Elmhurst Park District News

Posted: October 10, 2017

Visitors to Berens Park and East End Park will soon have more room to run, play and picnic.

Posted: October 3, 2017

You and your favorite playmates are invited to celebrate with us at Plunkett Park playground’s grand reopening, taking place Saturday, November 4 at 10 a.m. at Plunkett Park.

Posted: October 3, 2017

Plunkett Park playground work is rolling along! Safety surface installation began this week. Final preparations to the base were made and a low maintenance synthetic turf is now being rolled out!

Posted: September 12, 2017

The playground redevelopment at Plunkett Park is coming along with most of the equipment laid out and the freestanding Global Motion structure being installed this week.

Posted: September 6, 2017

Fall Fest has been a staple in Elmhurst for a number of years so when the Elmhurst Park District was asked to take over the event, they couldn’t turn it down.

Posted: September 5, 2017

Elmhurst Park District is looking for your input! Conrad Fischer Park is scheduled to receive a face lift in the summer of 2018.

Posted: August 30, 2017

The Park Board approved a plan to ban tobacco use on all District property at the Monday, August 28, 2017 Park Board Meeting.

Posted: August 29, 2017

Work on the redevelopment of Plunket Park playground is moving swiftly.

Posted: August 22, 2017

If you've strolled the Illinois Prairie Path in Elmhurst recently, you may have noticed a construction project underway at The Depot. This fall, th

Posted: August 16, 2017

With school back in session, the Park District is beginning work on the redevelopment of Plunkett Park playground, which will receive new structures and play surfacing this fall.

Posted: July 28, 2017

The Elmhurst Park District held a public meeting on Thursday, July 27 to welcome feedback from the community on the conversion of property related to Golden Meadows Park.

Posted: July 28, 2017

The north tennis courts at Berens Park are once again open.

Posted: July 18, 2017

This past April, the Elmhurst Park District deeded a portion of land at Golden Meadows Park to the City of Elmhurst as part of an Intergovernmental Agreement to assist the City in its efforts to ad

Posted: July 12, 2017

From fall 2016 to early summer 2017, the Elmhurst Park District undertook the Vision 2020 process to update its current Comprehensive and Strategic Plans, which conclude at the end of 2017.

Posted: July 3, 2017

Elmhurst Park District lifeguards are top notch according to the Starfish Aquatics Institute. Reviewers did an unannounced audit at East End Pool and Norman P.

Posted: June 27, 2017

At its June 26 meeting, the Elmhurst Park District Board of Park Commissioners passed a resolution to formally commit the District’s continued practices of working with the

Posted: June 15, 2017

In summer 2013, Lizzadro Museum representatives began discussions with Park District staff about the future of the museum.

Posted: June 6, 2017

Asphalt pavement is being placed today at the Berens North tennis courts and both the binder and surface courses should be finished by the end of the week!

Posted: May 18, 2017

One of the final components of the Butterfield Park restoration project has been completed with the resurfacing of the tennis courts. The new courts have been completed and are ready for play.

Posted: May 15, 2017

The Elmhurst Park District would like your input regarding the future of parks, facilities, and programs via the final community online survey for the Vision 2020 process.

Posted: May 1, 2017

If you see new trees being planted in your parks, it is all part of the Spring Tree Planting project.

Posted: April 26, 2017

The Elmhurst Park District Park Board of Commissioners recognized Commissioner Anthony Pelosi for his years of service at the Monday, April 24 Park Board meeting. Anthony, who is stepping down after serving the Board for the past six consecutive years, was presented with a resolution to formally honor his service to the Elmhurst community.

Posted: April 25, 2017

It is finally beautiful outside and even our favorite four-legged friends want to get out and have some fun.

Posted: April 24, 2017

Residents are encouraged to join the Elmhurst Park District for the third and final public open house meetings to discuss planning for the future of the District.

Posted: April 12, 2017

The 2017 Marjorie Davis Garden Plot Project is underway. The construction and silt fencing has been installed and the tree removal has been completed.