Exceptional and consistent guest experience.

  • Goal 1: Foster a customer-first environment.
  • Goal 2: Enhance community engagement.

Tactic 1: Conduct community engagement to update long-range plans (Targeted Completion Date-October 2023)

Progress Update

  • Tactic deferred to 2023

Tactic 2: To facilitate becoming a more diverse, equitable and inclusive organization, build relationships, gather feedback, and collaborate with the community (Targeted Completion Date-December 2022) 

Progress Update

  • Contacted organizations doing DEI work in Elmhurst to share the District’s DEI efforts, learn more about their work, and explore collaboration opportunities (Fall 2022)
  • Met with Elmhurst Pride Collective to learn more about the organization’s mission and work and discuss potential collaboration opportunities (Fall 2022)
  • This tactic will continue in 2023 with the goal of becoming more equitable and inclusive through training and community engagement.


Posted Friday, October 21, 2022 - 3:09pm

Virtual State of the Park District Address

Ask questions and learn about District projects, accomplishments and future plans at the upcoming Virtual State of the Park District Address at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, November 16.

Posted Wednesday, January 19, 2022 - 2:56pm

Park Board focuses on strengthening District’s organizational culture with hiring of DEI firm

Expressing a continued commitment toward strategically advancing diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) across the organization, the Elmhurst Park District Park Board approved at their January 10 meeting the hiring of Edquity-Minded Consulting, LLC to conduct a DEI organizational assessment.