Please Note: Fox River Trail East between Lippold and Red Oak Nature Center will be closed from Tuesday May 16 Until Friday May 19 when we will reopen the trail at 7 a.m. The closure is necessary for underground utility work and no detour is available. We apologize for any inconvenience.
In partnership with West Aurora School District 129, the Fox Valley Park District has been officially approved for the Nita M. Lowey 21st Century Community Learning Centers federal grant for the current school year with final budget approved on January 11, 2023 and retroactive to July 1, 2022., This grant cycle is 3 years with annual approval by ISBE. This funding would support after-school and summer enrichment programs for eligible students from the following schools: Hall, Nicholson, Schneider, and Smith Elementary Schools, as well as Jefferson Middle School. Aurora University will be the External Evaluator for the program.