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Participate in the Eddie Biondo Fall Fest Parade

It’s almost that time of year again! The 44th Annual Eddie Biondo Fall Fest Parade is right around the corner. On Sunday, October 2, floats, marching bands and local schools will showcase the heart of Franklin Park. Local organizations and businesses are invited to participate. The parade lineup starts at noon at Scott Street and […]

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Summer Safety Updates

Dear Residents, Families & Patrons,  We look forward to an action-packed summer at the Park District of Franklin Park. To date, we do not have any current COVID restrictions or mandates. All programs and facilities transitioned back to normal operations after Mitigation Order 2021-11 was lifted in February. Although masks are not be required in […]

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Pathogen Destroying Technology You Can See

Next time you’re at one of the Park District of Franklin Park’s facilities, see if you notice some new technology in action. New fans were recently installed at the Community Center, Ice Arena and Centre at North Park. These fans from BAF are proven technologies to destroy pathogens. The new industrial fans from BAF have […]

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Congratulations to Joe Modrich on his Retirement!

After 22 years as the Park District of Franklin Park’s Director of Parks & Recreation and 48 years in the field, Joseph D. Modrich is retiring. Born and raised in Franklin Park, Joe started his career in Parks & Recreation conducting field work with the Park District of Franklin Park in 1974. In his 38-year […]

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CCDPH to Lift Mitigation Order 2021-11

Dear Residents, Families & Patrons,  On February 22, 2022, Cook County Department of Public Health (CCDPH) released a statement announcing its plan to lift Mitigation Order 2021-11 on February 28. CCDPH will act in alignment with the State of Illinois and the City of Chicago as key COVID-19 metrics continue to improve.  Lifting Mitigation Order […]

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WGN TV and Two-Time Olympian Visit Franklin Park Speed Skating

To get into the Olympic spirt, WGN TV’s Larry Hawley visited the Franklin Park Ice Arena for Franklin Park Speed Skating Club’s practice. Franklin Park Speed Skating Club is an amateur organization which develops all levels and abilities of speed skating and promotes the fast-paced sport. The club is home of three-time Olympian Emery Lehman […]

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Fusion Skating Club Wins First Place at Mardi Gras Competition

The first weekend in February, Fusion Skating Club competed at Bensenville’s Mardi Gras Competition. The team ended up taking home first place with its Hairspray number! Eighteen Fusion members competed at this annual competition.   The team’s Hairspray number consisted of skating to the songs It’s Hairspray and You Can’t Stop the Beat. Parents were […]

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