WELCOME TO THE DOWNERS GROVE PARK DISTRICT!
With almost 600 acres of parks and facilities, there are thousands of opportunities for individuals of all ages and interests to grow, play, imagine and explore. As a previous National Gold Medal finalist and winner the District takes pride in it's ability to provide high quality recreational experiences and facilities to the community. With just a point and a click, you can visit our historic Golf Club and reserve a tee time, learn how we are preserving and protecting natural resources such as Lyman Woods and Belmont Prairie, or start on the path to a healthier lifestyle at our 69,000 sq. ft. state of the art Recreation and Fitness Center. It's your chance to play at the Downers Grove Park District.
Enriching our community through natural area preservation and exceptional recreation, parks, and facilities that inspire memorable experiences.
To be the community resource encouraging PLAY for L.I.F.E: Leadership. Imagination. Fulfillment. Enjoyment
We're building a culture where our team members are respected and valued, and where individuals have work-life balance to benefit their well-being. A culture of trust fosters innovative thinking so that through intention and effort, individuals thrive using their talents and develop new skills.
OUR CORE VALUES
Committed to fostering a supportive culture that develops, empowers, respects and appreciates residents, volunteers, and staff.
INTEGRITY Serving consistently, openly, and honestly.
SAFETY Emphasizing a fun environment where residents and staff feel socially, emotionally, and physically secure.
AMBITION Leaders in exploring and creating innovative opportunities based on evolving needs and trends.
RESPONSIBILITY Preserving and maximizing community resources and partnerships through historical, environmental and fiscal stewardship.