Acquire More Open Space

Elmhurst falls below local, regional and national benchmarks for parks and open space. To narrow the gap, the Park District could add park space and spread it more evenly throughout the community. More than 60 percent of Elmhurst residents surveyed support acquiring land and developing parks in underserved areas throughout the community.

News & Updates

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 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.