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Masks Required for Indoor Youth Sports

August 11, 2021 On August 10, 2021 the Illinois Department of Public Health updated its All Sports Policy pertaining to indoor youth sports. For indoor sports, masks are required for individuals aged two years and older who can medically tolerate a mask. Spectators are required to wear masks regardless of vaccination status when attending indoor […]

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Return to Recreation: CVOID-19 Updates

The State of Illinois entered Phase 5 of the Restore Illinois Plan. This is the final phase of the restoration plan and signifies a full reopening. Listed below are updates to previous measures for Park District of Franklin Park programs and facilities. Based on CDC and Illinois Department of Public Health guidelines, face masks are […]

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Return to Recreation: Bridge to Phase 5

Governor Pritzker announced that the State of Illinois enters the Bridge to Phase 5 on Friday, May 14. This approach allows for higher capacity limits until the state reaches Phase 5 and fully reopens. Listed below are updates that apply to the Park District of Franklin Park’s programs and facilities. Masks are still required for […]

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Statewide Tier 3 Mitigation Measures

January 15, 2021 Dear Residents, Families & Patrons, Governor Pritzker announced that Region 10 (Suburban Cook County) will remain in Tier 3 mitigations. These mitigations have many effects on Park District of Franklin Park programming and recreation opportunities. These mitigations include: • Meeting rooms and banquet halls may not host gatherings. All rentals at the […]

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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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Community Center Phase 4 Updates

October 26, 2020 Community Center The Community Center is open to the public for programs following Phase 4 guidelines and registration. Anyone entering the facility must wear a face covering. A variety of Recreation programs are being offered this fall. All program information can be viewed online or in our Digital Fall Brochure. Face coverings are […]

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Program & Facility Updates

UPDATE June 18, 2020 Dear Residents, Families & Patrons, In support of Governor Pritzker’s Restore Illinois plan, Park District of Franklin Park facilities remain closed and summer programs normally available are delayed. Park District staff is working to provide Day Camps, some access to the Ice Arena, and selected Community Events as outlined below as early as July […]

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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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Coronavirus Adaptations: FAQ’s

Due to the recent developments regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19), the Park District is closing facilities and suspending programs for precautionary measures until Monday, April 6. Below are frequently asked questions we anticipate. If you have questions or concerns, please contact us at 847-455-2852.  Q: Has anyone contracted coronavirus at the Park District?  A: There are no […]

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Be Creative at Home!

There’s plenty of ways to be creative at home! Enjoy these activities with your children. 1. Make a Fort Use couch cushions, blankets, bunk beds or whatever you can to make the perfect hideaway! Check out this castle preschoolers made out of building blocks! 2. Write Letters to Relatives Help your children write letters to […]

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