The Park District's annual Tree Lighting in Wilder Park, taking place Thursday, December 6 from 5:30-8 p.m. is the perfect opportunity to celebrate the season. Get into the holiday spirit by bringing together your family, friends, or organization to decorate one of the 65 holiday trees around the park. Take part in an Elmhurst tradition and pick your tree at the Wagner Community Center by Wednesday, November 21, 2018. Online registration is not available. Register at the Wagner Community Center.
The Park District has partnered with Kids Around the World in the past to remove and re-purpose old playground equipment. Recently, old East End Park playground equipment was installed by the organization in Tamale, Ghana, so kids will continue to make use of it for having fun!
The Elmhurst Park District is seeking public comment on its Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Transition Plan. On October 24, 2011, the Board of Park Commissioners approved an updated ADA Audit and Transition Plan that was completed by Accessibility Consultation and Training Services, Inc. of Wheaton (ACT), in consultation with staff.
How can staff improve the level of service they provide throughout the District, including staff in the parks, at facilities, instructing programs, working at a front desk, or any one of our seasonal, part time and full time staff? That's what a newly formed customer service committee is hoping you'll help answer! Click the link below to complete a quick survey.
The Park District is proud to partner with a number of affiliate groups in the community who serve Elmhurst in ways which reflect the District’s mission and values. Elmhurst Garden Club is one such organization. Earlier this summer, the Garden Club was nationally recognized for several community projects, including one in which the Elmhurst Park District was proud to collaborate and assist the Garden Club.
The community enjoyed a beautiful evening at Conrad Fischer Park, as they celebrated the ribbon cutting and reopening of the newly redeveloped playground with the Park Board. Board President Vince Spaeth noted the terrific turnout at the ribbon cutting and thanked residents for the tremendous amount of input on the new park renovations.
The playground will surely become a favorite neighborhood spot. It features new equipment geared to the 2-5 age group, additional seating and a new unitary surfacing.