Through exceptional experiences, the Glenview Park District strives to build a sense of community, enhance people’s lives and contribute to the enrichment of the individual, family and the community.
Our vision is a community in which everyone enjoys happiness, health and an appreciation for the environment on a daily basis.
our guiding principles
In order to provide exceptional experiences to our residents and neighboring communities, we follow a set of principles to deliver quality recreational experiences for our residents and those in surrounding communities.
safety and proactive risk management
The District will strive to provide safe parks, recreation programs and facilities that balance the need to minimize risk while preserving the fundamental nature of the recreation experience.
The District will consistently strive to meet or exceed its customers’ expectations and create value for its residents.
Recognizing the social, cultural and economic diversity of the community, the District will offer a wide range of innovative recreational opportunities and facilities reflective of the community’s interests.
stewardship and sustainability
The District will be a community leader in sustainability and committed to environmental conservation and historical stewardship through developing, maintaining and preserving land, facilities and programming.
District decisions will be guided by sound financial principles. Services will be provided in a cost effective manner which strives to maximize value to the taxpayer and benefits to the community.
employer of choice
The District will establish and implement philosophies, policies, and practices to attract, develop, and retain highly dedicated, diverse and talented employees who enjoy a work environment where each person is welcomed and valued for their unique talents, backgrounds and perspectives.
Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, & Accessibility (IDEA)
The District will, through its words, actions and decision-making, demonstrate its commitment to embracing and leveraging diversity, removing barriers to ensure accessibility and equity, fostering a culture of inclusion and belonging, and maintaining an inclusive environment in providing access to its programs, events, facilities, services and employment opportunities.