Live & Uncorked Set to Take Center Stage at Blackberry Farm

Paul Thill gets the picture.   (Quite literally, in fact, when you consider the Sugar Grove resident hadn’t seen one of our favorite images when asked: What makes Live & Uncorked so enjoyable?)  “The setting of Blackberry Farm is idyllic, particularly on a sunset night,” said Thill, a Live & Uncorked “regular,” along with wife Jen.… Read More

COVID-19 Action Steps and Communication Plan

JUNE 11 UPDATE – PHASE 5 On Friday, June 11, the Illinois Department of Public Health announced that Illinois is moving to Phase 5 of the Restore Illinois Plan effective today. Phase 5 allows for all indoor and outdoor social events and gatherings, including weddings, meetings, religious, professional and cultural groups to operate at full… Read More

It’s Back-to-Pool Time!

Press Release – May 24, 2021 Splash Country, Phillips Park ready to reopen this summer AURORA – Absent of splashdowns, sand volleyball and dumping coconut trees, the Fox Valley Park District’s two outdoor aquatics centers didn’t see a drip of action in 2020. But that’s about to change, as Phillips Park Family Aquatic Center and… Read More

Mid-American Canoe Race Scratched for Fourth-Straight Year 

Press Release – May 6, 2021 AURORA – Due to the level of uncertainty that remains this spring, especially when events require planning and preparations months ahead, the Fox Valley Park District has canceled the Mid-American Canoe & Kayak Race, originally scheduled for early June. 2021 marks the fourth-consecutive year the Mid-Am has remained ashore,… Read More

Humble Heroes

Exactly one year ago – as winter began shedding its blanket, uncovering a sign of hope that only spring can provide – we collectively anticipated another calendar full of events and activities, the usual bustle to which we’d grown so accustomed. But then an unknown virus quickly transformed into a global pandemic and normalcy as… Read More

A Camping You Shall Go!

2021 Summer Camps are Almost Here! The Fox Valley Park District offers a variety of summer camps. Summer Camps Here’s a quick rundown of our summer lineup, but be sure to check out our 2021 Summer Camp Guide for a more comprehensive look. Register your kiddos before the fun fills up! The Summer Camp Guide is… Read More