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Tree & Bench Dedication

Through our Commemorative Tree and Bench program, you have the opportunity to establish a memorial and contribute to the beauty of our parks. Purchasing a tree or bench is a wonderful way to celebrate a special occasion or create a tribute to a loved one.

Applications for trees and benches are accepted throughout the year, with tree plantings scheduled for the spring or fall seasons only. If available, you may also choose to commemorate an existing tree or bench.

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

Our staff will assist you in determining the location for the tree during the application process. Please be aware that available locations for trees and benches are limited. An availability map will be provided during the application process, and the final placement will be at the discretion of the Parks Department. Once a location is decided and approved, payment can be made at the Spring Avenue Recreation Center.

To begin the process, please complete the form below. A staff member will follow up by contacting you. For questions on the program, please contact Kimberly Dikker at [email protected].

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

Commemorative Inquiry Form

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