The Wood Dale Park District was organized in 1967. Encompassing a 6 mile area, the District serves most of the City of Wood Dale, portions of Elk Grove Village, Bensenville and Itasca.
Wood Dale Park District serves an estimated population of 13,535 with approximately 136 acres of park land on 14 park sites. District facilities include an 18-hole golf course with driving range and banquet facility, a water park, community center and nature center.
The Wood Dale Park District offers an extensive selection of recreational and leisure-time programs and events for all age groups.
The District is governed by a five-member Board of Commissioners, elected at-large for overlapping terms. Day-to-day operations are administered by the Executive Director and staff.