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Disc Golf With the Family

Location: Knoch Knolls Park Disc Golf Course
Hours: Dawn until dusk 7 days a week (unless snow on the ground)

The expanded 18-hole disc golf course was completed in 2014 with additional improvements to the course landscaping finishing up in 2016. With its beautiful location along the West Branch of the DuPage River, it’s a popular spot for disc golfers. The course is free and available anytime the park is open, from sunrise to one hour after sunset. If needed, discs may be purchased from the nature center during its open hours. Learn more


Take a Watercraft Ride

Enjoy some paddleboat, paddleboard or kayak fun on the water at the Paddleboat Quarry, located along the Naperville Riverwalk from spring through fall, weather-permitting. Learn more

Play a Round of Golf

Play a round of golf or practice at the driving range at Springbrook or Naperbrook Golf Courses. Enjoy this popular sport – including Family Golf – throughout the year! Book your tee time today. Learn more

Take a Hike on a Trail

Explore great hiking and biking trails at parks across the District like Knoch Knolls Park Seager Park. Trails are suitable for all ages and consist of grass, dirt or gravel. Look for wildlife and interesting plants on your journey. Learn More

New Challenge Course

Test your skills at the new ninja-style challenge course at Wolf's Crossing Community Park. While there, enjoy a walking trail, playground, fitness stations, basketball, tennis, volleyball and pickleball courts. Splash pad to open in late-May. Learn more

More Great Ways to Park It In Naperville!


Enjoy Trapshooting at Sportsman's Park

Open Year Round

May 20-September 6

Splash Pad

Visit the splash Pad at 95th Street Community Plaza

Midday Spray

Cool off at Midday Spray on Rotary Hill

Beginning June 14

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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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