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MANARY PARK Playground Project - Public Invitation

​The Medinah Park District's Manary Park playground will be undergoing a complete tear down and rebuild during the late summer/early fall of 2019.  The Park District invites all citizens, but particularly, residents in the immediate vicinity of Manary Park, to a Public Information Meeting regarding the project.  We are looking for public input and opinion of various playground designs and equipment prior to beginning the project.  Park District staff and design architects will be on hand to answer questions and receive input.  We look forward to seeing you on June 18.

Date and Time:   Tuesday, June 18, 2019 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Location:    Connolly Recreation Center located at 22W130 Thorndale Avenue, Medinah


IN MEMORIAM: Long time MPD Park Ranger Tim Marino passes away.

Tim Marino, age 68, of Medinah passed away at his home on Sunday, June 9, 2019.  Mr. Marino served as a Park Police Officer and Park Ranger with the Park District for 34+ years, having started his employ with the District in December of 1984.  He oversaw all evening and weekend park and facility security during his employ and played an integral role in the daily operations of the Park District.  Park District Executive Director Bruce Baum called Marino's passing "a tremendous loss, not only to the Park District, but to the entire community of Medinah.  Tim always had time for the residents of the District who used our facilities and park sites.  We send our condolences to his wife Nancy and the entire Marino family".  Mr. Marino's visitation and services information can be found on The Oaks Funeral Home website at



​Grab your Family and Friends and join the Medinah Park District for some summer fun at the Connolly Recreation Center and Thorndale Park celebrating Parks and Recreation Month during the entire month of July, 2019.  We will be publicizing a vast array of events in the coming weeks so visit this site often to check in on what is in store at the Park District.  There will be all sorts of events, programs and promotions.  GAME ON !!!!! 


The Medinah Park District's 2019 Summer Program Guide was delivered to resident mailboxes the week of April 22, 2019.  MPD resident registration for Summer programs began on April 22, 2019.  Non-resident registration began on April 29, 2019.  Individuals can register for their favorite programs via a number of different formats. Resident and non-residents may register as follows:

  • On-line Registration (please click on the Programs link at the top of the home page to begin this process).
  • Over the Counter/Drop In Registration at the Connolly Recreation Center, 22W130 Thorndale Avenue, Medinah.
  • Mail-In Registration - Mail to Medinah Park District, 22W130 Thorndale, Medinah, IL  60157.
  • Fax in your registration to 630-893-0932.

Over the Counter registration is accepted during regular Connolly Recreation Center office hours of 8:30 am-9:30 pm Monday-Thursday, 8:30 am-8:00 pm on Friday and 7:30 am-2:00 pm on Saturday.  All registrations for programs is on a first come, first serve basis and all registration fees MUST be paid in advance of all program starting dates.  Call 630-893-2560 if you do not receive your Summer Program Guide at your home or P.O. Box.

Please call 630-893-2560 regarding specific questions related to our programs and services or read your  2019 Summer Program Guide for specific starting times of your favorite programs. 

Athletic Field Conditions    

Soccer Field Conditions/Matches  

Date:   Home and Away matches for the 2019 Spring season have concluded.  Registration is currently taking place for the 2019 Fall season.   

  • PreK & K - Medinah Inter. School Field:  
  • 1st & 2nd - Medinah Inter. School Field:
  • 3rd & 4th - Medinah Middle School East Field:
  • 5th & 6th - Medinah Middle School East Field: 
  • MANARY SOCCER FIELD -                                         

Baseball/Softball Field Conditions

Be aware that weather conditions surfacing after the reporting time of 3:00 pm may cause certain fields and games to be cancelled or delayed.  Contact your youth league in these instances for condition updates. 

Date: Field conditions for the date of:  Friday & Saturday, June 14 & 15, 2019.  
  • Manary Park ballfield Playable
  • Riha Park ballfield - ​ Playable for June 15.
  • Thorndale Park Field #1 -   Playable 
  • Thorndale Park Field #2 -   Playable
  • Thorndale Park Field #3 -   Playable
  • Thorndale Park Field #4 -   No games scheduled
  • Thorndale Park Field #5 -   No games scheduled 
  • Thorndale Park T-ball Field North -  No games or practices 

Prevailing Wage Notice

 Notice is hereby given that the Board of Park Commissioners of the Medinah Park District, DuPage County, Illinois on the 20th day of June, 2018, did ascertain and make effective their determination of the prevailing rate of wages as defined in the Prevailing Wage Act (820 ILCS 130/0.01, et seq.), as amended, said rates having been certified by the Illinois Department of Labor.  Copies of said determination of such prevailing rate of wages are available for inspection by any interested party in the offices of the Secretary of the Medinah Park District at 22W130 Thorndale Avenue, Medinah, IL  60157 or by the following hyperlink to the prevailing wage schedule for DuPage County in the official website of the Department of Labor:  Prevailing Wage Noticelinks to external site