2015 PowerPlay Grant Guide Now Open!
(posted December 12, 2014)
The Illinois Association of Park Districts is proud to announce that the 2015 grant cycle for the PowerPlay! Beyond School grant program is now open.Download the application guide and make sure your grant proposal is postmarked no later than February 27, 2015. Grant recipients will be notified by March 20, 2015.
Get The Leadership
Point of View at this Great Workshop!
(posted January 30, 2015)
IAPD on Thursday, February 26 at Schaumburg Park District's Golf
Club/Chandlers from 9:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. for a powerful workshop: The
Leadership Point of View.
Presented by M.J. Coulson with The Ken Blanchard
Companies, this dynamic workshop is designed for leaders at all levels who
aspire to motivate and lead others. Tailored for both board presidents and
executive directors, this valuable workshop will help leaders empower their
- follow their lead and be committed to achieving what
is important to you and your agency.
- become active listeners and remember what you say when
you talk to them.
- learn to trust you and be quick to act upon your requests.
- strive to be extraordinary.
dedicated and commit to staying and growing with you.
Parks & Forest Preserves Bring Value to Our Communities
(posted November 6, 2014)
Read all about the highlights of our latest research study, conducted by Market Probe in 2013. The overall message is clear: the citizens of Illinois know that park districts and forest preserves have significant impact on the well-being of a community and on the state of Illinois.
Download the brochure.
Order printed copies of the brochure for just a $1 each - includes shipping!
Did You Miss the Legal Symposium, Don’t Worry We’ve Got You Covered!
(posted November 20, 2014)
If your schedule didn't permit you to attend IAPD's Legal Symposium, you can purchase the recorded Legal Symposium on DVD! Each order comes with one DVD and one comprehensive binder containing all of the handouts from the Symposium. Order Your DVD Today!
Illinois Park District Law Handbook - NEW EDITION!
(updated November 20, 2014)
This fully updated 7th edition of the Illinois Park District Law Handbook consolidates this body of law into a single user-friendly volume that explains the complex laws and codes that govern local park districts. Thousands of bills have been signed into law since IAPD published the 6th edition in 2010.
Order Your Copy Today!