Elmhurst Park District News

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: 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.

Posted: March 20, 2017

With the goal of increasing accessibility to The Depot, a historic building situated in Wild Meadows Trace, the Park Board approved the replacement of The Depot’s pavers at the Monday, February 27,

Posted: March 16, 2017

The March 13 Park Board Meeting saw discussion over changes to the District’s Park and Facility User Ordinance, specifically an amendment to ban tobacco use on District property.

Posted: March 15, 2017

Plans for the redevelopment of Plunkett Park playground moved forward at the Monday, March 13 Park Board meeting, with the Board approving both the Plunkett Park Playground Redevelopment Project an

Posted: March 7, 2017

The annual migration of hundreds of millions of monarchs from the United States and Canada to Mexico is a natural wonder that Elmhurst residents can see play out each year.

Posted: March 2, 2017

The Berens Park North Tennis Courts will be getting a facelift this spring.

Posted: March 2, 2017

As part of its Vision 2020 comprehensive and strategic planning process, a community survey was administered last fall by the Elmhurst Park District to obtain feedback and help plan for future park

Posted: February 7, 2017

Those looking for ways to contribute to the conservation of Elmhurst or the preservation of its history need look no further than the Elmhurst Great Western Prairie, a gem of local environmental hi