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10 Things to Do this Spring at the FVPD

Hello, spring – and thanks for coming back!   It’s time to wander into the sunshine with fewer layers, while keeping fun indoor opportunities on standby for those rainy days.    Here are 10 activities to get you hoppin’ the next few months and be sure to flip through our Spring 2023 Adventure Playbook and Events Calendar… Read More

Chill Out (or In) with the FVPD this January

Happy New Year and welcome, 2023! With it comes a January full of adventures – indoors and out – at the Fox Valley Park District. Check out some ideas below and be sure to check out the Events Calendar for January’s full lineup of activities. Jump with Marshall Everyone’s favorite firefighting Dalmatian is ready to… Read More

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: Waubonsie Lake Park – Located just west of the playground, this semi-steep hill… Read More

Community Survey ‘Provides Evidence to What Our Citizens Value’

The Fox Valley Park District last spring engaged Evanston-based aQity Research & Insight to conduct a comprehensive Community Survey and provide officials with a snapshot of the District’s perception and performance when viewed through the lens of residents. The 34-question survey covered FVPD parks and trails, facilities, and programs and events, along with specifics (cleanliness,… Read More

Happenings in November at the FVPD

Time to start moving the fun indoors – well, most of it – as the fall-to-winter transition goes from look (in October) to feel (in November). Here’s a handful of events to consider this month, but be sure to check out our Events Calendar for a full lineup of November activities! Aladdin Jr. Based on… Read More

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, we're recognizing the achievements and contributions of four Hispanic American champions – “Local Legends” who blazed a trail of success through the fog of bigotry and discrimination to provide opportunity for generations to come. Today, more than 85,000 American Latinos contribute to Aurora’s proud, vibrant diversity. We celebrate these… Read More

Spooktacular October Happenings around the FVPD

With the colors popping, air crisping, and lattes pumpkin-spicing, all signs point to fall – and so do October events at the Fox Valley Park District! We’ve got a cauldron full of Halloween-themed activities – from creepy to crawly to cute – bubbling all month long. Here are some fun options to get you started… Read More