Elmhurst Park District News

Posted: April 24, 2017

Residents are encouraged to join the Elmhurst Park District for the third and final public open house meetings to discuss planning for the future of the District.

Posted: April 12, 2017

The 2017 Marjorie Davis Garden Plot Project is underway. The construction and silt fencing has been installed and the tree removal has been completed.

Posted: March 31, 2017

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Posted: March 20, 2017

With the goal of increasing accessibility to The Depot, a historic building situated in Wild Meadows Trace, the Park Board approved the replacement of The Depot’s pavers at the Monday, February 27,

Posted: March 16, 2017

The March 13 Park Board Meeting saw discussion over changes to the District’s Park and Facility User Ordinance, specifically an amendment to ban tobacco use on District property.

Posted: March 15, 2017

The 2017 season at Sugar Creek Golf Course kicked off to a memorable start this January due to warmer winter temperatures.

Posted: March 15, 2017

Plans for the redevelopment of Plunkett Park playground moved forward at the Monday, March 13 Park Board meeting, with the Board approving both the Plunkett Park Playground Redevelopment Project an

Posted: March 7, 2017

The annual migration of hundreds of millions of monarchs from the United States and Canada to Mexico is a natural wonder that Elmhurst residents can see play out each year.

Posted: March 2, 2017

The Berens Park North Tennis Courts will be getting a facelift this spring.

Posted: March 2, 2017

As part of its Vision 2020 comprehensive and strategic planning process, a community survey was administered last fall by the Elmhurst Park District to obtain feedback and help plan for future park

Posted: February 7, 2017

Those looking for ways to contribute to the conservation of Elmhurst or the preservation of its history need look no further than the Elmhurst Great Western Prairie, a gem of local environmental hi

Posted: February 3, 2017

The stormwater detention project at Golden Meadows is moving forward.  The appraisal of $1,130,000 was approved by the Elmhurst City Council at their January 17, 2017 meeting.  The appraisal was then sent by the Park District to the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) and is now awaiting their approval.   Since the property was purchased with IDNR Grant funds, IDNR must approve the appraisal and sale of the property to the City of Elmhurst.  IDNR prohibits stormwater detention as a use for park land purchased with IDNR funds, thus requiring the sale of the property to the City of Elmhurst.

Posted: February 1, 2017

The Elmhurst Park Board has approved the purchase of the property at 207 N. Hampshire Avenue, located northeast of East End Park.

Posted: January 30, 2017

The Elmhurst Park District Board of Park Commissioners cut the ribbon and officially welcomed the public to the newly redesigned Ben Allison sled hill on Saturday, January 28.

Posted: January 20, 2017

At the Tuesday, January 17 Park Board Meeting, plans for the updating of Plunkett Park playground were approved.

Posted: January 18, 2017

At the Tuesday, January 17 Board Meeting, results of a survey given to Pool Pass Holders in fall 2016 were presented.

Posted: November 18, 2016

The Elmhurst Garden Club presented the Elmhurst Park District Board of Commissioners with a check for $4,500 at the Monday, November 14 Park Board meeting.

Posted: October 28, 2016

In January of 2015, the Elmhurst Park District received news that it had been awarded a $400,000 Open Space Lands Acquisition and Development (OSLAD) grant from the Illinois Department of Natural R

Posted: October 26, 2016

The Elmhurst Park Board has approved the purchase of the property at 447 Armitage Avenue, adjacent to Berens Park.

Posted: September 26, 2016

The City of Elmhurst began its stormwater detention project in York Commons last week with the removal of trees in the proposed detention basin.

Posted: September 20, 2016
The Board of Park Commissioners has approved engaging The Lakota Group to conduct a community needs assessment to be completed in fall of 2016 and the development of a comprehensive and strategic
Posted: September 20, 2016
The Elmhurst Park Board has approved the purchase of the property at 135 Palmer Drive, adjacent to Glos Memorial Park, near downtown Elmhurst.

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