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Music & Movies in the Park

Join us at Yunker Park every Thursday night this summer, for some FREE summer fun! Every Thursday night there will be a free concert or movie at Yunker Park, see the schedule below for details. All concerts will run from 7pm -9pm and movies will begin at 8:15pm or dusk.  Concessions will be available for purchase!

June 6th - 4th Point

June 13th - Harry Potter & the Sorcerer's Stone

June 20th- The Walk-ins

June 27th- Mary Poppins Returns

July 4th- DJ Party at Main Park

July 11th- Tangled

July 18th- The Wild Upside

July 25th - COCO

 

 

Board of Commissioners Opening

The Mokena Community Park District has a current vacancy on the Board of Commissioners to finish the remainder of term through May of 2021.  If you have a passion for parks and recreation and serving the community, this may be an ideal opportunity for you.  Please complete this application  and return to Mike Selep, Executive Director by 5pm on June 13.  The Board may wish to meet with candidates to discuss the position.  If requested, candidates must be available to attend the June 25 meeting to meet with the Board (6pm at the Oaks Recreation & Fitness Center).

IMPORTANT - NEW SOFTWARE - PLEASE READ

ATTENTION:

Effective April 2, everyone will need to re-establish residency and create a new online user account.

EVERYONE WILL NEED TO PROVIDE IDENTIFICATION

 

Mokena Park District has transitioned to new software for registration/check as of April 2.

New online accounts will be to be created.

AS OF APRIL 2, 2019, EVERYONE (residents and nonresidents) will be asked to provide identification when they first come to the Oaks or Administration Center. 

Parents of open gym participants should come in with their child the first time they attend after April 2.

Resident household accounts will be created once residency has been established, otherwise nonresident rates will be charged. 

Accounts can also be created online beginning April 12, but will remain non-resident until proof of residency is provided. 

Acceptable forms of ID are Illinois Driver’s License or State photo ID card, current (within the last two months) utility bill, or current mortgage or lease documentation. You can scan and email your proof of residency (registrar@mokenapark.com), fax (708) 479-5381, Mail To 10925 W. La Porte Road, Mokena, IL 60448, or stop by the Administration Center or the Oaks Recreation & Fitness Center. Please do not send your ID in until you have created a user acoount.

 In an effort to streamline operations and improve the integrity of our data by removing outdated and duplicative records, we have chosen to start fresh with an improved software to ensure less challenges experienced by our staff and residents from potential errors and that all information is accurate moving forward. 

Our current database is over 15 years old and contains thousands of users who may have moved or are deceased. In addition there are also hundreds and hundreds of duplicate accounts which our current software was incapable of preventing. We wish it was as simple as simply exporting our old database, but it would result in thousands of invalid accounts.