News & Upcoming Events

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

RTPD Joins the Ranks of the Globally Elite Aquatic Facilities

Jeff Ellis & Associates, Inc. grants River Trails 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 industry standards. Globally, only 10% of Ellis & Associates clients receive Platinum Recognition, in… [...] Read More

Message from the Executive Director

Discover What's Possible! Our team is always looking to find something unique to bring to our programs, parks and facilities.  The Trails Challenge 2K Obstacle Course Race and Parkour at the Zone are only the beginning.  We hope to see you on Saturday, October 7th for the 3rd Annual Youth 2K OCR. River Trails Park… [...] Read More

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

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

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

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