The VAC Indoor Water Park is closed for following times: • M-F (May 22-26 & 29), 4 to 8 p.m.; Tu/Th (May 23 & 25), 9 to 11 a.m.; • Sat-Sun (May 27-28), noon to 5 p.m. • Therapy and competition pools open regular hours. • Birthday parties and after hour rentals run as planned.
Fox Valley Park District | Where Fun Begins


Welcome to the online press room for the Fox Valley Park District. Here you will find all of our latest press releases. Media representatives are invited to call Public Relations Manager Jeff Long at 630-966-4527 or email Jeff at Newsroom archives are available for20102009 and 2008.


Paddling the Fox River: Click here for your boat

Online shopping – could it be any easier? Visit a website, click, and you get doorstep delivery the next day. The Mid-American Canoe & Kayak Race takes that technology to […]

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Registration open for Mid-American Canoe & Kayak Race – Hit the Fox River on June 4!

Registrations are currently being accepted for the 56th annual Mid-American Canoe and Kayak Race that will be held Sunday, June 4, on the Fox River. The historic event will feature […]

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Milestone: Park District seats first elected board in 70-year history

The first elected board in the Fox Valley Park District’s 70-year history was seated Monday night as seven commissioners were sworn in for duty. The commissioners were elected during the […]

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1 season pass for 2 water parks? Oh, sweet summer! Splash and Phillips open soon

With each warm spring day, summer feels closer and closer. Any day now, the solar vortex will be unleashed, and we all know what that means. Head to the water […]

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Bring on summer! Water parks open Memorial Day weekend

  Every year, we get teased by those tantalizing tastes of summer, when the glowing sun and warm breezes prompt an instant wardrobe change to shorts and swimwear. Just as […]

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Centerfold - June 29 at McCullough Park

Free concerts in the park – 6 in all – begin on June 8

The Fox Valley Park District will stage a series of six free concerts this summer, beginning June 8 with the melodic sounds of 90s rock band 3 AM at Montgomery Park. The […]

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Where history is hip: Blackberry Farm is open for the season – every day!

Getting older is inevitable. The trick is handling the aging process gracefully. On the west edge of Aurora, there’s an iconic landmark where the mythical fountain of youth flows. Blackberry […]

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‘Blackhawk Park’ approved as new name for west side development

What’s in a name? When it comes to local parks, there’s a little bit of everything – history, location, sentiment and pride. Such is the case for a new development […]

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Construction set to begin on Blackhawk Park; completion by fall

  Construction on the much-anticipated Blackhawk Park is set to begin this summer, following approval by the Fox Valley Park District Board of Commissioners for a $640,900 bid to R.C. […]

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SPRING BREAKOUT! Check out all these great ways to discover festive fun

Open gyms, spring break camps, egg hunts an indoor water park and a big running event for all at Blackberry Farm – there’s no shortage of festive fun this spring:   […]

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Programs At-A-Glance
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  • Ages 0-2
  • Ages 3-5
  • Ages 6-8
  • Ages 9-12
  • Teens
  • Adults
  • Active Adults
  • Leagues
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