It’s Park and Recreation Month!

July means we’re smack dab in the middle of summer, so what better way to celebrate than through Park and Recreation Month? Since it was proclaimed by the National Park and Recreation Association in 1985, Americans have celebrated Park and Recreation Month each July to promote the importance of health and wellness, conservation and social… Read More

Park Mowing Notice

NOTICE TO PARK VISITORS: Historic rainfall in May has limited our mowing capabilities. If you notice higher grass in areas that otherwise are cut regularly, please know that we’re waiting on a little more sunshine and wind before we can get our equipment on the sodden turf. We’ll tend to these areas as soon as… Read More

FVPD’s New Technology-driven Field-lining Machine Boosts Efficiency for Outdoor Athletics Staff

Whether you’re talking dramatic weight-loss transformations, extreme makeovers, celebrity kids all grown up – or anything that represents significant, visible, measurable change – “then and now” stories produce a certain degree of fascination. Turns out, same goes for athletic venues. Take the Fox Valley Park District’s Stuart Sports Complex, where one piece of equipment –… Read More

FoxTrax: One-Touch Access to Our Roster of Community Assets

The Fox Valley Park District is excited to announce the launch of FoxTrax, a web and app-based platform that provides users a sleek alternative for reporting non-emergency issues, seeking information, viewing upcoming events – and more! To begin: Visit the Google Play Store or Apple App Store and download the free SeeClickFix app. Type in… Read More

Summer’s Your Time to Shine!

A particularly rainy spring – or even an extended winter (late-April snowstorms … seriously?)  – didn’t get us down! Nope, let’s turn our focus to summer’s sunshine, warmth and longer days! For a full lineup of summer adventures, visit For starters, check out these 12 events to add to your calendar. Mid-American Canoe &… Read More