Elmhurst Park District News

Posted: October 28, 2016

In January of 2015, the Elmhurst Park District received news that it had been awarded a $400,000 Open Space Lands Acquisition and Development (OSLAD) grant from the Illinois Department of Natural R

Posted: October 26, 2016

The Elmhurst Park Board has approved the purchase of the property at 447 Armitage Avenue, adjacent to Berens Park.

Posted: October 11, 2016
Please join the Elmhurst Park District for the first Vision 2020: Focus on the Future public workshop to be hosted Wednesday, October 19, 2016, at The Abbey (407 W. St. Charles Road).
Posted: September 26, 2016

The City of Elmhurst began its stormwater detention project in York Commons last week with the removal of trees in the proposed detention basin.

Posted: September 20, 2016
The Board of Park Commissioners has approved engaging The Lakota Group to conduct a community needs assessment to be completed in fall of 2016 and the development of a comprehensive and strategic
Posted: September 20, 2016
The Elmhurst Park Board has approved the purchase of the property at 135 Palmer Drive, adjacent to Glos Memorial Park, near downtown Elmhurst.
Posted: September 16, 2016

Construction at Butterfield Park continues at a good pace. Base material and underdrain pipe has been placed for the permeable paver walk. Electrical work has begun on the tennis court lights.

Posted: September 7, 2016
Elmhurst Parks are enjoyed by many, not just for their playgrounds and ball fields, but for the trees that provide year-round interest and character.
Posted: September 1, 2016
With summer wrapping up, Elmhurst Park District is looking toward next year. Plunkett Park Playground, located at the intersection of S. West Avenue and W.
Posted: September 1, 2016
The Elmhurst Park District invites you to attend its first ever “State of the Park District” address Thursday, September 29 at 7 p.m. at The Abbey.
 
Posted: August 17, 2016

Construction is progressing for the Butterfield Park Playground for Everyone.  The concrete pads were poured that go under the rubber tile safety surfacing.

Posted: August 2, 2016

Residents and visitors to Butterfield Park can look forward to smooth paths for biking and walking once Butterfield Park reopens this fall.

Posted: August 1, 2016

At the Park Board meeting on July 25, 2016 the Board unanimously approved Resolution R-02-16 to approve the terms of an intergovernmental agreement (IGA) between the City of Elmhurst and the Elmhur

Posted: July 15, 2016

Work continues at Butterfield Park. Demolition is underway with most of the paths removed.

Posted: July 8, 2016

Construction of the Playground for Everyone at Butterfield Park is moving right along with most of the demolition done.

Posted: July 1, 2016
Tennis players, the Park District is making it easier for you to dispose of your dead and dull tennis balls. Instead of throwing them in the garbage bin, recycle your used tennis balls with us!
Posted: June 28, 2016

Construction has started at the Butterfield Park playground with the remaining equipment and footings being removed. Demolition will continue for the rest of the week.

Posted: June 24, 2016
The $1.69 million bid by Elanar Construction Co., of Chicago, IL for the Butterfield Park Redevelopment Project was approved by the Park Board at their May 11, 2016 meeting.
Posted: June 22, 2016
We're making way for the Playground for Everyone at Butterfield Park!
 
Posted: June 21, 2016
On Saturday, June 18, the Elmhurst Park District broke ground on the Butterfield Park redevelopment project and the Playground for Everyone.
Posted: June 21, 2016

At their May 25, 2016 meeting, the Park Board approved a bid of $63,800 from Professional Paving and Concrete Co., Inc.

Posted: June 7, 2016
Congratulations to the Courts Plus Elmhurst 10 and under Tennis Team, which had a great team tennis season this year!
Posted: June 3, 2016
The Park Board and City of Elmhurst have hired Conventions, Sports & Leisure International (CSL) to conduct a market and financial feasibility study for an Indoor Sports Facility in Elmhurst.

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