Parks & Recreation
April 4, 2020
Illinois Governor JB Pritzker has extended the state’s stay-at-home order and school closures through April 30, in order to keep the spread of COVID-19 from overwhelming the healthcare system.
As a result of this continued mitigation effort, VILLA PARK - Parks and Recreation (VPPR) will extend the cancellation of all programs, events and rentals through April 30, 2020, with the exception of new online activities and an emergency daycare center for essential workers. Participants will be refunded or credited for any and all cancellations. The Community Recreation Building (CRB) at 320 E. Wildwood and the Iowa Community Center (ICC) at 338 N. Iowa Ave., are closed to the public. While programs and events are cancelled, VPPR will continue to operate and staff will be available via phone and email during normal business hours, Monday – Friday, 9 am to 5 pm.
We continue to ask for your patience as we navigate this unparalleled global event. This is a quickly evolving, fluid situation and we ask you to return to this page for updates.
EMERGENCY CHILDCARE UPDATE
March 30, 2020
Starting Wednesday, April 1, VILLA PARK – Parks & Recreation will be open as an emergency childcare center to the families of essential workers whom are unable to work from home. Both parents must qualify as an essential worker. The daycare, located at 338 N. Iowa Avenue (Iowa Community Center) was granted a license March 30, 2020. Children 6 weeks to 5 years old are eligible. The emergency daycare will be open Monday – Friday, 7:30 am - 6 pm, depending on the need. Please reference the State of Illinois’ list of essential workers (https://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/Executive-Orders/ExecutiveOrder2020-10.aspx) to see if your family meets the requirements. Reservations must be made 48 business hours in advance, with exception of Wednesday, April 1. The cut-off time for April 1, 2020 is March 31, 2020 at 1 pm. If there are not enough children registered, the daycare may not open. For more information please contact Emily Golembiewski via email: firstname.lastname@example.org or phone at 630.834.8970.
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Parks and Recreation Master Plan
View the Parks and Recreation Master Plan (PDF) passed by the Village Board October 26, 2015.