River Trails Park & Recreation Foundation

RTP&RF LogoParks Foundation Trustees

Joel Tornquist, President
Patti Mitchell, Vice President
Tina Kozil, Secretary
Bret Fahnstrom, Treasurer
Scott Breiler
Mike Hertz
Christine Powles
Jo Styler



Amazon Smile

Use the link below when shopping and Amazon donates to River Trails Park & Recreation Foundation. All proceeds will go towards our Send-A-Kid To Camp Scholarship Fund!

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Our Mission

The Mission of the River Trails Park & Recreation Foundation is to secure and provide financial resources for recreational programs, parks and facilities that enhance the quality of life and promote a healthy well-being for residents of the River Trails Park District. A 501(c)3 not-for-profit.

Our Goal

The River Trails Park District strives to provide our participants with safe, fun and economical recreational opportunities. Through a variety of programs, events, facilities and open spaces, individuals and families can enhance their lives through our offerings.

The River Trails Park & Recreation Foundation was developed solely to assist the River Trails Park District through grants for scholarships for those facing financial hardship, specific projects, equipment, infrastructure, development and programming.

Send a Kid to Camp

Foundation_Send a Kid to CampHelp 20 Kids in Our Community have a Great Experience this summer
It takes a Community to send a kid to camp

Send a Kid to Camp…

Offers children ages 3-14 years old the opportunity to experience what summer is all about…
Learning new activities, meeting new friends, swimming, playing sports, crafts, field trips and more!
You can make the difference for any child by offering them an experience that will forever change and enhance their life.

How to Donate

Click on the link below or fill out a form at the Weiss Community Center. No donation is too small or too big

The average amount it costs to send a kid to camp a week is $120
The Park District subsidizes on average $17,000 in scholarships a year
The RTPD Foundation will match dollar to dollar to the “Send a Kid to Camp” Campaign

We are 501(c)3 not-for-profit

* The foundation will match up to $3000 in donations

Coupon Book

The River Trails Park & Recreation Foundation are now selling Coupon Books for $10.

Over $100 In Value!!!

Included in these books are coupons for Park District Programs and Facilities:

  • $40 off Yearly Individual Membership Trails Fitness Club
  • $15 off One Birthday Party
  • $15 off Summer Camp
  • $10 off One Room Rental
  • $5 off One Program
  • Free One Day Entry into Woodland Trails Pool
  • 2 for 1 Open Gym Parkour at The Zone
  • 2 for 1 Large Bucket at Woodland Trails Driving Range or 2 for 1 Mini Golf
  • 2 for 1 Golf at Rob Roy Golf Course

They can be purchased at the Weiss Community Center. All proceeds are used to assist the RTPD fund grants for program scholarships, specific projects, equipment, infrastructure, development & programming. 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization.