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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Upcoming Fencing Session

AGES: 8-65 Years Participant Health Screen Fascinated by sword-play in the movies? This safe, fast-paced sport will be a wonderful new experience. Enjoy competitive fun safely without “fighting”. This beginning class will provide you the basics for advancement. All equipment provided. This program is designed for all fitness levels.   Fencing is one of the few […]

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Franklin Park Speed Skating Receives Best of Franklin Park Award

The Franklin Park Speed Skating Team was selected as the 2020 Best of Franklin Park Award in the Sports Club category by the Franklin Park Award Program. This is the second consecutive selection for the Franklin Park Ice Arena’s home team. Each year, the Franklin Park Award Program selects companies that have exceptional success in […]

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Plug into Play!

Now that the playgrounds reopened, it’s time to Plug into Play! Unplug Illinois was developed by the Illinois Parks and Recreation Association (IPRA) to encourage people to take advantage of the recreation opportunities provided by their local parks and recreation agencies. With July being National Parks and Recreation Month, it’s important to highlight the many […]

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Playgrounds Reopening Monday, June 29

We are pleased to announce that based on State of Illinois Phase 4 Guidelines released late Friday, The Park District of Franklin Park is reopening Playgrounds in our parks beginning Monday June 29, after complete cleaning of playground equipment and removal of all barriers. Requirements include a maximum of 50 Residents at each playground and […]

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Pool on Pacific Closed for Summer

June 18, 2020 Dear Residents,  Our residents waiting for an answer for the Pool on Pacific have been very patient during the evolving Covid-19 conditions. We are disappointed to inform you that the Pool on Pacific will not open this summer. The decision follows months of concerted effort to find a way to safely open […]

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Summer Camp 2020 Guidelines

We are excited for another year at Summer Camps! While Camp may look different this summer, we are working hard to make sure you have a fun and exciting experience. Your safety and well-being are our top priority and we will doeverything we can to make sure you experience a variety of activities while maintaining […]

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