Elmhurst Park District News

Posted: July 18, 2018

Creating a memorable park experience at the Park District includes creating sustainable practices and ensuring the native plant and wildlife in the parks is conserved for generations to come.

Posted: July 13, 2018

The Elmhurst Park District held a dog park planning open house on Thursday, July 12 at The Abbey to solicit feedback from residents on a future dog park.

Posted: July 3, 2018

The playground equipment at the Conrad Fischer playground has been assembled and set and concrete footings were poured. The installation of safety surfacing will begin soon. 

Posted: July 3, 2018

The Berens Park Synthetic Turf Project is completed and the fields will reopen the week of July 9, allowing summer camps and team programs to again make use of the fields.

Posted: July 1, 2018

A recent internal review by Park District staff of environmental practices at the District shows a high level of commitment to positive environmental impact.

Posted: July 1, 2018

The Board accepted and approved the Elmhurst Park District Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for the year ending December 31, 2017 at its June 11, 2018 board meeting.

Posted: June 29, 2018

A picture is worth a thousand words, and the staff at Wilder Mansion wanted to team up with a photographer to tell the story of the Wilder Mansion.

Posted: June 26, 2018

Based on feedback from residents during the Vision 2020 process, one of the amenities most desired is a dog park.

Posted: June 19, 2018

Modern, bright blue and green playground equipment has arrived at Conrad Fischer Park playground this week, as the park's redevelopment project continues.

Posted: June 19, 2018

Elmhurst Park District's Impact Dance Company wrapped up their 2017-2018 season at the Midwest Starz Nationals Competition, June 14-17, at the Kalahari Convention Cent

Posted: June 19, 2018

The turf at Berens Park has been completely installed on both fields and they are nearly finished with adding the infill.

Posted: June 14, 2018

It was smooth sailing for participants signing up for summer programs during resident registration on Saturday, May 5.

Posted: June 7, 2018

With school out of session, the Park District is beginning work on the redevelopment of Conrad Fischer Park playground, which will receive new structures and play surfacing this summer.

Posted: June 5, 2018

The Berens Park synthetic turf fields renovations are moving along! The old turf has been removed and fine grading has taken place. Renovations are expected to be completed in August!

Posted: May 25, 2018

A strategic plan is essential to the success of any organization. It drives long-range planning, directs decision-making, and assists with allocating resources.

Posted: April 26, 2018

Spring and summer are the perfect time to go out and enjoy the parks, especially the playgrounds! At playgrounds kids socialize, develop motor skills and burn off energy while having fun!

Posted: April 17, 2018

For nearly two years, Elmhurst Park District residents have completed their online seasonal registrations seamlessly.

Posted: April 12, 2018

The Elmhurst Gymnastics Center’s Boys USAG team competed at the State Championship in Chicago the weekend of March 23-25, 2018.

Posted: March 21, 2018

Many adults look back on their first job with fondness. It was a time to gain some independence, make new friends, and maybe earn a little spending money.

Posted: March 19, 2018

The Elmhurst Park District’s annual egg hunt is a popular spring event attracting more than 1,500 people to beautiful Wilder Park.

Posted: March 15, 2018

At the March 12, 2018 Park Board meeting, Park District staff and the Board’s ad hoc IT committee provided updates regarding the District’s registration software, RecTrac from Vermont Systems, Inc.

Posted: March 15, 2018

One of the values the Park District emphasizes is being Community Focused – at the end of the day, it’s all about the community we serve.

Posted: March 15, 2018

As the home to many Park District programs, including dance, preschool and gymnastics, it’s important that Wagner Community Center is maintained to ensure a safe recreation space for the community.

Posted: February 27, 2018

Plans for the redevelopment of Conrad Fischer Park playground moved forward at the Monday, February 26 Park Board meeting, with the Board approving the Playground Redevelopment Project and Safety S

Posted: February 27, 2018

Visitors to the Salt Creek Park softball field will soon have a new way to practice their swing, as the Park Board approved the installation of batting cages in the park at the February 24 Park Boa

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