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Tree & Bench Dedication

Through our Commemorative Tree and Bench program you can establish a memorial, while adding to the beauty of the parks. Purchasing a tree or bench is a perfect way to celebrate a special occasion or as a lasting memorial to a loved one.

Tree and bench applications are accepted at any time throughout the year; however, tree planting will take place in the spring or fall only. You may also choose to commemorate an existing tree or bench if available.

  • Deadline for spring tree plantings: April 30
  • Deadline for fall tree plantings: September 30

Staff will help determine the location for the tree through the application process. Available locations for trees and benches are limited. An availability map will be provided during the application process, and the final location is at the discretion of the Parks Department. Once a location has been decided and approved, payment will be processed at Spring Avenue Recreation Center.

To start the process, please complete the form below. A staff member will follow up by contacting you. For questions on the program, please email Nathan Troia at

Please note: We cannot accept tree or bench requests for Lake Ellyn Park or Prairie Path Park.

Commemorative Inquiry Form

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