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A WORD ABOUT US

The IL Park and Recreation Benchmarking Initiative was established to improve Parks and Recreation agency performance in Illinois by working collaboratively to:

  • Address regional trends and challenges

  • Share information and best practices

  • Identify similarities and differences between agencies to more accurately measure performance

  • Learn best practices in performance management

SERVICES PROVIDED

The IL Park and Recreation Benchmarking Initiative provides the following services to its member agencies:

  • Annual composite trend report

  • Automated online interactive dashboard to customize benchmarking data

  • Presentations/case studies from benchmarking agencies to learn best practices

  • Quarterly dialogue around specific topics/metrics and how agencies are using these

MEMBERSHIP

Membership includes the Parks and Recreation Departments for the following agencies:

  • Downers Grove

  • Evanston

  • Hoffman Estates

  • Normal

  • Oak Lawn

  • Oak Park

  • Rolling Meadows

  • Wheaton

DOCUMENTS

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