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Fitness Center Upgrades

The Park District of Franklin Park is excited to inform the public that the Community Center’s Fitness Center has been upgraded. The plan to upgrade the Fitness Center goes back to summer 2019 when members were surveyed and a focus group was held. The Park District reviewed all the input and began researching new equipment.  […]

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Staying Green Year-Round

The Park District of Franklin Park unfortunately could not hold our annual Earth Day Celebration this year due to the Coronavirus pandemic. It is still part of the Park District’s mission to educate our community on environmental concerns. Earth Day is not the only day we should be thinking green. There are many ways we […]

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Playground Adaptations

Dear Residents, Families & Patrons, For your maximum safety, please do not use Playground Equipment at any park. Notices have been posted at each park stating the Playgrounds are CLOSED. This includes basketball courts, tennis courts, skateboarding areas and outdoor fitness equipment. Parents, we need your help to communicate this information to your children! We […]

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Franklin Park Speed Skating Club

If you love to skate, but want something other than figure skating or hockey, you can race! The Franklin Park Speed Skating Club trains skaters to compete locally, regionally and nationally in the exciting sport of short track speed skating. Our Speed Skating Club was selected as the 2019 Best of Franklin Park Award in […]

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Thunder Soccer Fall 2019 Registration

Thunder Soccer has provided a quality youth soccer program for the Leyden Community for the past 35 years. This is an all-volunteer program with parents and relatives becoming coaches and Board Members. Thunder Soccer is a proud member of the IYSA, Illinois Youth Soccer Association, and was recognized in 2009 as the Top Recreational Youth […]

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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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Community Fun Run Postponed

The 2018 Community Fun Run has been postponed pending a restructure of the event. We apologize and appreciate your patience while we go through redesigning the event. We look forward to bringing residents a new and improved Community Fun Run in the future. Your participation in the creation of the event is very important. As […]

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