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The City with a River in its Heart!



WELCOME! Whether you are a visitor, just moved in, or a long-time resident, we welcome you to enjoy our small town charm, top-notch parks, great recreational facilities, and hometown pride.

       This year, we are focusing our efforts on the new Marge Cline Whitewater Course —a state-of-the-art kayak/canoe chute located in the heart of our downtown area on the Fox River at Bicentennial Riverfront Park.

      You're also invited to visit us throughout the year for our many festivals and celebrations such as Music Under the Stars, our annual Fourth of July celebration, National Night Out, the 22nd Annual Hometown Days Festival, and Holiday Under the Stars. Just click on the festivals and events link on the left, and plan on joining us all year long!


Comprehensive Plan Update

The City is currently in the process of updating the Comprehensive Plan.  For all of the latest news and documents, follow us on Facebook or at



Beekeeping Ordinance Passes in Yorkville

Click Here for details


B.U.I.L.D. Program

"Extension of BUILD Program" On February 11, 2014, the City Council voted to extend the innovative residential construction incentive program to spur new home starts in Yorkville for a 3rd time. For more information, click the B.U.I.L.D. logo (left).


CONGRATULATIONS! Yorkville receives IDNR OSLAD Grant to develop Riverfront Park.

Read the press release here.


REMINDER: IDOT District 3 would like to remind Yorkville motorists that there are no left turns allowed southbound on IL 47 onto Hydraulic Street and there are no left turns allowed northbound on IL 47 onto River Road. Violators may be subject to fines. Drive safely and have a nice holiday.  click here


The latest information from IDOT regarding the progression of the IL Route 47 Roadway reconstruction and widening project.

Questions and Answers from IDOT meeting with local businesses.

IL Route 47 Roadway Construction Project Staging Map click here

Questions, concerns and comments are welcome from Yorkville residents and businesses regarding the project and will be forwarded to the appropriate IDOT staff for immediate response. Inquiries can be e-mailed to the Community Development Department or by phone at 630-553-4350.


Community Events


2014 Fall Catalog


Yorkville Parks and Recreation Department Survey

The Yorkville Park Board and City Council would like to know what you think about the Yorkville Parks and Recreation Department services, and encourages you to take the web survey to gather your opinions. The survey can be taken online by visiting You will be asked to enter a pass code once you enter the website, which can be found on the inside front cover of your Fall Catalog. We anticipate collecting survey responses throughout the August and September, and publicizing the results of the survey in October or November. If you have questions, please feel free to visit the following website for answers to frequently asked questions



Late registration is ongoing for the Yorkville Parks & Recreation Department youth basketball league. Please call the Parks & Recreation office at 630-553-4357 for more information.  Registration will be offered on a first come, first serve basis. Registration will be offered depending on spots available in each division. You can register by calling our office, or by visiting our office in person (201 W. Hydraulic Avenue – Yorkville). Practice will begin the 1st week of December and games will be held until mid-March. Registration is $95-$125 depending on your child’s age and residency status.

1st/2nd Grade – Co-Ed
3rd/4th Grade – Co-Ed
5th/6th Grade – Boy’s only


Halloween Egg Hunt

Friday, Oct. 24, 5-8 p.m. at Beecher Community Park, 908 Game Farm Rd.
Before the annual Egg Hunt, come out an enjoy hayrides, pumpkin decorating (1 per family), pizza slices (small fee - Rosati's) and more from 5-8pm. At 7pm we will start the annual Halloween Egg Hunt. It’s a twist on an old tradition. Sweet prizes await you! Wear your costumes, bring a flashlight and container for your eggs. Please stay on the sidewalks until we start the hunt! Toddlers will go first and every few minutes we will send the next group, ending with the oldest children.

Schedule of Events- Event Flyer

5:00pm - 6:45pm: Pumpkin Decorating/Carving, 1st 100.
Rosati's Pizza: Pizza Slices - Pop(Small Fee).

5:00-5:30pm: Pet Costume Contest Registration

5:30 - 6:00pm: Pet Costume Contest
6:00-6:30PM: Costume Contest Registration
6:30 - 7:00pm: Costume Contest
7pm: Egg Hunt - 10 & Under


Chili Chase 5k Run/Walk

Sunday, November 23
Registration: 7:00am
Race Begins: 8:30am
Yorkville American Legion Post #489,
9054 E. Veterans Pkwy., Yorkville
Gear up for the Thanksgiving season with the Yorkville Parks and Recreation Department's 5K Run/Walk. Warm up after the race with a hot bowl of chili. Pre-registration fee: $25 w/shirt; $20 w/out shirt Day of Registration fee: $35 w/shirt; $30 w/out shirt. The proceeds benefit the Parks and Recreation special recreation programs.

For more information, call 630-553-4357 or visit

Registration Form

Race Route


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