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News & Announcements

Jewett Park Construction Update

We are excited to announce that effective July 6, Jewett Park construction is complete. Please stay off of the ball fields and sod until further notice. The fences are coming down! The new skate park at Jewett Park is officially open beginning at 5 pm on July 7. Thank you for your patience during the […] Read More


Mitchell Pool will open on Monday, July 6 for public swim for Deerfield Park District residents only. To participate in public swim, you must purchase a ticket. Tickets can be purchased beginning Friday, July 3 online or beginning Monday, July 6 at Jewett Park Community Center. Tickets will be available to purchase throughout the season online or at […] Read More

Mitchell Park Advisory Committee

The Park Board of Commissioners is seeking applicants to serve on the Mitchell Park Advisory Committee. The committee will be tasked with: Recommending a new name for Mitchell Park Propose other ways to honor James Mitchell To develop educational proposals to accurately teach the history of the integration issues time period in Deerfield The committee […] Read More

Update to Outdoor Tennis Court Use

After July 5, due to Deerfield High School programming, their tennis courts are no longer available for reservations through the Deerfield Park District reservation system. Please continue to reserve park district courts for use through the Fall. Reservations are free and are available in 1-hour blocks, up to 2 weeks in advance. Please limit yourself to […] Read More

Playgrounds Open

Deerfield Park District COVID-19 Community Update on Phase 4 Playgrounds Open June 26, 2020 Based on State Guidelines released late this afternoon, Deerfield Park District Playgrounds will reopen on Saturday, June 27. Parks department staff will remove the caution tape on Saturday morning. Please remember Brickyards Playground is still under construction and remains closed. Public […] Read More

Phase 4 Additional Park District Services

Deerfield Park District COVID-19 Community Update on Phase 4 Additional Services June 25, 2020 We have finally reached Phase 4 of the Restore Illinois Plan for the COVID-19 pandemic. Thank you all for helping us get to this Phase. This Phase permits us to provide additional services and programs. Listed below are just a few […] Read More

Virtual Sports Programs

Enjoy learning or practicing some of your favorite sports in our summer virtual sports programs. All classes will be held via Zoom. Once you register for a class, a Zoom link will be sent out to you prior to the first day of class. Please contact Jim Gariti with questions. Virtual Total Sports   Age:  6-9 Children will be […] Read More

Kenny Rudin Playground Dedication Update

Since the Fall of 2019, the Deerfield Park District has been working in partnership with the Rudin family on the plans and renovation of Brickyards Playground. The generous donations from the Rudin’s and their family and friends will culminate in the Summer of 2020 as Brickyards Playground is renamed the Kenny Rudin Playground. Through this […] Read More