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Changes coming to Elmhurst Park District’s registration process: Take our Survey!

Update: The survey is now closed. If you still have questions or comments regarding registration, contact us and let us know!

It’s no secret that two of the last three registrations have been frustrating and difficult for residents. Therefore, staff will be making changes to the first day of registration beginning with winter registration in December.  

Join the tradition and purchase a tree to decorate at this year's Tree Lighting!

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.

Making the most of a Courts Plus Membership

There are more ways than one to find value in a Courts Plus Membership. The clear goal of any gym membership is improving your health, which Courts Plus Member Arnie Stein agrees with, saying he came to Courts Plus originally looking for a way to stay in shape.

Over the years, however; he’s found other value to his Courts Plus Membership that brings him back. The Courts Plus Perks program, for example, is one he especially appreciates.

Elmhurst Garden Club donates $4,000 from Walk & Faire

At the Tuesday, October 10 meeting of the Elmhurst Park District Board of Park Commissioners, members of the Elmhurst Garden Club presented a check to the District for $4,000, raised during the annual Garden Walk and Faire.

Penny O’Neill, Garden Walk & Faire Committee Chair, thanked the District for their assistance and continued support.

“We can’t hold the Garden Walk without the Park District’s help,” O’Neill said, “It’s a great collaboration, and staff is such an integral part in making this event happen.”

Two seats up for election on Elmhurst Park District Park Board

Two seats for a six-year term on the Elmhurst Park District Board of Commissioners are up for election in the Consolidated Election on April 2, 2019. Candidates may pick up packets at the Elmhurst Park District Administrative Office at 375 W. First St., from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Candidate petitions or certificates of nomination will be accepted beginning December 10, 2018 through December 17, 2018 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

2018 Green Team update emphasizes commitment to implementing green practices

The Elmhurst Park District is committed to developing, implementing, and using sound environmental practices.  In 2014, the District restructured its environmental committee (originally created in 2008) to an agency-wide work group.  The Green Team Work Group includes staff who have regular job responsibilities that will provide the maximum opportunity to implement green practices.  The Work Group investigates, reviews, recommends,