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Meet Your New Athletics & Facility Manager

The Park District of Franklin Park is excited to welcome Nigel Burnett as our new Athletics & Facility Manager! Nigel graduated from Hannibal-Lagrange University with his degree in Business Administration. He grew up on Chicago’s south side where he played a variety of sports throughout middle school, high school and college. Nigel started working with […]

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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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Park District of Franklin Park Awarded OSLAD Grant

The Park District of Franklin Park is excited to announce that it was awarded a $248,200 grant through the Open Space Land Acquisition and Development (OSLAD) program. This grant will be used for the redevelopment of Timber Park located at 3103 Hawthorne Street. The property was first acquired by the Park District in 1968. OSLAD […]

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