An Invitation to a Barbecue at Timber Park

Dear Residents & Families,  The Park District has plans to upgrade Timber and Hawthorne Parks in the next two years. Because the Parks are only one block apart, we want to be sure that we do not repeat the types of recreation features in both places. Clearly, Timber Park is larger and has more opportunity […]

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Park District Cooling Centers

With the expected extreme heat, the Park District of Franklin Park is designating the Ice Arena and North Park as cooling centers starting on Wednesday, July 17 and lasting the remainder of the week. We would like to remind you that the Pool on Pacific is also open to provide some heat relief. We advise […]

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Town Hall Meeting at the Centre at North Park

You are invited to attend a Town Hall meeting with state legislators on Wednesday, July 17 at the Centre at North Park from 7:00-8:30 pm. The meeting will be run by Senator Don Harmon, Representative Kathy Williams & Representative Camille Lilly. The meeting is free and open to the public. Senator Harmon and Representatives Williams […]

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Now Hiring: Seasonal, Part-Time Parks Staff

The part-time and seasonal positions of the Parks Department are to work in a supportive capacity to the full-time staff positions within the department. Directly responsible to the Supervisor of Parks and Facilities, these positions will execute all work directives necessary to provide quality and safe recreation facilities to the residents of Franklin Park. Fully […]

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Staying Green Year-Round

The Park District of Franklin Park held another successful Earth Day Celebration outdoors at North Park. This family event featured many aspects such as District 84 students, interactive booths, nature, crafts and games. Community members explored the nature garden and learned how to keep our earth clean.  We had over 20 vendors this year who […]

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