Fox Valley Park District Wins State Award

Press Release – September 19, 2019 District’s arts programs, offerings recognized by IAPD as ‘Best of the Best’ AURORA – The Fox Valley Park District today announces that it has received a “Best of the Best” award from the Illinois Association of Park Districts. The FVPD captured the honor in the category of Arts in… Read More

Popular Pumpkin Weekends Return to Blackberry Farm in October

Press Release - September 16, 2019 AURORA – Blackberry Farm will celebrate the fall season throughout October with the return of its popular Pumpkin Weekends, beginning Saturday, Oct. 5. Each weekend in October, including Columbus Day (Monday, Oct. 14), residents are invited to enjoy family-friendly, pumpkin-themed festivities from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Blackberry Farm… Read More

Back to Cool!

So long, summer, see ya next year! It’s time for the temps to drop, the leaves to change, and to get out (or in) to enjoy the “cool” programs offered by the Fox Valley Park District. For a full lineup of fall adventures, visit our calendar pages. For starters, consider these 10 events when filling… Read More

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 launched 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 your location to access the FoxTrax… Read More