Elmhurst Park District News

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 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 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.

Posted: May 28, 2020

The Elmhurst Park District looks forward to continuing to reopen and fulfill its mission of Enriching lives while having fun!

In accordance with the State of Illinois’ Restore Illinois Plan, staff continues to plan for the return of programming and reopening of facilities as detailed in Phase 3-Recovery, which is set to begin Friday, May 29. We continue to monitor the progress as we move through these phases, and we are prepared to adjust our plan as we get closer to Phase 4-Revitalization.

Posted: May 20, 2020

With more than 25 outdoor tennis courts, and Courts Plus earning the United States Tenn

Posted: May 12, 2020

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Elmhurst Park District will be keeping East End Pool and Smalley Pool closed for the 2020 swim season.

Posted: May 11, 2020

As you’re aware, the stay-at-home order has been extended through the end of May.

Posted: May 6, 2020

The local community focused show, Elmhurst: Our Community featured an interview with our Executive Director, Jim Rogers on their April 27 episode.

Posted: May 4, 2020

Sugar Creek Golf Course is now open for limited play, golf only!  Some of the guidelines set forth by the Illinois Department of Commerce includ

Posted: April 19, 2020

Join our virtual Earth Day Contest & Celebration this week and you'll have a chance to win a $50 gift card to a local restaurant!

Posted: April 9, 2020

We're hunting down eggs a little differently this year! Have fun at home with our Egg Decorating contest!

Posted: April 7, 2020

After weeks of quarantine, people are starting to feel cooped up and stir crazy. So when the weather warms up and the sun comes out, so do the swarms of people anxious to stretch their legs.

Posted: April 2, 2020

For the most up to date information please see our COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions page.

 

Posted: April 1, 2020

Our Brain Game program has packets available online of brain teasers to do at home. Keep your brain and cognition healthy with these fun activities!

Posted: March 31, 2020

The public health crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted Park District operations and its ability to provide programs, facilities, and services to the community.

Posted: March 26, 2020

Yesterday we posted a reminder that playgrounds are closed by order of the Governor and that while it’s okay to be in parks to walk, bike or jog, it is not acceptable to be in large groups.

Posted: March 20, 2020

Due to the recent facility closures we want to inform you of our current plans regarding refunds and credits:

Posted: March 5, 2020

The Elmhurst Park District is committed to ensuring the health and safety of patrons and staff.

Posted: February 24, 2020

Event Update - Based on the rapidly evolving situation with COVID-19 and recommendations from public health officials to limit public gatherings, the Elmhurst Park District is canceling all program

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