“2019” is the Kewanee Park District’s 100th Anniversary 1919 – 2019 “Celebrating a Century of Fun.”
Kewanee Park District will be closed for the holidays Tuesday December 24th at 12 PM and reopen Thursday January 2, 2020. All of us here at the Kewanee Park District are sending holiday cheer to you and your family. We are looking forward to seeing you in the New Year! Merry Christmas & Happy New Year!
Director of Parks and Recreation, Brian Johnson, accepting the 100th Year Resolution on behalf of the Kewanee Park District. Left is Peter Murphy – President and C.E.O. of The Illinois Association of Park Districts. Right is Kevin Dolan – Chairman Board of Trustees of The Illinois Association of Park Districts.
Lighting of Windmont Park and Northeast Park will take place Sunday December 8, 2019. The festivities at Windmont Park start off with the lighted parade beginning at 5pm followed by a visit from Santa, fireworks and the park lighting. Lighting at Northeast Park will begin between 5pm and 5:30pm. We hope to see you all there! Be sure to thank a volunteer while you are there because neither of the lightings would be possible without them!!! Please share this so everyone can enjoy the holiday spirit at both parks!
MISSION STATEMENT…. The Kewanee Park District exists to provide care for public lands and opportunities for personal growth. We work with citizens of Kewanee to provide a broad spectrum of opportunities to renew, restore and recreate, balancing often stressful lifestyles. It is our overall intent to encourage the participation of individuals and families to develop the highest possible level of physical and mental well-being. It is our belief that well-balanced, healthy people contribute to a productive and healthy community.
Pricing for all Kewanee Park District activities and amenities can be found here: 2020 Activity Rates
2019 CHILD’S BEST FRIEND AWARD
Congratulations! The Kewanee Park District Board of Commissioners have chosen Elks Lodge #724 and Abilities Plus for the “2019 Child’s Best Friend Award”.
“The Child’s Best Friend Award” was created in 1999 and is given to people throughout the Kewanee Area that have made a difference in the lives of children. This award was created by the Kewanee Park District Board of Commissioners to publicly recognize those individuals and businesses that go above and beyond to assist the children of Kewanee. You are a perfect example of the African Proverb “It takes a whole community to raise to raise a child.” The Kewanee Park District Board of Commissioners and the children of Kewanee – thank you for all your time and efforts!
Congratulations to the newly elected Kewanee Park District Board Commissioner Steve Brackett and re-elected Board Commissioner of 23 years Jim Heberer. Thank you, Mike Nichols, for your 6 years of service as a Kewanee Park District Board Commissioner. Your service was greatly appreciated!
Thank you to the Kewanee Women’s Club for their
generous donation to the Kewanee Park District! Your
continued support of Park District programs is greatly
Thank you to the Izaak Walton League of America, Richard Gibson and Rod Johnson for their generous donation to the Kewanee Park District. We appreciate all of the hard work and dedication you put in to the Hunter Safety Courses each year.
Board of Commissioners:
Jim Powell:President email@example.com
Andrew Verstraete:Vice-President firstname.lastname@example.org
Jim Heberer email@example.com
Jacque Verscha firstname.lastname@example.org
Brian Johnson: Director email@example.com
——————————————————————————————————— “the right of children to play, to sing and to dance; the right of youth to sport for sports’ sake; the right of men and women to use leisure in the pursuit of happiness in their own way, are basic to our American heritage.” – Harry S. Truman