Crete Park Pals


Mission Statement

The Crete Park Pals Foundation is a non-for-profit foundation organized to foster, encourage, and promote the mission statement of the Crete Park District by providing both financial and volunteer assistance for the support of its functions and programs, as well as dedication to the overall well-being of the residents they serve.

Compensation: No part of the net earnings of the corporation shall inure to the benefit of, or be distributable to its members, directors, officers, or other private person. 

Goals of the Foundation

  • To assist the Crete Park District in keeping their programming affordable to all and to improve upon the parks and buildings operated by the District.
  • Periodic fundraisers and participation in park events are the driving forces used to successfully promote the mission and donations we provide to the Crete Park District.
  • To promote the offerings of the Crete Park District to both Crete residents and the residents of the south suburbs. We want the community to be informed and aware of all the Crete Park District has to offer.

Park Pals By-Laws

Meeting Schedule

The Crete Park Pals Foundation meets on the second Wednesday of the month at 7pm.   

2023 Dates:

April 12, May 10, August 9, September 13, October 11, November 8

There are no meeting in June, July or December

Meetings are held at Crete Park District's Administrative Center at 737 W. Exchange Street.

If you or someone you know is interested in joining our organization, please attend one of our meetings or contact us at There is no membership fee to join this organization.


President: Mike Stawicki
Treasurer:  Kerry Morgan
Secretary: Carrie Sharma



Please click HERE to attach to Crete Park Pals so a portion of your purchase will be donated to Crete Park Pals. 

In 2019 we raised enough money to upgrade the swings in Crete Park to the Expression Swings! 
Thank you to our regular Sponsors who annually support Crete Park Pals:

Cone Cottage, Crete Aurelios, Crete Lions Club, Smokey Jo's, Crete Chamber of Commerce

Donations can be mailed to: Crete Park Pals, 737 W Exchange St, Crete IL 60417
Call (708)672-6969 to bring a corporate matching program to Pals or to join.