You’re Invited to Join Us for the 2024 Coneflower Paddle Classic on Friday, January 5th and Saturday, January 6th!

Come join us for our third annual Coneflower Paddle Classic tournament and crown yourself a champion! There will be six divisions with a champion in each – you may register for multiple divisions – each registration is separate. Proceeds benefit the Ouilmette Foundation, which raises funds for special projects and programs in partnership with the Wilmette Park District. All levels are welcome to join the fun! Food and drink will be provided.
  • When: Friday, January 5 and Saturday, January 6, 2024
  • Time: Event start times vary depending on division (see registration for more details)
  • Where: Wilmette Platform Tennis Club(3551 Lake Ave, Wilmette, IL 60091)
  • Cost: $150/team, per event (Players may register for more than one division – multiple registrations require separate transactions)

Thank you for attending the 4th Annual Beach Bash on August 19th, 2023!

With your help, we raised a record amount of funds to support our parks.

Image Courtesy of L. Gonzalez

2023 Beach Bash

The 2023 Beach Bash

August 19, 2023
6:00 pm
Gillson Beach, 101 Lake Avenue, Wilmette
Join us for the 2023 Beach Bash annual fundraiser, featuring live music, food, booze and much more - all in support of the Ouilmette Foundation and all at Gillson Beach.
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WOW Swim Event Recap | Saturday, June 17, 2023

Thank you for a great race everyone and congratulations!

Save the Date: Join us for next year’s WOW Swim 2024 on Saturday, June 15, 2024.
Click here to register!

We invite you to browse the 2023 event gallery below:

Images © Matthew Gilson

Thank You To Our Sponsors!

Looking to be a sponsor? Contact Ouilmette Foundation Board Member, Cathy Pratt, at

Landon sponsors

Mallinckrodt sponsors

Mallinckrodt sponsors

Keay Plus sponsor

Keay sponsors

Shorewood sponsors

Shorewood sponsors