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Autumn Leaf Run Results

Oakdale Nature Preserve Park 4433 S. Cranes Grove Rd., Freeport, IL

It was a perfect mix of cool weather and sunshine for runners, walkers and nature enthusiasts that gathered for the Autumn Leaf Run held October 1st at Oakdale Nature Preserve Park. All proceeds will be used for beautification projects at Oakdale.   Congratulations to race winners Chris Remhof and Amy Baker. 2022 Autumn Leaf 5K […]

Parking During Construction on Burchard Avenue

Freeport Park District Office 1122 S. Burchard Ave., Freeport, IL

Beginning Monday, August 29th, the Burchard Avenue corridor through Read Park will be closed sporadically as the City makes improvements to the road. The Freeport Park District Administration Center will continue to be open Monday-Friday from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm.  Public parking for park patrons is available by the Read Park Pavilion located on […]

Park Board Candidate Information

Freeport Park District Office 1122 S. Burchard Ave., Freeport, IL

Freeport residents will be voting for 2 (two), six-year term, Board of Park Commissioner positions in the Consolidated Election on Tuesday, April 4, 2023.  To qualify as a candidate, you must be a registered voter, 18 years of age on or before April 4, 2023 and have lived within the District’s boundaries for at least […]

Autumn Leaf Run/Hike

Oakdale Nature Preserve Park 4433 S. Cranes Grove Rd., Freeport, IL

Autumn Leaf 5K celebrates its 11th year at Oakdale Nature Preserve Park on Saturday, Oct. 1st beginning at 9:00 am. This event is for all ages and skill levels of runners, walkers and nature enthusiasts. The course consists of a 5K trail run through varied terrain including wide tree-lined trails, moderate hills, prairie areas, bridge […]

Trick-Or Treat Trail

Krape Park 1799 S. Park Blvd., Freeport, IL

One-stop convenience, wide walkways and a safer alternative to trekking up and down streets make the Trick-or-Treat Trail at Krape Park a family favorite. Join the fun on Saturday, October 29th from 3:00-5:00 pm. The trail begins by the carousel. Admission is free.          

Recreation Needs Assessment Survey

Freeport Park District Office 1122 S. Burchard Ave., Freeport, IL

Freeport Park District is conducting a Recreation Needs Assessment Survey to help determine leisure and recreation priorities for the community. Residents should begin receiving their surveys in the mail by the end of September. The Freeport Park District selected ETC Institute, an independent marketing research firm, to help conduct the survey.  ETC Institute will mail […]

FaLaLa! Magnificent Mile Bus Trip

Freeport Park District Office 1122 S. Burchard Ave., Freeport, IL

Let us do the driving and hop aboard to enjoy holiday decorations and shopping in Chicago on Saturday, December 3rd.  Just sit back and relax and we'll drop you off right at the heart of the Magnificent Mile  where you can shop, see the lights and explore unique cuisine. Buses will depart at 9:00 a.m. […]

New Courts Open at Krape Park

Krape Park 1799 S. Park Blvd., Freeport, IL

Check out the colorful new courts at Krape Park. The courts are open and already being enjoyed by pickleball and tennis enthusiasts from Freeport and beyond! Did you know that pickleball is one the fastest growing sports in the country? Why? It's easy to learn and fun to play! Sign up now for "Learn to […]

Krape Park Gardens

Krape Park 1799 S. Park Blvd., Freeport, IL

The Park District is grateful for the skills of the Master Gardeners from the University of Illinois Extension for their ongoing care of the beautiful gardens in Krape Park.

Access Program Guide Online

Freeport Park District Office 1122 S. Burchard Ave., Freeport, IL

EXPLORE+ENJOY+EXPERIENCE a convenient way to view the Program Guide with direct links to registration. PLUS, you can download, print and share it! VIEW THE GUIDE NOW