PARKS AND RECREATION
our mission statement
"To enrich the lives of our residents by providing leisure facilities, programs and services in a clean & safe environment for all ages."
Park Board Meetings:
The Highland Parks & Recreation Board will hold meetings as follows: The regular meeting will be on the 3rd Thursday of the month at the Highland Municipal Building at 7pm. The study session on those evenings will begin at 6:30pm & immediately following Board meetings. The Board will conduct a study session on the 1st Thursday of the month at the Lincoln Center at 6:30pm.
Keep Highland Beautiful Video
Interview Advantage & Youth Life Skills
For all those new to the job market or maybe re-entering we will have a one day seminar on Tuesday, July 9 from 6-9pm. You must pre-register for these classes so the instructor can have enough supplies. For all the information see our Program Page. For our Middle School Age Students, we have a 2 week - 10 days class to help you find your career path for college, how to interview for a job and more. That class will be July 8-19. See our Program Page for full details.
Young Rembrandt's Open House
Join our Young Rembrandt's Instructors on Thursday, May 30 from 6-7pm to see what they have to offer your young budding artist. This is a one day class for the students to come and see what this class is all about. There is no charge, but your child must enroll by May 23rd. Open House Registration Form
Youth Track & Field
We will be offering Youth Track & Field starting June 5 with practices on Wednesdays at 6:00pm and meets on Saturdays from 9am - 2pm. See our Program Page for more information.
Intro to Photography
We will be offering Beginning Photography classes starting June 6 from 6-7:30pm. See our Program Page for more information.
Jump Start French
We will also be offering beginning French classes Mondays starting June 3-July 22. Ages 6-10 from 9:15-10am, and ages 11-13 from 10-10:45am on Mondays.
For those of us who need a little exercise for our Brains, we are offering a special class to help improve memory and clarity. Free Open House, Wednesday, May 29 from 11:30am-12:30pm. Classes will meet on Wednesdays from 11:30am-12:30pm beginning June 5. Registration Form
Fitness Center College Student Summer Special
Pay no initiation fee for 3-month membership during enrollment period of May & June!
See flyer for more information.
Highland Youth Sports (This information and more can be found under Other Links to the left)
(Please note these Programs are not run by the Highland Park Department)
Soccer - http://www.highlandsoccer.org
Little League - http://www.highlandll.com
Babe Ruth Baseball - http://www.highlandbaberuth.com
Girls Youth Softball - http://www.highlandyouthsoftball.com
Highland Hurricanes Swimming - http://www.highlandhurricanes.net/Home.jsp
Chicago Bulls Camp - http://www.highlandparks.org/Bulls Summer Camp 2013.pdf