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Return to Recreation: Phase 5 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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Park District Warming Centers

In cooperation with the Village of Franklin Park, the Park District of Franklin Park’s facilities will serve as warming centers for residents. Due to COVID-19 safety protocols, there will be a limit to how many residents may enter. Please expect a health screening at each facility when checking in. Masks are required for entering all […]

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Return to Recreation: Phase 4

Residents, Families & Patrons, Recreation programs and rentals are underway following IDPH’s guidance for Restore Illinois Phase 4. Registration for summer programs and events is open for both Residents and Non-Residents. Programs with multiple groups will be spaced out at an appropriate social distance and masks are required. Listed below are updates that apply to […]

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Region 10 Moves into Tier 2 Mitigation Measures

January 18, 2021 Dear Residents, Families & Patrons, The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) announced adjustments to the mitigation metrics and additional regional mitigation changes. Suburban Cook County (Region 10) will move into Tier 2 mitigations. Listed below are mitigation measures that apply to the Park District of Franklin Park’s programming and facilities. • […]

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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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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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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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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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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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