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2018 FAMILY FEST - Saturday, August 18      11:00AM - 4:00PM

​The Medinah Park District's annual FAMILY FEST celebration will take place this summer on Saturday, August 18, 2018 at Thorndale Park.  This year's event includes live entertainment by "The Sting Rays", food booths, community vendors, numerous inflatables and activities, program demonstrations, touch-a-truck vehicles, a petting zoo, Dave Dinaso's REPTILE SHOW and numerous raffles and giveaways.  We give out a big thanks to Boy Scout Troop 95, Girl Scout Troop 55505 and Medinah Elementary District #11 PTO for their support with this event.


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 Preschool registration process is currently UNDERWAY for all 3 and 4 year old children.  For more information regarding our Preschool 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 Preschool.  Registration MUST BE DONE IN PERSON at the Connolly Recreation Center, 22W130 Thorndale Avenue, Medinah.   


The Medinah Park District's 2018 Autumn Program Guide will be 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 does not begin until 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.  2018 Summer Program registration is still ongoing for any and all late summer offerings.

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.

Free Little Library

​In cooperation with Medinah Elementary School District #11, the Medinah Park District's Connolly Recreation Center now houses a Free Little Library just to the north of the main entrance doors near the outdoor flagpole.  Please feel free to stop by during the upcoming summer months and choose a book or two for your summer reading pleasure (or contribute a novel to the collection).  Once you have completed your reading, simply return the book(s) to the Little Library at the Connolly Recreation Center.  The Park District also houses a Free Little Library near the playground entrance at Springhill Park for your enjoyment.

Athletic Field Conditions    

Soccer Field Conditions/Matches

Date:  Autumn youth soccer will begin in late August, 2018 with matches beginning September 8, 2018.

  • U6 - Medinah Intermediate School Field:       No matches scheduled
  • U8 - Medinah Intermediate School Field:       No matches scheduled
  • U10 - Medinah Middle School North Field:     No matches scheduled
  • U12 - Medinah Middle School East Field:       No matches scheduled 
  • U14 - Manary Park Field:                                No matches 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, August 15, 2018 
  • Manary Park ballfield​​​Rampage Practice - Playable
  • 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 No games 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