Elmhurst Park District News

Posted: July 3, 2017

Elmhurst Park District lifeguards are top notch according to the Starfish Aquatics Institute. Reviewers did an unannounced audit at East End Pool and Norman P.

Posted: June 27, 2017

At the June 12 Park Board meeting, the financial audit for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2016 was approved.

Posted: June 27, 2017

At its June 26 meeting, the Elmhurst Park District Board of Park Commissioners passed a resolution to formally commit the District’s continued practices of working with the

Posted: June 15, 2017

In summer 2013, Lizzadro Museum representatives began discussions with Park District staff about the future of the museum.

Posted: June 6, 2017

Asphalt pavement is being placed today at the Berens North tennis courts and both the binder and surface courses should be finished by the end of the week!

Posted: May 31, 2017

The resurfacing of the Berens Park North Tennis Courts has begun and the courts will be closed until July 28.  The south courts will remain open, with the north gates being locked.  Acces

Posted: May 30, 2017

Construction on the Marjorie Davis Garden Plots has been moving slowly due to the extremely wet conditions on the site, but progress is occurring despite the circumstances.

Posted: May 18, 2017

One of the final components of the Butterfield Park restoration project has been completed with the resurfacing of the tennis courts. The new courts have been completed and are ready for play.

Posted: May 15, 2017

The Elmhurst Park District would like your input regarding the future of parks, facilities, and programs via the final community online survey for the Vision 2020 process.

Posted: May 2, 2017

Thursday and Friday of this week the plumber will be installing storm sewers and pipes.

Posted: May 1, 2017

If you see new trees being planted in your parks, it is all part of the Spring Tree Planting project.

Posted: April 26, 2017

The Elmhurst Park District Park Board of Commissioners recognized Commissioner Anthony Pelosi for his years of service at the Monday, April 24 Park Board meeting. Anthony, who is stepping down after serving the Board for the past six consecutive years, was presented with a resolution to formally honor his service to the Elmhurst community.

Posted: April 25, 2017

It is finally beautiful outside and even our favorite four-legged friends want to get out and have some fun.

Posted: April 24, 2017

Residents are encouraged to join the Elmhurst Park District for the third and final public open house meetings to discuss planning for the future of the District.

Posted: April 12, 2017

The 2017 Marjorie Davis Garden Plot Project is underway. The construction and silt fencing has been installed and the tree removal has been completed.

Posted: March 31, 2017

Amazon.com is a staple in online shopping, and chances are, you’ve purchased something from the popular site at some point.

Posted: March 20, 2017

With the goal of increasing accessibility to The Depot, a historic building situated in Wild Meadows Trace, the Park Board approved the replacement of The Depot’s pavers at the Monday, February 27,

Posted: March 16, 2017

The March 13 Park Board Meeting saw discussion over changes to the District’s Park and Facility User Ordinance, specifically an amendment to ban tobacco use on District property.

Posted: March 15, 2017

The 2017 season at Sugar Creek Golf Course kicked off to a memorable start this January due to warmer winter temperatures.

Posted: March 15, 2017

Plans for the redevelopment of Plunkett Park playground moved forward at the Monday, March 13 Park Board meeting, with the Board approving both the Plunkett Park Playground Redevelopment Project an

Posted: March 7, 2017

The annual migration of hundreds of millions of monarchs from the United States and Canada to Mexico is a natural wonder that Elmhurst residents can see play out each year.

Posted: March 2, 2017

The Berens Park North Tennis Courts will be getting a facelift this spring.

Posted: March 2, 2017

As part of its Vision 2020 comprehensive and strategic planning process, a community survey was administered last fall by the Elmhurst Park District to obtain feedback and help plan for future park

Posted: February 7, 2017

Those looking for ways to contribute to the conservation of Elmhurst or the preservation of its history need look no further than the Elmhurst Great Western Prairie, a gem of local environmental hi

Posted: February 3, 2017

The stormwater detention project at Golden Meadows is moving forward.  The appraisal of $1,130,000 was approved by the Elmhurst City Council at their January 17, 2017 meeting.  The appraisal was then sent by the Park District to the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) and is now awaiting their approval.   Since the property was purchased with IDNR Grant funds, IDNR must approve the appraisal and sale of the property to the City of Elmhurst.  IDNR prohibits stormwater detention as a use for park land purchased with IDNR funds, thus requiring the sale of the property to the City of Elmhurst.

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