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

FVPD OSLAD Grant to Fund New Park Development

Zoom in on the area of Weston and Lincoln Avenues on Aurora’s near east side. There, you’ll find crowded development, featuring concrete, cars, alleys – and kids without much room to romp and play. Green grass remains largely absent here, the hum of lawnmowers during the spring and summer barely audible several blocks away. The… Read More

We Want to Hear From You!

Take Our Aquatics Survey The Fox Valley Park District and City of Aurora partner to provide facilities and programs for our residents. The two entities co-own the Phillips Park and Splash Country outdoor aquatics centers. Additionally, the FVPD owns and manages the Vaughan Athletic Center, which houses an indoor lap pool, warm water therapy pool,… Read More

Explore the Interactive Playbook Features

The Fox Valley Park District’s Playbook is now interactive! Take advantage of new quick links – great for quick and easy registration. Guests will now be able to click various features throughout the Adventure Playbook to quickly access online registration, information on our website and more! See below for the types of interactive features we… Read More

MVP Sports - Youth Sports Get the MVP Treatment!

  What has changed with Fox Valley Park District Youth Sports programs? We've transitioned from contracted sports offerings to our own in-house brand - MVP Sports Academy. We won't be using third-party coaches - we're hiring and training our own talent to ensure they provide your child with the best possible Fox Valley Park District… Read More

Supporting Social Equity Half a World Away

Nearly 7,000 miles away, the Fox Valley Park District’s commitment to social equity is alive and well. Thanks to a partnership with Kids Around the World, the now-defunct Birmingham Playground has been recycled and refurbished to provide recreation to an underserved community. In stewardship to our communities of Aurora, North Aurora, and Montgomery, the Fox… Read More