Elmhurst Park District News

Posted: April 26, 2021

The summer brochure was released last week, which included details about East End and Smalley Pools.

Posted: April 22, 2021

The Summer 2021 Digital Brochure is now available! View information on summer programming, pools and camps! R

Posted: April 20, 2021

Looking for active, outdoor volunteer opportunities for your friends, family or organization? Check out Adopt-A-Park!

Posted: April 13, 2021

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: April 13, 2021

Over the course of the last several Elmhurst Park District Board meetings, commissioners met in closed session with the Park District’s attorney to discuss a 17-foot-wide piece of property in the P

Posted: April 13, 2021

Set yourself up for fun this summer! Co-Rec Sand Volleyball League registration is now open!

Posted: April 8, 2021

We are working to enhance a park in your community and we need your help.

Posted: April 6, 2021

The public restroom at East End Park is currently closed for repairs. A portable restroom will be installed today and will be in place until repairs can be completed and the restroom can reopen.

Posted: March 23, 2021

Calling all middle schoolers & teens, ages 11-15! Grab your flashlight, a basket and join us for the Flashlight Egg Hunt in Wilder Park on Thursday, April 1 at 8pm sharp.

Posted: March 11, 2021

Get back in the game this spring! Softball teams play a 10-game regular season followed by a single elimination postseason tournament for top 8 teams in each division. Multiple leagues offered.

Posted: March 2, 2021

It’s time to dust off those fancy clothes hiding in the back of your closet and gather around your dinner table to enjoy a delicious meal and fun activities all together!

Posted: March 2, 2021

The Park District’s 2021 Budget reflects a year of transition as part of a slow and gradual recovery including the reopening and expanding of facilities, programs and services as the COVID-19 vaccine becomes wider-spread, mandated capacity and social distancing restrictions are lifted, and more participants become comfortable to return to indoor programs and services.

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 24, 2021

Help maintain Elmhurst's stretch of 10,000-year-old prairie.  Volunteers meet at the Great Western Prairie (intersection of Berkley Avenue and Prairie Path, just west of Spring Road) from 9 a.m.-No

Posted: February 18, 2021

The Digital Spring 2021 Brochure will be available Friday, February 19. This brochure will contain information about spring programs, plus summer camps!

Posted: February 17, 2021

Eldridge Lagoon is currently CLOSED for ice skating and the red flag is up. Unfortunately, the snow acts as an insulator and melts the ice.

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.