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File #: 21-1190    Version: 1 Name: IN RECOGNITION OF GLENVIEW PARK DISTRICT CENTER CELEBRATING 20 YEARS
Type: Consent Calendar Resolution Status: Approved
File created: 1/22/2021 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 1/28/2021 Final action: 1/28/2021
Title: PROPOSED RESOLUTION IN RECOGNITION OF GLENVIEW PARK DISTRICT CENTER CELEBRATING 20 YEARS WHEREAS, the Glenview Park District Park Center has provided a space where the community can learn about the future, discover the past, take up a new sport, or enjoy the outdoors for 20 years; and WHEREAS, the Park Center is a prairie-style multi-purpose community center in the heart of The Glen on the shores of Lake Glenview; and WHEREAS, the Park Center is one of the largest in the state of Illinois; and WHEREAS, visitors to the Park Center enjoy basketball, dance, parent-tot, swimming, running, fitness, aerobics, softball, flag football, basketball, volleyball, sand volleyball, preschool, theatre, ceramics, and fine arts; and WHEREAS, the Park Center has won multiple awards including: the Illinois Park & Recreation Association's award for Outstanding Multiple Use Facility in 2001, the American Institute for Architects (AIA) Northeast Illinois Chapter Excellence Award in 2001, and the Ch...
Sponsors: SCOTT R. BRITTON, FRANK J. AGUILAR, ALMA E. ANAYA, LUIS ARROYO JR, JOHN P. DALEY, DENNIS DEER, BRIDGET DEGNEN, BRIDGET GAINER, BRANDON JOHNSON, BILL LOWRY, DONNA MILLER, STANLEY MOORE, KEVIN B. MORRISON, SEAN M. MORRISON, PETER N. SILVESTRI, DEBORAH SIMS, LARRY SUFFREDIN
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PROPOSED RESOLUTION

IN RECOGNITION OF GLENVIEW PARK DISTRICT CENTER CELEBRATING 20 YEARS

WHEREAS, the Glenview Park District Park Center has provided a space where the community can learn about the future, discover the past, take up a new sport, or enjoy the outdoors for 20 years; and

WHEREAS, the Park Center is a prairie-style multi-purpose community center in the heart of The Glen on the shores of Lake Glenview; and

WHEREAS, the Park Center is one of the largest in the state of Illinois; and

WHEREAS, visitors to the Park Center enjoy basketball, dance, parent-tot, swimming, running, fitness, aerobics, softball, flag football, basketball, volleyball, sand volleyball, preschool, theatre, ceramics, and fine arts; and

WHEREAS, the Park Center has won multiple awards including: the Illinois Park & Recreation Association's award for Outstanding Multiple Use Facility in 2001, the American Institute for Architects (AIA) Northeast Illinois Chapter Excellence Award in 2001, and the Chicago Building Congress Merit Award for New Construction/Suburbs in 2002; and

WHEREAS, the Splash Landings Indoor Aquatic Complex within the Park Center is rated as the best indoor water park in the north shore by North Shore Magazine; and

WHEREAS, the Perk Center Cafe, located in the lobby of the Park Center, is a non-profit food service concept whose focus is to train and employ individuals with developmental disabilities; and

WHEREAS, the two-story Park Center is located on the at the end of a former runway of the Glenview Naval Air Station and is part of the 140-acre public "Admiral Gallery" Park; and

WHEREAS, a multi-roomed preschool, arts, and seniors' wings, a wellness center, lap and multi-use pools, a triple court gymnasium, a mini gym, an aerobics center, and locker rooms are located on the first floor; and

WHEREAS, the second floor features a running track open to the gym and overlooking Lake Glenview, a large activity wing, a state-of-the-art 10,500-square-...

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