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Labor Day Weekend

Thursday, September 3, 2015

We hope all our residents and friends have a safe Labor Day Weekend!

The Community Center is closed Sunday and Monday in observance of the holiday.

Our Pool on Pacific will be open all weekend, the last weekend of the season.

  • Friday, September 4:  4:00-8:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, September 5: 12:00-6:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, September 6: 12:00-6:00 p.m.
  • Monday, September 7: 12:00-4:00 p.m.

Pool on Pacific: Post Season Hours

Monday, August 10, 2015

Now that the kids are back to school, the Pool on Pacific has started it's Post Season Hours through September 7!

  • Monday-Thursday, CLOSED
  • Friday, 4:00-8:00 p.m.
  • Saturday & Sunday, 12:00-6:00 p.m.
  • Monday, September 7, 12:00-4:00 p.m.

If you have any questions, please call 847-455-2852.

Registration Started for the 5K and Kids Mini Mile!

Sunday, July 19, 2015

Race route starts and finishes at North Park! Register online now!

For all ages, our  8th year running of 5K through the streets of Franklin Park is being held on Saturday, September 19. The race starts and ends at North Park beginning at 9:00 a.m.
The Parks Foundation will be hosting the 8th annual 5K Foundation Fun Run/Walk. Join us for this healthy start to Fall. Residents of all ages and abilities are invited to join the Park District of Franklin Park for this special event. This race creates an opportunity for the community to achieve a fitness goal and enjoy fall through the neighborhood streets of Franklin Park.
All participants will receive a t-shirt and post-race refreshments. Also, prizes will be awarded to the top finishers and everyone receives a medal when they cross the finish line. An adult must accompany runners under twelve years old, and everyone can come out and cheer on their family, friends, and neighbors! In addition to the 5K we will also host a Kids Mini Mile through North Park. For Kids 12 and under, come show off your skills along the path at North Park. All participants receive a t-shirt, medal and post race refreshments.
All proceeds generated by the 5K Foundation Fun Run/Walk support the Parks Foundation of Franklin Park and its goals The Parks Foundation is dedicated to identifying and responding to recreation opportunities through community leadership and support. If you are unable to participate in the race, consider dedicating a tree, brick, or bench in Franklin Park to commemorate a special occasion or remember a loved one.
Registration forms are available at the all Park District facilities and online at For additional information, please contact the Community Center at (847) 455 -2852, or go on-line to our website for registration and race route information.
Kids Mini Mile
  • Ages 12 & under
  • 1 mile race, not timed
  • Saturday, September 19 at 10:00 a.m.
  • North Park, (Walking Path)
  • Fee: $10/child
5K Foundation Fun Run/Walk
  • All ages (12 and under must be accompanied by an adult)                                                            
  • 5K (3.1 miles)
  • Saturday, September 19 at 9:00 a.m.
  • Start and finish at North Park
  • Run through the streets of Franklin Park
  • $20 residents and $25 non-residents
  • $25 – race day registration


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Featured Parks and Facilities

Pool on Pacific
The Pool on Pacific features two slides, a plunge dive, diving board, adult sun deck, basketball hoop and a fun-filled zero depth tot area with several play features.

Centre at North Park
The Banquet Hall and Sports Arena at North Park are the perfect setting for your next event.  Find out more about rentals and our Special Occasion Package.

Chestnut Park
ADA Accessible, this park features a sitting shelter, fitness equipment, sandbox, water pump, tree house, slides, swings, a putting green, bags game, and lots of outdoor, open space.

The Ice Arena
The Ice Arena is undergoing a major renovation. Be sure to stop by when the rink reopens in September!

Highlights of Upcoming Events

Moonlight Movie: Showing "Big Hero 6"

Fri, Sep 11, 2015 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Grab a blanket or lawn chair and enjoy an unforgettable evening of cinema under the stars. Movie tim...

Big Band Dance

Sun, Sep 13, 2015 2:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Dance all afternoon as the big band era comes alive at North Park! Couples, singles, families and fr...

Moonlight Movie: Showing "Paddington"

Fri, Sep 18, 2015 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Grab a blanket or lawn chair and enjoy an unforgettable evening of cinema under the stars. Movie tim...

8th Annual 5K Fun Run/Walk and Kids Mini Mile

Sat, Sep 19, 2015 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Get up and get moving with the Park District’s fall races! Our Kids Mini Mile race is the perf...

Ice Princess Social

Wed, Sep 23, 2015 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM

Come join Glitzy Girlz and enjoy a night of becoming an Ice Princess! Dress up is optional. Our staf...

Local Weather

Conditions for Franklin Park, IL at 10:49 am CDT

Current Conditions:
Mostly Cloudy, 76 F

Sat - Scattered Thunderstorms. High: 89 Low: 71
Sun - Partly Cloudy. High: 92 Low: 72
Mon - PM Thunderstorms. High: 85 Low: 70
Tue - Scattered Thunderstorms. High: 78 Low: 66
Wed - Showers. High: 74 Low: 64

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