12 Days of Fitness at Techny Prairie Activity Center from Dec 4-16

12 Days of Fitness Begins December 4

November 27, 2023

Techny Prairie Activity Center will offer the “12 Days of Fitness” challenge in December, which will give members a chance to try out a variety of exercises and win prizes. The challenge begins Monday, December 4 and ends Friday, December 15. Daily exercises will be posted throughout the Fitness Center, with options for beginners and advanced levels.

Pickleball player on the court and ready for play

Northbrook Park District Expands Indoor & Outdoor Pickleball Programs

November 7, 2023

In the five years since the Northbrook Park District began offering pickleball, the program has grown tremendously in the wake of the sport’s boom in popularity, both locally and across the country. To meet this steadily growing demand, the park district is expanding its indoor and outdoor pickleball offerings.

Staff in TPAC Lobby Prepare for Member Appreciation

Member Appreciation Week at Techny Prairie Activity Center

November 1, 2023

Member Appreciation Week takes place from Monday, November 6 through Saturday, November 11, when members can bring in guests for free with no guest passes needed. Free giveaways will include beanie hats, pom-pom hats, spoon mugs and possibly more. Want to take part? Become a member today!

Two kids playing at Kids' Corner Childcare inside Techny Prairie Activity Center

Parents’ Night Out Now Featuring Monthly Themes

October 9, 2023

Parents’ Night Out, a popular offering from the Northbrook Park District, is debuting a lineup of engaging themes that will make the experience even more entertaining and educational for children. The event offers childcare in a nurturing and safe environment, staffed by professionals, so parents and caregivers can relax on a Saturday evening.

Fitness Floor at Techny Prairie Activity Center

$0 Enrollment Fee Offer in September at Techny Prairie Activity Center

September 6, 2023

The Northbrook Park District is offering a zero enrollment fee special in September for new members at Techny Prairie Activity Center. Typically, enrollment fees range from $75 for adults ages 18 and up, and $45 for seniors and youths. Add-on memberships typically require a $35 enrollment fee, which also will be waived in September.

Fitness Supervisor Julie Lappas

Northbrook Park District Welcomes Fitness Supervisor Julie Lappas

July 10, 2023

Julie’s philosophy is all about helping people find joy in exercising and moving their bodies. “If people are not doing things that are enjoyable, they are not sticking with it,” she said. Julie has taught for a variety of gyms, park districts and large commercial clubs — everything from Body Pump to Cycle and Basic Yoga. She started her new role with the Northbrook Park District in May.

Various colorful grapes and wine bottles on wine barrel on outdoor sunny garden with copy space

New Grapes on the Green Wine Tasting Event on June 17 at Village Green Park

June 14, 2023

The Village of Northbrook and Northbrook Park District are once again collaborating to bring a new adult only event to Village Green Park in the heart of downtown Northbrook. Grapes on the Green, a summer wine tasting event, is scheduled for Saturday, June 17 from 4pm to 8pm. Presale tickets are $49 and tickets at the gate are $59, if available. Non-wine tasting tickets are $39.

Tread & Shred Participants at Techny Prairie Activity Center

New Equipment, Classes and Amenities in 2023

February 10, 2023

This sustainable and net zero certified facility features a 6,000 square foot fitness floor with cardio, strength and functional fitness equipment, two group fitness studios, an indoor track (8 laps …