Elmhurst Park District News

Posted: March 1, 2021

For the past two months, staff at the Elmhurst Park District has been planning for the expansion of programming in spring and summer.

Posted: February 23, 2021

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Posted: February 15, 2021

Due to the impending snow storm, the following facility closures and program cancellations will occur:

  • Courts Plus programs scheduled to begin after 6:00 p.m. have been cancelled today, February 15. The facility will close at 7:00 pm. The facility will open at 8:00 am on Tuesday, February 16.
  • Wagner Community Center will have a delayed opening of Noon on Tuesday, February 16.
  • Recreation programs slated to begin prior to Noon tomorrow, including Sunbeams & Rainbows, have been cancelled with the exception of Club Ed at the Centennial Park Recreation Building and the Eldridge Park Recreation Building, which will open at 7:00 a.m. as scheduled.
  • AARP tax appointments scheduled for 9:00 a.m. at Wilder Mansion will continue as scheduled.

We will continue to monitor the weather and post any relevant updates to epd.org.

Posted: February 10, 2021

Pool FAQs

Last week, the Elmhurst Park District announced plans to open

Posted: February 4, 2021

Region 8, which includes the Elmhurst Park District, entered Phase 4 of the Restore Illinois Plan on Wednesday. The following changes will go into effect…

Posted: January 29, 2021

Improvements at the newest District park and expansion of green space are just some of the proposed capital projects District staff is planning for in 2021.

Posted: January 26, 2021

Today, Region 8 moves to Tier 1 of the resurgence mitigations! Here are the changes that will take place with Tier 1.

Posted: January 19, 2021

It was announced yesterday that Region 8, which includes the Elmhurst Park District, can move to Tier 2 effective immediately. Here are the changes that will take place with Tier 2.

Posted: January 19, 2021

Frosty is in Elmhurst! He's visiting our parks all winter, through February 26. Can you spot him? Play Find Frosty with us this winter and be entered into a raffle to win! We’ve teamed up with Kelly Stetler of Compass Realty to offer a $250 gift card to City Centre to the winner of Find Frosty!

Posted: January 18, 2021

It was announced today that Region 8, which includes the Elmhurst Park District, can move to Tier 2 effective immediately.

Posted: January 15, 2021

At today’s press conference, Governor Pritzker announced an update to the current resurgence mitigation.

Posted: January 7, 2021

Governor Pritzker announced that Tier 3 mitigations will go through Friday, January 15 if mitigation criteria are met.

Posted: December 21, 2020

Recently, Governor Pritzker announced that Tier 3 mitigations will go through Saturday, January 9.

Posted: December 18, 2020

This week, Elmhurst Community Unit District 205 and Elmhurst Park District finalized plans for the purchase and sale of the property at 407 W. St Charles Road, commonly known as The Abbey.

Posted: December 15, 2020

Several Elmhurst families were surprised to look out their windows recently and discover they Got Grinched, with lawns sprinkled with candy canes and a gift from The Grinch waiting for them at thei

Posted: December 4, 2020

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Posted: December 3, 2020

The reviews are in and Wilder Mansion is proud to make the list of The Knot Best of Weddings 2021.

Posted: November 20, 2020

What is the one class your child misses the most?! GYM CLASS!

Posted: November 18, 2020

On Tuesday, November 17, Governor J.B. Pritzker announced that the State of Illinois will move to Tier 3 of resurgence mitigations beginning Friday, November 20 at 12:01 am.

Posted: November 17, 2020

Elmhurst Park District was recognized by the Illinois Association of Park Districts at their Best of the Best Awards Gala on November 12.

Posted: November 12, 2020

The Elmhurst Garden Club announced a donation of $1,000 to the Elmhurst Park District at the November 9 Park Board meeting.

Posted: November 11, 2020

The final volunteer Elmhust Great Western Prairie Work Day on November 21 is cancelled due to concerns about the size of the volunteer group and rising case numbers of COVID-19 in DuPage county.

Posted: November 10, 2020

As cases of COVID-19 continue to increase throughout the State of Illinois, Governor Pritzker announced today that DuPage County (Region 8) will move to Tier 2 of the resurgence mitigation beginnin

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