TRAIL BRIDGE CLOSURE: The Waubonsie Creek Trail bridge crossing at Eola Road is closed for repairs and expected to re-open on Friday. Thanks for your understanding as we make these improvements.
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.


Free Bug Fest this Saturday – Aug. 19 – at Lippold Park

Insects and the fascinating world of bugs will take center stage from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 19, when the eighth annual Bug Fest is held at […]

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Little learners rejoice! Preschool registration open at Prisco, Eola

The Fox Valley Park District is enrolling ‘little learners’ to its award-winning preschool programs for children ranging in age from 30 months to five years old.   For the 2017-18 […]

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Blackberry Farm hosts Civil War Days on Aug. 12-13

Blackberry Farm will commemorate the 152nd anniversary of the American Civil War’s end with a weekend-long event on Saturday-Sunday, Aug. 12-13. “Civil War Days” will be highlighted by a full-scale […]

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Registration for fall programs is under way – hundreds of classes, programs and events!

Residents of the Fox Valley Park District may register for fall programs and events beginning at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 5. To register, each household must set up an […]

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Two teen girls rescued from Fox River after raft overturns

On the evening of July 26, 2017, Fox Valley Park District Police responded to a call for help near Lippold Park, where two teenage females were found in the Fox […]

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