Tree & Bench Memorial Opportunities

The Park District offers a Tree & Bench Commemorative Program. A tree or bench is a lasting recognition or remembrance that contributes to the beauty and variety of the park landscape.

For more information about the Tree & Bench Memorial Program and pricing, please contact Superintendent of Parks, Mat Emken at

Donate towards our Scholarship Assistance Program!

Scholarship Assistance is available to qualifying residents of the DeKalb Park District. Give back to a good cause and help fellow DeKalb families experience recreational opportunities that support the development of social and emotional growth, as well as the mental and physical health benefits that the Park District provides.

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Seeking Donations

Are you seeking a donation from the DeKalb Park District? Upon approval, the Park District would be happy to donate toward your charitable event. Reach out to Katie Drum at and we can discuss options such as Hopkins Pool Day Passes, Buena Vista Driving Range Bucket of Balls, River Heights Golf Course Foursome, and more.