The Elmhurst Park District looks forward to continuing to reopen and fulfill its mission of Enriching lives while having fun!
In accordance with the State of Illinois’ Restore Illinois Plan, staff continues to plan for the return of programming and reopening of facilities as detailed in Phase 3-Recovery, which is set to begin Friday, May 29. We continue to monitor the progress as we move through these phases, and we are prepared to adjust our plan as we get closer to Phase 4-Revitalization.
With more than 25 outdoor tennis courts, and Courts Plus earning the United States Tennis Association’s outstanding facility award, it’s no secret that Elmhurst is a tennis community. But in late March, as the temperature warmed up and people flocked to the parks, many looked to the Elmhurst Park District to take action to protect against people defying the stay-at-home order and congregating in parks.
AARP is now offering free online options for tax preparation. All in-person classes and tax preparation services have been suspended indefinitely during the COVID-19 crisis. Unfortunately, The Abbey will not be able to make up missed appointments at this time, as AARP is not re-instating this program during the pandemic.
In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Elmhurst Park District will be keeping East End Pool and Smalley Pool closed for the 2020 swim season. Everyone who purchased a season pass will be able to carry the pass over to use during the 2021 season.
The local community focused show, Elmhurst: Our Community featured an interview with our Executive Director, Jim Rogers on their April 27 episode. ‘Elmhurst: Our Community’ (EOC) is sponsored by the Community Bank of Elmhurst (CBE) as a community service and is hosted by Ken Bartels. The episode highlights the history of Elmhurst Park District and the Park District's future.