Elmhurst Park District News

Posted: September 20, 2016
The Board of Park Commissioners has approved engaging The Lakota Group to conduct a community needs assessment to be completed in fall of 2016 and the development of a comprehensive and strategic
Posted: September 20, 2016
The Elmhurst Park Board has approved the purchase of the property at 135 Palmer Drive, adjacent to Glos Memorial Park, near downtown Elmhurst.
Posted: September 16, 2016

Construction at Butterfield Park continues at a good pace. Base material and underdrain pipe has been placed for the permeable paver walk. Electrical work has begun on the tennis court lights.

Posted: September 7, 2016
Elmhurst Parks are enjoyed by many, not just for their playgrounds and ball fields, but for the trees that provide year-round interest and character.
Posted: August 17, 2016

Construction is progressing for the Butterfield Park Playground for Everyone.  The concrete pads were poured that go under the rubber tile safety surfacing.

Posted: August 16, 2016

In the third phase of flooring replacement at Courts Plus, the Park Board approved a total project cost of $52,779 to replace flooring in the upper and lower level hallways and offices and to insta

Posted: August 2, 2016

Residents and visitors to Butterfield Park can look forward to smooth paths for biking and walking once Butterfield Park reopens this fall.

Posted: August 1, 2016

At the Park Board meeting on July 25, 2016 the Board unanimously approved Resolution R-02-16 to approve the terms of an intergovernmental agreement (IGA) between the City of Elmhurst and the Elmhur

Posted: July 15, 2016

Work continues at Butterfield Park. Demolition is underway with most of the paths removed.

Posted: July 8, 2016

Construction of the Playground for Everyone at Butterfield Park is moving right along with most of the demolition done.

Posted: July 1, 2016
Tennis players, the Park District is making it easier for you to dispose of your dead and dull tennis balls. Instead of throwing them in the garbage bin, recycle your used tennis balls with us!
Posted: June 28, 2016

Construction has started at the Butterfield Park playground with the remaining equipment and footings being removed. Demolition will continue for the rest of the week.

Posted: June 24, 2016
The $1.69 million bid by Elanar Construction Co., of Chicago, IL for the Butterfield Park Redevelopment Project was approved by the Park Board at their May 11, 2016 meeting.
Posted: June 21, 2016
On Saturday, June 18, the Elmhurst Park District broke ground on the Butterfield Park redevelopment project and the Playground for Everyone.
Posted: June 21, 2016

At their May 25, 2016 meeting, the Park Board approved a bid of $63,800 from Professional Paving and Concrete Co., Inc.

Posted: June 3, 2016
The Park Board and City of Elmhurst have hired Conventions, Sports & Leisure International (CSL) to conduct a market and financial feasibility study for an Indoor Sports Facility in Elmhurst.
Posted: April 29, 2016

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.

Posted: April 21, 2016

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.

Posted: April 18, 2016

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

Posted: April 14, 2016

Visitors to Wagner Community Center this past Saturday were able to satisfy a sweet tooth and help a good cause.

Posted: April 12, 2016

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.

Posted: March 29, 2016

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.

Posted: March 8, 2016
Runners will see a new site along the Illinois Prairie Path in Elmhurst this spring.
Posted: March 4, 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

Posted: March 3, 2016
Another community organization has chosen to join the People for Elmhurst’s Park Foundation in its commitment to bringing The Playground for Everyone to Elmhurst.

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