Elmhurst Park District News
Visitors to Eldridge Park and the Illinois Prairie Path are reminded to keep a look out for red-winged blackbirds this time of year, which are currently nesting and mating in those areas.
Elmhurst Park District has aquatic events for all ages planned for this July!
With the roll out of Vision 2020, six key goals emerged including improved condition and maintenance of parks and amenities.
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.
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
Progress on the Salt Creek Greenway Trail connector continues. This week, permanent sheet piling is being installed.
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.
The Park District is looking forward to an amazing summer at the pools with expanded hours and new amenities!
During the March 11, 2019 Park Board Meeting, board members approved plans for the redevelopment of Salt Creek Park Playground.
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.
In honor of Earth Day, Elmhurst Park District staff visited the future home of Elmhurst’s first dog park to do a site clean-up.
Progress on the Salt Creek Greenway trail connector has officially begun.
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.
While we all anxiously await springtime weather in Chicago, we’re kicking off a few very eventful weekends.
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.
This past weekend, a number of athletes on the Elmhurst Park District’s Boys USAG team competed at the State Championship in Chicago.
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
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
Elmhurst Park District's Impact Dance Company provided performances for halftime at the Elmhurst College Women’s and Men’s Basketball games on Saturday, January 26.
In 2017, the Board acquired 0S762 Old York Road for the future development of the District’s first dog park.
WEATHER-RELATED CLOSING UPDATE
Elmhurst Park District is busy preparing the Spring Brochure and is looking forward to the upcoming season.
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
Registration is now open for winter kids programming at Courts Plus. The facility offers many opportunities for kids of all ages to keep moving this winter.
On Monday, October 1, 2018, Park Board President Vince Spaeth and Executive Director Jim Rogers gave the 2018 State of the Park District address. The presentation aimed to provide a current look at District projects, accomplishments and future plans, with a specific emphasis this year on the Vision 2020 progress and resulting plans.