Due to mechanical issues at York High School, the Family Swim scheduled for Sunday, March 3 has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Last month in front of peers from park districts across the state, Elmhurst Park Board President Vince Spaeth and Executive Director Jim Rogers accepted the Distinguished Accreditation award, an incredible honor in the field of parks and recreation.
The award is administered by the Illinois Association of Park Districts and the Illinois Park and Recreation Association. The two statewide associations administer the Illinois Distinguished Accreditation program with the goal of improving the delivery of park and recreation services to Illinois residents.
The Elmhurst Park District has been awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its 2018 comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR). The Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting, and this is the tenth consecutive year the Park District has been recognized.
Elmhurst Park District's Impact Dance Company provided performances for halftime at the Elmhurst College Women’s and Men’s Basketball games on Saturday, January 26. Impact Mini, Junior Poms, Hip Hop Company, Junior and Senior Dance Companies performed five numbers, debuting three of their competition season dances. Fifty-four dancers and their families came out to cheer for the Elmhurst College Blue Jays.
Learn more about community-focused dance programs for students of all ages on the Dance page.
In 2017, the Board acquired 0S762 Old York Road for the future development of the District’s first dog park. This was done in response to feedback gathered during the Vision 2020 process, in which the community expressed high interest in a dog park. Now, steps are being taken to ensure this potential project is ready to move forward once funding is available. At the January 28, 2019 Park Board Meeting, a tree removal project at Old York Road was approved which will help prepare the site and improve its landscape.
Elmhurst Park District is busy preparing the Spring Brochure and is looking forward to the upcoming season.
Just as in past years, it will help you plan your summer too, with summer camps, aquatics programs and pool passes included in the brochure.
During the Park District’s last registration event, the decision was made to hold gymnastics registration on a separate day from general registration in an effort to reduce the high volume of traffic on the District’s current registration software system.