Elmhurst Park District News

Posted: September 27, 2021

Elmhurst Park District was honored to receive the Elmhurst Chamber of Commerce & Industry’s 2021 Good Works Award, which was presented during the Chamber’s 73rd annual Golf Outing, held at

Posted: August 30, 2021

With all the storms the area has seen recently, it’s a good time to remind the community about the Park District’s lightning prediction system, Thor Guard.

Posted: August 26, 2021

Today Governor Pritzker announced that a statewide indoor mask mandate will go into effect beginning Monday, August 30.

Posted: August 20, 2021

Maintenance work is not always exciting, but it is important, especially when it comes to old buildings.

Posted: August 16, 2021

Nikkolas Delgado of Elmhurst Boy Scout Troop 417 along with volunteers and Park District staff recently completed landscape renovations for the 9/11 Memorial at

Posted: August 9, 2021

Due to severe weather, the Park Board meeting planned for Monday, August 9 has been cancelled.

Posted: July 30, 2021

The brochure will continue to be available virtually, but beginning in winter, we are bringing back a print version.

Posted: July 30, 2021

At the July 26 Park Board meeting, the Board approved the purchase of playground equipment for Centennial Park.

Posted: July 29, 2021

In accordance with updated CDC guidelines, it is recommended that all participants wear a mask in Park District facilities effective July 30, 2021.

Posted: July 24, 2021

Staff made the decision to cancel the Bags, Brew and BBQ event that was planned for Saturday, July 24.

Posted: July 23, 2021

The digital only Fall 2021 Brochure is now online! 

Posted: June 30, 2021

Master Plans for the expansion of Glos Memorial Park and the development of Centennial Park were approved at the June 28

Posted: June 29, 2021

The lifeguard staff at East End and Smalley Pools received five stars on their first of three unannounced audits from Starguard Elite during the week of June 21, 2021.

Posted: June 28, 2021

The Elmhurst Park District Board of Commissioners has reached unanimous consensus to pursue eminent domain against a developer who is attempting to force the Park District to relocate a section of

Posted: June 24, 2021

Introducing Ultimate Futsal: Already play soccer, or interested in a faster paced game?

Posted: June 14, 2021

We are working to enhance a park in your community and we need your help. Stop by Glos Memorial Park from 6-7:30 p.m.

Posted: June 11, 2021

It’s not every day that a guinea pig gets to venture to a local playground. But on a sunny day in May, Nutella the guinea pig made her way to Butterfield Park.

Posted: June 9, 2021

It’s been 455 days since the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a worldwide pandemic.

Posted: June 8, 2021

The State remains on track to move to Phase 5 of the Restore Illinois Plan on Friday, June 11, and the Elmhurst Park District is excited to begin transitioning back to pre-pandemic operations.

Posted: May 28, 2021

Update - This survey is now closed.

Posted: May 25, 2021

From the onset of the pandemic, the Park District has regularly adjusted operations based on the latest guidance provided by governing agencies.

Posted: May 25, 2021

It may feel more like summer as usual at the pools if the State enters Phase 5 of the Restore Illinois plan!

Posted: May 20, 2021

Update: Due to weather, we will be meeting inside at Centennial Recreation Center.

We are working to enhance a park in your community and we need your help. Stop by our Open House at to give your opinion about the proposed Master Plan for the park.

Posted: May 18, 2021

At the Monday, May 10 Park Board meeting, incumbents Kevin Graf and Carolyn Ubriaco were sworn in along with new Commissioner, Meghan Scarsella.

Posted: May 12, 2021

Late last week, the Governor announced that our State will move to the Bridge Phase on Friday, May 14 and if things continue trending in a positive way, we will progress through to Phase 5 as early

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