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

Fall Activities Around the FVPD

Summer’s been a blast, but who’s ready to shut down the AC, take in a football game, hit the trail beneath a canopy of colors or celebrate the arrival of fall with a favorite family pastime? From pumpkins to princesses, there’s no shortage of fun in our lineup of adventures. Get started by checking out… Read More

Know Who Drives for Free These Days? Disc Golfers.

Rewind two years when the world collectively sought alternatives to binge-watching, Zoom-meeting and TikTok-ing during the lockdown stage of the pandemic. With gyms shuttered and playgrounds cordoned by caution tape, we all wanted – needed – to get out and play, to sample new adventures and realign our recreational activities. One sport, its fuse already… Read More

Here’s What’s Happening Around the FVPD in July!

Live & Uncorked Our summer concert series at stunning Blackberry Farm continues (and concludes) with four shows on Thursday evenings in July! Pack a cooler with your favorite bevies and some snacks and enjoy a diverse lineup of Chicagoland’s favorite cover bands performing live from 7 to 9 p.m. Tickets are $8 pre-purchased and $10… Read More