Quality of Life

A Safe Place to Live & Visit

The Village of Schaumburg remains an exceptional place to live and raise a family safely, according to the most recent results from residents who participated in the National Community Survey™ (NCS). The survey was administered in the fall of 2021 to 2,607 random households that were asked to provide feedback on the quality and usefulness …

Laugh Out Loud in Schaumburg

We have all heard the saying, “Laughter is the best medicine.” Fortunately here in Chicago Northwest, we have exactly what the doctor ordered! Home to a couple of incredible comedy clubs, a visit will ensure to get the chuckles going. Check out these great places in Schaumburg that will leave you in stitches! Laugh Out …

Schaumburg Receives Tree City USA Growth Award

The Village of Schaumburg is pleased to announce it has received a Tree City USA Growth Award by the Arbor Day Foundation to honor its commitment to effective urban forest management. A Growth Award is bestowed to a community alongside their Tree City USA recognition for demonstrating environmental improvement and a higher level of tree …

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’s Quarterly Newsletter (Spring)

The Cracker Barrel is a full-color quarterly newsletter that is sent out to all of Schaumburg’s residents once you are apart of the community! This popular source of local information has highlighted neighborhood news and information to residents and businesses for more than 30 years! Want to see what being a Schaumburg resident is like?! …

Schaumburg Receives APWA Excellence Award in Snow and Ice Operations

The Village of Schaumburg is one of five agencies in the nation that has been selected to receive the Excellence in Snow and Ice Control Award from the American Public Works Association (APWA) for 2022. The award was established by APWA to promote excellence in the management and administration of public works snow and ice operations, while …

Schaumburg Continues to Receive Praise from Residents Through Survey

The Village of Schaumburg remains an exceptional place to live and raise a family safely, according to the most recent results from residents who participated in the National Community Survey™ (NCS).  The survey was administered in the fall of 2021 to 2,607 random households that were asked to provide feedback on the quality and usefulness …

Schaumburg Library receives prestigious 5-Star Library designation

Schaumburg Township District Library has once again received a 5-star designation in Library Journal’s Index of U.S. Public Library Service. The 2021 scores and Star Ratings, announced earlier this month by Library Journal, are based on FY 19 data from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) Public Library Survey (PLS). The rankings are …

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 …