Riverview Ice House Turns 40

When businesses were abandoning downtown Rockford in the 1970s, city and park district leaders made a bold decision: build an indoor ice rink on the river. Guess what? It laid the groundwork for today’s renaissance.

Webbs Norman: A Lifetime of Lessons

He’s spent more than 50 years working with the Rockford Park District, and his latest project is no small feat. Discover some of the lessons from this dynamic director, and learn about his new book — a comprehensive history of the park district.