Evanston is a community committed to quality living. This commitment has created an extensive park and recreation system that offers wonderful parks, natural areas, and open spaces, pathways and trails, recreational facilities, and year-round recreational activities.
Take a walk on the Bear River Walkway, sign up for a fitness class, use the golf simulator, play basketball and use the weight rooms at the Recreation Center. Evanston Parks & Recreation has a little something for everyone.
In today's world, it's easy to forget that taking time to enjoy each day is important to our health and well-being. The Evanston Parks & Recreation is committed to ensuring that everyone has an opportunity to experience outstanding recreational activities and park facilities that enhance our quality of life by helping us stay healthy and fit, build relationships with family and friends and develop a sense of community pride.
Here you can read about community members and their stories of fitness and life, receive professional advice from local health specialists, and even find fun recipes to keep your health goal in mind.