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Board of Commissioners

Michael A. Vonesh, President

Susan E. O'Connell, Vice President

Mark K. White, Secretary

Joseph E. Zinga, Treasurer

Gilbert J. Hagerstrom, Commissioner

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The Board of Commissioners meet on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. Residents are always invited to attend. Meetings are held at the Franklin Park Community Center.

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Park District of Franklin Park

Founded by concerned citizens in July 1964, the Park District of Franklin Park serves approximately 15,158 residents residing north of Grand Avenue in Franklin Park, offers more than 250 programs each year, and operates seventeen parks totaling 24.14 acres and four facilities.

Facilities include a year-round indoor ice arena and a smaller practice arena, North Park Banquets and Sports Arena, the Community Center, and the Pool on Pacific, an outdoor aquatic facility featuring an Olympic-size swimming pool, a zero depth area with spray features, a drop slide, two tube slides, a basketball net and diving area.

The park district employs 22 full-time staff, augmented seasonally by more than 120 part-time employees. We participate in a special recreation cooperative, the West Suburban Special Recreation Association (WSSRA). Supported by eleven park districts, the association provides special leisure services for people with disabilities.


Mission Statement

Mission Statement Park District of Franklin Park, skating building playgroundDedicated to the Franklin Park community, we provide unique recreation opportunities through quality programs, parks, and facilities.

Entrusted with our residents' investment, we are committed to fiscal responsibility, innovative leadership, and the highest standard of service.

Challenged with environmental and energy concerns, we are responsible for conservation, community education, and the best practices in resource management.

Considering the needs of our richly diverse community, we create awareness of the lifelong benefits of parks and recreation.

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May 18, 2015

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May 26, 2015
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June 23, 2015

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June 30, 2015
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July 21, 2015
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October 27, 2015
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December 15, 2015
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January 26, 2016
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February 23, 2016

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March 22, 2016

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May 19, 2016
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May 24, 2016
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