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NLCPD Park Board Commissioner Positions Available in Upcoming Consolidated Election

The New Lenox Community Park District’s Board will have available three, four-year terms for Commissioner for the upcoming Consolidated Election.  This election will take place on Tuesday, April 4, 2023.  Petitions can be picked up at the New Lenox Community Park District’s Administration Building located at 701 W. Haven Ave., New Lenox and circulated beginning on Tuesday, September 20, 2022.  Read More

NLCPD Receives Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting

The New Lenox Community Park District received the prestigious Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its annual comprehensive financial report for the fiscal year ended April 30, 2021. Read More

NLCPD Receives OSLAD Grant For Hibernia Park Phase II

The New Lenox Community Park District was awarded an OSLAD Grant in the amount of $400,000 to help update one of our most frequented parks, Hibernia Park. Read More

NLCPD Board President Elected Vice-Chairman of Leading Statewide Association For Parks

Ted Schulz, President of the New Lenox Community Park District Board, was recently re-elected as Vice-Chairman of the Illinois Association of Park Districts’ (IAPD) Board of Trustees.  As vice-chairman, Schulz will assist the association with its mission of advancing Illinois park districts, forest preserves, conservation, recreation, and special recreation agencies in their ability to preserve natural resources and improve the quality of life for all people in Illinois.  Read More

NLCPD Board President Appointed Chairman of IPARKS

Ted Schulz, President of the New Lenox Community Park District Board, was appointed as the Chairman of the IPARKS Board of Directors at the January 2022 meeting.  As Chairman, Schulz will assist the association with its mission to make risk management easy and accessible, so park districts are empowered to protect their citizens and deliver exceptional services to those they serve.  Read More

NLCPD Honors Jason Buffone as the 2021 Champion of Champions

Jason Buffone won the 2021 Sanctuary Golf Course Club Championship, which qualified him for entry into the invitational 2021 Champion of Champions Tournament at Park Ridge Country Club.  On September 30, 2021, he carded a two under par 68 to capture the 70th playing of the Richard E. Peterson Champion of Champions Golf Tournament.  Read More

NLCPD Board Vice President Receives 2021 Citizen of The Year Award

The New Lenox Community Park District Board Vice President, Brian Fischer, received the 2021 Citizen of the Year Award from the New Lenox Chamber of Commerce, at the Jingle and Mingle event, on Friday, December 3.  Read More

NLCPD Winter/Spring Program Guide: Back to Normal!

The New Lenox Community Park District is excited to promote our Winter/Spring programs and events for the start of the year! Our Winter/Spring Program Guide will be available on our website on December 1. Registration for residents will begin on Monday, December 13 and nonresident registration begins on Monday, December 20.  Read More

NLCPD and the New Lenox Township Food Pantry Receive Donation from New Lenox Friends of the Parks

The New Lenox Community Park District and The New Lenox Township Food Pantry received donations from the New Lenox Friends of the Parks at last night’s Park District Board Meeting. Read More