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​The Medinah Park District's annual HALLOWEEN HAPPENINGS takes place on Saturday, October 27 from 6:30-9:00pm at the Connolly Recreation Center and Thorndale Park.  Join us for a "Haunting" good time with activities that include camp fire with s'mores, pumpkin patch, great magical entertainment, games and the ever popular "SPOOK HOUSE".  For ages 3-14 with parent.  Register by October 19 for a reduced registration fee or at the door on the evening of the event.  Concessions provided by District #11 PTO.

MPD has opening for permanent part-time Park Ranger

​The Medinah Park District is currently looking to fill an open position for a part-time Park Ranger.  Please click on About Us and Employment Opportunities for further information.



​The Medinah Park District's 2018-19 Club Kindergarten registration process is currently UNDERWAY for all District #11 kindergarteners.  For more information regarding the morning and afternoon options, please contact the Park District at 630-893-2560 or attain additional information on this website by clicking on Programs and then clicking on Club Kindergarten.  Registration MUST BE DONE IN PERSON at the Connolly Recreation Center, 22W130 Thorndale Avenue, Medinah.   


The Medinah Park District's 2018 Autumn Program Guide was delivered to resident mailboxes the week of July 30, 2018.  MPD residents may register for autumn programs upon receipt of the autumn guide.  Non-resident registration begins on August 6, 2018.  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 did not receive your Autumn Program Guide.

Please call 630-893-2560 regarding specific questions related to our programs and services or read your  2018 Autumn Program Guide for specific starting times of your favorite programs.

Consolidated General Election - April 2, 2019     CALL FOR CANDIDATES

​Medinah Park District Board of Commissioner candidate nomination packets for the two (2) non-partisan Commissioner seats that will be on the ballot for the April 2, 2019 Consolidated Election will be available for pickup at the Connolly Recreation Center, 22W130 Thorndale Avenue, Medinah, IL  starting September 18, 2018.  Pursuant to election law, nominating petitions for the April 2, 2019 election may NOT BE circulated until September 18, 2018.

The filing period for nomination packets for these elected positions is December 10, 2018 through December 17, 2018.  During the filing period, the Executive Director's Office will accept nominating packets at the Connolly Recreation Center Monday through Friday from 9:00am - 5:00pm.  Candidate packets are provided courtesy of the Park District.  Each candidate is urged to seek legal counsel to determine individual requirements for running for elected office.  For more information, visit the Illinois State Board of Elections website for the official 2019 Candidate's Guide at

Contact Park District Executive Director Bruce Baum at 630) 893-2560 or email for additional information.

Athletic Field Conditions    

Soccer Field Conditions/Matches  

Date:   Home Matches for Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018

  • PreK & K - Medinah Intermediate School Field:       No home Matches
  • 1st & 2nd - Medinah Intermediate School Field:       No home Match
  • 3rd & 4th - Medinah Middle School North Field:       No home Match
  • 5th & 6th - Medinah Middle School East Field:         No home Match 
  • 7th & 8th - Manary Park Field:                                  No match scheduled

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 information for ​​​​​​​Wednesday, October 24, 2018 
  • Manary Park ballfield​​​No games scheduled 
  • Riha Park ballfield - ​ No games scheduled
  • Thorndale Park Field #1 - No games scheduled
  • Thorndale Park Field #2 - No games scheduled
  • Thorndale Park Field #3 - No games scheduled
  • Thorndale Park Field #4 - Practice scheduled 
  • Thorndale Park Field #5 - No games scheduled
  • Thorndale Park T-ball Field North -  No games scheduled
  • Thorndale Park T-ball Field South - No games scheduled

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