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

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

A Camping You Shall Go!

2019 Summer Camps are Almost Here! The Fox Valley Park District offers more than 75 summer camps, spanning a wide variety of interests and activities. Register Online Here Here’s a quick rundown of our summer lineup, but be sure to check out our 2019 Summer Camp Guide for a more comprehensive look. Register your kiddos before… Read More

Fox Valley Park District Job Fair

Saturday, March 23, 2019 – 9 a.m. to noon Prisco Community Center – 150 W. Illinois Ave. (map)     We’re looking for Teens, Adults & Retirees Apply for and get information on open jobs – mostly seasonal positions for spring/summer 2019. Opportunities available in parks and grounds, recreation, community centers, camps, aquatics and much… 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