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An Update on Timber & Hawthorne Parks

Dear Residents, As those who live in the Timber & Hawthorne Park neighborhoods know, the parks are not yet completed. The original schedule for completion of both sites was July last summer. Unfortunately, the Park District has been working with a contractor unable to meet multiple commitments and many promised deadlines. While it may look […]

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CCDPH Order 2021-11 Youth Exemption

January 2, 2022 Dear Residents, Families & Patrons, We are very happy to share the Official Revision of the Cook County Department of Public Health (CCDPH) Mitigation Order 2021-11 that was scheduled to take effect January 3. The Revised Exemptions that now include Park Districts, are listed below. Please note that some portions of the Order still apply […]

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CCDPH Order 2021-11 Updates

December 31, 2021 Dear Residents, Families & Patrons, On Thursday December, 23, Cook County Department of Public Health (CCDPH) issued Mitigation Order 2021-11 mandating proof of vaccination requirements for certain businesses and facilities, including health, fitness & recreation centers. Continuing indoor masking is also required. This order is in effect starting Monday, January 3, 2022. […]

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New Open Play Times & Guidelines

Starting Monday, July 27, Open Play will have staggered times and new guidelines. These changes are being made to help control traffic at the Community Center and keep our patrons and staff safe. Please review the following information. We need your cooperation to keep everyone safe! Monday through Friday, Youth Open Play will be from […]

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Community Center Phase 4 Updates

October 26, 2020 Community Center The Community Center is open to the public for programs following Phase 4 guidelines and registration. Anyone entering the facility must wear a face covering. A variety of Recreation programs are being offered this fall. All program information can be viewed online or in our Digital Fall Brochure. Face coverings are […]

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Coronavirus Adaptations: FAQ’s

Due to the recent developments regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19), the Park District is closing facilities and suspending programs for precautionary measures until Monday, April 6. Below are frequently asked questions we anticipate. If you have questions or concerns, please contact us at 847-455-2852.  Q: Has anyone contracted coronavirus at the Park District?  A: There are no […]

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Stay Healthy: Coronavirus Adaptations

UPDATE May 5, 2020 Dear Residents, Families & Patrons, In support of Governor Pritzkerā€™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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