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The Chicago Tribune names Elmhurst Park District a winner of the Chicago Top Workplaces 2019

Elmhurst Park District has been awarded a Top Workplaces 2019 honor by The Chicago Tribune. The list is based solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey administered by research partner Energage, LLC. The anonymous survey measures several aspects of workplace culture, including alignment, execution, and connection, just to name a few.

John Jevitz Turkey Tennis Tournament

November 29, 2019 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

Looking for some fun and exercise after Thanksgiving? Come to the Turkey Tennis Tournament on Friday, November 29, Noon-2 pm at Courts Plus. There will be prizes!! We'll also be collecting food drive items, so please bring in a canned or boxed good. 

Ages 18 and up and intermediate level players and above. $18 members/$20 non-members. Contact Christa Wood at (630) 993-8192 or at cwood [at] with questions.

Take our survey and help plan Eldridge Park's east playground!

The Elmhurst Park District is looking for your input on the replacement of Eldridge Park's east playground, located along Spring Road. This playground will be updated during the summer of 2020.

During the summer of 2019, the Park District collected public survey responses and gathered public input at an August Party in the Park regarding what amenities and features the community would like to see in the playground.

Based on the public’s input, three nature themed playground concepts have been generated and we invite you to complete this short survey to provide feedback.

Park Board approves contract for additional assessments at site of potential indoor sports facility

At the October 14 Park Board meeting, the Board approved a contract with V3 Companies Ltd. to perform additional assessments at 837 S. Riverside Drive. The property located at the intersection of Route 83 and Riverside Drive, also known as the Kieft Brothers property, is 16.4 acres divisible over two adjacent lots and is the planned location of a potential indoor sports facility.

Learn about proposed Vision 2020 projects at upcoming Open House dates

Drop-in at one of the Park District's upcoming Vision 2020 Open House dates and give us your feedback! Under the Vision 2020 Plan, the Park District used your input to shape six potential projects. During the Open House, you'll have the opportunity to learn more about the six potential Vision 2020 large-scale projects and ask questions.

"Input from the community is the foundation of the Vision 2020 Plan," says Executive Director, Jim Rogers.

For Thirteenth Consecutive Year, Elmhurst Park District Earns Distinguished Budget Presentation Award

For the thirteenth year in a row, the Elmhurst Park District has earned the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) Distinguished Budget Presentation Award.  In order to receive the award, the Park District had to satisfy nationally recognized guidelines for effective budget presentation that assess how well an entity’s budget serves as a policy document, financial plan, operations guide, and communications device.