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Fitness Center Upgrades

The Park District of Franklin Park is excited to inform the public that the Community Center’s Fitness Center has been upgraded. The plan to upgrade the Fitness Center goes back to summer 2019 when members were surveyed and a focus group was held. The Park District reviewed all the input and began researching new equipment.  […]

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Tier 3 Open Play Guidelines

Open Play will resume starting on Monday, December 7 following new guidelines. The statewide Tier 3 mitigation measures allow for single participant training and Open Play is being adapted accordingly. One player will be allowed at each basket. Participants can only shoot hoops themselves. There is not playing with others and games are not allowed. […]

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Remote Learning Day Camp Adds Second Semester Dates

The Park District of Franklin Park understood the hardships placed on the community this year with schooling. We are extremely proud to have formed a partnership with Franklin Park School District 84 in offering Remote Learning Day Camp. This much needed childcare is offered at a drastically low cost for District 84 students due to […]

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Tier 3 Mitigation Measures

January 15, 2021 Dear Residents, Families & Patrons, Governor Pritzker announced that Region 10 (Suburban Cook County) will remain in Tier 3 mitigations. These mitigations have many effects on Park District of Franklin Park programming and recreation opportunities. These mitigations include: • Meeting rooms and banquet halls may not host gatherings. All rentals at the […]

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A Socially Distanced Halloween

The Halloween Spirit was alive at North Park this season! Unfortunately, the Eddie Biondo Fall Fest Parade and Pumpkin Fest had to be cancelled this year. Our staff worked diligently to create new fall events that could be adapted to social distancing and gathering guidelines. During October, we had a busy month introducing these events […]

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Esports Interest Survey

The Park District of Franklin Park is looking into the addition of Esports programming. The increasing popularity of competitive gaming has been recognized by parks and recreation agencies around the country. We are exploring different options of hosting tournaments or some style of free play. Esports is an inclusive activity that reaches many demographics. There […]

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2020 Fall Fest Parade Cancelled

The Park District of Franklin Park is disappointed to announce that the Annual Eddie Biondo Fall Fest Parade will not march this year. This longstanding Franklin Park tradition is an event enjoyed by many, but due to the ongoing pandemic the Park District does not view the parade as a safe operation.  Each year, hundreds […]

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View Our Digital Fall Brochure

This season, the Park District of Franklin Park will not be printing our program brochure. With the potential for state guidelines to change, we made the decision to advertise everything digitally. This gives staff the opportunity to update any program information or guidelines as needed. Please note that masks are required for entering facilities and […]

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New Open Play Times & Guidelines

Starting Monday, July 27, Open Play will have staggered times and new guidelines. These changes are being made to help control traffic at the Community Center and keep our patrons and staff safe. Please review the following information. We need your cooperation to keep everyone safe! Monday through Friday, Youth Open Play will be from […]

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Park District & District 84 Partner for Remote Learning Day Camp

The Park District of Franklin Park understands the hardships placed on the community with schooling this fall. We standby and support Franklin Park School District 84 in its Return to Learn Plan and goal of keeping students safe. We are proud to announce a partnership with District 84 in offering childcare to those in need. […]

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