The Kankakee Valley Park District exists to acquire, develop and maintain parks; promote the conservation of natural and historical resources, and provide recreational facilities, programs, and services for the benefit of all District residents.
Established in 1925, The District serves the 36,000 residents of Aroma Park and Kankakee Townships. It is governed by five elected Park Board of Commissioners, and employs 10 full-time staff and approximately 70 part-time, seasonal, and temporary workers.
Governor Pritzker announced Tier 3 mitigations this afternoon. This means all indoor group sports and recreational activities including those at the Rec Center and Ice Valley Centre Ice Arena will be suspended as of 12:01 am, Friday, November 20, 2020. We will not be able to proceed with any rentals of our buildings at this time. While we are deeply saddened that we are unable to provide indoor recreation, we will take this opportunity to provide you with outdoor activities, virtual options, along with our parks and trails remaining open.
Bird Park Administrative office will be by appointment only. Please call us at 815.939.1311 Monday through Friday between 8:30am- 4:30pm for assistance. Check out KSD 111 Facebook page for a listing of their food truck visits to our parks!
Aunt Martha's IGrow program will be hosting an Arts &Crafts Drive-Thru on Tuesdays from 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm in the parking lot infront of Bird Park Playground. They will be providing craft bags for expecting parents and children 3 and younger.
Stay home. Stay safe. Stay well.