Dedicated To Enhancing Parks & Providing Access To Healthy Leisure Pursuits

Helping our community connect through recreation.


Every Resident Of Our Community Deserves The Opportunity For An Enriched, Healthy Lifestyle.

We raise funds to support and enhance exceptional Park District projects and provide scholarship funding to ensure that all community members are able to participate in Park District programs.

Ways to Give

You’re Invited to the Parks Foundation’s 6th Annual Champions Gala

Join the Parks Foundation of Highland Park for its sixth annual “Champions Gala and Charity Auction” featuring guest speaker Lance Briggs, 12-Year Chicago Bears Linebacker & Seven-Time Pro Bowl Selection. Enjoy a glamorous evening of signature cocktails from our open bar, phenomenal hors d’oeuvres, and a live and online auction!

Sat, Apr 13, 2024 • 6:30pm
Sunset Ridge Country Club • 2100 Sunset Ridge Rd, Northfield


Our Scholarship Recipients Love to Share Their Thoughts

“Due To Financial Constraints, My Kids Would Not Have Had The Opportunity To Attend Camp Without The Scholarship … After A Year Of Living Indoors And Playing Video Games To Socialize, My Kids Need To Feel ‘Normal’ Again And These Camps Helped Them To See People, Do Awesome Activities, And Feel Safe And Supported Along The Way.” Mother of SMILE Scholarship Campers