Posted on: February 1, 2017

Facility Rental

Rent our facilities for your next party or special event.

Facility Rental Page
Posted on: February 1, 2017

Summer Activity Guide

The 2017 Summer Activity Guide is available! Check out what's going on!

Summer Activity Guide (PDF)

Posted on: June 13, 2017

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Posted on: June 20, 2017

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Posted on: June 23, 2017

Cause Undetermined for Truman Drive House Fire

Truman Drive Fire

NORMAL – Normal Fire Department Investigators say the cause of the fire that severely damaged 1821 Truman Drive is undetermined. The origin appears to be the south side of the home.

Firefighters responded to 1821 Truman Drive just before 10:00 pm last nigh...

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Posted on: January 5, 2012

Get Emergency Alerts and Texts from NFD

Did you know you can get information on the go from NFD? Text "Follow NormalFire" to 40404 and get emergency alerts, traffic advisories and other information straight to your cell phone!

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Posted on: June 8, 2017

High School Summer Theatre Presents: FootLoose: July 13-16 & July 20-23

Performances can be seen at the Connie Link Amphitheatre, 621 Linden St. at 7:30 pm each evening! Bring a blanket or chair to sit on and enjoy an evening of excellent entertainment by very talented local High School students. 

 Tickets ar...

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Posted on: June 2, 2017

NEW!!! Moonlight Movies for "Ferris Buellier's Day Off" September 9th, 9 pm

Feature Presentation "National Lampoon's Vacation" at the Connie Link Amphitheatre, 621 S. Linden St. Bring a lawn chair or blanket. Concessions will be available and most sell for $1!

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Posted on: May 26, 2017

NEW!!! Parents Night Out --- July 14th

Parents: Plan a night out and drop your 7-11 year olds off at Anderson Aquatic Center for an evening of FUN! See attached flyer for registration details.

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Posted on: April 26, 2017

Celebrate the 4th of July in Fairview Park!

Gather the family and begin your festivities at Fairview Aquatic Center and end it with the annual Sky Concert. Fireworks begin at dusk (approx. 9:15 pm)

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Posted on: April 14, 2017

Sounds of Connie Link Amphitheatre presents: Denise LaGrassa 4:00 pm, June 25th

Coming Up: Prairieland Dixie Band performs July 1st @ 5:30pm.
Bring a blanket or lawn chair to sit on and enjoy a variety of music this summer. Concerts are Free.

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Posted on: March 20, 2017

Dress-Up Movie...Trolls, June 23rd at 8:15 pm.

Come dressed up as your favorite character or bring your favorite prop from the show. Before the movie begins, audience members will be encouraged to come up on stage and show off their outfits and props. Each attendee under the age of 10 will receive a s...

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Posted on: March 2, 2017

2017 Summer Activity Guide now Available!

Summer Program Registration for Normal Residents begins: April 10th.
Summer Program Registration for Non-Residents begins: April 17th.

Summer Activity Guide
Posted on: December 29, 2016

Circus Experience Birthday Parties hosted by Cirquemania, Inc.

Let Cirquemania host your party at the Normal Community Activity Center. Children 5 years and older will enjoy experiencing the fun of aerial silks, rola-bola, tight wire, juggling, hula-hooping, clown noses and makeup, games, hamster ball races and a cir...

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Posted on: September 14, 2016

Weather Updates

In case of inclement weather, please call the Rec-Line at 309-433-3434 for updates and cancellations.


Posted on: June 13, 2017

2017 USA Girls' Softball 16-U National Championship Tournament

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The Town of Normal is pleased to announce that the Parks and Recreation Department will be hosting the 2017 USA Girls’ Softball 16-U National Championship Tournament at Champion Fields. They’ve had the privilege of hosting this tournam...

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National Championship Event Page
Posted on: June 27, 2016

Connect Transit

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Beginning with horse-drawn coaches and progressing through today’s modern buses, there is a long tradition of public transportation in Bloomington-Normal dating back to the 1800s. However, it was not until the private National City Lines bus company left ...

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Posted on: June 27, 2016

Ecology Action Center

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The Ecology Action Center is a not-for-profit environmental agency with a mission to inspire and assist residents of McLean County, Illinois in creating, strengthening and preserving a healthy environment. The EAC acts as a central resource for environmen...

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Posted on: June 27, 2016

Stream a Live Council Meeting

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Council meetings are streamed live on YouTube (the first and third Monday of each month at 7:00 pm). Previously recorded meetings are also available for viewing (see videos tab).

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Posted on: June 1, 2016

Bicycle Friendly Community

Bicycle Friendly Community Bronze Level Designation Badge

The Town of Normal was recognized in November 2014 by the League of American Bicyclists as a Bronze Level Bicycle Friendly Community, joining more than 325 visionary communities from across the country.

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Posted on: June 27, 2017

July 3-4 Waste Collection Schedule

On Monday, July 3 and Independence Day, Tuesday, July 4, 2017, only household waste and recycling will be collected in the Town of Normal.  All other waste collection services (bulk waste, landscape waste and brush), for the Monday and Tuesday ro...

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Posted on: June 27, 2017

Self-Service Electronics Recycling

Self-service electronics recycling drop off, for McLean County residents, is available Saturday, July 1, 2017 from 8 a.m. – Noon and on the first Saturday morning of each month. This is in addition to the regular self-service electronics recyclin...

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Posted on: June 26, 2017

Get Outdoors for Fun Activities This July During Park and Recreation Month

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Summer is here, which means it’s time to get your play on. This July, discover the power of play with Normal Parks and Recreation as they celebrate Park and Recreation Month.  A variety of fun activities are planned for residents of all...

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Posted on: June 22, 2017

Normal Lifeguard Tess Hinshaw is a Golden Guard

In a recent unannounced audit of Fairview Family Aquatic Center by Ellis & Associates, the town’s Aquatic Risk Manager, the Town of Normal’s aquatics team received an “Exceeds Expectations.”

In addition, lifeguar...

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Posted on: June 7, 2017

Normal Mayor Chris Koos Signs “Climate Mayors” Pledge

Mayor Chris Koos of the Town of Normal today announced that he has joined other U.S. mayors in taking the Climate Mayor’s pledge.

“The Town of Normal has historically incorporated environmental responsibility and sustainability into our planning and operat...

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Posted on: March 14, 2017

Rate Our Public Places!

What is your favorite public place in Normal? We want to learn about your favorite public places, formal or informal. This input gives us an understanding of the special places that must be protected and hopefully replicated.

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Posted on: June 26, 2017

Willow St. Lane Reduction

There will be a lane reduction on Willow Street at University Street starting 7:00 am on Monday, June 26, 2017 until 5:00 PM Friday June 30, 2017.

There will be a lane reduction on Willow Street at University Street starting 7:00 am on Monday, June 26, 2017 until 5:00 PM Friday June 30, 2017. Two-way

traffic will be maintained through the intersection. The contractor may use flaggers to maintain two-...

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Posted on: June 7, 2017

Shelbourne Drive Closure

The two north lanes of Shelbourne Drive from Torrey Pines Road to Henry Street will be closed starting Friday, June 9, 2017 and will remain closed until project completion.

The two north lanes of Shelbourne Drive from Torrey Pines Road to Henry Street will be closed starting Friday, June 9, 2017 and will remain closed until project completion. The Contractor’s schedule estimates a ten week closure. Two-way traffic will conti...

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Posted on: May 18, 2017

University Street and University Court Closures

University St. and University Ct. from Willow St. to Bowles St. are
now closed to through traffic until further notice

University St. and University Ct. from Willow St. to Bowles St. are now closed to through traffic until further notice for a water main replacement project. Local traffic only is permitted in the area. This closure was originally scheduled for Monday, May...

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Posted on: December 21, 2016

Uptown Circle Traffic Restrictions

As a part of the One Uptown Circle construction project, beginning on Tuesday, December 27, 2016, there will be a change to the traffic pattern in Uptown Normal between Uptown Circle and Broadway Street.

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As a part of the One Uptown Circle construction project, beginning on Tuesday, December 27, 2016, there will be a change to the traffic pattern in Uptown Normal between Uptown Circle and Broadway Street.

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Posted on: November 21, 2016

West Beaufort Lane Closure

Due to construction of One Uptown on the Circle, the westbound lane of W. Beaufort Street will be closed beginning Monday, November 28 to all traffic from Uptown Circle to the ingress/egress of the Uptown Station parking deck. The closure is anticipated ...Read on...

Posted on: July 15, 2016

Interactive Map of Road Closures

View interactive map of all Town of Normal Road Closures. See below posts for additional road closure information.

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