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Elk Grove Village Park District

About Us

The Elk Grove Park District is located in Elk Grove Village, a northwest suburb of Chicago, just 10 minutes from O’Hare International Airport. The Elk Grove Park District maintains approximately 473 acres, including 43 parks and a community athletic field that includes football, soccer and baseball fields, 19 public tennis courts and several facilities.

Its premier facility is the Jack A. Claes Pavilion. The Pavilion community center amenities include a 28-foot Carousel, Jump n’ Jiggles indoor playground, Pavilion Fitness Centre, Garden Terrace Banquets facility, arts and craft rooms, dance studios, racquetball courts, two gymnasiums, one outdoor and two indoor swimming pools.

The Park District also operates the Sheila Ray Adult Center, Preschool, Rainbow Falls Waterpark, Pirates’ Cove Children’s Theme Park, Fox Run Golf Course and Driving Range, Elk Grove Historical Museum and Rainbow Falls Community Center, which houses teen activities and various programs.

You can read about facilities, programs and special events through the Park District’s quarterly program guide.

For more information on any of the Elk Grove Park District facilities and programs, call 847.437.9494.

Mission Statement

To provide safe and innovative parks and recreational opportunities.

Vision Statement

Go beyond the expected!

History

Elk Grove Park District is proud to celebrate over 54 years of excellence! Some of the Park District’s significant achievements are listed below:

  • 2023- IPRA Exceptional Workplace Award
  • 2023 – IPRA Outstanding Park & Facility Award – Fox Run Clubhouse and Maintenance Facility
  • 2022 – Fox Run Clubhouse Renovation
  • 2022 – Awarded the OSLAD Grant for Marshall Park
  • 2021 – Renovation of Al Hattendorf Park with OSLAD funding
  • 2017 – Building Renovation at Community Athletic Fields
  • 2016 – Preschool Accredited by National Early Childhood Program Accreditation
  • 2016 – Inclusive Playground added to Hattendorf Playground
  • 2016 – Elk Grove Park District Celebrates 50th Anniversary
  • 2015 – Excellence in Finance Reporting Award
  • 2015 – Park Dedicated to J.M. Heffern
  • 2014 – Excellence in Finance Reporting Award
  • 2014 – Pavilion Aquatics Center Renovation and Addition
  • 2014 – Illinois Distinguished Park and Recreation Accreditation Award
  • 2013 – Excellence in Finance Reporting Award
  • 2013 – Fox Run Golf Links Renovation
  • 2012 – Fountain Square Park Sprayground – Grand Re-Opening
  • 2012 – Pavilion Parking Lot Renovation
  • 2012 – Park District Rating Upgraded by Moody’s to Aaa
  • 2012 – Excellence in Finance Reporting Award
  • 2011- Excellence in Finance Reporting Award
  • 2011 – IDNR OSLAD Grant Awarded for Fountain Square Park
  • 2011 – EGPD ADA Transition Plan Adopted
  • 2010 – Excellence in Finance Reporting Award
  • 2010 – Maintenance Facility Grand Opening
  • 2010 – New Playground and Park at Al Hattendorf Center
  • 2010 – Ill Association of Museums Superior Achievement Award
  • 2009 – Excellence in Finance Reporting 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
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