Elmhurst Park District News
Pack a blanket and spend your Friday evening with Movies in the Park with a free showing of The Princess Bride at Wilder Park. Free popcorn will be available and other food vendors will be onsite.
The Park Board received the proposed Intergovernmental Agreement for the use of Golden Meadows for stormwater detention from the City of Elmhurst on the afternoon of March 22, 2016.
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
Satisfy a sweet tooth and help fund the Playground for Everyone by stopping by
When the Playground for Everyone at Butterfield Park opens in mid-2016, the playground won’t be the only eye-catching element on display.
In response to requests from Butterfield Park neighbors, the Park Board of Commissioners has scheduled a special board meeting for Monday, November 2.
Despite some rainy weather, East End Playground reopened this Saturday, October 24, with smiling faces and kids eager to play. Park Board President Carolyn Ubriaco talked about the history of East End Park, which was purchased in 1929 from the Albert Bucholz Farm.
East End Park’s Playground is getting a makeover this fall, but the playground is not the only new feature at East End Park.
The arrival of a concrete mixer on site means that concrete work has begun at the East End Playground renovation project.
The 2015 East End Playground Project construction is set to begin on Monday, August 17. New playground equipment and site furnishings, a soft safety surface, fencing and an ADA accessible concrete walk will be installed. The park will also receive tree plantings and landscape restoration.
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.
In May of 1961 the Elmhurst Park District entered into an agreement with the Joseph Lizzadro Family Foundation, a not-for-profit corporation, to provide land for the construction and operation of t
On February 26, the district held a second meeting regarding the East End Park playground renovation scheduled for fall 2015. Two preliminary playground concepts were presented based on feedb
This year, the Green Team was restructured to include Park District staff "whose regular job responsibilities provide the maximum opportunity to implement green practices. The purpose of the
The IPRA ( Illinois Park & Recreation Association) awards agencies for outstanding and unique achevements in the design and development of a renovated facility.
October 22, 2014 Park Board Meeting
The Park Board unanimously approved three motions related to stormwater detention in York Commons and Golden Meadows Park.
The Public Meeting held at The Abbey on October 1, 2014 drew nearly 120 Elmhurst residents.