Elmhurst Park District News

Posted: November 5, 2020

Berens Park ballfields received an upgrade this fall – two separate batting cages, which will provide a safe and efficient space for players to warm-up prior to and

Posted: November 5, 2020

Tennis nets and pickle ball nets will stay up in the parks this winter, giving the community a chance to enjoy some fun at the courts on any unseasonably warm days.

Posted: October 30, 2020

Now booking! Looking for a warm and inviting backdrop for holiday photos? Schedule your family's holiday photos at Wilder Mansion today.

Posted: October 29, 2020

Two recent decisions by the Board of Park Commissioners will assist in dealing with the impact of COVID-19 related expenses on the District.

Posted: September 28, 2020

The District’s first dedicated pickleball courts were formally welcomed to Elmhurst last Saturday, September 26 with pickleball players, Park Board members and Park District staff coming together f

Posted: September 28, 2020

Water is vital to our parks - an important part of creating a vital, healthy environment for plants and park goers.

Posted: September 28, 2020

The COVID 19 pandemic continues to impact businesses around the world and locally in Elmhurst, including the Park District.

Posted: September 27, 2020

As the Park District continues to provide facilities, programs, and services under the State of Illinois and other public health guidelines, we would appreciate your feedback.

Posted: September 25, 2020

This event is full, but click here to be added to our waitlist!

Put on your costume, pack a blanket and prepare for some crafty fun at our Pumpkin Party in Wilder Park! Your family will have a reserved spot on the lawn and each child will receive a pumpkin and decorating supplies. Enjoy the beautiful fall colors at the park while listening to festive music and participating in fall themed BINGO. Children will also have a chance to walk down our trick-or-treat trail and collect goodies to take home.

Posted: September 24, 2020

The tennis program has a bounce in its step this week!

Posted: September 15, 2020

Join us as we safely celebrate the grand opening of the Crestview Park Pickleball Courts! We’ll celebrate with a ribbon cutting and a pickleball demonstration on the brand new courts.

Posted: September 4, 2020

Dig into some fun this September!! We're celebrating Truck Month at the Park District.

Posted: September 2, 2020

The start of the school year has been stressful for many families as parents struggle to balance work with remote and hybrid learning.

Posted: September 1, 2020

Curious about pickleball?

Posted: August 31, 2020

“This is not the usual way we would do an Eagle Scout Project,” says Walter Pasek, a member of Elmhurst’s Troop 117, as he describes the unique steps needed to earn his rank of Eagle Scout during t

Posted: July 14, 2020

Monday, July 13 was a historic moment for Elmhurst Park District, as the District unveiled and dedicated Elmhurst’s first new park in more than three decades.

Posted: July 7, 2020

In accordance with the State of Illinois’ Restore Illinois Plan and in order to try to ensure the safety and well being of our members, we are pleased to announce we will be opening the Courts Plus

Posted: June 29, 2020

As new guidance came to light late Friday afternoon, Elmhurst Park District staff has now thoroughly reviewed the guidelines in order to develop and post appropriate signage and is excited to annou

Posted: June 26, 2020

While our traditional summer programs have been cancelled this summer, that does not mean we do not have plans for fun!

Posted: June 26, 2020

We're welcoming the community back to the parks with the reopening of picnic rental permits. Picnic permit requests will be accepted beginning July 1 for residents and July 8 for non-residents

Posted: June 25, 2020

As always, the health, safety, and well-being of the community is our priority, and the District continues to provide access to parks and facilities according to the State of Illinois Restore Illin

Posted: June 24, 2020

Registration is open now through July 6 and is FREE through www.ggleagues.com.
Play starts at 7 p.m. on July 15 for 3v3 League and 7 p.m. on July 14 for 1v1 League. Playoffs are scheduled for August 19.

Posted: June 20, 2020

Parks staff will begin spot treatments with organic herbicide Districtwide the week of June 22.

Posted: June 4, 2020

The 'traditional' Funseekers and Courts Plus Summer Camps that many children have enjoyed through the Elmhurst Park District will not be offered this summer.