Get Ready to Register for Autumn 2019 Programs!

    Resident registration for activities in the Autumn 2019 Activity Guide begins at 10pm on Sunday, July 28.

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    Get Ready to Register for Autumn 2019 Programs!

    Resident registration for activities in the Autumn 2019 Activity Guide begins at 10pm on Sunday, July 28.

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    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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    Freedom Four 4-Mile Run/Walk Day-of-Race Parking

    Residents are encouraged to walk, bike or carpool to the Glen Ellyn Park District’s Freedom Four 4-Mile Run/Walk, as there is no parking on Lenox or the roads surrounding Lake Ellyn Park. The commuter parking lots, including the Duane and Lorraine parking lot and the Civic Center parking garage, will remain open. Please click here to view the Village of Glen Ellyn’s interactive parking map and be sure to follow all posted signage. Limited parking will be available in the Glenbard West parking lot across from Duchon Field for Freedom Four 4-Mile Run/Walk participants. All cars must be removed from this lot by 10:00 a.m. 

    Voting in the Primary Election on June 28

    This year’s Primary Election is held Tuesday, June 28, 2022. It is a very important date because you will be able to vote for candidates pursuing elected office, and you have the opportunity to vote on the Glen Ellyn Park District bond referendum.

    This $15.9 million bond referendum will raise revenue to repair, improve and expand park facilities, upgrade four parks spread across the district, and purchase additional land for parks. If approved, the referendum will benefit these specific projects:

    • Improve, equip and maintain Sunset Pool
    • Expand, improve, equip and maintain Ackerman Sports & Fitness Center
    • Improve, equip and maintain Babcock Grove Park, Churchill Park, Lake Foxcroft Park, and the Lenox Road parcel
    • Make additional park and athletic improvements district wide
    • Acquire land to expand parks in the future

    As a Glen Ellyn resident, you can vote at any DuPage County voting site. Click here to view a list of polling places for DuPage County on June 28, Primary Election Day, including Ackerman Sports & Fitness Center (800 St. Charles Road) and Spring Avenue Recreation Center (185 Spring Avenue). Polls will be open 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.

    For more information about the referendum and project priorities, visit: gepark.org/futureparks

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