Events & News

Spring Playbook and Summer Camp Guide Now Online

Our 2023 Spring Playbook and Summer Camp Guide are out now. Registration for activities, events, sports, and camps featured in either edition begins Saturday, February 4 at 9 a.m. for residents and Saturday, February 11 at 9 a.m. for nonresidents. Our interactive brochures allow you to easily get to the registration page for each activity by clicking on the code number. View the Spring Playbook and Summer Camp Guide »

Spring Sports Registration Deadlines

Spring sports registration is underway! Below is a list of upcoming league offerings and important registration deadlines. Click the program name for more information and to register.

Give back in the new year!

The Park District is hosting a blood and food drive at Ackerman SFC on Thursday, January 19 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

BLOOD DRIVE:  Make a difference through the donation of blood. One donation, which takes less than an hour, can save up to three lives. Appointments are requested but walk-ups are welcome. Book an appointment here »FOOD DRIVE:  Non-perishable foods and toiletries will be collected to help fill the shelves at Glen Ellyn Food Pantry. Drive up to the main entrance to donate and we’ll do the rest.

Free Week at Ackerman SFC

Try the fitness center and experience group fitness classes at Ackerman Sports & Fitness Center for free! To help you get a healthy start to the new year, we’re waiving the drop-in fee from January 2-8. Read More »

New Year’s Burn

Jumpstart your fitness resolution and support your neighbors at risk of hunger. Head to Ackerman SFC for a morning of calorie-burning classes on New Year’s Day, January 1, from 8 to 11am. The “fee” to participate is a non-perishable food item or toiletry donation for the Glen Ellyn Food Pantry. The New Year’s Burn is open to both members and non-members ages 14 and up. No registration required. New Year’s Burn Class Schedule:  Read More »

Winter 2023 Playbook Now Online

Our Winter 2023 Playbook is out now. Registration for activities, events, and sports featured in this edition begins Saturday, December 3 at 9 a.m. for residents and Saturday, December 10 at 9 a.m. for nonresidents. Our interactive Playbook allows you to easily get to the registration page for each activity by clicking on the code number. View the Winter Playbook »

Toys for Tots Toy Drive with Characters!

Make a child’s holiday a little brighter this year by participating in the Toys for Tots Toy Drive with Characters. Bring a new, unwrapped toy to Ackerman SFC on Sunday, December 4 from 1 to 3 p.m. and your little ones can meet and take a picture with some of their favorite superheroes and princesses! Learn more »

Turkey Burn & Food Drive

Earn yourself an extra slice of pie at the annual Turkey Burn on Thursday, November 24 from 7 to 10 a.m. This morning of calorie-burning classes is open to the public. Stay for one class or as many of these special Thanksgiving classes as you want! The “fee” to participate is a non-perishable food or toiletry item for Glen Ellyn Food Pantry. View the class schedule »

Thanksgiving hours 2022

District facilities are closed or have special hours on Thursday, November 24, 2022, in observance of Thanksgiving, but we have a few ways to start your holiday off on the right foot. Spring Avenue and Main Street Recreation Centers will also be closed on Friday, November 25. Read more »

Vaccine & Flu Shot Clinic on November 19

Glen Ellyn Park District, Jewel-Osco Pharmacy, and State Representative Terra Costa Howard are hosting a joint vaccine clinic on Saturday, November 19 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m at Ackerman SFC, 800 St. Charles Road.

The brand new Covid-19 vaccine bivalent booster shots, flu shots, and pneumonia, tetanus, and shingles vaccines will be available. Walk-ups will be accepted but are subject to availability. Those that have registered in advance will be prioritized. Read More »

Blood & Food Drive on November 22

The next blood and food drive at Ackerman SFC will take place November 22, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

Blood Drive: One donation, which takes less than an hour, can save up to three lives. Appointments are recommended but walk-ups are welcome. This is a great opportunity for college students home for break to give back! Book an appointment »

Food Drive: Non-perishable foods and toiletries will be accepted at Ackerman SFC to help fill the shelves at Glen Ellyn Food Pantry. Drive up to the main entrance to donate and we’ll do the rest!

Community Passes Glen Ellyn Park District Referendum

The Glen Ellyn Park District referendum request for $15.9 million to repair, improve and expand facilities, upgrade four park properties throughout the district, and purchase additional land for parks has been approved, according to preliminary results as reported by DuPage County Clerk – Election Division.

We are so grateful, and would like to thank every member of the Glen Ellyn Park District community for your continued support. From the survey responses to the ballots cast in yesterday’s vote, your voices have been heard and we are honored to deliver what matters most to you here in our community.

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