Elmhurst Park District News

Posted: February 23, 2021

“Egg” your friends, neighbors or your own family with a surprise egg hunt at home!

Posted: February 10, 2021

Pool FAQs

Last week, the Elmhurst Park District announced plans to open

Posted: February 25, 2021

Upcoming DuPage Virtual Wedding Showcase will highlight local wedding gems, including Wilder Mansion

Posted: February 24, 2021

Help maintain Elmhurst's stretch of 10,000-year-old prairie.  Volunteers meet at the Great Western Prairie (intersection of Berkley Avenue and Prairie Path, just west of Spring Road) from 9 a.m.-No

Posted: February 18, 2021

The Digital Spring 2021 Brochure will be available Friday, February 19. This brochure will contain information about spring programs, plus summer camps!

Posted: February 17, 2021

Eldridge Lagoon is currently CLOSED for ice skating and the red flag is up. Unfortunately, the snow acts as an insulator and melts the ice.

Posted: February 15, 2021

Due to the impending snow storm, the following facility closures and program cancellations will occur:

  • Courts Plus programs scheduled to begin after 6:00 p.m. have been cancelled today, February 15. The facility will close at 7:00 pm. The facility will open at 8:00 am on Tuesday, February 16.
  • Wagner Community Center will have a delayed opening of Noon on Tuesday, February 16.
  • Recreation programs slated to begin prior to Noon tomorrow, including Sunbeams & Rainbows, have been cancelled with the exception of Club Ed at the Centennial Park Recreation Building and the Eldridge Park Recreation Building, which will open at 7:00 a.m. as scheduled.
  • AARP tax appointments scheduled for 9:00 a.m. at Wilder Mansion will continue as scheduled.

We will continue to monitor the weather and post any relevant updates to epd.org.

Posted: February 4, 2021

Region 8, which includes the Elmhurst Park District, entered Phase 4 of the Restore Illinois Plan on Wednesday. The following changes will go into effect…

Posted: January 29, 2021

Improvements at the newest District park and expansion of green space are just some of the proposed capital projects District staff is planning for in 2021.

Posted: January 26, 2021

Today, Region 8 moves to Tier 1 of the resurgence mitigations! Here are the changes that will take place with Tier 1.

Posted: January 19, 2021

It was announced yesterday that Region 8, which includes the Elmhurst Park District, can move to Tier 2 effective immediately. Here are the changes that will take place with Tier 2.

Posted: January 19, 2021

Frosty is in Elmhurst! He's visiting our parks all winter, through February 26. Can you spot him?

Play Find Frosty with us this winter and be entered into a raffle to win! We’ve teamed up with Kelly Stetler of Compass Realty to offer a $250 gift card to City Centre to the winner of Find Frosty!

Contest began on Friday, January 22.  Clues to Frosty's location are posted throughout the week on our Facebook page and contest page. Find Frosty by the following Friday and visit our contest page to tell us his location. Play each week and increase your chances of winning a prize package.

Frosty will be in town through February 26 and visit six different parks, giving you plenty of time to play! One entry per week, per person.

Posted: January 19, 2021

Tax preparation appointments, sponsored by AARP, are back this year.

Appointments begin February 8 and scheduling is now open!

Posted: January 18, 2021

It was announced today that Region 8, which includes the Elmhurst Park District, can move to Tier 2 effective immediately.

Posted: January 15, 2021

At today’s press conference, Governor Pritzker announced an update to the current resurgence mitigation.

Posted: January 14, 2021

Learn and discover with us next school year at Sunbeams & Rainbows Preschool! Online enrollment will begin Monday, February 1.

Posted: January 7, 2021

Governor Pritzker announced that Tier 3 mitigations will go through Friday, January 15 if mitigation criteria are met.

Posted: December 21, 2020

Recently, Governor Pritzker announced that Tier 3 mitigations will go through Saturday, January 9.

Posted: December 18, 2020

This week, Elmhurst Community Unit District 205 and Elmhurst Park District finalized plans for the purchase and sale of the property at 407 W. St Charles Road, commonly known as The Abbey.

Posted: December 15, 2020

Several Elmhurst families were surprised to look out their windows recently and discover they Got Grinched, with lawns sprinkled with candy canes and a gift from The Grinch waiting for them at thei

Posted: December 15, 2020

Programs and classes in our Winter 2021 Brochure are now available for registration!

Posted: December 4, 2020

This event is full.

Posted: December 3, 2020

The reviews are in and Wilder Mansion is proud to make the list of The Knot Best of Weddings 2021.