For parks and recreation, Elmhurst offers award-winning programs, services and facilities, both public and private to serve all ages.
The Elmhurst YMCA (founded 1952), an affiliate of the YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago, strives to develop strong children and families in the Elmhurst community through academic readiness, character development, violence prevention, fitness and healthy living.
People for Elmhurst Parks (P.E.P.) is an independent group of concerned individuals working in partnership with the Elmhurst Park District to provide opportunities for lifetime enjoyment of present and future generation.
The Forest Preserve District of DuPage County (founded 1915) manages more than 24,000 acres and 59 forest preserves for the purpose of conservation, education and recreation.
Following is a partial list of the 28 parks and 21 facilities managed by the Elmhurst Park District.
The Elmhurst Park District (founded 1920) provides residents with opportunities for lifetime enjoyment through its management of 28 parks covering 468 acres and 21 facilities.