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

    Martial Arts Classes Begin in Early September

    Whether you want to get your child started early or you want to learn something new as an adult, we have a class for you. Both Taekwondo & Karate classes available.

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    Martial Arts Classes Begin in Early September

    Whether you want to get your child started early or you want to learn something new as an adult, we have a class for you. Both Taekwondo & Karate classes available.

    Get Started Today »

    Come Try Platform Tennis for FREE on Sept. 15!

    Always wanted to try platform tennis? Learn the game with free clinics (and light snacks!) at Maryknoll Park. Pre-registration required.

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    Come Try Platform Tennis for FREE on Sept. 15!

    Always wanted to try platform tennis? Learn the game with free clinics (and light snacks!) at Maryknoll Park. Pre-registration required.

    Register Today »

    FREE Glow in the Park Lantern Walk

    Bounce houses, an inflatable climbing wall, live music, and a lantern parade on September 17 to benefit Lurie Children's.

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    FREE Glow in the Park Lantern Walk

    Bounce houses, an inflatable climbing wall, live music, and a lantern parade on September 17 to benefit Lurie Children's.

    Get Glowing »

    Dance Academy Resumes on September 11

    Classes are available for ages 2.5 & up and are open to everyone who has an interest in learning dance.

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    Dance Academy Resumes on September 11

    Classes are available for ages 2.5 & up and are open to everyone who has an interest in learning dance.

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    Summer's Not Over Yet: Swim & Splash til Sept. 4!

    Take a trip to Sunset Pool or the Splash Park before they close for the season on Monday, September 4 (Labor Day).

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    Summer's Not Over Yet: Swim & Splash til Sept. 4!

    Take a trip to Sunset Pool or the Splash Park before they close for the season on Monday, September 4 (Labor Day).

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    Purchase a Lantern for Glow in the Park

    Get ready for “Glow in the Park” by purchasing a lantern at the Spring Avenue Recreation Center. Each $10 kit includes a lantern for you to decorate and a light. Choose from a variety of colors! Proceeds from “Glow in the Park” benefit Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago.

    Floating Island Restorers

    The floating island restorers, which will be placed near the inflow areas of Lake Ellyn, have been temporarily located near the shore to make initial watering easier. Once the plants grow larger, their roots will hang below the islands. The roots, along with microbes that adhere to the surface of the islands, help absorb extra nutrients, sediments and other pollutants that enter the lake as stormwater. Read More »

    West Nile Virus

    To help DuPage County residents protect themselves against West Nile virus (WNV), the DuPage County Health Department has created a Personal Protection Index (PPI) that will inform residents of the amount of WNV activity in the county, as well as prevention steps that are recommended. Read More »

    “Fun in the Park!” takes top honors in the 2017 Summer Photo Contest

    From little athletes to building Regatta boats, almost 50 entries were received for the Glen Ellyn Park District’s Summer Photo Contest, with a chalky masterpiece taking top honors.
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    Hammocks in Parks

    Hammocks have become very popular in our parks this year and the Park District has been monitoring the effect the use and the straps have on our trees. We ask that you please follow these safety tips and guidelines when utilizing hammocks in the parks: Read More »

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