Elmhurst Park District News

Posted: June 20, 2022

The Park District's newest park in more than 30 years, Centennial Park, is now open! Centrally located in Elmhurst, at 155 E.

Posted: June 17, 2022

Centennial Recreation Center (CRC), the new home for adult programming at Elmhurst Park District, is now open! Located in Centennial Park at 155 E. St.

Posted: June 10, 2022

Smalley Pool will open for the season on Monday, June 13! We appreciate your patience as we worked to get enough lifeguards trained to safely open the pool.

Posted: June 4, 2022

Parks staff will begin spot treatments with herbicide for weed control Districtwide the week of June 6 and continue through mid-June.

Posted: June 2, 2022

Due to a shortage of lifeguards, the opening of Smalley Pool is being delayed by one week to Monday, June 13.

Posted: June 2, 2022

Elmhurst Park District Executive Director, Jim Rogers, presented Elmhurst Garden Club Garden Walk & Faire Committee Chair, Georgia Dolan, with the 2019 IPRA/IAPD Community Service Award at the

Posted: June 1, 2022

A new playground is coming to Eldridge Park's east side!

Posted: May 27, 2022

Lifeguard and swim instructor positions are still available for this summer!

Posted: May 20, 2022

For the sixteenth year in a row, the Elmhurst Park District has earned the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for

Posted: April 28, 2022

Ensure your account is up-do-date before Summer Registration begins.

Posted: April 20, 2022

With the release of the Summer Brochure, Elmhurst Park District is looking toward the upcoming Summer Registration dates with the intention of ensuring users have a positive experience.

Posted: April 8, 2022

Following the frustrations that many residents felt during spring registration, the Elmhurst Park District is making changes in time for the summer registration coming up this month.

Posted: March 16, 2022

Several capital projects received the approval to more forward at the Monday, March 14 Park Board meeting, with projects at Eldridge Park, Courts Plus and the Wilder Park Formal Garden scheduled to

Posted: March 2, 2022

For more than 40 years, The Abbey at 407 St. Charles Road was the home of senior programming for Elmhurst Park District.

Posted: March 2, 2022

Elmhurst Park District Board and staff strive to provide enriching experiences for the community.

Posted: February 24, 2022

Effective Monday, February 28, the Governor has ordered that the State’s indoor mask mandate be partially lifted based on declining COVID metrics.

Posted: February 11, 2022

Governor Pritzker announced plans Wednesday to partially lift Illinois' indoor mask mandate by February 28 assuming state COVID metrics continue to decline.

Posted: February 7, 2022

The recent ruling on the Austin v.

Posted: February 3, 2022

Update: This survey is now closed. 

Posted: January 26, 2022

Wilder Mansion was announced as a winner of the 2022 WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Awards®, which honors the top wedding vendors nationwide and abroad.

Posted: January 19, 2022

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 me

Posted: January 14, 2022

Upcoming maintenance work at Courts Plus will include the replacement of the roof over the Courts Plus café area, with the project receiving approval at the Ja

Posted: January 13, 2022

At their January 10 meeting, the Park Board approved payments toward the replacement of the roof at the City of Elmhurst's Maintenance Facility at 985

Posted: December 15, 2021

The Park Board recognized and honored the 150th anniversary of Elmhurst University during its December 13, 2021 Park Board meeting, passing a resolution commemorating the milestone.

Posted: November 22, 2021

Learn about District projects, accomplishments and future plans.

The 2021 State of the Park District Address, presented on Wednesday, November 17, featured updates on the impact of the pand