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Planning a party?

Ridgeville rents its indoor facilities for parties and special functions.
The main studio in the Community House is $85 per hour; the Kamen Field House is $65 per hour. Alcohol is not permitted on the premises. Click HERE for rental request form!

EMPLOYMENT INFO

Ridgeville occasionally has seasonal part-time positions available to view availablity, go to ridgeville.org/jobs. Click HERE to apply online!

Thank you to our 2016 Shakespeare on the Ridge sponsors:

  • -First Bank and Trust
  • -Plain and Simple Furniture 
  • -Brothers K Coffeehouse 
  • -Friends of the Family 
  • -The Alcove

 

And special thanks to the Evanston Arts Council for their continued support of the Shakespeare on the Ridge Festival.

Idea Box!

What's your big idea? Is there a cultural arts program you would love to see at RPD? Click HERE to tell The Ridgeville Foundation about it!

Scholarship Information

To request financial assistance for Ridgeville programs, you can let us know when registering online or fill out a form in our office at 908 Seward St. Click here to download a form. 

Would you like to make a contribution towards our cultural arts scholarship fund? Click HERE to make a donation towards our classes and camps through The Ridgeville Foundation!
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Contact Us

The Ridgeville Community House is located at:

908 Seward St.
Evanston, IL 60202

Office hours vary by season. Please call before coming after 5pm.

By phone: (847) 869-5640
By fax: (847) 869-5667

For inquiries about park activities, issues, or rentals, please contact the Parks and Recreation Director, Brian Rosinski: parks@ridgeville.org.

For inquiries about classes, camps, events, performances, and the Farmers' Market please contact the Program Director, Natalie Sallee: programs@ridgeville.org.

Office Manager, Anna Christina Nelson, can be reached by email at officemanager@ridgeville.org. 

If you have any feedback for Ridgeville Park District, click here to fill out our online form.

Employment Opportunities

For information about current job openings, please click here.

IL Freedom of Information Act

FOIA officer: Brian Rosinski
Address: 908 Seward St., Evanston, IL 60202
Email: parks@ridgeville.org
Phone: (847) 869-5640 
Fax: (847) 869-5667

FOIA Request Policies:
Ridgeville Park will respond to FOIA request within 5 business days.
Day 1 of the 5-day timeline is the first business day after the request is received by Ridgeville. The date that the request was received by the Ridgeville does not count as “Day 1.” The 5-day time period may be extended for an additional 5 business days from the date of the original due date if:
-The requested information is stored at a different location;
-The request requires the collection of a substantial number of documents;
-The request requires an extensive search;
-The requested records have not been located and require additional effort to fine;
-The requested records need to be reviewed by staff who can determine whether they are exempt from FOIA
-The requested records cannot be produced without unduly burdening Ridgeville or interfering with its operations
-The request requires Ridgeville to consult with another public body who has substantial interest in the subject matter of the request.

NOTE: If additional time is needed, Ridgeville will notify the requester in writing within 5 business days after the receipt of the request outlining statutory reasons for the extension and informing the requester when the requested information will be produced.

Community References

Click HERE for a handy reference guide for local politicians, social service organizations, arts organizations, and more...