The Playground For Everyone

Wednesday, August 17, 2016 - 2:36pm

Construction is progressing for the Butterfield Park Playground for Everyone.  The concrete pads were poured that go under the rubber tile safety surfacing.

Friday, July 15, 2016 - 10:35am

Work continues at Butterfield Park. Demolition is underway with most of the paths removed.  All of the fencing has been removed from ballfields 2,3 and 4 as well as the asphalt around the fields.

Tuesday, June 21, 2016 - 12:26pm

On Saturday, June 18, the Elmhurst Park District broke ground on the Butterfield Park redevelopment project and the Playground for Everyone.

Friday, April 29, 2016 - 11:23am

Fischer School Student Council and Girl Scout members presented a check for $383.26 to the People for Elmhurst Parks Foundation during the Wednesday, April 27 Park Board Meeting.

Thursday, April 21, 2016 - 8:37am

After months of fundraising with the help of the People for Elmhurst Parks Foundation, significant contributions from numerous community groups, crowdfunding, and individual donations, The Playground for Everyone will be a reality at Butterfield Park this year.

Thursday, April 14, 2016 - 8:41am

Visitors to Wagner Community Center this past Saturday were able to satisfy a sweet tooth and help a good cause.

Friday, March 4, 2016 - 9:55am

On February 20, 2016 the People for Elmhurst Parks Foundation held a “Be a Kid Again” FUNdraiser to raise money for the soon-to-be-built Playground for Everyone at Butterfield Park, scheduled to be

Thursday, March 3, 2016 - 12:00am

Another community organization has chosen to join the People for Elmhurst’s Park Foundation in its commitment to bringing The Playground for Everyone to Elmhurst.

Wednesday, January 20, 2016 - 12:24pm

The People for Elmhurst Parks Foundation invites you to put away your heels and break out your hi-tops and playground attire at the ‘Be A Kid Again’ FUNdraiser for the Playground for Everyone on Sa

Friday, January 15, 2016 - 11:36am

Visitors to Wagner Community Center this past Thursday were able to satisfy a sweet tooth and help a good cause.

Friday, December 11, 2015 - 8:29am

When the Playground for Everyone at Butterfield Park opens in mid-2016, the playground won’t be the only eye-catching element on display.

Thursday, September 24, 2015 - 8:40am

On Wednesday, September 23, the Elmhurst Park District Board of Park Commissioners approved design and concept plans for the Butterfield Park renovation, which include the

Thursday, July 30, 2015 - 8:28am

Since announcing the Playground for Everyone, the Elmhurst Park District has been moving forward developing ideas and meeting with members of the community to gain support for the project. 

Friday, May 22, 2015 - 3:10pm

Imagine a playground where every child can participate in all elements of the design. A place where children of all abilities can play, socialize, and dream together; fostering acceptance, friendship, and understanding through play. For many children with disabilities this may represent the only place in their lives where they can swing, slide, climb, spin and play side-by-side with their friends and peers without having to abandon their usual means of mobility.