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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates and Participation Guidelines. More information regarding the District’s response can be found here

Looking for a friendly and familiar place for your child to engage in their school’s remote learning program with some opportunities for fun, supervised recreation breaks? The Park District’s new E-Learning Experience provides students in kindergarten through fifth grade with a balanced approach to their schools’ e-learning curriculum. Participants will be placed in pods of 10 students or fewer to minimize participant contact and adhere to social distancing guidelines. Staff will assist students navigate e-learning schedules and help them stay on-task while working through assignments. Please note that tutoring and homework help is not part of this program. Additionally, as schedules allow, staff will coordinate fun recreational activities, including games and crafts, to provide important breaks and get kids up and moving throughout the day. Participants will be required to bring their own electronic device and provide their own lunch and beverage. Read the Park District’s participation guidelines in relation to COVID-19.

This program is initially scheduled to operate during the months of September and October based upon the School District 203 and 204 calendars. In the event remote learning continues beyond this time, the Naperville Park District E-Learning Experience would be extended. If the school districts’ in-person classes resume within the course of a month and payment has already been paid, a prorated refund would be provided to the participant. 


School District 203 Students:
Alfred Rubin Riverwalk Community Center, 305 W. Jackson Avenue

School District 204 Students:
95th Street Center, 2244 West 95th Street

Program Start Dates:

School District 203: September 1 – *through the duration of the e-learning program

School District 204: September 3 – *through the duration of the e-learning program



7:45 - 8:45 am – Drop-off (specific drop-off/pick-up times may be assigned by location/class)

3:00 - 4:00 pm – Pick-up









Fees for the program will be paid on a monthly basis. Those who wish to attend all 5 days must register for both the 2-day and 3-day options.


Registration and Payment:

Two options are available for the payment of the E-Learning Experience. Parents may either pay in full at the time of registration for the months of September and October or enroll in an automatic payment plan with a credit/debit card/checking account. If enrolling in the automatic payment plan, the September payment is due at the time of registration and the October payment is due September 15.

For families who attend schools in either District 203 or 204, but live outside of the Naperville Park District boundaries, please call (630) 848-5000 to register. 

Please Note:
Additional program details coming soon.

*In the event that the school districts continue remote learning past mid-October, the Naperville Park District E-Learning Experience would be extended. Enrolled participants would have the first opportunity to extend their enrollment. This program will follow the School District 203 and 204 calendars.

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On Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011 Naperville Park District officials heard the good news for which they have been waiting for many months: the District has achieved national accreditation through the National Recreation and Parks Association (NRPA).

The decision was announced at the NRPA national conference in Atlanta following a formal hearing before the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies (CAPRA).

Naperville is only the second park district in Illinois to earn this distinction and the 104th nationally accredited agency in the nation; there are more than 10,000 recreation agencies in the United States. The Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies accredits a handful of park agencies each year that have completed a multi-step process involving a self-review by the agency, a site visit, and an evaluation and formal report by the Commission.

“We are extremely proud to bring this honor to Naperville,” said Park District Executive Director Ray McGury. “It’s an affirmation of our high standards and also an encouragement to continue bringing high quality recreation and parks experiences to our community.”

The Park District’s accreditation process began approximately one year ago and included an extensive self-evaluation by staff and a 5-day visit from CAPRA reviewers this past July. Maintaining the accreditation requires annual reports and 5- and 10-year reviews.

Park District staff members noted that the CAPRA process has helped them see the big picture, focus on long term goals and plans, review plans more regularly, organize documents so that they are accessible and useable, and collaborate more effectively with other departments and outside organizations.

Our Mission
We provide recreation and park experiences that promote healthy lives, healthy minds and a healthy community.
Our Vision
To be a national leader in parks and recreation providing and promoting high quality experiences and facilities at a great value to our community.
Core Values
Health and Wellness, Environmental Education, Stewardship and Sustainability, Community Enrichment, Public Safety, Accessibility, Personal Growth and Enrichment.
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