State-of-the-Art Playground to Serve Special-Needs Students, Community Members at Hope D. Wall School

Local dignitaries descended upon Hope D. Wall School on Wednesday afternoon for the ribbon cutting on its state-of-the-art, ADA-accessible, inclusive playground, for which the Fox Valley Park District contributed $250,000. The new amenity replaces the school’s former wooden playground, which was built by parents, community volunteers and staff members in 1993. The wood aged over… Read More

Return to Recreation

We’re returning to recreation this fall, and are meeting all local, state and federal guidelines as we continue to prioritize community health and safety. FVPD is limiting class sizes for social distancing and has increased sanitization within our facilities. Unfortunately, we’ve had to reduce our usual number of offerings, as some programs are not possible… Read More

Trail Connectivity: A Major Initiative at the FVPD

Ever been pedaling, stroller-pushing, jogging or walking along a trail, only to quite literally come to the end of the road – an occurrence that requires a dismount or detour? Sometimes more than an inconvenient hassle, right? That’s why the Fox Valley Park District remains committed to what we call “trail connectivity,” enabling uninterrupted traffic… Read More