Local Lifeguard Receives Golden Guard Award

Congratulations, Roger! The Park District of Franklin Park is pleased to announce that first-year lifeguard Roger May was awarded the prestigious Golden Guard Award. The award comes from Jeff Ellis & Associates Inc., an international aquatic safety and risk management consulting firm.  According to Ellis, less than one percent of all evaluated lifeguards receive the […]

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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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5 Reasons to Become a Lifeguard

The Pool on Pacific is an exciting and rewarding opportunity for summer jobs. Our team is ready for a pivotal summer of returning to recreation. If you are looking for a summer job, here’s five reasons to consider becoming a lifeguard. 1. Learn Valuable Skills Our managers take the time to teach lifeguards the knowledge […]

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Park District of Franklin Park Receives Platinum International Aquatics Safety Award

The Park District of Franklin Park has been awarded the prestigious Platinum International Aquatic Safety Award. Earning this award demonstrates that the aquatic facilities operated consistently exceed industry standards in risk management and epitomize aquatic safety excellence. International Aquatic Safety Awards are conferred to deserving aquatic facilities by Jeff Ellis & Associates, Inc. – International Aquatic Safety and […]

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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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Pool Pass Update for Residents

Out-of-District Franklin Park residents are now eligible to purchase Pool Passes or pay daily admission at the Pool on Pacific. Those who live south of Grand Avenue can receive a temporary Resident Pass for the rest of the season. Resident Passes can be obtained at the Community Center, 9560 Franklin Avenue, by providing a valid […]

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Return to Recreation: CVOID-19 Updates

The State of Illinois is in Phase 5 of the Restore Illinois Plan. This final phase of the restoration plan signifies a full reopening. An indoor mask mandate is currently in effect until further notice. Listed below are updates to previous measures for Park District of Franklin Park programs and facilities. Based on CDC and […]

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Pool on Pacific Reservation Tutorial

After a season off, the Park District of Franklin Park’s Pool on Pacific is excited to open this summer! The pool will be open for In-District Residents ONLY due to a capacity limit of 50 patrons. Please note, In-District Residents live north of Grand Avenue.  This season the Pool on Pacific will be based on a reservation system. The […]

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