News & Upcoming Events

Discover Woodland Trails Park

Throughout the month of September we will be highlighting the trails and park with fascinating facts. Follow along and participate in a questionnaire game by visiting the east side of Woodland Trails Park. Take a journey on the trails and learn about all the neat things in the park and fill out the questionnaire postcard… [...] Read More

Preseason Soccer Camp

Professional soccer coaches organize & run all sessions to ensure campers receive plenty of one on one attention & instruction. Work on dribbling, passing, shooting & small-sided tactical game situations. Players separated by age & ability ensuring the best learning & competitive environment. Great for beginners & players looking to improve skills & learn more.… [...] 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

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

Camp Nature begins July 24

July 24- August 9 Explore the wonder of nature as we learn about the world around us. We’ll explore the outdoors and complete art projects using nature. We’ll travel to a nature center as well as learn about geo-caching, know typing, nature survival, shelter building, animal tracking and more. Bring a snack and drink each… [...] Read More

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