Preventing Pollinator Extinction

The Park District of Franklin Park is participating in an exciting project! We were asked to join a community effort to prevent pollinator extinction. The goal of project Prevent Pollinator Extinction People is to get the community involved in creating milkweed gardens, which is the main food source for the Monarch butterflies. By having the […]

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Hawthorne & Timber Park Renovation Updates

The Park District of Franklin Park has started the process of two complete renovations and Hawthorne & Timber Parks. Since these parks are down the street from each other, we recommend the neighborhood play at Elder Park, Chestnut Park and Lincoln Park during construction. You can follow along for project updates on our social media […]

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North Park to Host COVID-19 Vaccination Site

When: Thursday, April 15, 2021 Time: 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Where: North Park Sports Arena, 10040 Addison Avenue, Franklin Park Positive Health Services has been advised by the Cook County Health Department to pause administering the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. Those who registered for the clinic that is full at the Park District of Franklin Park’s […]

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5 Reasons to Become a Lifeguard

The Pool on Pacific is an exciting and rewarding opportunity for your first job. After a season off, our staff is excited to get back into action! Things may be a little different, but the team is ready for a pivotal summer of returning to recreation. If you are looking for a summer job, here’s […]

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Print Brochures Are Back!

Exciting news! The Park District of Franklin Park has returned to printing our seasonal brochures. Residents may have noticed you received the Spring into Summer edition in the mail. This brochure contains our summer plans for camps, events and the Pool on Pacific. The Park District paused printing our brochures after the Spring into Summer […]

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Pool on Pacific to Open with Limited Capacity

After a season off, the Park District of Franklin Park’s Pool on Pacific is excited to open this summer! The pool will be open for In-District Residents ONLY due to a capacity limit of 50 patrons, or based on IDPH guidelines. In-District Residents live north of Grand Avenue. This season the Pool on Pacific will […]

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Park District Warming Centers

In cooperation with the Village of Franklin Park, the Park District of Franklin Park’s facilities will serve as warming centers for residents. Due to COVID-19 safety protocols, there will be a limit to how many residents may enter. Please expect a health screening at each facility when checking in. Masks are required for entering all […]

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American Heart Month 2021

The month of February is recognized as American Heart Month (Heart Health Awareness). With heart disease being the leading cause of death in the United States, we understand the importance of having a healthy heart. Health and wellness is a pillar of parks and recreation and we are taking on the responsibility to act as […]

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Return to Recreation: Phase 4

February 2, 2021 Dear Residents, Families & Patrons, The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Suburban Cook County (Region 10) has re-entered Phase 4 of the Restore Illinois plan. Recreation programs and rentals can resume! Listed below are updates that apply to the Park District of Franklin Park’s programming and facilities. • Organized group recreational […]

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