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Welcome to the Medinah Park District

We welcome you to the website of the Medinah Park District.  We are excited to be able to provide the Medinah community with up to date and relevant information regarding the programs and services offered by the District.

Summer Camp/Traveling Teen Camp Registration

We continue to take Summer Camp and Traveling Teen Camp registration.  Camp begins on Monday, June 8th.  For information regarding our summer camp programs, please contact Carol Healy or Kim Jay at 630-893-2560 or click here for additional information.

Dog Day of Summer, Sunday, June 14 from 11 am-2 pm

Back for our 5th year, we will be celebrating dog lovers at this event!  Bring your dogs and families and enjoy vendors, demonstrations, dog shows, dog games and much more.  Click here for additional information.

Celebrate the life of Carol Drozdowski

On Saturday, June 6 at 10:30 am the Medinah Park District will celebrate Carol D's life with a bench dedication and memorial in North Thorndale Park.  All are welcome to attend.  Carol was a great person and a great staff member for many years at the park district.  Her work with the preschool kids will never be forgotten.

50th Anniversary Passport to Fun!

Celebrate the Medinah Park Districts' first 50 years.  This one-time "passport" is a guide to the Medinah Park District Parks, Facilities and Events.  Complete tasks, visit parks, take a program, attend a special event to obtain your stamps.  Each stamp can be redeemed for a raffle ticket for awesome prizes.  Raffle tickets can be redeemed and entered beginning at Family Fest on August 22, 2015 through September 17, 2015.  If you complete the entire passport, you are entitled to 20 bonus raffle tickets.  Click here for a list of prizes and additional information.

2015 Summer Program Guide

The Medinah Park District's 2015 Summer Program Guide will be delivered to resident mailboxes beginning on April 20.  Individuals can register for their favorite programs via a number of different formats beginning on this date.  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 facility hours of 8:30 am-10 pm Monday-Thursday, 8:30 am-8 pm on Friday, 7:30 am-3 pm on Saturday and 9 am-12 pm on Sunday.  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.  Non-resident registration begins on Monday, May 11, 2015.

Please call 630-893-2560 regarding specific questions related to our programs and services or read your present 2015 Summer Program Guide for specific starting times of your favorite programs. 

2015 Summer Program Guide features, Summer Camp, Preschool, Dance, Dog Day, Family Fest, Trips & more!

Athletic 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 or adult league in these instances for condition updates.

Date: Wednesday, May 27, 2015.  77 degrees, cloudy with chance of rain.
  • Manary Park ballfield - Playable
  • Riha Park ballfield - Playable
  • Thorndale Park Field #1 - No games scheduled
  • Thorndale Park Field #2 - Playable
  • Thorndale Park Field #3 - No games scheduled
  • Thorndale Park Field #4 - No games scheduled
  • Thorndale Park Field #5 - No games scheduled
  • Thorndale Park T-ball Field North - Playable
  • Thorndale Park T-ball Field South - Playable