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Ribbon cutting celebrates redeveloped east playground at Eldridge Park

 Board of Park Commissioners, Elmhurst, Eldridge Park

Cloudy skies didn’t stop the neighborhood from coming out to play last Saturday during the ribbon cutting at Eldridge Park’s newly redeveloped east playground. After a short ribbon cutting, Board President Kevin Graf and fellow commissioners welcomed families to the playground and invited them to be some of the first to try out the new equipment.

Parking lot closures week of September 26

The following parking lots will experience closures the week of September 26:

  • Berens Park
    • Monday, September 26: Fully closed until 2:30 p.m. Partially closed after 2:30 p.m.
    • Tuesday-Thursday: Partial closure on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Reopening at approximately 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 29.
  • Butterfield Park
    • Monday, September 26: Closing at Noon
    • Tuesday, September 27: Closed until approximately 2:30 p.m.

Elmhurst Park District wins Best of the Best Award for Intergovernmental Cooperation with City of Elmhurst

Centennial Park Recreation Building new home of Metropolitan Family Services

Elmhurst Park District was honored to receive a 2022 Best of the Best Award from the Illinois Association of Park Districts (IAPD) last week. The Park District was awarded IAPD’s Intergovernmental Cooperation Award for a collaborative effort between Elmhurst Park District and the City of Elmhurst, which resulted in Metropolitan Family Services of DuPage moving to Centennial Recreation Center in June. The move has brought higher visibility and access to valuable programs for seniors in the community.

Candidate packets available for Park Board positions

April 4, 2023 Consolidated Election for Park District Commissioner

Prospective candidates seeking the office of Park Commissioner for the Elmhurst Park District for the Consolidated Election to be held on April 4, 2023 may pick up packets at the Elmhurst Park District Administrative Office at 375 West First Street, Elmhurst, IL beginning September 19, 2022 Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. for the office of Park Board Commissioner. Candidate packets are provided as a courtesy of the Elmhurst Park District. Each candidate is urged to seek legal counsel to determine individual requirements for running for elected office.

Potential candidates can begin circulating petitions on Tuesday, September 20, 2022.

Candidate petitions or certificates of nomination will be accepted beginning December 12, 2022 through December 19, 2022 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.