Welcome To The Braidwood Park District
245 W. First Street, Braidwood IL. 60408
** DISC GOLF COURSE CLOSURE NOTICE **
The Old Smokey Disc Golf Course will be closed on Saturday October 29, 2016 from 7:00am to 4:00p.m. due to large activities taking place in the park.
Race For Grace Family Fun Run & 5K Benefit
Braidwood Baseball/Softball Association 2017 Youth League Registrations
Held in the Braidwood Park District's
Old Smokey Administration Building
For More Details Check Out The BBSA 2017 Registration Page
SMART RECOVERY SUPPORT GROUP
We Are Proud To Partner With
The Braidwood Area Healthy Communities Coalition
(Self-Management and Recovery Training)
Recovery Support Group Meetings
To The Braidwood Community
To Learn More Check Out The
Project "Blue Light"
Show Your Support For Our Men & Women In Blue
Join The Braidwood Chamber Of Commerce, Local Businesses And Other Residents In Showing Your Support By
Lighting The Town Blue
Check Out The Project "Blue Light" Page For More Details
If You See Something, Say Something
The Braidwood Park District Board of Commissioners encourage residents and park visitors to speak up and say something
if they witness any suspicious or illegal activities or believe any suspicions or illegal activities are taking place on
Park District grounds.
Callers may remain anonymous and can report any suspicions or illegal activity by calling the Braidwood Police Department at (815)458-2341 or by dialing 9-1-1 in an emergency situation.
November & December 2016 Updates
The November & December 2016 "Updates" e-newsletter has been posted on the information center page.
**NOTICE OF USED OIL COLLECTION POLICY CHANGE**
As of 4/1/14, used antifreeze will no longer be accepted. Only used motor oil and used transmission fluid will be accepted. Please label all containers accordingly.
Curb & Leash Reminder
Park visitors are reminded that all dogs are required to be walked on a leash while on park grounds. The Braidwood Park District incorporates the City of Braidwood's curb & leash ordinance to ensure safety for all park visitors.
When the municode website appears, select "Chapter 18: Animals" from the left side of your screen.
(815)458-3896: Main Administration Office **NEW LOCATION**: 382 N. Center St. Braidwood**
(Southwest Corner of Center Street & Third Street)
(815)458-2686: Old Smokey Building (245 W. First St.)
(815)458-3520: Maintenance Department
Park District Administration, Staff & Board of Commissioners
President: Chris Earley
Treasurer: Rob Grivetti
Attorney: Kathleen Elliott, Law Offices of Robbins Schwartz.
Vice President: Scott Howard
Commissioner: Andy Kaminsky
Grounds & Maintenance:
Brian Stellano, David Jackson &
Board Secretary/Local Election Official/FOIA Officer: Josh Bolatto
Consultant: Joe Cosgrove
To contact any of the Park District board members listed above via email, simply send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and it will be given to the addressed Commissioner.
Park Hours, Notices & Reminders
Speed Bumps Installed: A double set of speed bumps have been installed at the 2nd Street entrance to the park. Please DRIVE SLOWLY and WATCH FOR PEDESTRIANS.
Please do not move picnic tables located under the pavilions unless authorized to do so. Also, do not ride bicycles or skate board on picnic table tops or seats. This causes damage to the tables structure.
All Braidwood Park District grounds close at Dark.
No Loitering on park grounds after dark.
Gates at Second street entrance close at 8:30p.m. All vehicles must be out of the parking lots by 8:30p.m.
Vehicles entering park grounds are subject to random and unannounced free-air search by police K-9 units. Offenders subject to fine, arrest and possible ejection from park property. Offending vehicles subject to police impound.
Posted 4/18/16: The skate park is now open for the season (weather permitting). Users are reminded that the skate park and all park grounds close at dark.
Posted 9/15/09: Dogs are not allowed in the Lions Kiddie Park located on North Lincoln Street. Several complaints have been made regarding dog owners allowing their dogs to defecate and/or urinate in or around the playground area and equipment. The Lions Kiddie park is a designated children's play area and dog waste can pose a health and safety risk to children who frequent the Lions Kiddie Park. A sign has been posted at the entrance to this park. Anyone who is found walking their dog inside this park will be asked to leave the grounds. Dog owners may walk their dog(s) in the Old Smokey City park as long as their dog(s) are leashed and any waste which is produced from their dog(s) is picked up and disposed of in a trash can.
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