Park District News & Announcements

Waffle 5K Shuffle & 2017 AMITA Health 5K Breakfast Series

Commit to compete in three different 5Ks, and reward yourself with post-race waffles in Wood Dale, eggs in Bensenville, and bagels in Bloomingdale.

Special awards, stylish shirts, fancy medals, and FREE food highlight each race. Sign up for all three races and save $15, in addition to receiving a commemorative coffee cup and race series medal. Series consists of the Wood Dale Park District Waffle 5K Shuffle, the Bensenville Park District Eggs & Leggs 5K, and the Bloomingdale Park District Sunrise Shuffle 5K.

Time & Registration  
All races will start promptly at 8:30am rain or shine. Check-In at the Registration Tent between 7:00 - 8:15am.  
Pre-register and save! Visit us at the Recreation Complex before June 3rd, or go to

Pre-Registration Fees  
Adult: $30         
Student (K-12th  grade): $10  
Group: $25*    *Group fee is per person for Groups of 5 or more who register at the same time. 
Day of Race Fee: $35 (cash or check only) 

Race Series Fee: $75    

Race will be held rain or shine.  Registration fees are non-refundable.

Click here to register on-line through the Park District registration system.

Registration Form
Click here to download registration form

Timing and Results
The Wood Dale Park District will be using chip timing for this year’s race results. Results will be posted immediately following race conclusion.

Race Route
Click here
to view the race route

Packet Pick-up
Packets may be picked up on:    

  • Thursday, June 8th, 8:30am - 10:00pm at the Wood Dale Park District Recreation Complex, 111 E. Foster Ave., Wood Dale, IL    
  • Friday, June 9th, 8:30 am - 12:00pm at the Wood Dale Park District Recreation Complex, 111 E. Foster Ave., Wood Dale, IL    
  • Saturday, June 10th, 7:00am - 8:15am at the Race Day Registration Tent

Participants will receive waffles at Franzen Grove Park (must show bib). Overall Male and Female winners will receive a medal. Individual age prize medals will also be awarded.

Parking is available at the Recreation Complex at 111 E. Foster Avenue or at Franzen Grove Park (on Wood Dale Road, just south of the Wood Dale Jr. High) or at the Wood Dale Jr. High. There will also be parking at the tennis courts at the intersection of Wood Dale Road and Sivert Drive just north of the Wood Dale Jr. High.

Proceeds from the race will be deposited into a financial assistance/scholarship program to help low income families in Wood Dale participate in Park District programs. 

Central Park Construction

Construction of a brand new Central Park is underway. Due to construction at this location, the park will be closed until late Fall 2017.  We apologize for the inconvenience.  Please visit one of Wood Dale Park District's other parks, during this period.

The new Central Park will feature an array of new amenities including:

- New Interactive Playground
- Walking Pathways
- Basketball Court
- Picnic Shelter
- Game Court Area
- Landscaping (Trees & Rain Gardens)
- Regraded Playfield
- Benches

Click here to view an architectural rendering of the new park slated to debut in late Fall 2017.

50th Anniversary Scavenger Hunt

Click here to download the Scavenger Hunt information for your chance to win a t-shirt and be entered into a raffle.  Read the questions and search throughout Wood Dale Park District parks and facilities, our website, and asking park district staff for the answers.  Have fun and good luck!

Park District Annual Highlights

Click here to view the 2016 Park District Annual Highlights

Master Plan

The Master Plan is now available to download and view.  Click here to be directed to the page.

White Oaks Park Concept Plan

Click here to view FAQ          

Click here to view the Concept Plan Design for White Oaks Park

Salt Creek Golf Course NGF Study

Click here to download the study 

General Meeting Agenda

May 23, 2017 at 6:30pm at the Recreation Complex

Click here
to view the General Meeting Agenda for May 23, 2017