Elmhurst Park District News

Posted: January 30, 2017

The Elmhurst Park District Board of Park Commissioners cut the ribbon and officially welcomed the public to the newly redesigned Ben Allison sled hill on Saturday, January 28.

Posted: January 20, 2017

At the Tuesday, January 17 Park Board Meeting, plans for the updating of Plunkett Park playground were approved.

Posted: January 18, 2017

At the Tuesday, January 17 Board Meeting, results of a survey given to Pool Pass Holders in fall 2016 were presented.

Posted: November 18, 2016

The Elmhurst Garden Club presented the Elmhurst Park District Board of Commissioners with a check for $4,500 at the Monday, November 14 Park Board meeting.

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: 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: 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 16, 2016

In the third phase of flooring replacement at Courts Plus, the Park Board approved a total project cost of $52,779 to replace flooring in the upper and lower level hallways and offices and to insta

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 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.

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