News & Updates

Post date: 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. The property located at the intersection of Route 83 and Riverside Drive, also known as the Kieft Brothers property, is 16.4 acres divisible over two adjacent lots and is the planned location of a potential indoor sports facility.

Post date: October 7, 2019

Elmhurst families had a crisp and clear fall morning to celebrate the reopening of Salt Creek Park on Saturday, October 5. Board President Vince Spaeth and his fellow commissioners welcomed the community and invited everyone to enjoy the new playground after a short ribbon cutting ceremony.

Post date: 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.

Post date: 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. The purchase price is $15 million, and the contract is contingent on a successful March 2020 referendum.

Post date: 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. The six projects, which can be viewed at vision2020.epd.org, were a direct result of community feedback.

Post date: 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.

Redevelopment of the park is aligned with the Park District’s Vision 2020 project goal of improving the condition and maintenance of parks and amenities.

Post date: 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.

Post date: 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 prepares to celebrate 100 years in 2020.

Post date: 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. Vision 2020, the District’s strategic and comprehensive master plan, is a road map into the future as the District prepares to celebrate 100 years in 2020.

Post date: 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 prepares to celebrate 100 years in 2020.

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