Want a great way to get in shape over the summer but trying to save cash? Beginning May 1, Courts Plus is offering a $109 summer membership for 99 days for residents and non-residents alike with no initiation fee, as well as a summer membership for youth ages 17 and under for only $59. The membership must be purchased by July 3.
Elmhurst Park District News
It may not feel like it, but summer is fast approaching and with it - pool season! Purchase or renew your pool pass through May 22 for only $34 resident/$100 non-resident rate. After May 22, full price pool pass rates ($49 resident/$100 non-resident) take effect. Renew your pool pass online, or purchase your pass at Wagner Community Center, 615 N. West Avenue.
Experience the magic of summer camp at the Elmhurst Park District. With low camper-to-staff ratios, highly trained staff, and everything from full-day camp to specialty one-week camps, you'll find the perfect fit for your child. Browse our 2015 Summer Camps Guide.
Searching for the perfect summer job? The Elmhurst Park District is currently accepting applications and conducting interviews for summer 2015 lifeguard positions. With competitive pay and flexible scheduling, plus the opportunity to spend the summer outside, lifeguarding is an ideal summer job. No prior experience is necessary. Click here to apply.
The basketball hoops at Plunkett Park have been removed for a paving project. The courts should be playable again by June 1.
Courts Plus offers fitness, fun, and a classic summer camp experience all in one spot! Three of our camps will be helmed by new directors this year:
Athletic Instructor Eric Sloyan, BA Rec from Eastern University, brings six years’ camp experience from the Chicago Park District and Oak Lawn Park District. Sloyan will inject Fun Camp with some cutting edge parks and rec techniques, incorporating Courts Plus’ variety of activities including the climbing wall, Fit 4 Life gym, tennis, and nutrition and fitness to provide a unique camp experience.
In May of 1961 the Elmhurst Park District entered into an agreement with the Joseph Lizzadro Family Foundation, a not-for-profit corporation, to provide land for the construction and operation of the Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art (Museum). The Elmhurst Park Board felt that the addition of the museum in Wilder Park would be advantageous to the Park District and the citizens of Elmhurst.
Landscape Architect Jerry Pask, who recently retired after 13 years with the Elmhurst Park District, was named grand marshal of the 2015 Elmhurst Memorial Day Parade. Pask, a Vietnam veteran, served on the Veterans Memorial Commission for many years, coordinating the Memorial Day and Veterans Day ceremonies at the Veterans Memorial in Wilder Park. Pask is also the mastermind behind some of Elmhurst's most widely used spaces. For more information, click here.
If you’re stuck in a rut with your workout, or looking for help achieving your goals, Courts Plus has a solution – the Member Success program. You’ll work with a motivational coach, and enjoy two one-hour personal training sessions to help you on your way. The best part? As a member, it’s free.