Hawthorne Park Community Input Meeting

Dear Residents & Families, As you may know, the Park District has plans to upgrade Hawthorne Park in the next two years. We were also awarded an OSLAD grant for the redevelopment of Timber Park, only one block away. Our goal is to avoid repeating the types of recreation features in both places. Hawthorne Park […]

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American Heart Month 2020

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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Park District of Franklin Park Awarded OSLAD Grant

The Park District of Franklin Park is excited to announce that it was awarded a $248,200 grant through the Open Space Land Acquisition and Development (OSLAD) program. This grant will be used for the redevelopment of Timber Park located at 3103 Hawthorne Street. The property was first acquired by the Park District in 1968. OSLAD […]

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Holiday Facility Hours

The Park District of Franklin Park wishes everyone a safe and healthy holiday season! Listed below are the holiday facility hours. Please visit fpice.com for the Ice Arena’s programming schedule on these dates. Tuesday, December 24 Community Center: 6:00 am-12:00 pm Ice Arena: 6:00 am-2:00 pm Wednesday, December 25 All Facilities CLOSED Thursday, December 26 Community Center: […]

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Special Needs Skating Competition Sponsors

The Franklin Park Ice Arena is looking for sponsors for its 27th Annual Special Needs Skating Competition. This year’s event is on Saturday, January 11 from 9:00 am-5:30 pm. Special needs skaters from around the Midwest will gather in Franklin Park to compete in Speed Skating, Figure Skating, Sled Hockey and Ice Hockey events. Last […]

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Community Center Grand Reopening

The Park District of Franklin Park recently completed a major renovation to the Community Center’s main floor. Families, residents and community members are invited to the Grand Reopening on Tuesday, November 19 at 6:30 p.m. The finished project displays a new terrazzo floor that consists of 29 separate colors and 20 terrazzo aggregates. After considering […]

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Temporary Power Outage

Attention Patrons: We were informed by our electrical provider Commonwealth Edison that there will be a temporary power outage at the Community Center from 9:00 am-1:00 pm on Tuesday, October 22.  The building will be closed during that time frame. Tot School families, please note that tomorrow’s class has been cancelled. We have made arrangements […]

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