It was an action-packed summer here at the Park District of Franklin Park! We were pleased to return to normal facility operations and programming. We would also like to thank you for your patience during the Timber and Hawthorne Park renovations. We hope you enjoy these two new parks!

Save the dates for your favorite annual fall events. The 44th annual Eddie Biondo Fall Fest Parade marches on Sunday, October 2. Floats, bands and local groups entertain the streets of Franklin Park. Immediately following the parade is Pumpkin Fest at North Park. 

Our After School Program is here to help you! This program provides a safe and friendly environment for your students to socialize. Your students receive homework help, exercise and build friendships. Dance & Tumbling classes are another great way to keep your children active. Our instructors’ passion for dance is seen in every class.

The Leyden Youth Volleyball League looks forward to its second successful season. Grades 5-8 have the opportunity to compete against teams from surrounding towns. Our Micro Sports programs are the perfect introduction to sports. Your little athletes ages 3-5 learn the fundamentals in each class.

The Park District of Franklin Park has programs and events for everyone to enjoy this fall. We hope to see you at the parks enjoying the cool, crisp weather. 


Joseph E. Zinga
President, Board of Commissioners
Park District of Franklin Park

Board of Commissioners

Joseph E. Zinga

AnneMarie Casas
Vice President

Susan E. O’Connell

Michael A. Vonesh

Mark K. White

The Board meets on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. Residents are always invited to attend. Meetings are held at the Park District Community Center, 9560 Franklin Avenue, unless otherwise noted.

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