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Welcome to the online press room for the Fox Valley Park District. Here you will find all of our latest press releases. Media representatives are invited to call Public Relations Manager Jeff Long at 630-966-4527 or email Jeff at Newsroom archives are available for20102009 and 2008.

Park District issues ‘call’ for bluebird box monitors

We are all bird-watchers in some way. Even if you don’t carry a field guide and binoculars, you can’t help but notice the graceful, winged creatures that swirl around us. […]

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Fox River will be hoppin’ for Mid-Am Race on June 1; registration open, rental boats available!

REGISTER ONLINE HERE For much of this winter, the Fox River has looked more like frozen tundra than a vibrant waterway; a cold, white sheen of snow-caked ice, crisscrossed by […]

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FVPD huddles to form youth football league with East & West Aurora High Schools

It didn’t matter where – back yard, local park, school playground… any open space. All they needed was a football, a few players – and an announcer. “Joe Montana drops […]

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Park District awarded $400,000 grant for Copley I Park

New playground, shelter and ball field upgrades with lights among the improvements AURORA – The Fox Valley Park District has been awarded a $400,000 grant by the Illinois Department of […]

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1 season pass for 2 water parks? Sweet summer!

That tantalizing taste of summer we had earlier this week – when temperatures warmed into the 60s – was all I needed to dig out the shorts and swimwear in […]

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NFL Punt, Pass & Kick Competition coming to Vaughan Center

The National Football League’s Punt, Pass & Kick Competition is coming to the Vaughan Athletic Center on Sunday, April 13. Boys and girls ages 6 to 15 are invited to […]

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Spring Spruce-Up: Collaborating for clean parks

Despite this polar vortex that won’t let go, the spring season is starting to flex its muscles, ready to give the cold weather a swift and final kick into oblivion. […]

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FVPD summer camps open up new worlds of fun for kids of all ages

Click here to view the Summer Camp Guide Many decades later, it still feels like yesterday. I’ll never forget the excitement as a 5-year-old when Dad confirmed that I’d be […]

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Park District conducting prescribed burns this spring

AURORA – The Fox Valley Park District will resume its program this spring of conducting prescribed burns at selected park sites and natural areas. For more than 20 years, the […]

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Red Oak Nature Center to host free MapleFest on March 15

NORTH AURORA – Red Oak Nature Center will be offering an early, sweet taste of spring on Saturday, March 15 when the annual MapleFest takes place. The event is free […]

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