Elmhurst Park District News

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

Posted: November 20, 2018

The Elmhurst Park District Winter Brochure is out for delivery and should be ar

Posted: November 15, 2018

Six months and 50 pounds later, Courts Plus Member Jennie is feeling elated and energized about the change in direction her health has taken in such a short time.

Posted: November 9, 2018

The proposed 2019 Budget and Tentative Budget & Appropriation Ordinance are available for review at the District’s administration office, 375 W. First St.

Posted: November 8, 2018

This semester, Courts Plus welcomed two students from the Elmhurst Learning and Success Academy (ELSA), an Elmhurst College four-year, post-secondary certificat

Posted: November 1, 2018

Note: This survey is now closed.

Help us plan Salt Creek Park playground!

Posted: October 24, 2018

Residents can expect to see changes to the first day of registration for Elmhurst Park District programs beginning with the winter season.

Posted: October 18, 2018

There are more ways than one to find value in a Courts Plus Membership.

Posted: October 11, 2018

At the Tuesday, October 10 meeting of the Elmhurst Park District Board of Park Commissioners, members of the Elmhurst Garden Club presented a check to the District for $4,000, raised during the ann

Posted: October 11, 2018

Two seats for a six-year term on the Elmhurst Park District Board of Commissioners are up for election in the Consolidated Election on April 2, 2019.

Posted: October 1, 2018

Update: The survey is now closed. If you still have questions or comments regarding registration, contact us and let us know!

It’s no secret that two of the last three registrations have been frustrating and difficult for residents. Therefore, staff will be making changes to the first day of registration beginning with winter registration in December.  

Posted: September 6, 2018

The Elmhurst Park District is seeking public comment on its Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Transition Plan.

Posted: August 30, 2018

The Park District is proud to partner with a number of affiliate groups in the community who serve Elmhurst in ways which reflect the District’s mission and values.

Posted: August 28, 2018

We are working to enhance the parks in your community and we need your help. Please join us at The Abbey (407 St.

Posted: August 28, 2018

The community enjoyed a beautiful evening at Conrad Fischer Park, as they celebrated the ribbon cutting and reopening of the newly redeveloped playground with the Park Board. Board President V

Posted: August 16, 2018

On Monday, August 13, Elmhurst Park District and Elmhurst College representatives came together to celebrate the completion of the recently renovated turf fields at Berens Park.

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