Police Community Alert

We are sharing the following community alert from the police.  Please be safe and aware. There was an attempted criminal sexual assault on the 900 block of Van Buren a little after midnight on May 20, 2014.  The victim was able to fight off the offender who had followed the her from the Blue Line…

Repair and Restoration Work in Playground and Garden

In upcoming weeks, repair and restoration work will begin in the playground and garden areas to address the flooding problems.  We are just waiting for the Park District to approve the contractor’s proposal. In the playground, a dry drain will be installed in bottom of the sandbox so that the water will drain and seep…

Vandalism @ Skinner Park

In recent months, there has been a couple instances of vandalism where a bench in the playground was broken apart and one of the stone flower urns in the garden was knocked off its base.  Both the bench and flower urn require substantial repairs.  The flower urn was vandalized in broad daylight at approximately noon.…

Website Changes 2014

Hello, thanks for visiting the Skinner Park Advisory Council website.  We are currently upgrading our website for 2014.  Please sign up for our email list via the contact form to get updates.