Elmhurst Park District News

Posted: June 24, 2021

Introducing Ultimate Futsal: Already play soccer, or interested in a faster paced game?

Posted: June 23, 2021

Looking for a great summer job? We are still hiring lifeguards for the summer season! Join the amazing aquatics team and learn lifelong skills while making a difference in your community!

Posted: June 14, 2021

We are working to enhance a park in your community and we need your help. Stop by Glos Memorial Park from 6-7:30 p.m.

Posted: June 11, 2021

It’s not every day that a guinea pig gets to venture to a local playground. But on a sunny day in May, Nutella the guinea pig made her way to Butterfield Park.

Posted: June 9, 2021

It’s been 455 days since the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a worldwide pandemic.

Posted: June 8, 2021

The State remains on track to move to Phase 5 of the Restore Illinois Plan on Friday, June 11, and the Elmhurst Park District is excited to begin transitioning back to pre-pandemic operations.

Posted: May 28, 2021

Update - This survey is now closed. 

Elmhurst Park District is looking for community input on the development of its newest park, Centennial Park, located at 155 E. St. Charles Road. Please view the potential concepts below and take our short survey to provide us feedback.

Posted: May 25, 2021

From the onset of the pandemic, the Park District has regularly adjusted operations based on the latest guidance provided by governing agencies.

Posted: May 25, 2021

It may feel more like summer as usual at the pools if the State enters Phase 5 of the Restore Illinois plan!

Posted: May 20, 2021

Update: Due to weather, we will be meeting inside at Centennial Recreation Center.

We are working to enhance a park in your community and we need your help. Stop by our Open House at to give your opinion about the proposed Master Plan for the park.

Posted: May 18, 2021

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

Posted: May 12, 2021

Late last week, the Governor announced that our State will move to the Bridge Phase on Friday, May 14 and if things continue trending in a positive way, we will progress through to Phase 5 as early

Posted: May 4, 2021

Update - This survey is now closed. 

Elmhurst Park District is looking for community input on what new amenities to implement to the Glos Memorial Park Expansion. (142 E. Park and Expansion site 135 Robert Palmer Dr.) The northern end of the park shall remain.

Posted: April 30, 2021

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.

Posted: April 29, 2021

This year is the 25th Anniversary of the Garden Walk & Faire! The Elmhurst Garden Club sponsors “An Afternoon in the Garden,” as a community fundraiser.

Posted: April 27, 2021

Glos Memorial Park has provided open space and formal gardens in downtown Elmhurst, the community’s most densely populated area, since the 1970s.

Posted: April 27, 2021

5/3/21 - Please note that this open house is being moved indoors to the History Museum annex due to the rain forecast this evening.

Posted: April 26, 2021

The summer brochure was released last week, which included details about East End and Smalley Pools.

Posted: April 22, 2021

The Summer 2021 Digital Brochure is now available! View information on summer programming, pools and camps! R

Posted: April 20, 2021

Looking for active, outdoor volunteer opportunities for your friends, family or organization? Check out Adopt-A-Park!

Posted: April 19, 2021

Update: This survey is now closed.

Posted: April 13, 2021

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

Posted: April 13, 2021

Over the course of the last several Elmhurst Park District Board meetings, commissioners met in closed session with the Park District’s attorney to discuss a 17-foot-wide piece of property in the P

Posted: April 8, 2021

We are working to enhance a park in your community and we need your help.

Posted: March 2, 2021

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.