Elmhurst Park District News
Visitors to Eldridge Park and the Illinois Prairie Path are reminded to keep a look out for red-winged blackbirds this time of year, which are currently nesting and mating in those areas.
With the roll out of Vision 2020, six key goals emerged including improved condition and maintenance of parks and amenities.
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.
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
Progress on the Salt Creek Greenway Trail connector continues. This week, permanent sheet piling is being installed.
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.
During the March 11, 2019 Park Board Meeting, board members approved plans for the redevelopment of Salt Creek Park Playground.
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.
In honor of Earth Day, Elmhurst Park District staff visited the future home of Elmhurst’s first dog park to do a site clean-up.
Progress on the Salt Creek Greenway trail connector has officially begun.
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.
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.
This past weekend, a number of athletes on the Elmhurst Park District’s Boys USAG team competed at the State Championship in Chicago.
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
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
Elmhurst Park District's Impact Dance Company provided performances for halftime at the Elmhurst College Women’s and Men’s Basketball games on Saturday, January 26.
In 2017, the Board acquired 0S762 Old York Road for the future development of the District’s first dog park.
Elmhurst Park District is busy preparing the Spring Brochure and is looking forward to the upcoming season.
Last fall, the Park District conducted a survey of pool pass and pool punch card holders to gain feedback on pool amenities and insight into how the Park District could improve the pool goers’ expe
Elmhurst Park District’s Impact Dance Company attended the Illinois Recreational Cheer Association 2018 Cheer and Dance State Championship on Sunday, December 9, at Sears Centre in Hoffman Estates,
The November/December issue of Chicagoland Gardening features a familiar facade, with Wilder Park Conservatory taking center stage on their cover. The facility was featured in their 'Tropical Escapes' article which highlights conservatories throughout the Chicagoland area.
Elmhurst Park District Horticulturist, David Price, was quoted in the piece, saying "One of the nicest things about the conservatory is it has a long history."
"We have photos of a grandmother bringing her grandchild here. When we asked, she told us of her memories of her grandmother bringing her. It's a wonderful tradition."
Elmhurst Park District Dance presented their first ever Dance Holiday Magic event on Sunday, December 2.
As a result of issues with the Elmhurst Park District’s registration software, the District made changes to the first day of registration process beginning with winter registration.
The Elmhurst Park District has been recognized as an Illinois Distinguished Accredited Agency by the Illinois Association of Park Districts and the Illinois Park and Recreation Association.
As a result of issues with the Elmhurst Park District’s registration software, the District has made changes to the first day of registration process beginning with winter registration this Saturda