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TENNIS COURTS - Lakeview Park Tennis Courts Open Throughout Winter All tennis court nets have been removed with the exception of Lakeview Park. Lakeview Park tennis courts will remain open throughout the winter.…
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Awards

National Gold Medal Award (2006) winner for Park and Recreation Management recognizing:

  • Excellence in long-range planning 
  • Fiscal resource management
  • Citizen support systems
  • Environmental stewardship
  • Preservation
  • Technological integration
  • Program planning and assessment
  • Professional development
  • Agency recognition
  • Services for special populations
  • Illinois Distinguished Agency

Additional Awards

  • 1999 IPRA Outstanding Facility & Parks Award Division III – BPD Museum
  • 1999 IAPD/IPRA Distinguished Park & Recreation Agency
  • 2000 IPRA Outstanding Program/Special Event Award - Doggie Dip
  • 2001 IAPD/IPRA Conference - Agency Showcase Competition - Best of Show - Special Logo Award (Kids' Place logo)
  • 2004 IPRA Professional Recognition Award - Executive Director Steve Scholten
  • 2006 NRPA National Gold Medal Award - Excellence in Park & recreation management
  • 2007 IAPD/IPRA Conference - Agency Showcase Competition - Third Place - Most Improved Marketing Piece Division B
  • 2008 IAPD/IPRA Conference - Agency Showcase Competition - First Place - Single Catalog Cover Division A (2007-08 Winter/Spring Brochure)
  • 2009 IAPD "Best Friend of Illinois Parks" – Bloomingdale Bank & Trust
  • 2009 NRPA Great Lakes Regional Council Outstanding Professional - Executive Director Carrie Fullerton
  • 2011 IAPD "Outstanding Citizen Volunteer of the Year" - Frank Saverino of the Bloomingdale Parks Foundation
  • 2011 IPRA "Citizen Volunteer of the Year" - Frank Saverino of the Bloomingdale Parks Foundation
  • 2012 IAPD "Best Friend of Illinois Parks - Small Business" First Runner-Up – Ducat Chiropractic & Sports Medicine
  • 2013 IAPD "Best Friend of Illinois Parks - Large Business" - Adventist GlenOaks Hospital
  • 2013 IPRA Outstanding Facility & Parks Award - Sunnyside Park
  • 2014 IPRA Professional of the Year - Carrie Fullerton
  • 2014 IAPD "Best Friend of Illinois Parks - Large Business" - Stratford Square Mall
  • 2015 IAPD "Best Friend of Illinois Parks - Small Business" - Bloomingdale Bank & Trust
  • 2015 IPRA Young Professional of the Year - Jason Posluszny 
  • 2015 IPRA C&M Section Rising Star - Josh Hendricks
  • 2016 IPRA Park District Youth License Plate - Best Promotional Practices Award
  • 2016 IPRA Young Professional of the Year - Liz Serruto 
  • 2016 University of Illinois Department of Recreation, Sport & Tourism Joseph J. Bannon Practitioner Award - Carrie Fullerton
  • 2017 IAPD "Best Friend of Illinois Parks - Small Business" - Eagle Falls Dentistry
  • 2017 IAPD 20-year Board Member Service Anniversary Award - Buzz Puccio
  • 2018, 2017 Bloomingdale Chamber of Commerce - Best of Bloomingdale (Not-for-Profit)
  • 2018 IAPD Commissioner of the Year - Buzz Puccio
  • 2018 Office of Illinois Lieutenant Governor Evelyn Sanguinetti Shared Service Best Practices Award
  • 2018 IAPD 20-year Board Member Service Anniversary Award - Mike Vogl
  • 2019 IAPD Honored Professional Award - Carrie Fullerton
  • 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011 - Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada
  • 2019 Best Summer Camp, Daily Herald Reader's Choice Top Pick