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.


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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‘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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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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Calling ALL volunteers – Community-Wide Service Day on April 8 – and free cookout!

Community groups, Scouts, students, residents and families are invited to come together for a “One Day” service project targeting portions of the Fox River and nearby Fox Valley Park District […]

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IMPORTANT information – changes to Summer Playgrounds Camps

Per tradition, the Summer Playgrounds Camp program will continue to offer FREE camps during June and July for resident children ages 6 to 11. However, this popular program will now be […]

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Park District hosting huge job fair on March 11 with 150+ positions available

Seeking to fill over 150 part-time and seasonal positions, the Fox Valley Park District will host a community job fair on Saturday, March 11, from 9 a.m. to noon at […]

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Summer camp – memorable experiences that last a lifetime; registration is under way!

Imagine the excitement a young child feels when their parents deliver the news to them. “You’re going to camp this summer.” Those who experienced camp as a child know the […]

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Oh, Sweet Saturday! Red Oak Nature Center hosts FREE Maple Fest on March 18

Red Oak Nature Center will be offering an early, sweet taste of spring on Saturday, March 18, when the annual Maple Fest takes place. The event is free to the […]

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11 candidates running for Board of Trustees in April 4 election  

Eleven residents will be vying for a total of seven seats on the Fox Valley Park District Board of Trustees in the April 4 elections. They will be the first […]

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Saturday: Fitness Fun Fair for Kids – a Free-for-All at the Vaughan Center

Families and children are invited to the Vaughan Athletic Center on Saturday, Feb. 18, when the Fox Valley Park District will stage its annual Fitness Fun Fair for Kids. The […]

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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
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