Our Mission Statement
The mission of the Clarendon Hills Park District is to provide well-maintained, safe, active and passive recreational spaces through sound environment management; to provide programs in consideration of the needs of our diverse community which support the health and wellness of individuals as well as the community; increase awareness and respect for our environment and allow for athletic participation at all levels; and to work within the community’s financial limitations while fostering cooperative relationships whenever possible.
The Clarendon Hills Park District was founded in 1946 and currently has eight park sites totaling approximately 45 acres of recreation space. Existing parks include: Prospect, Hosek, Blackhawk, Park Avenue, Walker, Steeves, Kruml and the Lions Park Pool. The Community Center is the administration building for the Park District and houses a majority of the recreation programs and events. The Park District has a strong working relationship with School District 181 to increase recreation space for programs.
The Park District offers a variety of programs and events a year to the community from early childhood to senior interests. All information on Clarendon Hills Park District programs and facilities are published in the District’s brochure three times a year; Winter/Spring, Summer and Fall. All dates, times, locations and descriptions are contained within these brochures. These brochures are mailed to all Clarendon Hills Park District residents.
The Clarendon Hills Park District holds the opinion that all residents shall have the opportunity to participate in its programs regardless of financial hardships. Persons requesting scholarships are required to complete an application form and submit it to the Executive Director. Applications will be reviewed on an individual basis and notification of a decision will be given within 2 weeks of the received application. Scholarships are not available for the following: season swim passes, field trips, contractual recreation programs and as determined by the Park District. The Park District reserves the right to modify, revoke, or verify scholarships.