Register for the 2015-16 Sunbeams & Rainbows preschool program by Saturday, January 31 at 5 p.m. to be included in resident random draw. Non-resident applications are due Saturday, February 7 by 5 p.m. to be included in random draw. Click here for the 2015-16 Sunbeams & Rainbows registration form.
Elmhurst Park District News
Today, Tuesday, January 27; the lagoon is closed and the red flag is in place.
As a reminder, ice fishing is not allowed at the Eldridge Park Lagoon.
The park district posts a green flag when the ice is open for skating, while the red flag warns skaters the ice is dangerous and the lagoon is closed.
See the best Elmhurst has to offer; sip a new wine, enjoy a five-minute massage, indulge in chocolate, dip you hands in paraffin, take home free giveaways, learn new makeup tricks and shop for that someone special, you!
Your admission fee includes a free glass of wine and pampering for everyone.
$10 Residents $15 Non-Residents Pre-register or pay-at the door. ( 21 and over)
If you're looking to learn a new skill in the new year, why not try out an instrument that comes with the added perk of stress relief? Instructor Tom Corrao has been teaching drums and percussion at the Elmhurst Park District for eight years, and swears by the instrument as an effective stress reliever. "After a long day, playing the drums lets you get out all that pent-up energy," Corrao says. "Drums are surprisingly soothing for a loud instrument."
Elmhurst Garden Club representatives President Georgia Dolan, Penny O'Neill, and Marilyn Arado presented the Board of Park Commissioners with a donation of $1,000 toward the Park District's Recreation Assistance Fund, which provides financial assistance to residents for recreational programs. The donation proceeds are from the club's annual Garden Walk & Faire held in July 2014.
The Elmhurst Park District Level 5 Girls Gymnastics Team vaulted to a win last weekend, taking home first place at the Leenda’s Island Adventure meet at Lake County College in Grayslake. The team bested over 2,000 competitors from three states. According to Coach Cody Golz, this was only the team’s second meet of the season. “It’s early still, but their hard work has been paying off,” Golz said. “We were hoping to win, but really aiming to just do our best and it happened to lead to a championship.”
Based on stellar reviews from past newlywed clients, Wilder Mansion was voted one of the best Ceremony and Reception Venues within the WeddingWire Network, which includes leading wedding planning sites WeddingWire, Project Wedding, Brides.com, Martha Stewart Weddings, and Weddingbee, for the fourth consecutive year.
Bring your family for a fun-filled time at York High School's swimming pool, and enjoy lap swimming, open swim and diving boards. Open to all Elmhurst residents. Come join us for some splashtacular fun from 1-4 p.m.!