Mission, Vision & Values

  • Mission Vision Values Elmhurst Park District

Mission Statement

We enrich lives while having fun!


To be a national leader in providing memorable parks and recreation experiences to our community.


  • Belonging
  • Integrity
  • Customer Service Excellence
  • Fun
  • Community Focused

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DEIB)

To uphold our values of Belonging, Integrity, Customer Service Excellence, Fun, and Community Focused, the Elmhurst Park District commits to becoming a more diverse, equitable, inclusive, and belonging (DEIB) organization as a strategic plan priority in the District's Elevate Elmhurst Parks Plan. The District’s employee DEIB Team created the Inclusion Vision Stand to define our vision for creating sustainable DEIB efforts and fostering inclusion across the organization. The District has made a commitment to inclusion because we envision a future in which our community welcomes, respects, and encourages the contributions of all.

Inclusion Vision Stand

2023 State of the Park District Address