Winterization Schedule

Tue October 10, 2023

Every fall, the Park District completes a winterization process before the cold weather sets in. The water is turned off to help prevent damage to the plumbing within the amenities at the parks.

2023 Winterization Schedule:

  • Washington Park Fountain: Water currently off
  • Outdoor Drinking Fountains: Water turned off beginning Oct. 11 (weather permitting)
  • Park irrigation and quick couplers: Water turned off beginning Oct. 23
  • Park Restrooms: Closed on Oct. 30 

Portolets will be available at:

  • Doerhoefer Park through the end of November
  • McCollum and Patriots Parks throughout the winter
  • Ebersold and O'Brien Parks when sledding is available