Get Involved

Your generosity lets us offer education, athletics & adventure to all families


Your support changes lives!

Make a difference in your own backyard by giving to our scholarship funds or capital campaigns. We’ll help you select a giving program to match your personal interests.  



Are you looking for inspiring ways to give back, create a deeper connection with your community, and make a real difference now and for generations to come? Getting involved with the Foundation is a rewarding opportunity for residents with a passion for the Park District and the services it provides. Attend or volunteer at an event or share your expertise with our Board. Be a part of the exciting things happening at the Parks Foundation of Highland Park!
Fill out a Board Application or Email us to learn more.

Jump in the Lake

At national award-winning
Rosewood Beach

Take a Hike

In the 97-acre Heller Nature
Preserve woodlands

Fly a Kite

At Sunset Woods or our 43
other district parks

"You are helping my children grow and thrive. I would literally be at a loss without these services."
Highland Park mom
SMILE Grant-in-Aid Recipient

Become a Friend of the Parks today