Elmhurst Park District News

Adopt-A-Park Program Offers Community Members a Chance to Give Back & Go Green

Want to help give back to the parks that give so much to our community?  Adopt a park!  Currently, Conrad Fischer Park and Kiwanis Park are still available for adoption - but act quickly!  The Elmhurst Park District's Adopt-A-Park program is designed to promote civic pride and offer individuals a chance to work hands-on keeping their favorite park clean.  Each year, the adoption commitment begins in April and concludes in December.  Adopt-A-Park is open to individuals, youth groups, neighborhood associations, civic groups, religious organizations, service organizati

22nd Annual P.E.P./Kiwanis Sugar Creek Golf Outing

May 08, 2015 - 10:00am

It's that time of year again - golf season!  Join us for the 22nd Annual People for Elmhurst Parks Foundation (P.E.P.)/Kiwanis Sugar Creek Golf Outing on Friday, May 8, 2015.  The event includes nine holes of golf (scramble format) along with lunch for $50.  Lunch is from 11 a.m.-1 p.m., with tee times from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

2015 East End Park Playground Renovation Update

East End Park Playground Option 1

On February 26, the district held a second meeting regarding the East End Park playground renovation scheduled for fall 2015.  Two preliminary playground concepts were presented based on feedback from a prior public meeting, and many voiced approval of the planned playground relocation from the southeast corner of the park to a more central spot, as the existing playground is very close to the street.  Additionally, the move will bring the playground nearer to the bathrooms, and allow the district to update the playground with modern equipment and technology; the existing equipmen

Impact Dance Company Dominates Sweetheart Invitational

Congratulations to the Elmhurst Park District Impact Dance Company on winning first place in all four of their divisions at the IPDGC Sweetheart Invitational in Joliet on Sunday, February 22.  The four teams are Senior Jazz, Junior Jazz, Senior Hip Hop and Junior Hip Hop.  In addition to their first place trophies, Impact Senior Jazz won the Grand Champion Award, Senior Hip Hop won the Audience Appeal Award, and both senior companies shared the Most Versatile Award.  Pictured are the members of the Grand Champion Senior Jazz Company:  Anna Drewno, Haley Fisher, Emma Garv

New Music & Movement Course for Tots

Zumbini Instructor Beverly Schuller

Zumbini is headed to the Park District!  The early childhood music and movement course for infants to age 3 (with parent)  will be available this spring, and instructor Beverly Schuller guarantees a positive, energetic first musical experience.  "We use a lot of contemporary music with world beats," she says.  "From Latin music to polka, we get everybody moving and feeling great."

Join the Sugar Creek Senior Men's League

April 06, 2015 - 8:00am

If you're looking for a standing golf date, join the Sugar Creek Senior Men's League.  Beginning Monday, April 6, the league offers a great opportunity to meet new friends and play at a set time each week in a casual setting.  Golfers ages 60 and older can sign up as individuals or foursomes.  The cost of the league is $50 (greens fees are paid separately on a weekly basis) and includes weekly prizes and a year-end banquet.  League participants can purchase the Frequent Player Card for $50 and pay only $11 greens fees (saves up to $7 per round of golf.)  The card is

Amp Up Your Summer With Fun Camp

Enjoy fun and fitness at Courts Plus Fun Camp.  This summer campers will enjoy some new activities, including a tennis lesson from a pro, learning about nutrition, and more.  Courts Plus offers a perfect setting for summer camp, as campers will have access to the climbing wall, Fit 4 Life gym, and swimming pool, increasing health and fitness while having fun.  Fun Campers will also partake in a variety of field trips, and enjoy a summer full of new experiences.  Expand your horizons with Courts Plus Fun Camp! 

Funseekers Day Camp Boasts New Location, Expanded Activities

Funseekers Day Camp is expanding!  New this year, Funseekers will now be offered at two locations for your convenience - Wagner Community Center and Eldridge Park Rec Building.  Both locations offer the same quality care and exciting camp activities, including special events, water park field trips, and theme days.  Funseekers Day Camp is offered for ages 5-9.