Park District History

Elk Grove Park District is proud to celebrate over 45 years of excellence! Some of the Park District's significant achievements are listed below:

Historic Timeline

2012 - Fountain Square Park Sprayground - Grand Re-Opening
2011 - IDNR OSLAD Grant Awarded for Fountain Square Park
2011 - EGPD ADA Transition Plan Adopted
2010 - Maintenance Facility Grand Opening
2010 - New Playground and Park at Al Hattendorf Center
2010 - Ill Association of Museums Superior Achievement Award
2009 - New Maintenance Facility Ground Breaking
2009 - Preschool Garden Addition with Loews Grant
2009 - Ill Association of Museums Superior Achievement Award
2008 - Excellence in Finance Reporting Award
2007 - Fox Run Golf Links Club House Grand Opening
2006 - Excellence in Finance Reporting Award
2006 - IPRA Outstanding Program Award
2006 - IPRA Outstanding Facility Award
2006 - Fox Run Golf Links Club House Renovation Ground Breaking
2006 - Park District Anniversary Celebration
2006 - New Rainbow Falls Waterpark Opens
2005 - Excellence in Finance Reporting Award
2005 - Oslad Grant Award for Rainbow Falls
2001 - Farmhouse Museum Orientation Center Opens
2000 - Lincoln Award of Excellence
2000 - Audubon Skate Park Opens
1999 - Jumps n' Jiggles Opens
1997 - Athletic Business Magazine Design Award
1995 - IPRA Outstanding Facility Award
1994 - Jack A. Claes Pavilion Opens
1993 - Community Athletic Fields Opens
1993 - Fountain Square Opens
1987 - Sports Foundations Inc. National Gold Medal Award
1986 - Lions Park Pool Converted to Rainbow Falls
1985 - Leisure Fitness Center Opens
1984 - Fox Run Golf Links and Driving Range Opens
1981 - Pirates Cove Children's Theme Park Opens
1979 - Senior Center Opens
1976 - Schuette/Biermann Farmhouse Museum Opens
1976 - Summer Concert Series Begins
1975 - Lindberg Park Dedication
1973 - Carson and Disney Parks Developed
1973 - 13 Tennis Courts and 4 Ball Diamonds Added
1972 - Park District Sponsors Arbor Day Celebration
1971 - Preschool Program Begins
1970 - Teen Center Opens
1969 - Disney Pool Opens
1968 - Lion's Club Park and Pool Acquired
1967 - Three Parks Developed
1967 - Village Board Gifts District with Six Parks
1966 - Centex Deeds Eleven Parks to the District
1966 - Elk Grove Park District Established