Snow Transforms into Works of Art at 32nd Annual Illinois Snow Sculpting Competition

ROCKFORD IL – Fresh snow falling is the perfect way to start the week as final preparations are being done to get ready for the 32nd Annual Illinois Snow Sculpting Competition.

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Sinnissippi Station Railroad Exhibit Extended

ROCKFORD, IL - Due to the tremendous popularity of the fascinating new Sinnissippi Station Model Garden Railroad Exhibit currently on display at Rockford Park District’s Nicholas Conservatory & Gardens, the exhibit has been extended to now run through Sunday, February 18, 2018.

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Sign Up for "Like A Pro" Hockey Camp

Sign up for a unique new “Like a Pro” all-day hockey camp for youth ages 5 and older.

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Snow Park at Alpine Hills: Now Open

Rockford Park District’s Snow Park at Alpine Hills, 4402 Larson Ave., Rockford, offers mountains of fun in the heart of the city! Snow Park at Alpine Hills will open for the season on December 21, 2017, weather permitting.

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Therapeutic Recreation Winter/Spring Program Guide Released

Rockford Park District's Therapeutic Recreation Winter/Spring 2018 Program Guide is available free of charge at, and will be available soon at Park District facilities and Customer Service locations.

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Open Hockey Sessions for Youth and Adults

Rockford Park District’s two indoor ice facilities offer drop-in open hockey sessions for both youth and adults, where players can have fun on the ice and gain the benefits of being active while practicing and improving their skills.

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Public Skating Family Fun Days

Rockford Park District's Carlson Ice Arena invites everyone to enjoy indoor ice skating with family or friends while gaining the benefits of recreation and exercise. New this year - A special discounted Family Fun Day package will be offered for weekend public skating sessions Saturdays and Sundays, October 7, 2017 through April 29, 2018, from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.

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2017 Fall/Winter Program Guide Now Available

The Rockford Park District Fall/Winter 2017/2018 Program Guide is available online at, and at Park District facilities and Customer Service locations. Registration is open for most offerings featured in the Guide.

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Park District's Jr. PGA Team Advances in Regionals

For the third consecutive year, the Rockford Park District’s PGA Junior League All Stars golf team has advanced to regional competition to play West Dundee’s Randall Oaks All Stars.

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Therapeutic Recreation Fall Program Guide Released

Rockford Park District's Therapeutic Recreation Fall 2017 Program Guide is available free of charge at Park District Customer Service, facilities, and downloadable online at

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Goose Management Volunteer Call

The Rockford Park District’s Goose Management Program is seeking volunteers and their dogs.

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Rockford Park District Highlights Success on Ice

It’s great to skate! At tonight’s Rockford Park District Board of Commissioners meeting, a variety of ice skaters were recognized for their success on the ice.

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Rockford Park District Looking for Tree Enthusiasts

The Rockford Park District is committed to providing park space and recreation facilities that meet the recreational needs of this and succeeding generations as residents value the District’s role in preservation, conservation, reforestation, and beautification.

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