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    30 Days for $30 Student Fitness Special

    Hey, students! Get 30 days of fitness for just $30 with an Ackerman SFC student membership. Must purchase between now and April 30th.
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    30 Days for $30 Student Fitness Special

    Hey, students! Get 30 days of fitness for just $30 with an Ackerman SFC student membership. Must purchase between now and April 30th.

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    1:1 and Partner Personal Training Available

    Get that extra push you need with a specific fitness program designed especially for you!
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    1:1 and Partner Personal Training Available

    Get that extra push you need with a specific fitness program designed especially for you!

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    Baseball, Softball, Soccer, and Lacrosse

    Register by February 14 for Youth Baseball, Girls Softball, Spring House Soccer, and Bulldogs Lacrosse!
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    Baseball, Softball, Soccer, and Lacrosse

    Register by February 14 for Youth Baseball, Girls Softball, Spring House Soccer, and Bulldogs Lacrosse!

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    Recycle Your Old or Broken Holiday Lights

    Do you have a set of holiday lights that you can’t get to work? You can recycle them free of charge from now until January 31, 2021.
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    Recycle Your Old or Broken Holiday Lights

    Do you have a set of holiday lights that you can’t get to work? You can recycle them free of charge from now until January 31, 2021.

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    Preschool Open House: Registration Required

    Discover what our program has to offer! Meet teachers, pick up paperwork, and visit classrooms.
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    Preschool Open House: Registration Required

    Discover what our program has to offer! Meet teachers, pick up paperwork, and visit classrooms.

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    Latest News

    Winter Flurry Fun Day! A Pop-Up Event

    It’s “snow” fun to get out and enjoy the winter weather! Meet us at Newton Park tomorrow (Jan. 27) from 3pm-5pm for a flurry of socially distanced activities. Bring your snow boots, gloves, and a face covering for snowman building, snow painting, and more. Plus, grab your sled or snow saucer and go for an adventure down the sled hill. Free hot cocoa for everyone will be available in the picnic shelter! See you there!

    DuPage County qualifies to move back to Tier 1 Resurgence Mitigations

    DuPage County (Region 8) has been cleared to move to Tier 1 resurgence mitigations, which further relax restrictions, effective Tuesday, January 26. Please click here for an update for specific areas of interest.

    New Open Skate Hours at Newton Park and Pickleball Courts Update

    The Park District recently received some constructive input regarding outdoor winter recreational opportunities. Based on those inquiries, the District will be implementing the following adjustments:

    • With limited outdoor skating opportunities within Glen Ellyn due to weather and other extenuating circumstances, ice skating only times have been established for the Newton Park east ice rink. The hours are 11:30am to 1:00pm and 4:00pm to 5:30pm Monday-Sunday. The other times are for hockey. As this is a natural ice rink and subject to many factors, please click here to check if ice conditions are safe for skating. 
    • Some players within the Pickleball community have requested access to the Village Green Pickleball courts during the winter. Those courts will be made available if they are deemed playable. Due to limited staff and other priorities, snow removal at the site will not take place. Please click here to check the current status of the Pickleball courts.

    Glen Ellyn Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Project

    Make your voice heard by joining an affinity group meeting as part of the Glen Ellyn Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Project on Thursday, January 28! Read More »

    Ice Skating Update

    Newton Park: Before heading to the park, please check the hotline to see if ice conditions are safe for skating: gepark.org/hotline. With limited outdoor skating opportunities within Glen Ellyn due to weather and other extenuating circumstances, ice skating only times have been established for the Newton Park east ice rink. The hours are 11:30am to 1:00pm and 4:00pm to 5:30pm Monday-Sunday. The other times are for hockey.

    Lake Ellyn & Lake Foxcroft:
    To date, the 2020-2021 winter has not provided favorable conditions for outdoor ice skating on the lakes. Unfortunately, neither Lake Ellyn nor Lake Foxcroft have reached the 8-inch ice thickness required for safe skating and periods of warmer temperatures (e.g., above freezing) and snowfalls have diminished the ice.

    Ice at Lake Ellyn and Lake Foxcroft must be at least 8 inches thick to get the necessary equipment, including plow trucks, to remove snow and groom, further challenging the process. This is a substantial task as Lake Ellyn is 10 acres. We will continue to monitor the ice daily and hope Mother Nature provides better conditions in the weeks to come! Read More »

    Free Tax-Aide for Seniors

    Free tax assistance for seniors ages 60+ will be available from AARP Tax-Aide volunteers. Appointments are required and can be made starting on January 11th at 9am by calling (630) 942-7264. To make an appointment, you must be a Glen Ellyn Park District resident or have participated in the program through Glen Ellyn Park District in 2019 or 2020. This year, appointments will be held at Wheaton Park District – Mary Lubko Center, 208 W. Union Avenue, Wheaton.

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