Lombard Park District

Summer 2013 Activity Guide

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The mission of the Lombard Park District is to provide people with quality recreation opportunities to enjoy life. general information DEAR RESIDENTS, We look forward to summertime in Lombard with 17 parks to visit, Paradise Bay Water Park, Western Acres Golf Course, two splash parks, and a wide variety of summer programs and events. Even though May is still springtime, Lilac Time is our transition to summertime. Browse the schedule for Lilac Time events from May 4th-19th on pages 6 and 7 and follow the bloom on our website: www.lombardparks.com. Escape to paradise this summer by purchasing your passport to Paradise Bay Water Park. Season passes are a great way to spend time with your family, take advantage of early entry into the pool, enjoy adult lap swim at no extra cost, and have endless summer fun. Visit www.lombardparks.com to purchase your pass online. Resident early bird rates end May 13th so hurry in for extra savings. Enjoy Wednesday evenings in Lilacia Park with family-friendly movies. Plus, we're offering concerts with cover bands such as Final Say and Soda. Check out page 8 for additional details on these free events. IMPORTANT ONLINE REGISTRATION INFORMATION The Lombard Park District has begun using new online registration software, including registration for Paradise Bay Water Park Season Passes and booking online tee times for Western Acres Golf Course. Upon enrolling online, you will know immediately if registered in a program. All registrations will be first come, first served, as the random draw has been eliminated for most programs. Western Acres is a great course for beginners and seasoned veterans alike. Western Acres is a 9-hole par 35 course with rolling greens and sand and water hazards. It's a great escape for a few hours. We're excited to host Wine & 9, a wine tasting and golf event, on August 24th. If you are interested in getting your children involved in golf, check out Sticks for Kids on page 15 or if you're new to the sport yourself, look for Adult Golf Lessons. We hope to see you on the course this season. Registration for activities in the Summer 2013 Activity Guide begins Wednesday, May 1, 2013 for Lombard Park District residents. Non-Resident registration begins Wednesday, May 8, 2013. The April election has brought some changes to our Board of Park Commissioners, who will be sworn in at the May meeting. David Kundrot has been re-elected, Michael Kuderna has joined us once again, and Sarah Richardt is new to serving on the Park Board. We welcome the new Commissioners and assure you that even though faces have changed, the board is here to serve the recreational needs of the community. The Board of Park Commissioners and Staff will continue to work with our consulting team on our Master Plan project, continue with current goals and objectives, and offer a variety of recreational opportunities for you and your family. Get your online account ready to go! Visit www.lombardparks.com/register to start and click on Online Registration. Click "Need an account?" and follow instructions. New account activation can take up to 48 hours, so don't delay! Upon residency confirmation, you will receive an email reminder with your User ID and Password. You may be required to prove residency. Credit card information is not needed to create a profile. The Board of Park Commissioners would like to thank you for your continued support. We encourage your input and participation by attending the regular board meetings, which are held on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 7:00 pm at Sunset Knoll Recreation Center. Janice Mills, President Board of Park Commissioners Lombard Park District {summer 2013} Call (630) 620-7322 if you have any questions or problems with setting up your account.

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