Get Involved

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

BUY A BRICK to help fund the new Playground Seating Plaza at Sunset Woods “Rocketship” Park. Create a lasting tribute for your family!


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!
Apply to join our Board of Directors
Apply to join our high school Student Board
Email us about Volunteer Opportunities

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