Park Board News

Tuesday, January 3, 2023 - 4:31pm

After an extensive review of software solution options, the Park Board approved ActiveNet as the District’s new registration software provider during its December 18 meeting, and last week, District staff finalized the contract with the new vendor.

Monday, November 21, 2022 - 3:09pm

Improvements are coming to Ben Allison Park next year, including a new playground.

Wednesday, November 2, 2022 - 10:07am

A new park is on the horizon for Elmhurst Park District.

Tuesday, October 25, 2022 - 2:18pm

At the Monday, October 24 Park Board Meeting, the Elmhurst Garden Club presented a check for $5,000 to the Park District.

Monday, September 26, 2022 - 2:42pm

Cloudy skies didn’t stop the neighborhood from coming out to play last Saturday during the ribbon cutting at Eldridge Park’s newly redeveloped east playground.

Wednesday, September 7, 2022 - 12:59pm

Park District staff and Board Members joined Elmhurst Cool Cities Coalition (ECCC) on Tuesday, September 6 for a ribbon cutting celebrating the new native garden located on the north side of Wilder

Wednesday, August 10, 2022 - 11:50am

At their August 8 meeting, the Park Board approved the planting of sixty trees this fall.

Thursday, June 30, 2022 - 1:59pm

Sugar Creek Golf Course draws its name from the creek which runs through the property.

Wednesday, March 16, 2022 - 3:42pm

Several capital projects received the approval to more forward at the Monday, March 14 Park Board meeting, with projects at Eldridge Park, Courts Plus and the Wilder Park Formal Garden scheduled to

Friday, January 14, 2022 - 12:45pm

Upcoming maintenance work at Courts Plus will include the replacement of the roof over the Courts Plus café area, with the project receiving a

Thursday, January 13, 2022 - 3:06pm

At their January 10 meeting, the Park Board approved payments toward the replacement of the roof at the City of Elmhurst's Maintenance Facility

Wednesday, December 15, 2021 - 3:08pm

The Park Board recognized and honored the 150th anniversary of Elmhurst University during its December 13, 2021 Park Board meeting, passing a resolution commemorating the milestone.

Monday, August 9, 2021 - 6:30pm

Due to severe weather, the Park Board meeting planned for Monday, August 9 has been cancelled.

Friday, July 30, 2021 - 1:23pm

At the July 26 Park Board meeting, the Board approved the purchase of playground equipment for Centennial Park.

Wednesday, June 30, 2021 - 1:28pm

Master Plans for the expansion of Glos Memorial Park and the development of Centennial Park were approved at the June 28

Monday, June 28, 2021 - 9:25pm

The Elmhurst Park District Board of Commissioners has reached unanimous consensus to pursue eminent domain against a developer who is attempting to force the Park District to relocate a section of

Tuesday, May 18, 2021 - 8:27pm

At the Monday, May 10 Park Board meeting, incumbents Kevin Graf and Carolyn Ubriaco were sworn in along with new Commissioner, Meghan Scarsella.

Friday, April 30, 2021 - 1:29am

Retiring Park Board Commissioner, Doug Ennis, was recognized at the April 26, 2021 Park Board meeting for his six years of service to the board.

Tuesday, April 27, 2021 - 2:49pm

Glos Memorial Park has provided open space and formal gardens in downtown Elmhurst, the community’s most densely populated area, since the 1

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 8:34am

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.

Friday, January 29, 2021 - 11:48am

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.

Friday, December 18, 2020 - 12:04pm

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.

Thursday, November 12, 2020 - 2:53pm

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

Thursday, October 29, 2020 - 10:47am

Two recent decisions by the Board of Park Commissioners will assist in dealing with the impact of COVID-19 related expenses on the District.At the September 14 meeting, the Park Board approved ente