Elmhurst Park District News

Posted: August 20, 2019

At the August 12 meeting of the Elmhurst Park District Board of Commissioners, staff presented project plan updates related to Vision 2020, the District’s strategic and comprehensive master plan, w

Posted: August 16, 2019

Installation of new playground equipment at Salt Creek Park began this week.

Posted: August 15, 2019

Pickleball fans - get ready! The redevelopment of Crestview Park's courts began this week!

Posted: July 11, 2019

Thank-you to the Elmhurst Area Moms group for the adorable new lending library at Wagner Community Center! This little library will keep k

Posted: July 10, 2019

Back in March, new customer service standards were rolled out to all levels of staff at the Elmhurst Park District.

Posted: June 24, 2019

Construction on the trail connector at the intersection of Butterfield and Brush Hill Roads is now complete and the connector is open for use!

Posted: June 20, 2019

Playing pickleball in Elmhurst is about to get much easier. This summer, construction begins on six, dedicated pickleball courts in Elmhurst Park District’s Crestview Park.

Posted: June 20, 2019

Elmhurst Park District’s lifeguards are 5 stars, according to a recent audit from Starguard Elite.

Posted: June 17, 2019

The Park District's Salt Creek Park redevelopment project has begun.

Posted: June 7, 2019

The Berens Park east parking lot repaving project is currently underway. 

Posted: May 21, 2019

With the roll out of Vision 2020, six key goals emerged including improved condition and maintenance of parks and amenities.

Posted: May 20, 2019

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.

Posted: May 18, 2019

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

Posted: May 15, 2019

Progress on the Salt Creek Greenway Trail connector continues. This week, permanent sheet piling is being installed.

Posted: May 15, 2019

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.

Posted: May 7, 2019

During the March 11, 2019 Park Board Meeting, board members approved plans for the redevelopment of Salt Creek Park Playground.

Posted: April 25, 2019

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.

Posted: April 22, 2019

Progress on the Salt Creek Greenway trail connector has officially begun.

Posted: April 12, 2019

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.

Posted: April 3, 2019

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.

Posted: March 29, 2019

This past weekend, a number of athletes on the Elmhurst Park District’s Boys USAG team competed at the State Championship in Chicago.

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.

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