More News & Updates

Posted July 14, 2020

Monday, July 13 was a historic moment for Elmhurst Park District, as the District unveiled and dedicated Elmhurst’s first new park in more than three decades.

Posted March 31, 2020

The public health crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted Park District operations and its ability to provide programs, facilities, and services to the community.

Posted March 30, 2020

The Park District's Progress Report Presentation on Vision 2020 is now available for viewing.

Posted January 10, 2020

Results of a registered voter survey conducted last November illustrated that voters do not support a tax increase to cover the total cost proposed for all of the projects.

Posted November 26, 2019

At the November 25, 2019 meeting of the Elmhurst Park District Board of Park Commissioners, the Board heard results of a voter survey conducted by aQity Research & Insights regarding the District’s Vision 2020 large-scale projects.

Posted November 21, 2019

Thank you to everyone who attended one of Elmhurst Park District’s recent Vision 2020 Open Houses and offered feedback regarding the six large-scale projects.

Posted November 21, 2019

On October 21, 2019 Park Board President Vince Spaeth, along with Executive Director Jim Rogers, gave the State of the Park District address to highlight 2019 accomplishments.

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.