Outdoor Fun

Schaumburg Parks Receive International Aquatic Safety Award

The Schaumburg Park District has been awarded the prestigious “Gold International Aquatic Safety Award.” Earning this award demonstrates that the aquatic facilities they operate consistently exceed industry standards in risk management and epitomize aquatic safety excellence. International Aquatic Safety Awards are conferred to deserving aquatic facilities by Jeff Ellis & Associates, Inc. – International Aquatic …

Schaumburg Park District Receives Illinois Distinguished Award

The Schaumburg Park District has been recognized for the third time as an Illinois Distinguished Accredited Agency by the Illinois Association of Park Districts (IAPD) and the Illinois Park and Recreation Association (IPRA). The District previously received Distinguished Accredited Agency status in 2009 and 2015. The two statewide associations administer the Illinois Distinguished Accreditation program …

Top 5 Winter Activities to Do in Schaumburg

Winter can be tough in the Chicagoland area. But when the snow starts to fly, you don’t have to get the winter blues. There are always plenty of things to do in Schaumburg to stay active and enjoy the beauty of the season. Here are a few ideas to get you outdoors and help you …

Connect to Nature in Schaumburg

Fall is the perfect time to connect to nature, and there are a variety of places in Schaumburg where you can take in the beauty that is on full display all around you. Residents make regular visits to the area’s many parks to sightsee, get some exercise, explore nature trails, and more. One of the …

Schaumburg Boomers Baseball

You don’t have to drive far to experience the thrill of our National Pastime right here in the Village of Schaumburg with Schaumburg Boomers baseball. The Schaumburg Boomers are part of the Frontier League, playing professional independent baseball with teams in the northeastern and midwestern U.S. Boomers games are played May through September at Wintrust …

Enjoy Summer Fun in Schaumburg!

When the weather is nice, there is plenty of reasons to get outside, be active, and explore the outdoors in Schaumburg. Did you know that there is a large working farm, right in the heart of Schaumburg? Heritage Farm, located at 201 S. Plum Grove Road, is a throwback to life in the 1880s in Schaumburg. …

Schaumburg awarded for “bike-friendly” destination!

In December of 2020, Schaumburg received a Bronze Bicycle Friendly Community (BFC) designation from the League of American Bicyclists for its continued commitment to improve bicycling through policies, infrastructure, and programs. Schaumburg was the first community in Illinois recognized by the League of American Bicyclists as a Bicycle Friendly Community in 1999 and has been …

Five ways the Schaumburg offers a greater quality of life!

There are many reasons why people have been moving to Schaumburg, but it boils down to three simple words: Quality of life. Schaumburg offers residents a place to hustle less and live more. To skip the bustle of big-city living, but still be just a short drive to Chicago. To live in a warm, welcoming …

Schaumburg Receives Governor’s Hometown Award

Schaumburg Receives Governor’s Hometown Award which recognizes volunteers for their work in improving their communities. Schaumburg has received the Governor’s Hometown Award in the category of environmental stewardship for its Monarch Butterfly Initiative, a volunteer and fundraising initiative to raise awareness about monarch butterflies and their importance to the environment. The Governor’s Hometown Awards recognize …