It’s the end of an era. David A. Lorenz, a name practically synonymous with South Suburban, and an icon in the park and recreation industry, is retiring after 48 years with South Suburban Park and Recreation District, and 30 years as Executive Director, effective March 31, 2015.
Keep Safe and Help the District Save Money! Much like buying insurance for your car, South Suburban Park and Recreation District purchases liability insurance for its facilities. This insurance covers a broad number of things from hail damage to our buildings and vehicles, to accidents and injuries incurred by our patrons or employees.
South Suburban Parks and Recreation’s Skot Latona is the recipient of the National Association for Interpretation's 2014 Master Interpretive Manager Award.
Drop your Christmas tree off for free from Dec 26 - Jan 12 at two South Suburban recycling locations. Free mulch will be available starting December 30.
The last two links of the Centennial Link Trail were completed in November, finalizing the 3 mile east/west trail from deKoevend Park to Holly Park Open Space.
Getting fit just got easier. Fight the battle of the bulge, finesse your physique, or simply maintain your weight for less with South Suburban’s annual holiday sale.
Meat loaf, fried chicken and lasagna. For some it brings up nostalgic thoughts of family and friends, and for others it’s the culinary equivalent of a warm sweater or a favorite blanket. Comfort food fills our belly and warms our soul. South Suburban has introduced a weekday “Early Bird” menu at two of its public restaurants, designed for the early diner who craves comfort food at a reasonable price.
South Suburban is celebrating; though residents are the real winners. With the passage of Ballot Issue 4C, South Suburban can move forward with district-wide improvements.
Help those in need before the snow flies. Drop off gently worn or new coats at South Suburban facilities throughout November as part of our third annual winter coat drive.
The Government Finance Officers Association has recognized South Suburban's Finance Department for excellence in financial reporting and budget presentation.