Glen Ellyn Park District | Established in 1919 | Glen Ellyn, Illinois

    Freedom Four™ 4-Mile Run Returns on July 4

    All pre-registered participants receive a t-shirt. Pre-register until June 29th for just $25 or after July 1st for $30. Open to ages 6+.

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    Freedom Four™ 4-Mile Run Returns on July 4

    All pre-registered participants receive a t-shirt. Pre-register until June 29th for just $25 or after July 1st for $30. Open to ages 6+.

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    Lake Ellyn Cardboard Regatta Returns July 1!

    Teams will race boats made (almost) entirely of cardboard at the Lake Ellyn Cardboard Regatta. Join the fun by entering either the Youth, Adult or Family categories.

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    Lake Ellyn Cardboard Regatta Returns July 1!

    Teams will race boats made (almost) entirely of cardboard at the Lake Ellyn Cardboard Regatta. Join the fun by entering either the Youth, Adult or Family categories.

    Learn More »

    What Are Your Summer Camp Plans?

    From sports, to swimming, to nature, to special interest...there is a camp for every kid to unplug and play!

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    What Are Your Summer Camp Plans?

    From sports, to swimming, to nature, to special interest...there is a camp for every kid to unplug and play!

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    Dive Into Swim Lessons at the Park District

    Our positive and fun-filled "Learn to Swim" lessons are available for ages 3 & up.

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    Dive Into Swim Lessons at the Park District

    Our positive and fun-filled "Learn to Swim" lessons are available for ages 3 & up.

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    Latest News

    Spring Avenue Recreation Center Parking Lot Renovation

    The Glen Ellyn Park District will begin the renovation of the Spring Avenue Recreation Center parking lot on Wednesday, June 21st. The first phase of construction will take place on the south side of the parking lot.

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    Afternoon Festivities offers games, music, food after 4th of July Parade

    Keep your Fourth of July in high gear with Afternoon Festivities, an event presented by the Glen Ellyn Park District, timed to immediately follow the Glen Ellyn 4th of July parade. Read More »

    Jazz in the Parks Returns for a Three-Concert Summer Series

    You know it’s summer when the Glen Ellyn Jazz Ensemble rolls into the parks with their horns, piano and drums.

    Every summer, this group of jazz musicians has entertained crowds packed into Glen Ellyn Park District parks for a night of free entertainment. Read More »

    Lake Ellyn’s Iconic Cardboard Regatta Set for Saturday, July 1

    Somehow, boats made almost exclusively out of cardboard set out upon Lake Ellyn every summer, each carrying intrepid sailors, seemingly defying the laws of physics as they glide across the lake’s surface. Read More »

    Race to the registration finish line for the 2017 Freedom Four™ 4-Mile Run

    The Freedom Four™ 4-Mile Run, a Glen Ellyn Park District Independence Day tradition that starts this year at 8 a.m. Tuesday, July 4 on Lenox Road near Lake Ellyn, is fast approaching. Read More »

    Lake Ellyn Park Phase III Update

    During the construction on Phase III the majority of the park will remain open with the exception of the playground. Construction will begin on April 3, 2017.  Read More »

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