Playgrounds Reopening Monday, June 29

We are pleased to announce that based on State of Illinois Phase 4 Guidelines released late Friday, The Park District of Franklin Park is reopening Playgrounds in our parks beginning Monday June 29, after complete cleaning of playground equipment and removal of all barriers. Requirements include a maximum of 50 Residents at each playground and […]

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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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Stay Healthy: Coronavirus Adaptations

UPDATE May 5, 2020 Dear Residents, Families & Patrons, In support of Governor Pritzker’s Stay-at-Home order extension and Restore Illinois plan, Park District of Franklin Park facilities remain closed until further notice. Playground equipment including basketball courts, skateboarding areas and outdoor fitness equipment also remain closed. The parks are open for socially distanced walking and […]

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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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Now Hiring: Seasonal, Part-Time Parks Staff

The part-time and seasonal positions of the Parks Department are to work in a supportive capacity to the full-time staff positions within the department. Directly responsible to the Supervisor of Parks and Facilities, these positions will execute all work directives necessary to provide quality and safe recreation facilities to the residents of Franklin Park. Fully […]

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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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