Watch the IAPD Legends Video Series!
This video series records and memorializes the experience and dedication of citizen volunteers and park board members throughout Illinois. Be inspired by their service and work to improve the lives of those in their community.
Impact on Your Agency
IAPD is committed to keeping our members updated and providing as many tools as possible to confront the challenges posed by the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) pandemic. Click on the link below to access our dedicated COVID-19 Resources page.
Register for the IAPD Leadership Institute
The IAPD Leadership Institute is an educational series designed to enhance the personal growth and professional development of those holding leadership and governance roles within park and recreation agencies. Collectively, this series will transform your leadership skills and take you to the next level.
Board Member Development Program
The IAPD Board Member Development Program is open to board members from IAPD member agencies. The program gives recognition to local board members who consistently go above and beyond the call of duty.
Legislative & Legal Updates
The IAPD is determined to take action on a regular basis to move the interests of our members forward and advocate on behalf of park districts, forest preserves, conservation, municipal park and recreation, and special recreation agencies.
Listen to the Park Cast!
Every month, The Illinois Association of Park Districts brings you a new episode of the Park Cast, a podcast dedicated to putting a spotlight on all the great things IAPD and our member agencies are doing in the world of parks and recreation. Subscribe now!