Parks & Recreation 

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Fall Winter 2021 Program Brochure

Summer 2021 Program Brochure

updates, news  & Thank yous

Halloween Happenings

The Village of Villa Park would like to thank The Villa Park Lions Club for co-sponsoring this event.


VILLA PARK • Parks & Recreation would also like to thank our community partners that helped make this event a success.


Be Smart For Kids Elmhurst

Cub Scout Pack 122 

Discover Dance (VPPR Instructional Dance)

Eagle Academy Martial Arts

First Student, Inc., Villa Park 

Jefferson Middle School Builders Club

Lunch on the Lawn Ladies (VPPR Seniors)

MacArthur Middle School National Junior Honor Society, Berkeley, Il

Medulla Chiro One Wellness Centers

NEDSRA (Northeast DuPage Special Recreation Association)

Physical Medicine Group of Illinois

Villa Park Public Library 

Villa Park Youth Baseball

We appreciate your support!

Community Input Meetings for the Redevelopment of Lufkin Park

The Village of Villa Park held Community Input Meetings for the Redevelopment of Lufkin Park on August 14, 2021 and August 18, 2021 in advance of submitting an application for the OSLAD (Open Space Lands Acquisition and Development) Grant.   There was a noteworthy turnout for both meetings: 29 attended on August 14 and 35 attended on August 18.  The people that attended brought great ideas and the discussion was spirited.

After the meeting on August 18, 2021, the Parks and Recreation Advisory Commission conducted a special meeting to discuss the ideas brought forward, draw consensus and vote to make a recommendation to the Village Board of Trustees. The overarching theme from the attendees (and residents that called and emailed) was to include amenities that would convey a Nature Theme.  The Parks and Recreation Advisory Commission unanimously recommended the following amenities to be included in the grant application: 

· Nature Walking Trail 

· Playground - Nature theme 

· Fishing Pier/Pond Improvements 

· Band shell/Gazebo 

· Water Spray Area – Nature theme 

· Ninja Course (as part of the playground)

· Bathrooms

On behalf of the Parks and Recreation Advisory Commission and the Parks and Recreation administrative staff, thank you to everyone that participated in this process.   Whether you attended a meeting, called to speak with staff or sent an email, your opinion was “heard.”  The Commission and Staff very much appreciate your willingness to take the time to participate in this exciting process.

The resolution for submitting the grant application is on the agenda for the Village Board Meeting on August 23, 2021.  If the resolution passes, the grant application will be submitted to the IDNR (Illinois Department of Natural Resources) in advance of the September 1, 2021 due date.

Notice July 30, 2021  

Villa Park Community Public Input Meeting for the redevelopment of Lufkin Park. Read Notice Here.


Archived Parks & Recreation Covid-19 Updates:


Parks and Recreation Master Plan

Master Plan completed projects and status update as of April 2019.

View the Parks and Recreation Master Plan (PDF) passed by the Village Board October 26, 2015.

Program Brochures and Misc. Forms

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