Winter Recreation and Operations

Sledding: It’s one of the joys of childhood, but please remind the young ones to sled down the middle of the hill and walk up the sides to avoid the dreaded “bowling alley” scenario and potential injury. Here are the go-to hills: Lincoln Park – Located at Russell Avenue and Lakewood Place in Aurora, this is… Read More

Frosted Fun Fills Lineup of FVPD’s Winter Activities

When it comes to sledding, skating and skiing, we’re sorta at the mercy of Mother Nature, but no matter the weather, plenty of cool programs and activities await this winter season. Get started by checking out these upcoming 10 events, or visit our calendar pages for a full lineup of winter adventures. Holiday Express With a nod… Read More

Holiday Express Delivers Magic, Memories of the Season

Believe. With a dash of imagination mixed with some holiday spirit, visitors to the Fox Valley Park District’s Holiday Express instantly re-experience the childhood vibes – hope, anticipation, cheer – that only the season can provide. An annual Yuletide celebration staged at historical Blackberry Farm, Holiday Express delivers Christmas spirit in the form of a… Read More

Love for Fitness Runs in the McPherson Family

The group-text notifications ding, chime, or buzz anywhere between 4 and 5 a.m., sometimes even as late as 6, if they’re lucky. All depends on Dad’s time zone when his job takes him out of town, but the message generally remains the same: While you’re sleeping, I’m working. What time are you working out today?… Read More

Autumn is Awesome... our Top 10 for fall

Now that we’ve settled into more of a traditional, back-to-school routine, check your calendar for some free space and consider joining us this fall for a wide selection of programs and activities tailored to residents of all ages. Pick a favorite and enjoy some family fun! Get started by checking out these upcoming 10 events,… Read More

COVID-19 Action Steps and Communication Plan

AUGUST 27 UPDATE On Thursday, August 26, Governor J.B. Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Public Health reinstated a statewide mask mandate. Masks are required indoors, regardless of COVID vaccination status, effective Monday, August 30. Safety has been and will continue to be one of our top priorities. We continue to follow guidelines from IDPH… Read More