Elmhurst Park District News

Posted: June 24, 2019

Construction on the trail connector at the intersection of Butterfield and Brush Hill Roads is now complete and the connector is open for use!

Posted: June 20, 2019

Playing pickleball in Elmhurst is about to get much easier. This summer, construction begins on six, dedicated pickleball courts in Elmhurst Park District’s Crestview Park.

Posted: June 20, 2019

Elmhurst Park District’s lifeguards are 5 stars, according to a recent audit from Starguard Elite.

Posted: June 17, 2019

The Park District's Salt Creek Park redevelopment project has begun.

Posted: June 7, 2019

The Berens Park east parking lot repaving project is currently underway. 

Posted: May 21, 2019

With the roll out of Vision 2020, six key goals emerged including improved condition and maintenance of parks and amenities.

Posted: May 20, 2019

Serving as a volunteer board member for a local unit of government can seem intimidating to some, but for Patricia Morissette-Moll, it became a passion.

Posted: May 18, 2019

The Park Board emphasized the importance of safety and the ability to improve access to the Salt Creek Greenway Trail at the May 13 Park Board meeting, where they approved providing a letter of sup

Posted: May 15, 2019

Progress on the Salt Creek Greenway Trail connector continues. This week, permanent sheet piling is being installed.

Posted: May 15, 2019

A resolution honoring Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art was unanimously passed at the Monday, May 14, 2019 Elmhurst Park District Board of Park Commissioners meeting.

Posted: May 7, 2019

During the March 11, 2019 Park Board Meeting, board members approved plans for the redevelopment of Salt Creek Park Playground.

Posted: April 25, 2019

Elmhurst Park District’s Vision 2020 project helped to shape the future of park and recreation services in Elmhurst as a direct result of community feedback obtained in 2016 and 2017.

Posted: April 22, 2019

Progress on the Salt Creek Greenway trail connector has officially begun.

Posted: April 12, 2019

The Berens Sled Hill regrading project is underway. Please see the tentative construction schedule. The contractor is targeting to complete the job on or before April 26.

Posted: April 3, 2019

In 2017, as part of the Elmhurst Park District’s Vision 2020 plan, the District acquired 0S762 Old York Road for the future development of the District’s first dog park.

Posted: March 29, 2019

This past weekend, a number of athletes on the Elmhurst Park District’s Boys USAG team competed at the State Championship in Chicago.

Posted: February 27, 2019

Last month in front of peers from park districts across the state, Elmhurst Park Board President Vince Spaeth and Executive Director Jim Rogers accepted the Distinguished Accreditation award, an in

Posted: February 11, 2019

The Elmhurst Park District has been awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA

Posted: February 4, 2019

In 2017, the Board acquired 0S762 Old York Road for the future development of the District’s first dog park.

Posted: January 22, 2019

Elmhurst Park District is busy preparing the Spring Brochure and is looking forward to the upcoming season.

Posted: January 17, 2019

Last fall, the Park District conducted a survey of pool pass and pool punch card holders to gain feedback on pool amenities and insight into how the Park District could improve the pool goers’ expe

Posted: December 11, 2018

The November/December issue of Chicagoland Gardening features a familiar facade, with Wilder Park Conservatory taking center stage on their cover. The facility was featured in their 'Tropical Escapes' article which highlights conservatories throughout the Chicagoland area.

Elmhurst Park District Horticulturist, David Price, was quoted in the piece, saying "One of the nicest things about the conservatory is it has a long history."

"We have photos of a grandmother bringing her grandchild here. When we asked, she told us of her memories of her grandmother bringing her. It's a wonderful tradition."

Check out the full issue here.

Posted: December 4, 2018

 As a result of issues with the Elmhurst Park District’s registration software, the District made changes to the first day of registration process beginning with winter registration.

Posted: November 29, 2018

The Elmhurst Park District has been recognized as an Illinois Distinguished Accredited Agency by the Illinois Association of Park Districts and the Illinois Park and Recreation Association.

Posted: November 27, 2018

As a result of issues with the Elmhurst Park District’s registration software, the District has made changes to the first day of registration process beginning with winter registration this Saturda

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