Fair Wednesday,… [...] Read More

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Message from the Executive Director

This past year there have been over 40 new programs, 8 new special events, 2 new playgrounds/parks and 1 renovated facility. On top of that we launched a new website, changed our look and revamped our brochure series. This is just the start as we continue to expand our brand and services within the community.… [...] Read More

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Message from the Executive Director

This year we headed to new horizons at the River Trails Park District and autumn is the perfect time to remind us of all the changes that have taken place this past year. In January we begun construction and the redevelopment of The Zone. We created nearly 13,000 square feet of interior play that includes turf fields and… [...] Read More

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