Park & Facilities Improvements

Sugar Creek Golf Course underwent a significant restoration project this year.

In March, the Park Board approved restoration of the metal roof covering the tennis courts at Courts Plus Fitness Center. The metal roof is 33 years old and exhibiting signs of oxidation. Restoration work will maintain the roof’s structural integrity and extend its lifespan.

Following restoration, the Park District will use a financing mechanism known as a power purchase agreement (PPA), which calls for the installation of an array of solar panels on all of Courts Plus’ roof surfaces.

Kies Recreation Center is ready to play! New gym flooring was installed this winter, increasing the programming options the center can offer for adults, senior citizens, and participants of all ages. Park District staff took advantage of the updated gym space quickly and on March 4, the facility offered its first pickleball class.

Elmhurst Park District is ready to break ground at Pick Park!

Construction on Canine Corner, Elmhurst’s first dog park, is approaching quickly! Work is expected to begin this spring. Anticipation for the park is high, with Elmhurst residents regularly voicing their interest in a dog park.

Elmhurst Park District now has more good news to report, as it was announced that State Representative Jenn Ladisch-Douglass successfully secured a $250,000 grant from the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) to support the development of Canine Corner.

By next summer, families in the Pick Park neighborhood will have a new place to play!

With construction anticipated to begin next June, staff is getting ready for the redevelopment of Pioneer Park.

The 2023 State of the Park District Address is now available to view online. The address was presented on Wednesday, November 29, 2023 by Park Board President, Kevin Graf and Executive Director, Jim Rogers at Kies Recreation Center. It highlighted District projects and future plans, including progress on the Vision 2020 comprehensive plan and an update on the Elevate Elmhurst Parks project.

A new playground and other park updates are coming to Pioneer Park!

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The demolition of the former Lizzadro Museum building in Wilder Park will begin this month. On Monday, August 7, fencing will go up around the building.

Stop by Pioneer Park's playground Tuesday, July 18, 5-6:30 pm to tell us changes you would like to see at the park in 2024!

This month, the Elmhurst Park District was thrilled to receive news that State Senator Suzy Glowiak-Hilton secured a $250,000 grant from the State of Illinois for upgrades to the

Wilder Park’s open green space will grow following the approval to demolish the former Lizzadro Museum building later this summer.

Wilder Park Conservatory will be undergoing a painting project April-mid May.

The facility will remain open for regular hours throughout the project, which will encompass both the interior and exterior of the Conservatory.

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

Sugar Creek Golf Course held a ground breaking ceremony for the Sugar Creek restoration project on Saturday, November 5.

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

Sugar Creek Golf Course invites the community to a ground breaking ceremony for the Sugar Creek restoration project on Saturday, November 5 at 10:30 am.

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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.

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

The Park District had a special delivery this week, with the arrival and installation of exterior doors for the newly redeveloped Centenni

Come play with us as we celebrate the new playground at Eldridge Park! The park's east playground, along Spring Road, was redeveloped this summer

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