Author: Deborah Gorchos

  • NOTICE – Parks to be treated for Weed Control – Thursday, 6/8

    Weather permitting, the following parks will be treated for weeds on Thursday, June 8. The park can be used once the product application is dry which is usually one hour after application. If you want further information, please contact the Superintendent of Buildings and Grounds at Date/Locations: Butternut Creek Woods - Lincoln Lane & Cedar… Read More

  • Windy Hill Park Playground Survey

    The Frankfort Park District is planning to make improvements to Windy Hill Park. The District received funding from the State of Illinois for a matching OSLAD grant. The budget for the park improvement is $350,000, with 50% funded through the grant. The grant submittal included a playground with a nature-based theme. Currently, the Park District… Read More

  • Tree Work scheduled for Founders Center

    Maintenance to the trees at the Founders Center is scheduled for this spring. Due to the ongoing loss of branches in mature trees located at the Founders Center, it has been determined two trees will be removed and others will be pruned. Inspection of the trees revealed that two of the large ash trees have… Read More

  • KidsWork Children’s Museum Announcement

    The Frankfort Park District recently became aware that the Frankfort KidsWork Children’s Museum (KCM) announced a potential move to New Lenox. This year, the Frankfort Park District Board met with members of the museum board to discuss their interest in partnering with a municipality or park district. A partnership of this kind could provide financial… Read More

  • Founders Facility – Gym Update

    The Frankfort Park District has experienced a facility issue at the Founders Community Center gymnasium.  The issue has resulted in a disruption of use of the gymnasium. Park District staff discovered an issue in the gym ceiling. The Park District immediately took the facility out of service. Engineers conducted an initial structural review. Access to… Read More

  • Thank You 2022 Sponsors!

    Thank you to all of the 2022 Sponsors who have helped us provide fun, family-oriented, quality events, leagues, and programs for guests of all ages in a safe manner.  Each and every sponsor is vital to our success and we thank you for your generosity and support! Click here to view our 2022 Sponsors flyer.