Elmhurst - Elmhurst Park District

375 W 1st Street

Mission Statement

Mission: Lifetime Enjoyment
The Elmhurst Park District exists to provide opportunities for the enjoyment of residents and visitors, particularly those opportunities that people cannot supply for themselves.

Personal Benefits: Provide benefits which can enhance the enjoyment, health, or self-esteem of an individual.
- Create opportunities for everyone for fun, play, entertainment and socialization by providing fair and balanced facilities and activities.
- Teach skills for, and encourage, wide and varied use of leisure time.
- Facilitate each person's health and fitness.
- Kindle each person's self-esteem through recreation.

Community Benefits: Provide social or community benefits which protect and improve the physical environment and the social environment.
- Protect and improve the natural environment.
- Create beauty wherever possible
- Influence urban form and the built environment.
- Develop our parks and programs to be a source of, and foundation for, community pride.
- Build strong families and strong communities.


Anil Nair

Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018
I grew up in Elmhurst. So a lot has changed. But all the changes are for the better. I wish I had it this good as the kids now have at Berens Park!

Les Morris

Monday, March 19, 2018
Very nice large park. Down Side - It really need an off leash dog area.

Vanessa Flowers

Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017
This Place has Alot to offer children of a young age dance, swimming lessons , piano lessons etc... Check it out

A Google User

Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018
It's a great park with tennis courts, soccer,a great playground and lots of parking.

M Latney

Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018
Really cool park with a really really cool sledding hill!