From tennis to gymnastics to art to music lessons to volunteering, the Park District offers a host of activities for middle schoolers. Whether you’re looking to hone an existing skill set or try something completely new, chances are we have a class or program that may interest you. See below under "Related Programs" for more information.
The Elmhurst Park District offers a variety of camps to suit all different personalities. From the sports enthusiast to the social butterfly to the artistic type - or all three rolled into one - you’ll find the perfect fit to nurture your child’s budding interests. For more information or to register for camps, contact the Wagner Community Center or Courts Plus. You can also visit the Summer Camps page for information on availability.
The Elmhurst Park District partners with the Starfish Aquatics Institute in developing new, safe and creative lessons and programming. Please visit the Aquatics page for the most up-to-date information on summer water fun.
Kids Plus Programs
Kids Plus offers a variety of seasonal programs for children from infants to early teens. The goal of Kids Plus is to provide a safe, fun and creative play environment for every child. We offer something for all children’s interests. For more information or to register for Kids Plus programs, contact Courts Plus.
The Hub features four batting cages with varying speeds and settings for baseball and softball, an 18-hole miniature golf course and a spray ground. The Hub also features the Lee A. Daniels Pavilion, a 3,500 sq. ft. facility housing restrooms, concessions/storage and a party room available for rentals.
Fit 4 Life at Courts Plus
Fit 4 Life is a youth-oriented gym and fitness program located at Courts Plus that is designed to provide a sound, progressive training regimen that will help young people begin a lifelong journey of health and fitness. Children will increase cardiovascular fitness, improve strength, and enhance athletic performance.
Fit 4 Life boasts both strength and cardiovascular equipment and eight strength machines including arm curl, arm extension, chest press, lat pull, seated row, leg extension, leg curl, and shoulder press. These pieces when used together provide youth with a sound strength regimen and fun cardiovascular workout, while improving reaction time and coordination.
Climbing Wall at Courts Plus
Courts Plus has a 20-foot-high indoor climbing wall, Mt. Endeavor, that offers a great experience for both the beginning and advanced climbers.
Why climb? Climbing is an excellent way to learn life skills and improve self-esteem. It offers a total body cardiovascular workout while also toning and strengthening your body, improving balance, flexibility and technique. Our state-of-the-art climbing center offers a variety of walls for beginners and advanced climbers. Click here for more information about the Climbing Wall.
Gymnastics Open Gym
Gymnastics gives gymnasts ages 6 years and older the opportunity to practice specific skills and enjoy the gymnastic facility. This is a great opportunity for friends to get together. This is not an instructional class. Qualified gymnastic instructors are on duty to supervise the safety of open gymnastic participants.
Sugar Creek Golf Course
Sugar Creek Golf Course is a 9-hole, par 32 course. The course features large, smoothly contoured Penncross bentgrass greens, a 3-acre pond coming into play on four of the nine holes, and excellent turf for golf. Sugar Creek Golf Course also offers a lighted driving range and features 25 practice stations with target greens and flags marked with various yardages. In addition we offer various lessons and clinics for all ages.
Skate Park at York Commons
Cruise down to the Skate Park at York Commons. The skate park gives teens the opportunity to safely skateboard, rollerblade, and BMX with friends. At the park you will find ramps for beginners all the way up to advanced users. Once inside "the Cage" you'll be challenged by a half-pipe, snake run, pyramid, and bank ramps. Come show everyone what you've got! The Skate Park is open daily, weather permitting. Click here to visit the Skate Park at York Commons for more information.
Do you have some extra time and would like to give back to your community? The Park District offers many special events and programs that need your help! Check out our volunteer section for more volunteer opportunities.
Environmental Service Projects
Do you need service hour credits or would just like to help preserve and protect Elmhurst’s natural heritage? Work includes cleanups, plant removal, planting, monitoring, animal habitat construction, and seed collection. For more information contact David Price at (630) 993-8909.