Elmhurst Park District News
At their May 25, 2016 meeting, the Park Board approved a bid of $63,800 from Professional Paving and Concrete Co., Inc.
Fischer School Student Council and Girl Scout members presented a check for $383.26 to the People for Elmhurst Parks Foundation during the Wednesday, April 27 Park Board Meeting.
After months of fundraising with the help of the People for Elmhurst Parks Foundation, significant contributions from numerous community groups, crowdfunding, and individual donations, The Playground for Everyone will be a reality at Butterfield Park this year.
The Elmhurst Park District Board of Park Commissioners reviewed the proposed Golden Meadows Park stormwater IGA prepared by the City of Elmhurst on April 13, 2016 after discussions and review of th
Visitors to Wagner Community Center this past Saturday were able to satisfy a sweet tooth and help a good cause.
The City of Elmhurst will hold an open house on April 20, 2016 at City Hall to review plans for the York Commons stormwater improvement project.
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
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