Recreation Centers Experiencing Intermittent Phone Outages

Please be advised that Spring Avenue Recreation Center and Main Street Recreation Center are experiencing intermittent phone outages but the facilities are open for regular business hours. If you need assistance and are unable to reach us via phone, please email support@gepark.org and your message will be routed to the appropriate supervisor. We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your understanding!

    Score a Hole-in-One at Holes & Knolls Mini Golf

    Winding slopes, streams, bridges, and tunnels add to the challenge at Holes & Knolls Mini Golf. The course features 36 holes that are perfect for an afternoon of family fun!

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    Score a Hole-in-One at Holes & Knolls Mini Golf

    Winding slopes, streams, bridges, and tunnels add to the challenge at Holes & Knolls Mini Golf. The course features 36 holes that are perfect for an afternoon of family fun!

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    Freedom Four™ 4-Mile Run on July 4

    Start your 4th of July dashing to the finish line at the Freedom Four™! Register by June 28 to take advantage of the $25 "Early Bird" rate and guarantee your race shirt!

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    Freedom Four™ 4-Mile Run on July 4

    Start your 4th of July dashing to the finish line at the Freedom Four™! Register by June 28 to take advantage of the $25 "Early Bird" rate and guarantee your race shirt!

    Register Today »

    Lake Ellyn Cardboard Regatta Turns 25!

    Teams will race boats made (almost) entirely of cardboard at the Lake Ellyn Cardboard Regatta. Build a boat and enter the Youth, Adult or Family categories.

    Join Us June 30 »

    Lake Ellyn Cardboard Regatta Turns 25!

    Teams will race boats made (almost) entirely of cardboard at the Lake Ellyn Cardboard Regatta. Build a boat and enter the Youth, Adult or Family categories.

    Join Us June 30 »

    Beat the Heat at Sunset Pool or the Splash Park

    Nothing says summer like fun in the water! Slip down the waterslides at the pool or get soaked standing under the water tower at the Splash Park.

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    Beat the Heat at Sunset Pool or the Splash Park

    Nothing says summer like fun in the water! Slip down the waterslides at the pool or get soaked standing under the water tower at the Splash Park.

    Enjoy The Water »

    Afternoon Festivities Returns July 4th

    Penny carnival games (with prizes), bounce houses, face painting, and live music by Rendition on the 4th of July from 1pm-4pm at Lake Ellyn Park.

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    Afternoon Festivities Returns July 4th

    Penny carnival games (with prizes), bounce houses, face painting, and live music by Rendition on the 4th of July from 1pm-4pm at Lake Ellyn Park.

    Get In On The Fun »

    Latest News

    Glen Ellyn Girls All-Star Tournament Canceled

    The Glen Ellyn Girls All-Star Tournament has been canceled in its entirety and all teams will be issued refunds. Fields are underwater and are not expected to be playable at all this weekend. Thank you for your understanding and we hope that you consider joining us again next year.

    Main Ackerman SFC Parking Lot Closed Beginning July 9

    As part of the Ackerman SFC Parking Lot Improvement Project, beginning Monday, July 9 through mid-September, the main lot at Ackerman SFC will be closed. Parking will be available to the east of the facility near the playground. The parking spaces directly in front of the facility, just to the east of the front doors, will be available with the majority dedicated to handicap parking. Click here for more information and to view a parking map.

    Fourth of July Holiday Hours: 2018

    The Glen Ellyn Park District will observe special hours of operation on Wednesday, July 4, 2018. Click here to view hours.

    Notice of Time Change

    Notice is hereby given that the Glen Ellyn Park District Board of Commissioners has changed the start time for their Regular Meeting scheduled for Tuesday, June 19, 2018. The Regular Meeting of the Board of Commissioners for Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at the Spring Avenue Recreation Center, 185 Spring Avenue, Glen Ellyn, Illinois, will now begin at 6:00 p.m.

    Freedom Four™ 4- Mile Run Returns on July 4th! Registration Underway.

    It’s never too early to make your July 4th celebration plans! In Glen Ellyn, Park District staff members are excited to offer an entire day of fun for families. Read More »

    Register by July 22 for Fall House Soccer

    Soccer is one of the most popular sports for children. In addition to learning individual ball handling skills, kids learn how to function as part of a team, and how to support others in order to reach a common goal. While soccer can be very competitive, there are also leagues that focus on developing skills and having fun. Read More »

    Don’t Be a Buzzkill

    Insects are often seen as pests – bothersome, dangerous and serving little value. Insecticides can be found not only in home improvement stores, but also in grocery stores, gas stations and drug stores. Most of us have no problem swatting, squishing and spraying insects without much remorse. But, what are the consequences of this assault? Do we really understand our impact on insects and the price humans may pay for the demise of the arthropod world? Read More »

    Glen Ellyn Challenged By Oswegoland to “Monday Miles”!

    Three years ago, Kristie Vest, Special Events Supervisor for the Oswegoland Park District, created the Monday Miles program to bring residents together for community involvement and healthy exercise.  For 2018, she had the interesting idea to challenge residents of the Glen Ellyn Park District to see which community could log the most miles each week during the summer. Read More »

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