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Welcome to the Newsroom! Thank you for your interest. The Wheaton Park District enjoys working with members of the media and provides the following complimentary assistance to journalists, reporters, bloggers, videographers, photographers, and social media influencers.

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Hot Off the Press

27Oct 2020

Wheaton Park District to Honor Veterans at Memorial Park

Wheaton, IL – While the COVID-19 pandemic has halted programming at the new bandshell, it will not stop the Wheaton Park District from honoring those for which the park was aptly named Memorial Park. The park district has teamed up with local Wheaton resident Rudy Keller, the man behind several local Field of Honor installations, to raise 50 flags daily from sunrise to dusk in Memorial Park from November 8-11 to celebrate Veterans Day.

10Jun 2020

Virtual Recreation Center Coming Soon!

As we navigate our new normal and await the phased reopening of all recreation facilities, we remain committed to providing our community resources to keep you active, happy, healthy, and connected. Launching June 15, the Wheaton Park District Virtual Recreation Center will provide you with FREE online activities and resources in a variety of areas for residents of all ages.

2May 2020

Wheaton Park District Announces Event and Concert Cancellations through July 2020

Wheaton, Ill. – On April 7, 2020 Governor Pritzker strongly advised event organizers in the state of Illinois to cancel large summer events amid the COVID-19 crisis. Following CDC guidelines for large gatherings and the guidance of the Governor, the Wheaton Park District, along with event partners, have canceled all special events and concerts scheduled for May, June, and July. This includes: Go Fly A Kite (May 2), Native Plant Sale (May 30), Taste of Wheaton (June 4-7), Municipal Band Concerts (June 18, 25, July 2, 9, 16, 23, 30), Fish-O-Rama (June 20), Independence Day Fireworks and Parade (July 3-4), as well as the other special events regularly scheduled these months.

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