Parks & Recreation

  1. Children’s Garden Project of Elwood

    The Children’s Garden Project provides an enlightening and educational experience for the young and the young at heart who enjoy nature and gardening.

  2. Events

    Our mission is to to provide an event that will bring the community together, to provide an opportunity for the local organizations to benefit from another type of fundraiser, and to bring additional people into the village to increase the potential for additional commerce by the local businesses.

  3. History & Culture

    Access historical village information by utilizing various historical society resources.

  4. Nature

    There are many natural attractions within a 5-minute drive of Elwood.

  5. Parks

    See a listing of park facilities in the Village of Elwood.

  6. Programs

    Learn more about some of the programs that are put on by the Elwood Parks and Recreation Department.

  7. Sports & Fitness

    Find out what kind of sports leagues and fitness activities exist within the village.

  8. Bike Path Plan

    Future bike path to connect Elwood's existing trail to the former Arsenal Brown Circle site at Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie

  9. Elwood Community Volunteer Group

    Join the Elwood Community Volunteer Group! The ECVG will organize one volunteer morning each month throughout the year. Participants will have the opportunity to take part in as many or few volunteer mornings as they are able. This is a great way for busy students to fulfill community volunteer requirements.