More News & Updates

Posted October 21, 2019

Drop-in at one of the Park District's upcoming Vision 2020 Open House dates and give us your feedback! Under the Vision 2020 Plan, the Park District used your input to shape six potential projects.

Posted October 17, 2019

At the October 14 Park Board meeting, the Board approved a contract with V3 Companies Ltd. to perform additional assessments at 837 S. Riverside Drive.

Posted October 7, 2019

Elmhurst families had a crisp and clear fall morning to celebrate the reopening of Salt Creek Park on Saturday, October 5.

Posted October 3, 2019

Addressing park drainage and standing water issues is a project Elmhurst Park District intends to tackle in 2020. Steps toward achieving that goal were made at the most recent Park Board meeting.

Posted September 27, 2019
At the September 23, 2019 meeting of the Elmhurst Park District Board of Park Commissioners, the board approved a contract to purchase a 16-acre site located at 837 Riverside Drive as the potential home of a new indoor sports facility as part of Vision 2020.
Posted September 13, 2019

At the September 9 meeting of the Elmhurst Park District Board of Commissioners, staff presented the implementation plans and financial options for addressing Vision 2020 large-scale projects.

Posted September 5, 2019

Safety surfacing is being installed at Salt Creek Park playground this week! The park's redevelopment is expected to wrap up later this month.

Posted September 4, 2019

by Julia Locanta, Daily Herald correspondent
Published on dailyherald.com on 9/4/19

Elmhurst Park District's vision for the future is beginning to look more concrete.

Posted August 30, 2019

At the August 26 meeting of the Elmhurst Park District Board of Commissioners, staff presented project plan updates related to Vision 2020, the District’s strategic and comprehensive master plan, which is a road map into the future as the District

Posted August 30, 2019

At the August 26 meeting of the Elmhurst Park District Board of Commissioners, the Board made exciting progress on Vision 2020 as they unanimously approved a contract to purchase the Redeemer Center property at 123 E. St. Charles Rd.

Posted August 22, 2019

At the August 12 meeting of the Elmhurst Park District Board of Commissioners, staff presented project plan updates related to Vision 2020, the District’s strategic and comprehensive master plan, which is a road map into the future as the District

Posted August 16, 2019

Installation of new playground equipment at Salt Creek Park began this week. The equipment will feature more climbing opportunities as well as a Friendship swing, a multi-user swing that lets friends and family swing together!

Posted August 16, 2019

Pickle ball fans - get ready! The redevelopment of Crestview Park's courts began this week, including the addition of six, dedicated pickle ball courts to the park.

Posted August 12, 2019

On Saturday, July 27, the Park District was thrilled to host our new adult community event, Bags, Brew and BBQ! Attendees enjoyed giant games like Jenga and Kerplunk, and inflatable games like foot darts.

Posted May 7, 2019

During the March 11, 2019 Park Board Meeting, board members approved plans for the redevelopment of Salt Creek Park Playground.

Posted May 2, 2019

Elmhurst Park District’s Vision 2020 project helped to shape the future of park and recreation services in Elmhurst as a direct result of community feedback obtained in 2016 and 2017.

Posted February 4, 2019

In 2017, the Board acquired 0S762 Old York Road for the future development of the District’s first dog park.

Posted December 17, 2018

On Monday, October 1, 2018, Park Board President Vince Spaeth and Executive Director Jim Rogers gave the 2018 State of the Park District address.

Posted December 10, 2018

Elmhurst Park District has selected an architect to help with the early stages of planning for one of the cornerstone projects of its Vision 2020 campaign, an indoor sports facility.

Posted October 16, 2018

The Illinois Chapter of the American Planning Association presented the Lakota Group with an award this fall which recognized their work on the Vision 2020 Plan.