Cancellation of Parks and Recreation Special Events

Due to Covid-19 precautions and the limitations in social gatherings, we have cancelled the remainder of all Village Parks and Recreation special events through September. The remainder of the year is to be determined. We will continue to offer a variety of virtual special event engagements and safe programming, please check our page and website […]

Grand Boulevard Street Dining

The Village will be closing a portion of Grand Boulevard to vehicles in order to allow restaurants to use the sidewalk and street for outdoor dining. The closure will begin late Thursday, July 23, and will go through Sunday evening. Non-restaurant businesses will remain open. Current plans call for this to continue every weekend until […]

Bike Brookfield is Back!

Bike Brookfield is returning as a self-guided bike ride around Brookfield. Complete the ride during the week of August 1st through the 7th, and you’ll be entered to win prizes. A route map and additional information to follow. Bike Brookfield Week MAP

Cooling Center at Village Hall

Especially on days when there is excessive heat, we want to remind our residents that the Village of Brookfield has a cooling center at Village Hall (8820 Brookfield Avenue). Please remember to stay hydrated, check on elderly neighbors, friends, and/or relatives without air conditioning.  

West Central Consolidated Communications Service Upgrade

Starting early next week, West Central Consolidated Communications (WC3); the 911 emergency call-taking center for the Brookfield, McCook, North Riverside, and Riverside Police and Fire Departments, will start providing Emergency Medical Dispatch (EMD) instructions while receiving emergency 911 calls utilizing a new system called Power-Phone. Information can be found here: Brookfield Fire Department Press Release

Playgrounds and Splash Pad Reopened – June 30, 2020

Our Village of Brookfield playgrounds and splash pad are officially reopened. They will not be monitored daily for cleaning or disinfecting. Use is at your own risk. Splash Pad Hours of Operation:Monday – Friday 10:00 am-6:00 pmSaturday and Sunday 9:00 am-5:00 pm Signage will be posted at all Playgrounds & Splash Pad requesting social distancing, […]

2020 Hydrant Flushing

Water Department Hydrant Flushing Program Why Are We Flushing? Each year, the Water Department begins its comprehensive flushing program of 200 out of 800 fire hydrants throughout the Village. Because water mains are sized to allow adequate and safe flows for fire protection, water typically is moving through the mains at a slow rate. This […]

Census 2020 – June 12

Beginning June 1, the Census Bureau began delivering questionnaire packets to the front door of households who do not receive mail at their physical address. Residents who do not receive a questionnaire packet can help make sure Brookfield counts by completing the Census online at, by phone at 844-330-2020, or by mail.  The Census totals […]