The Fox Valley Park District offers a variety of programs—ranging from arts & crafts to theatre, dance, sports and more—for young and not-so-young alike. Our programs are available to all people of all ability levels. Anyone needing special accommodations should include this information on their registration form.

Three Ways to Register

1. Online

Available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. We accept Visa, MasterCard or Discover card.

2. By Mail / Drop Off

Make checks payable to Fox Valley Park District. Fill out the registration form and mail to:
FVPD, 150 W. Illinois Ave., Aurora, IL 60506 ATTN: Brochure Registration.

3. In Person

Registrations are processed during office hours after resident registration has begun. Cash, check, Visa, MasterCard or Discover is accepted.

  • Prisco Community Center, 150 W. Illinois Ave., Aurora 60506
  • Eola Community Center, 555 S. Eola Road, Aurora 60504
  • Vaughan Athletic Center, 2121 W. Indian Trail, Aurora 60506

  • General Information
  • Special Assistance with Programs
  • Statement of Non-discrimination
  • Check Policy
  • Refund Policy
  • Online Cancellation Policy
  • Non-Resident Fees
  • FVPD Program Waiver & Release
  • General Information
    • All registrations are accepted on a space-available basis.
    • Programs that do not meet the minimum enrollment will be canceled or postponed.
    • Children must meet the age requirement for all preschool and youth-related programs by the designated start date of the desired program.
    • Some programs may require special registration forms on specified dates as noted in the Park District Activity Guide.
    • All registrants and participants permit the taking of photographs and video of themselves and their children during Park District activities for publication and use as the Park District deems appropriate.

    View the Fox Valley Park District Resident Boundary Map.

    Special Assistance with Programs

    The Fox Valley Park District works in collaboration with Fox Valley Special Recreation Association (FVSRA), who provides a diverse range of year round recreational opportunities to enable residents with disabilities to experience active, healthy and playful lifestyles. Through this partnership, FVSRA works to provide additional training to park district staff and when necessary, an inclusion companion to assist the registrant within a Park District program. For more information regarding Inclusion Services, please contact Becky Fredrickson, Inclusion Manager at FVSRA at

    Requesting Assistance
    If you would like to request assistance for a Fox Valley Park District program, or are unsure if you may require one, in order to provide the best customer service, please notify the park district at least (2) two weeks prior to the start of the program. For requests received after that time frame, the best efforts will be made to accommodate the registrant. You may indicate this request on your registration form, verbally if registering in person at one of our facilities, or if registering online by sending an email to

    Accommodations at Public Meetings
    The Fox Valley Park District welcomes the opportunity to assist residents and visitors with disabilities who would like to attend a Fox Valley Park District public meeting. If you require assistance, email us at

    Other Accessibility Information and Requests
    For any other assistance and information on accessibility at the Fox Valley Park District, e-mail

    Statement of Non-discrimination

    The Fox Valley Park District provides programs, activities and facilities without discrimination or segregation on the grounds of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

    Check Policy

    Classes are paid for in full at time of registration unless otherwise noted. Checks should be made out to the Fox Valley Park District. A $25 service fee is charged for returned checks. Payment is required within seven days; otherwise, participants will be removed from the class.

    Refund Policy
    • 100% refund (less $5 service charge) if received at least three working days prior to start of program.
    • 50% refund if received prior to second course meeting.
    • No refund after second course meeting.
    • 100% refund if class is closed or canceled.
    Online Cancellation Policy

    Online Cancellation is only available for Activity Registrations $100 or less and originally paid by credit card. All other types of transaction must be submitted to Park District staff for processing.

    • The total amount of the cancellation transaction must be $100 or less. Multiple registrations meeting this criteria may be processed online individually.
    • 100% refund (less $5 service charge) if requested 3 or more days prior to the start of the program.
    • 50% refund (less $5 service charge) if requested within 1-2 days from the start of the program.

    Cancellations cannot be processed online on or after the start date of the program.  Please contact one of our community centers or the Cole Administration Office at 630-897-0516 for additional assistance. Refunds will not be issued after the second meet date of the program.

    Past due account balances must be paid in full before any online refunds can be processed.

    Non-Resident Fees

    A person residing outside the Park District boundaries of Aurora, North Aurora and Montgomery must pay a non-resident fee according to the following policy:

    • Class fees are generally 50 percent higher than the resident fee listed.

    View the Fox Valley Park District Resident Boundary Map.

    FVPD Program Waiver & Release


    The Fox Valley Park District is committed to conducting its recreation programs and activities in a safe manner and holds the safety of participants in high regard. The Fox Valley Park District continually strives to reduce such risks and insists that all participants follow safety rules and instructions that are designed to protect the participants’ safety. However, participants and parents/guardians of minors registering for this program/activity must recognize that there is an inherent risk of injury when choosing to participate in recreational activities/programs.

    You are solely responsible for determining if you or your minor child/ward is physically fit and/or adequately skilled for the activities contemplated by this agreement. It is always advisable, especially if the participant is pregnant, disabled in any way or has recently suffered an illness, injury or impairment, to consult a physician before undertaking any physical activity.


    Recreational activities are intended to challenge and engage the physical, mental and emotional resources of each participant. Despite careful and proper preparation, instruction, medical advice, conditioning and equipment, there is still a risk of serious injury when participating in any recreational activity. All hazards and dangers cannot be foreseen. Depending on the particular activity, certain risks, dangers and injuries may exist due to inclement weather, slips and falls, poor skill level or conditioning, carelessness, horseplay, unsportsmanlike conduct, premises defects, inadequate or defective equipment, inadequate supervision, instruction or officiating, and other risks inherent to the particular activity. In this regard, it is impossible for the Fox Valley Park District to guarantee absolute safety.


    Be aware that in signing up and participating in a program/activity, you will be expressly assuming the risk and legal liability and waiving and releasing all claims for injuries, damages or loss which you or your minor child/ward might sustain as a result of participating in any and all activities connected with and associated with this program/activity (including transportation services and vehicle operations, when provided).

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