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And then there were 32.

Round 1 of the Streamwood Park District’s Parks & Rec Madness – a social-media-driven bracket tournament pitting your favorite Streamwood parks and recreational amenities against each other, where the winners are selected by the voting public round-by-round until a champion is crowned – saw over 800 votes cast for our inaugural field of 64 “teams” vying for the title.

Now the stakes are raised in Round 2 voting which begins Tuesday, July 12. Here are the Round 2 matchups:


Hoosier Grove Park vs. Challenger 7 Park N/S
Grow Park vs. Glenbrook Park
Park Pride Day vs. Ridge Park
Veterans Park vs. Rahlf’s Woods Park
Commissioners’ Park vs. Buckingham Woods Park N/S
Sunnydale Park vs. Shady Oaks Park
Dolphin Park vs. Little Creek Park
Friendship Park vs. Sunny Hill Park


Hoosier Grove Barn vs. Letters to Santa
Safely Trick-or-Treat vs. Concerts in the Park
Hoosier Grove Museum vs. Touch-a-Truck
Starlights Dance Program vs. Community Center Gym
Park Place vs. Egg Hunt
Swim Lessons vs. Little Creek Farm
Hoosier Grove Barn & Brew vs. Youth Soccer Leagues
Breakfast with Santa vs. Santa’s Storytime Express

Voting is as simple as 1…2…3 points!

  • Like or follow the Streamwood Park District’s Facebook page.
  • React (like, love, etc.) to all your favorite parks and recreational amenities photos in the Round 2 Team Photo Gallery.
  • Share and encourage your friends and neighbors to do the same. After all, it takes good teamwork to win!

The shot clock runs out on Round 2 voting Thursday, July 14 at 2 p.m. Get in the game and join the Madness in Streamwood throughout NRPA’s National Park & Recreation Month this July.