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Vote for 2020 Summer Concert Locations, Music Styles

The Naperville Park District invites residents to vote for their preferred location and style of music for Concerts in Your Park 2020, a free summer music series that travels to select Naperville parks throughout the city. Each concert features talented bands from the Chicago area that appeal to audiences of all ages.

 “The concerts provide a fun night of live music, when you can relax and catch up with neighbors or meet new ones,” said Program Manager Brittany Malatt.

Naperville residents may vote for one park and a preferred genre of music for the concert, including rock, oldies, R&B, jazz, pop and country. Online voting is available beginning January 15 through midnight on Sunday, January 26 by accessing the following link:

The choice of parks in the North area includes the following:

  • Arrowhead Park
  • Central Park
  • Century Farms Park
  • Country Lakes Park
  • Queensbury Greens
  • Seager Park
  • Parks in the Central area are:
    • Columbia Commons
    • Gartner Park
    • Harris Fawell Park
    • Meadow Glens
    • Westglen Park
    • Winding Creek
  • Parks in the South area are:
    • Ashbury Park
    • Ashwood Park
    • Creekside Park
    • Old Sawmill Park
    • South Pointe Park
    • Tall Grass Park


The winning parks for the six concerts in the 2020 series will be announced on Monday, Feb. 3 on the Naperville Park District’s website at


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Funds raised through the Naperville Parks Foundation support the Naperville Park District’s Fee Assistance Program. The Naperville Parks Foundation supports the recreation needs and desires of the residents of Naperville – encouraging health and wellness, fitness, family time, and fun. The Foundation supports the mission of making recreation of all kinds accessible to everyone across the community, regardless of socioeconomic circumstances.

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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