Why work with the Park District?

We reach everyone! The DeKalb Park District offers a wide variety of events and programs throughout the year that reach nearly 44,000 residents. Many events also reach the county-wide market, which includes Sycamore, Genoa, and Kingston. Versatile options are available to meet the needs of your business, budget, and generate creative leverage opportunities to reach your target audiences.

Showcase your business and your business name or logo will be listed in all publicity for the sponsored event, including press releases, digital/print ads, day-of promotional material, seasonal program guide, event signage, website, social media, and much more.

How would YOU like to be recognized by every household in DeKalb? Choose from one of our many affordable advertisement and sponsorship packages that include:

  • Event Sponsorship
  • Goods or Services Exchange/In-Kind Sponsorship
  • Program Guide Advertising
  • Facility Lobby TV Advertising
  • Boosted Social Media Advertising
  • High Traffic Banner Locations

The DeKalb Park District takes an "investment" approach with our partners. We will work to maximize your investment by continually helping to advance your message, mission, and sales efforts. Our team would love to meet with you to discuss innovative promotional options to determine if we have a good fit that meets your objectives. Throughout the year, the Park District offers many free or low-cost events. With your support, we can continue to provide residents with free or low-cost entertainment, promotions, and fun-filled activities. Interested? Contact Marketing Coordinator, Katie Drum, at kdrum@dekalbparkdistrict.com or call (815) 758-6663 ext. 7275.

We believe in putting the community first and would love to have you on board as an event or program partner.


Donate to our Scholarship Assistance Program!

Scholarship Assistance is available to qualifying residents of the DeKalb Park District. Give back to a good cause and help fellow DeKalb families experience recreational opportunities that support the development of social and emotional growth, as well as the mental and physical health benefits that the Park District provides.

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Seeking Donations

Are you seeking a donation from the DeKalb Park District? Upon approval, the Park District would be happy to donate toward your charitable event. Reach out and we can discuss options such as Hopkins Pool Day Passes, Buena Vista Driving Range Bucket of Balls, River Heights Golf Course Foursome, and more.